Executive Education

e-learning Grande Ecole Programme - 1 or 2 years

The EM Normandie Grande Ecole Programme on a continuing education basis may be accessed with a 2-year Diploma and awards a 5-year Master’s degree /Grade of Master (Level 1) by e-learning.
RNCP Level I (National Directory of Occupational Certifications), Accredited as a 5-year Master’s and awarding a Grade of Master.
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This advanced level general management programme will help you develop your management competencies, both at operational and strategic level. The School’s pedagogical approach, based on flexible and innovative blended learning, is ideally suited to your professional and/or location constraints as it is an e-learning programme, to be completed in 1 or 2 years. High quality courses given by lecturers and expert professionals guarantee you enhanced competencies.

The features of EM Normandie

  • A Management Grande Ecole with national and international accreditations: AACSB, BSIS, EQUIS, EPAS, & Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
  • 5 campuses: Caen, Le Havre, Paris, Oxford and Dublin
  • Over 200 partner universities across the world 
  • Over 5,000 business organisations engaged in the life of the School
  • 74 full-time lecturers
  • 860 professionals contributing
  • An Alumni network of 16,000 members

The key features of the programme

  • 5-year Master’s Degree awarding the Grade of Master  
  • Recognised programme adapted to professional activities 
  • Courses available on a 24/7 basis 
  • Web conferences and forums facilitated by professional and academic contributors  
  • A teaching approach based on video, interactive activities and case studies 
  • Personalised coaching: a tutor will supervise your thesis focused on your business project  
  • 1 seminar in Oxford
  • Funding: eligible for professional (re-)training schemes, Individual Training Plan

The programme in brief

  • Target public: wage earners – self-employed - executives – CEOs - unemployed
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years according to your profile
  • Programme begins on: 3 February 2020

Learning objectives

  • To acquire knowledge and basic tools across the range of the various Management Science disciplines (Finance and Management Controlling, Marketing, Management & HR, Corporate Strategy, Law…)
  • To develop a business approach and a knowledge of the business world 
  • To be able to operate in a cross-cultural environment and demonstrate adequate proficiency in at least one foreign language  
  • To develop Project Manager competencies with an understanding of strategic stakes 
  • To develop awareness and understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility


Modules and Subjects

Master 1: Management

  • Financial Management
  • Marketing & Sales Management
  • Management & Organisation
  • Personal & Professional Efficiency
  • Environment of Business Organisations
  • Foreign Languages

Total amounting to an equivalent 450 class hours on a full-time programme.

Master 2: Strategic Management

  • Environment of Business Organisations
  • Marketing
  • Organisation & Strategy
  • Personal & Professional Efficiency
  • English
  • Thesis

Total amounting to an equivalent 428 class hours on a full-time programme.


  • Continuous Assessment and Exams
  • Examination Board between the M1 Year and the M2 Year (if entry was at M1 level) admission to M1)
  • In M2, a thesis is to be submitted and defended orally
  • 750 minimum TOIEC Score
  • End of year Examination Board to award the Degree

Accredited as a 5-year Master’s awarding a Grade of Master, the degree is identical for both the initial education full-time programme and this e-learning programme. It amounts to a total of 300 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System): 120 acquired during the programme and 180 validated from the undergraduate degree and professional experience.

Download the 2019-2021 schedule for the Grande École Programme on a Continuing Education Basis by e-learning in 2 years (french version)

Download the 2019-2020 schedule for the Grande École Programme on a Continuing Education Basis by e-learning in 1 year (french version)

Admission Requirements

  • Application file, motivation interview, english language test
  • Extra financial management test for admission into M2

Depending on your profile, there are 2 study paths available

Pre-requisites – On-campus programme for two years (M1 and M2)

  • 2-year Diploma or Level 3 Professional Certification
  • 3 years of professional experience minimum
  • Option to obtain validation of experiential professional or personal knowhow

Prerequisites – 1 year on-campus programme (M2)

  • Degree or Level 6 Professional Certification (3 to 4 years after secondary education exit diploma) minimum
  • 4 years of professional experience minimum
  • Option to obtain validation of experiential professional or personal knowledge

How do I apply?

Please fill out the on-line application form. Do not hesitate to contact the EM Normandie teams if you have any questions.

Tuition Fees

  • Admission to M1: € 100 
  • Application fee for M2: € 150 
  • Tuition Fees for 1 year: € 9,990  (option to settle in two instalments)
  • Tuition Fees for 2 years: € 15,990 (option to settle in four instalments)

In addition, there is a €575 life membership fee to the Alumni EM Normandie Association, which will give you access to all the services of this network and a life membership (not compulsory).


Many funding options are available. They will vary according to the profile and situation of the applicant: wage earner, unemployed, self-employed. Important note: training programme expenses may be deducted from your Taxable Revenues. Find out more about funding options.
Validation of Experiential Professional Knowledge (VAE) may allow you to get your competencies acquired through your professional and personal experience validated, in order to obtain a degree, a diploma or a professional qualification certification. Find out more about the VAE Validation Process.

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