Executive Education

Grande Ecole Programme on-site - 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 de Master (Level 1).
RNCP Level I (National Directory of Occupational Certifications), Accredited as a 5-year Master’s and awarding a Grade de Master.
Le Havre campus
Picto CPF

Training eligible for CPF



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 Business School 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 features of the Programme

  • Accredited 5-year Master’s Degree Programme leading to the Grade de Master
  • An advanced level training programme which can be taken while engaged in a professional activity 
  • An experienced and recognised Faculty 
  • Personalised coaching: a tutor to supervise your thesis linked to your business project  
  • An inductive methodology based on experience sharing and case studies 
  • 1 seminar in Oxford
  • The option to take this programme as a cooperative track

The Programme in Brief

  • Target public: wage earners – self-employed - executives – CEOs - unemployed
  • Duration: 440h over 18 months
  • Programme begins on: 3 February 2020
  • Location: Paris campus

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


Corporate environment

  • Financial markets / Business ethics / Sustainable development
  • International Affairs / Geopolitics / Llobbying


  • Sector Marketing
  • E-business
  • Communication strategy

Organisation and strategy

  • Project management
  • Financial management
  • Management control
  • Strategic management / Business game
  • Innovation management

Professional and personal effectiveness

  • Operational management
  • Lead a meeting
  • Enhance your skills
  • Managing stress
  • Professional mobility


  • English (also in e-learning)

Immersion stay in Oxford

  • Meeting with graduates and professionals in London to discuss international careers
  • Company visit (Mini- BMW Factory) to discuss the evolution of production in a context of increased customization.
  • Marketing courses in English
  • English Courses
  • Discovery of the Oxford campus and city 


Research methodology

Total equivalent to 440 hours of course time.

Teaching methods

  • Presentations and conceptual courses
  • Case studies
  • Group work
  • Role-playing and role-playing
  • Personal development workshops


  • Continuous checks and reviews
  • School Jury 
  • Writing a thesis and oral defense.
  • Score of 750 minimum at TOIEC.
  • School board at the end of the training period deciding on the graduation of the diploma

This diploma, aimed at 5 years of higher education by the French Ministry of National Education, and conferring the degree of Master, is common to both initial and continuing training courses. It represents a total of 300 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits: 120 acquired during the training and 180 validated by the previous diploma and professional experience.

Start Date

  • Thursday 28 November 2019

Admission requirements

  • On file and tests: written and oral English, interview
  • Possible EAV path depending on the admissibility of the file


  • Diploma or title of level 5 (Bac+2) minimum
  • 3 years' minimum professional experience
  • Possibility of a validation of professional and personal achievements

Tuition Fees

  • Application fees for M1 entry: 100€
  • Application fees for M2 entry: 150€
  • Cost of training for 1 year: 9,990€ (payment possible in 2 installments)
  • Cost of training for 2 years: 15,990€ (payment possible in 4 installments)

Specific rates for parents of students at EM Normandie and spouses of EM Normandie graduates. Contact us for more information.

In addition, there is an entrance fee of €575 for the Alumni EM Normandie Association, which gives you access to all the Association's services and life membership (not mandatory).


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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Marion Roussel
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