Executive Education

Pass Managing a Profit Centre

"Pass Managing a Profit Centre" is a certifying training programme that trains managers who are able to manage their own entities while being fully engaged in the general policy of their companies.
Picto CPF

Training eligible for CPF


The objectives of this training programme are varied and aim to train managers who are able to:

  • Improve the HRM performance of their units
  • Set up and use those management tools relevant to the management of a unit 
  • Master how to draw up a business plan 
  • Define and implement strategic axes for their units
  • Know how to innovate in the solutions they recommend
  • Manage a unit by taking into account strategy, finance and HRM


  • Innovative pedagogy, learner friendly and pragmatic (role plays and simulations, case studies, business games and examples, etc.)
  • A schedule that is compatible with a full-time professional activity (9 days on campus and 1 e-learning module over 4 months)
  • Credit earning modules under the framework of the EM Normandie Business School Programme
  • Close support: interview beforehand, dedicated team to monitor trainees 
  • Eligible for funding as a professionalisation session 
  • Validated as a Competency Module for the Business School Programme  - EM Normandie Master's Degree


Days 1 and 2: Operational Management

  • Understanding how the manager can influence the performance expected from his unit
  • Having a clear vision of what the manager’s responsibilities are within his/her team

Day 3: Strategic Management

  • Understanding the strategic stakes in the environment of business organisations
  • Analysing, defining and implementing a strategic positioning for your products and/or services

Day 4: Flow Management

E-learning module

  • Applying a problem-solving methodology 
  • Understanding basic supply chain and stock management techniques 
  • Understanding the stakes of collaborating with suppliers

Day 5: Managing Innovation

  • Knowing the generic strategies regarding innovation
  • Evaluating the various organisational schemes conducive to innovation and their dedicated tools 
  • Knowing the various methods to protect innovation

Day 6: Managing a Project

  • Analysing risk factors in a project  
  • Acquiring a methodology for leading a project

Days 7 and 8: Measuring the Performance of your Activity

  • Being able to identify the various types of costs in a business organisation
  • Knowing how to use the relevant costing method
  • Mastering and drawing up a business plan

Days 9 and 10: Project Steering and Management

Business Game:

  • Understanding the overall operation of a business organisation and the interaction between the various functions 
  • Acquiring diagnosis and consulting tools 
  • Becoming aware of the link between strategy and organisations 
  • Mastering the basics of Accounting, Marketing and Sales


This programme is designed for any manager or future manager who wishes to take on a profit centre.


10 days over 4 months (70 hrs) from March to June

Application form - short programmes

Tuition Fees & Funding

  • Tuition Fees: € 2,990

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.

Use your CPF (Personal Training Account) wisely by validating in 10 days over 4 months a core of skills from EM Normandie's Grande Ecole Program - Grade of Master.

Séverine Heurtevent
Executive Education
+33 (0)2 31 46 71 83

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