Programme Overview

Our programme has been designed to address the needs of managers and companies today, by helping you acquire key multidisciplinary competencies. Our curriculum consists of core business concept modules, complemented by your chosen focus area.

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CURRICULUM

The MBA programme at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne) has been running for over 35 years, and the Executive MBA programme has run for over 15 years. Our internationally recognised EMBA offers professionals the chance to transform their career and ambitions, whilst specialising in Healthcare Management or Financial Management.

16 core business modules spread over 16 months and complemented by modules of the focus area of your choice.

During the programme, you can also expect to complete a week’s residential course abroad as part of a study tour, a one-week introductory full-time course, and three multi-disciplinary projects.

Key learning objectives of our Executive MBA programme:
  • Developing effective management strategies and leading their implementation
  • Leveraging key management concepts and tools to boost your organisation’s competitiveness
  • Learning and applying the latest leadership principles
  • Enhancing your soft skills and interpersonal aptitudes
  • Re-thinking entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship to generate new business opportunities 

PROGRAMME FORMAT

END OF AUG.
Introductory week

Strategy & Sustainability

Project

SEPT. - JAN.
Block 1

Core Business Concepts

Focus Area

Strategy Consulting

Project

FEB. - JUNE
Block 2

Core Business Concepts

Focus Area

Entrepreneurship Group

Project

JULY
Module Abroad

Study Tour

AUG. - DEC.
Block 3

Core Business Concepts

Focus Area

DEC.
Graduation

FOCUS AREAS

 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Designed for leaders across industries, the focus in Financial Management demystifies complex financial concepts. Leveraging HEC Lausanne's internationally acclaimed finance research and education, this focus equips participants to better understand and optimise financial strategies for organisational growth.

>> Focus in Finance

 

 HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT

Oriented toward the needs of the dynamic health sector, the focus in Healthcare Management provides participants with the necessary tools to meet future challenges in this fast-changing environment. The curriculum benefits from the expertise of multidisciplinary faculty and professionals, including therapeutic innovation and health economics.

>> Focus in Healthcare

EMBA HEC Lausanne - Programme Overview

 

CORE MODULES

 CORE BUSINESS CONCEPT 

Core Business Concept curriculum ensures you grasp essential business methodologies, fostering your analytical thinking, and honing your leadership capabilities for real-world application.

 >> Core Business Concept - Download PDF of  full course details 

 

 MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PROJECTS 

You will get the chance to test your skills by applying the knowledge and tools learned in class as you engage in three major multi-disciplinary projects. 

  • Strategy & Sustainability Project
  • Entrepreneurship Project
  • Strategy Consulting Project

ESSENTIAL SKILLS 

Throughout the programme you will follow a personal and professional development programme. You will work with professional and executive coaches to develop your talents, optimise your methodologies and strengthen your interpersonal skills. 


 MODULE ABROAD 

As a part of the Executive MBA, you will spend one week abroad studying at a renowned partner institution and visiting local companies selected for their outstanding business practices.  To complement the HEC Lausanne curriculum and expertise,  the areas of Sales Management and Procurement Management will be covered and exemplified through company visits, guest speakers and a simulation.

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>> Download Course Timetable

>> Core Business Concept - Download PDF of  full course details

>> Essential Skills - Download PDF of full course details

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Should you have any question, make sure you check out our F.A.Q. section or get in touch with us.

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