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Executive MBA Hospitality

Pioneering leadership in the global sector



Overview of the Executive MBA in Hospitality

The Executive MBA in Hospitality is an exclusive program crafted for seasoned professionals specialising in the hospitality sector.

Tailored to cultivate advanced business acumen, analytical prowess, and strategic thinking, this program is designed for those interested in studying in France. The program empowers participants to assume elevated positions within working organisations, including hotels, motels, and restaurants.

This degree offers a unique opportunity to refine and augment managerial competencies, equipping participants to navigate and excel in key leadership roles within their respective organisations.

The Executive MBA Hospitality Program spans 12 months, comprising 6 months of rigorous academic studies complemented by a strategically aligned six-month industry internship. This balance is perfect for professionals looking to study abroad in France, blending academic rigour with practical application.

As participants engage in their Executive MBA journey, they deepen their theoretical knowledge and gain practical insights, enabling them to seamlessly integrate strategic thinking into real world challenges within the dynamic hospitality industry.

The program is structured to accommodate the demanding schedules of working professionals, offering a seamless fusion of academic rigour and practical application.

EMBA in International Hospitality Management (EMBA-IHM)

The Executive MBA in International Hospitality Management (IHM) is designed to impart strategic insights into growing and expanding hospitality businesses globally.
The curriculum emphasises International Hospitality Trends, Food & Beverage Traditions, and the positive impacts of globalisation on the hospitality sector, making it a prime choice for those pursuing an Executive MBA Hospitality degree while studying in France.

A cornerstone of this program is Cross-Cultural Management (CCM), a pivotal course that prepares participants to excel as leaders in an international context. The curriculum is structured to provide a nuanced understanding of socio-economic factors, enabling participants to optimise the potential of diverse workforces.

This holistic approach is reinforced through immersive learning experiences, including workshops, projects, and role-playing exercises.

The program encompasses a diverse array of courses, including Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Food Safety, International Accountancy, Human Resource Management (HRM), International Sales & Marketing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Entrepreneurship, and Organisational Behaviour.

This programme positions executives for success in leadership roles within the competitive landscape of the international hospitality industry.

Upon successful completion of the 12-month Executive MBA Program, participants earn 75 ECTS Credits, symbolising not only their academic accomplishments but also their preparedness to navigate and excel in the complexities of global hospitality management.

This is particularly advantageous for professionals aiming to enhance their credentials and leadership capabilities in the hospitality sector.



The fee structure breakdown for the EMBA program at Aura-Lyon campus only

Tuition Fees

Non-EU Students:

  • Aura-Lyon: 11,200 EUR per annum

EU Students:

  • Aura-Lyon: 6,500 EUR per annum (Monthly installments with guarantee possible)

Administration Fee

  • Administration Fee: 320 EUR per annum

Intake Periods

  • Intake: November 2024 & May 2025

NOTE: An early-bird scholarship offer of 1,000 EUR fee concession is applicable for both intakes.

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