|Motto||early makers since 1872|
|Type||Private business school|
|Affiliation||CGE, AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA, Alliance Lyon Grenoble Business School|
Paris, Écully and Saint-Étienne, France
Bhubaneswar and Mumbai, India
Emlyon Business School is a French business school founded in Lyon, France, in 1872 by the local business community and is affiliated with the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. A grande école, Emlyon offers an undergraduate BBA; MBA, EMBA, specialized MSc graduate programs; and a PhD program. It is ranked as one of the top business schools in France and holds the triple accreditation. Emlyon has six campuses currently: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Shanghai, Casablanca, Bhubaneswar, and Mumbai.
The school was created in 1872 and it is the fourth Business school in France created after ESCP Europe, École supérieure de commerce de Rouen and École de management de Normandie.
The first name of the school was ESCAE Lyon, then École supérieure de commerce de Lyon (ESCL), then changed to EM Lyon in 1997, for the 125th anniversary of the school. The final name, Emlyon Business School, was chosen in 2005.
In 2007, the Shanghai campus was opened.
In 2015, the opening of a new campus in Casablanca & launch of a worldwide partnership with IBM
At the end of March 2016, Emlyon Business School and Grenoble School of Management announced their alliance, the Alliance Lyon Grenoble Business School, centered on innovation, entrepreneurship, growth, and new business.
EM Lyon Business School is organized in seven campuses in the Urban Community of Lyon (Écully), Saint-Etienne, Shanghai, Casablanca, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, and Paris.
For many years, Emlyon has developed partnerships with Chinese universities. A "Master en Administration des Affaires de Canton" (Master of Business Administration) in collaboration with the "Université Lyon-III" (Jean Moulin University Lyon 3) and the Lingnan College (part of the Sun Yat-sen University) was launched in 1997. It is a fully French speaking Master, which has been awarded in 2004 by the Chinese Ministry of Education. EMLYON opened an office in Shanghai in 2000 and a new campus in September 2007 within the campus of the East China Normal University.
The Casablanca campus was inaugurated in 2015. In 2016, Emlyon opened its latest campus in Paris. In 2018, Emlyon opened a campus in India with Xavier University.
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In 2018, Times Higher Education ranked Emlyon in the 34th position of its Global University Employability Ranking, being placed for the third consecutive year in the top 50 in the world and second place in France.
Master of Business Administration
The MBA is an intensive a full-time one-year programme with a September intake. The MBA is taught fully in English and welcomes participants with an average of seven years of work experience (average age of 31), 70% of whom are from a country other than France. The program also offers international exchanges with global partners, including IAE Business School, Queen's School of Business, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Keio University and Politecnico di Milano.
Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA)
The EMBA is a program for executives and managers with an average age of 15 years of work experience. The program has a 20-month and ten-month fast track option. The Executive MBA is a multi-site program offered in Lyon, Paris and Casablanca.
Emlyon Business School hosts the student association the Petit Paumé, which is the second-largest student association in France in terms of financial means. Emlyon Business School also hosts an event called "Le défi de Bacchus", which is the biggest wine-testing competition in Europe, gathering students and professionals. A competition well known for the degustation of French "grands crus" such as Château d'Yquem and because the restaurants where this event takes place are always Michelin starred.
The alumni association is Emlyon Forever and counts 35 700+ alumni in 130 countries.
See also: Category:Emlyon Business School alumni
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