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Become a creaCtive leader!
Becoming a creative Leader by ICN is becoming the manager or the entrepreneur who will not only support her/his company, but will also carry her/his own ambitions towards a more global, agile and creative dimension, along with the nowadays crucial concerns of Corporate Social and environmental Responsibility.
The new Executive MBA by ICN Artem offers an innovative and multi-disciplinary approach to management, including fundamental elements of ICN Business School's DNA: innovation, management and creativity. The proposed educational methods allow each student to reinvent him/herself and to reinvent his/her expertise in the company within its structural and cultural dimension.
This program is delivered mostly in French and includes international seminars in English, in Germany, United States and China in English. AMBA accredited, the program was created by a team of teacher-researchers and executives in innovative structures in France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
The Executive MBA by ICN Artem takes into account the managers’ constraints as the program is part-time (3 to 4 days / month) for 18 months
Take the time to invest in yourself : become a creaCtive leader!
18 months part-time study
3 to 4 days per month
3 seminars (Germany, USA, China) and 1 workshop (Luxembourg) outside France
Program taught in French and in English
Ranked 5th in France - Le Moci (March 2019)
Program's 4 pillars
The students of the Emba program have various backgrounds. The transdisciplinary ecosystem of the Artem campus, the seminars, workshops and networking evenings are of major importance in order to absorb and promote a complete interdisciplinary network for the leaders of organizations.
The program is a real career booster, it gives the opportunity to meet professionals from all backgrounds and operate on a field of experimentation for personal development and career path.
From its unique cross-border position, the program trains for a globalized world with a rich faculty (geographical, practical and academic experience), immersion seminars abroad (Germany, China, Luxembourg and USA) and the diversity of participating students.
In addition to the pedagogical basis, each manager can choose between several functional modules:
- - International Executive HR Cluster
- - Innovative Marketing Cluster
- - Finance & Entrepreneurship Cluster
1 degree / 6 steps / 6 skills
GET READY! [FR] [EN]Get ready for the basics in management
BE GLOBAL! [FR] [EN]In an international dimension, adopt a 360° perspective of the company! Participate at 3 international seminars (Stuttgart, Atlanta and Shanghai (only innovative Marketing cluster)) and 1 workshop (Luxembourg- the city).
BE ARTEM! [FR] [EN]Imagine, create and innovate!
BE A BUSINESS ACTOR! [FR] [EN]Become an agile manager, a 4.0 manager, a humanist and responsible manager!
CHANGE! [FR] [EN]Develop your potential and your profile so you can become a 3-dimension manager: agility, flexibility, humanity!
NOW, DO IT! [FR]You have all the key information you need. It is your turn to apply all your knowledge in the field!
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International Executive HR cluster - in partnership with RH Expert
Designed for HR professionals and leaders willing to increase their knowledge along with their managerial and strategical skills in human resources.
Finance & Entrepreneurship cluster - in partnership with DFCG
Designed for professionals willing to evolve into general direction and business takeovers from all areas and all sizes that would require the mastery of financial practices essential to a leader and an entrepreneurial approach for project structuring or the profitable growth of an entity.
Innovation Marketing cluster by ICN Business School
Designed for business developers, leaders, marketing managers (all sectors of activities). This cluster meets the new needs of managers in a constantly changing world. An international vision of the globalized world is part of this course, which ends with a one-week seminar in Shanghai, a well-known place for change and innovation.
Artem Hackathon (48h non-stop)Each participant will have to find an innovative and strategical solution to the issues submitted by the clients (CEOs). A unique experience, in accordance with the program’s mission, which must allow to check the good understanding of the program's strategical stakes, to put into practice the knowledge acquired and to verify the collective creaCtivity of the promotion.
Consultancy Artem new business venturesFor 12 weeks at the end of the course, the students will bring their new visions as creaCtive leaders into real-life companies’ situations : It is a real consultant’s experience (Audit and 360° strategical proposals)
- Gain a holistic view of business
- Develop analytical skills
- Broaden existing networks
- Foster a creative business approach
- Take strategic decisions
- Successfully effect change
- Manage human capital
- Demonstrate leadership skills
- Set goals and identify the resources required to achieve them
The ICN Business School’s 18-month Executive MBA program enables participants to develop new skills that provide a broad understanding of the business environment and allow fast progression to senior executive roles.
Develop professional skills that can be instantly applied in the workplace
- Strategy: gain a wider perspective, hone analytical skills and broaden existing networks
- Management: develop leadership skills, gain a holistic view of business, create and implement specific action plans
- Finance: acquire a solid grasp of corporate and international finance
- Marketing: use marketing to achieve goals, learn how to develop a brand strategy
- Innovation: break new ground every single day, make ambitious strategic decisions, learn change management skills
Develop personal skills from day one of the course
- Manage your personal brand
- Improve verbal and non-verbal communication skills
- Learn how to engage and hold interest
- Develop self confidence
- One-on-one coaching
4 seminars outside France
The Executive MBA program seminars are a key component of the course and offer participants hands-on strategic management experience when they undertake work experience in a major multinational outside France:
- Innovation management (Germany)
- International finance (Luxembourg)
- Global corporate strategy (United States)
- Economic intelligence (China)
The EMBA Program Advisory Board is comprised of a mix of corporate partners and alumni who contribute professional expertise and outlook to ensure the quality of the program and recommendations on the overall direction and strategy to ensure that the program meets the changing skills needs of business in an increasingly complex world.
Develop your employees’ skills
Who is the Executive MBA program for?
Our program is aimed at employees who show major potential, including executives, managers, engineers, doctors, and business leaders. Employees who could be given greater responsibility in the near future. It is open to candidates from all sectors, including healthcare, manufacturing, the military and sports.
Why should you put your employees though our Executive MBA program?
Putting your teams through our Executive MBA program will bring new skills to your business and also capitalize on and retain key existing talent. It is a rewarding experience for the employee and a sign of your faith in their abilities.
As the program is part-time, participants can study while continuing to work. This also means that what your employees learn during the course can be instantly applied to your business: change management, management of new teams, innovation management, and much more.
How can you support an employee on the ICN Business School’s Executive MBA program?
As an employer, there are two ways you can support your employee:
- By financing all or part of their course, employers in France can submit funding applications by contacting their local OPCA or Fongécif. Organisations that offer financial support for training often require you to submit a funding application several months before the course start date.
- By allowing your employee to attend classes on three to four consecutive days every month and to attend seminars …We publish class timetables one year in advance to help you organise your employees’ time away from the workplace.
Why should you choose ICN's Executive MBA?Benoît BOUQUIN and Dominique STEKLY testimonials - WELDING ALLOYS GROUP
“After spending close to 15 years within innovation and research developing deep expertise in European research policies I considered as a necessity to broader my competencies. I chose an EMBA programme to get all the most updated tools and methodologies to be applied within a business environment. The ICN Executive MBA programme perfectly matched my expectation by offering a 360° view of the current challenges faced by companies. I got the first outcomes a few months after starting the programme, with many new jobs opportunities and a nomination as a Director within my organisation. As responsible of Start-ups development and medium sized companies performance I am pleased to apply new acquired knowledge for the benefit of my teams and my clients”
“I have joined Arcelormittal 10 years ago as Research Engineer in Product development and then Process improvement for Automotive, Industry and Packaging applications. Today, with my deep involvement in research and development for steel manufacturing, I feel the clear need to think more global for business, keeping innovation in the middle. The ICN Executive MBA programme is very well designed combining Business, Strategy and Innovation to satisfy my goals in upgrading my Leadership and Management skills. My current position in multicultural environment will allow me to apply and learn efficiently facing real cases studies. I am already confident in what the ICN EMBA will bring to me as job opportunities within my organization.”
“At 47, I have a quite large professional experience, thanks to the possibilities that exist in my group.
I conducted several projects, organising co-working between different types of actors, dealing with our partners, and developed real management skills, thanks to my experience in managing commercial, rather industrial, and at the last time, manager teams.
Now I’m at the starting point of the second part of my professional life. So the question is: « How can I improve my employability and guarantee added-value to the teams I’m managing? How can I get other skills to stick to the world we are living in, including expectation of new generations of co-workers, new technologies…? »
The Executive- MBA is a good way I think to help this adaptation by enforcing a 360° point of view of the business in its environment, including financial considerations but also enforcing the capacity to be creative and to manage creative teams. It also brings us another point of view on intercultural business relations… and these are just some examples.
The last but not the less important reason I chose this e-MBA is, that it gives us the precious opportunity to confront experiences by meeting people from very different backgrounds, and to gain from each other’s experience in our group works.”
What are graduates doing now?
- Undergraduate or Master Degree education degree
- 3 years of professional experience
- Good level or fluency in English
- Coherence of personal and professional project
- Tuition fees: €29,100
Please contact us information about the tuition fees, means of payment as well as scholarships,and grants.
Next course start date
May every year
- Application form
- Admission interview
- Acceptance decision
- The full application file must be sent by post at the administrative address of the program below.
All the courses take place at the Artem Campus in Nancy.
ICN Business School
Executive MBA program
86 rue du Sergent Blandan
54003 NANCY Cedex
- For any questions regarding the application process, please contact our EMBA office: +33 (0)3 87 56 37 36
- Places on this course are limited to ensure its success and so we can offer a one-on-one learning approach.
Regardless of whether you feel our course could benefit you or one of your employees, we know that deciding to embark on an Executive MBA program, or financing a course, is a serious decision that requires careful thought.
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions, or to discuss your plans, profile and expectations.
Contact the Executive MBA office:
+33 3 87 56 37 36
+33 6 35 07 96 83
Mise à jour le 11/12/2019