Executive Education

New EDHEC EMBA cohort kicks off 16 months of transformation with an exciting Integration Week

This week provides an ideal opportunity for participants to familiarise themselves with the programme's structure, engage with each other, and meet faculty members.

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8 Apr 2024
EDHEC proudly welcomes the cohort of EMBA participants

EDHEC Business School proudly welcomes the newest cohort of Executive MBA (EMBA) participants during an exciting Integration Week. With diverse backgrounds and industries and a collective thirst for advancement, these individuals step into a transformative journey set to redefine their career trajectories.


Over 5 intensive days at our leafy and spacious campus in Lille, participants forge meaningful connections, explore the curriculum, and set the stage for a transformative 16 - 19 month EMBA experience. This week provides an ideal opportunity for participants to familiarise themselves with the programme's structure, engage with each other, and meet faculty members. They get an introduction into the complexities of strategic leadership and global business dynamics and dive right into subjects like financial accounting and interpersonal communication. Interactive sessions and a networking event with the EMBA staff, directors Veronique Carresse and Joëlle Vanhamme and alumni create a collaborative environment, setting a strong foundation for ongoing growth and success in the EMBA journey.

Diverse Perspectives, Shared Goals


Welcoming the new participants, Veronique Carresse, EDHEC EMBA programme director, highlighted the diversity of the Executive MBA Spring 2024 class:

" We are absolutely thrilled to welcome our new class. We have the most exciting profiles joining us - including doctors in tech, initiators of impactful projects in the Middle East, experts in energy, 25 % of whom are PHD holders, just to name a few.The class represents a diverse range of talents. Our participants are driven by passions that span from breeding horses to international arbitration. Their professions, backgrounds, training and expertise vary widely, yet they all share a common goal: making a positive impact on society.”


Discover why the EDHEC EMBA is #1 for alumni satisfaction


Bringing together a diverse mix of experiences and expertise, the March intake of the 2024 EMBA cohort joins a vibrant group now representing 19 different nationalities. This diverse group unites with the shared goal of enhancing their business skills and expanding their perspectives. With 40% of our EMBA participants being women, EDHEC reaffirms its commitment to gender diversity and inclusion to help empower more women to access leadership roles, driving innovation and making workplaces more inclusive. Together, they represent a dynamic community united in their pursuit of excellence and collective growth.

EDHEC EMBA - Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders for Success

The EDHEC EMBA programme equips participants with the vision, skills, and ethical compass needed to navigate the complexities of modern business landscapes. Our approach integrates academic excellence, and hands-on learning experiences helping individuals develop into proactive change-makers, ready to lead organisations to success.


Our participants chose the EDHEC EMBA, among other things, for its global reputation and cutting-edge Transform360 programme, a holistic approach to leadership development, comprising four interconnected components:


  • Enhancing self-management
  • Refining strategic abilities
  • Functional competencies
  • Relational skills


Our Participants go through a journey of continuous improvement, guided by 360-degree feedback and a series of immersive modules and workshops. This personalised approach allows individuals to reflect, review, and redefine their professional trajectories, fulfilling their potential as leaders in their respective fields. Moreover, our flexible scheduling options, including bi-monthly sessions in Lille and monthly classes in Paris, address the diverse needs of working professionals, facilitating a seamless integration of academic pursuits with professional responsibilities.


Could this be you?


Join our transformational Executive MBA programme and gain the insights, knowledge, and personal resolve to lead the transformation you, your career and the business world need.


Evaluate your profile to speak to one of our career advisors and see how you'd fit in with our next Executive MBA cohort.




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