Global MBA

Bi-continental MBA in France and Singapore

Fast track your career with the ESSEC Global MBA

As digital transformation fundamentally alters the business landscape, the onus has shifted towards professionals to constantly upskill in order to remain relevant for the job market.

Open the doors to your desired industry with the ESSEC Global MBA, a 12-month full-time program delivered in France and Singapore. Through its majors: Luxury Brand Management, and Strategy & Digital Leadership, participants are equipped with a macro-view of core business functions coupled with industry-specific skills and knowledge to help them make a successful career switch to industries such as consulting, tech, or luxury.

A holistic MBA experience encompassing hard and soft skills through training on in-demand industry certifications, personal branding and development workshops, as well as career development support, will give you the tools you need to make the career leap.

The notion of sustainability is also integrated into the program through conferences and related courses, sensitizing participants to the importance of social responsibility in the face of business.

Maciej Workiewicz
Academic Director, ESSEC Global MBA

Patti Brown
Program Director, ESSEC Global MBA

Kentia Boulay
Director of Academic Affairs, ESSEC Asia & Pacific

Jan Ondrus
Associate Academic Director, ESSEC Global MBA, Singapore

Delphine Dion
Associate Professor and Academic Coordinator for the Luxury Brand Management major

Global MBA in brief

  • #13
    Worldwide for International Experience, FT Global MBA Ranking 2020
  • #15
    CSR Rank, FT Global MBA Ranking 2019
  • #28
    Worldwide, FT Top MBAs for Women Ranking 2018
  • #27
    Worldwide, QS Global MBA Rankings 2021
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Language: English
  • Location: Paris, France and Singapore
  • Format: Full Time
  • Intake: September
  • Average age: 30 years
  • Professional experience 6-7 years

ESSEC Global MBA made for you

Acquire in-demand skills and knowledge to stand out in the job market

Through the ESSEC Global MBA program, you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to deal with complex situations arising from the digital revolution, build up your network, learn to think out-of-the-box, create value, make decisions in the face of uncertainty and risk , manage in multi-cultural environments, work in global business contexts and think independently and collaboratively in teams.

What's the ROI of the ESSEC Global MBA?

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Over the course of the academic year, you will acquire a solid foundation in core business concepts, have the opportunity to major in one of our majors and apply the knowledge gained through case studies, consulting projects, business trips and hands-on experience.

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Unique to ESSEC, majors provide a conducive environment for participants to deep-dive into a particular industry or sector, allowing them to gain the skills and knowledge necessary for a career switch.

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Meet us

  • The phygital dilemma of the luxury business Part 1

    Join Professor Ashok Som and our EMiLUX Alumni share their ...

    12:00 | Online session

  • Access MBA | France

    EMBA/MBA 1-2-1

    15:00 | Online session


    Virtual MBA Fair

    18:00 | Online session

  • Access MBA | Belgium and Luxemburg

    EMBA/MBA 1-2-1

    07:00 | Online session


    Meet us online

    18:30 | Online session

  • Global MBA Info Session with GMAC and Prodigy Finance

    Learn more about the ESSEC Global MBA program, ranked #2 ...

    19:30 | Online session

  • Access MBA | Italy

    Online One-to-One MBA Event

    16:30 | Online session

  • The MBA Tour | North Asia

    Meet us in North Asia!

    12:00 | Online session

  • QS | Russia


    16:00 | Online session

  • Headhunt Postgrad Masterclass Fair | Singapore

    Join us in Singapore!

    11:00 | Singapore

  • The MBA Tour | Southeast Asia

    Meet us in Southeast Asia!

    12:00 | Online session

  • Access MBA [Online] 1-2-1 | Singapore and Malaysia

    Come meet us online in SG and MY!

    12:00 | Singapore

  • QS | France

    Meet us online

    12:00 | Online session

  • Access MBA [Online] 1-2-1 | Philippines

    Meet us in the Philippines!

    12:00 | Manila, Philippines

  • QS Virtual Connect MBA France


    12:00 | Online session

  • Access MBA [Online] 1-2-1 | Thailand & Vietnam

    Meet us online in Thailand and Vietnam!

    12:00 | Bangkok, Thailand

  • QS Virtual Connect MBA 1-2-1 | China

    Meet us online in China!

    12:00 | Shanghai, China

  • QS Virtual Connect MBA 1-2-1 | Taiwan

    Meet us online in Taiwan!

    12:00 | Taipei, Taiwan

  • QS Virtual Connect MBA 1-2-1 | Japan

    Meet us online in Japan!

    12:00 | Tokyo, Japan

  • QS Virtual Connect MBA 1-2-1 | Singapore

    Meet us in Singapore!

    12:00 | Singapore

  • Access MBA | Paris

    EMBA/MBA 1-2-1

    10:00 | Online session

  • Headhunt Postgraduate Fair | Singapore

    Come meet us in Singapore!

    11:00 | Singapore


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