Executive MBA in International Business Management (IBM)

Duration: 12 months

Only for students having at least 3 years of working experience. This Executive MBA is designed for professionals who want to boost their career in only a year.  

It includes 6-month courses in France at SHG Lyon and 6-month paid-internship in an international company in France or abroad. 

Indeed, beside academic courses at SHG LYON teaching International Business Management with renowned teachers coming from all over France and Switzerland, our school also finds paid-internships each year for 6 months in international companies. Therefore, our students get working experience during their studies to apply what we teach them.

You will be trained in international business to become a manager.


  • Swiss Quality
  • International Environment
  • Discipline
  • Rigor
  • Hands-on Learning Experience

Concept of our IBM MBA at SHG Lyon

Executive MBA (12-month) in Intl. Business Management (IBM)

Business Courses (6 months)

A combination of business courses at school and Case Studies


Paid-Internship (6 months)

In companies in the country or worldwide



Details of the Calendar in 2019 - All Intakes

Academic Courses in IBM MBA

On our campus in Lyon

Courses are available in English. Students select the language of their choice at the start. In case of difficulties, SHG Lyon gives extra lessons to students who need some help. 

Our teachers are among the best in their specialities, they are composing a team coming from France and Switzerland.

We teach the following subjects:

  • Management of people
  • Inter-Cultural Management
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • M&A
  • Accounting
  • Grooming & Self-Image
  • Luxury Environment
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Communication
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Negotiation
  • International Relations
  • 3 Languages to select: English, French, Chinese, Russian, Arabic Spanish, German, Italian.

Courses are from Monday to Friday at our campus in Lyon.

International Accreditations

International recognition

SHG LYON and other SHG Schools are accredited by International Quality Bodies such as:

  • EHSAC (European Hospitality Schools Accreditations Council) www.ehsac.org
  • AHLEI (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute) www.ahlei.org

Paid-Internship in International Companies

Paid-Internship found by SHG Lyon

Students must go through a paid internship over a 6-month period. The remuneration depends from the country in which the company is located. In all cases, the companies proposed by SHG Lyon are always international companies. Thus, SHG Lyon takes care of all necessary arrangements. Transportation expenses to the internship destination are usually born by students.

During and after each internship, students are evaluated and graded by the company. Following each internship, students have to write a management report proving that he/she has fully mastered the internship's objective.

Admissions & Fees


  • Fill up the application form (click below to: SHG Application Form)
  • Motivation letter (at least 500 words)
  • Interview (via Skype or Face to Face with one of our admission officer)
  • High School Degree (Baccalauréat / Maturité)
  • Bachelor Degree from any industry
  • At least 3 years of working experience as manager


  • Tuitions fees: EUR 13'500 / Year or EUR 1250 / Month (Monthly payment only for local students having a French Bank Account and Guarantee)
  • Administration fees: EUR 250 / Year
  • Uniform Kit & Books: EUR 300 (once)
  • Accommodation Entrance Fees (optional): EUR 500
  • Accommodation in SHG Apartments (optional): From EUR 325 / month upon availability
  • Airport Pick-Up (optional: EUR 150

NB: Tuition fees will increase +3% in 2019. Register before Dec. 31st 2018 to get current rates for your studies.

Important: All fees must only be paid to the school bank account directly, never to agents, neither to Rep. Offices. 

Next intake

  • September 9th, 2019 (limited seats)

N.B: Pre-intakes start 1 week before the official intake day.

Testimonies from Students

Our Admissions Offices


SHG Lyon

International Hospitality & Business School

Floor 27, WTC, Tour Oxygène, 10-12 Boulevard Vivier Merle, 69003 Lyon, France

Tel: +33 (0) 4 72 53 53 19



Swiss Hospitality Group (SHG) 

SHG Swiss Education (Headquarters)

2, Route de Peney, CH-1214 Vernier, Geneva, Switzerland

Tel: +41 (0) 22 518 72 90