Executive MBA in International Business Management (IBM)

Duration: 18 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 12-month paid-internship in an international company in France or abroad. 

Indeed, beside  International Business Management courses at SHG LYON  by renowned teachers coming from all over France and Switzerland, our school also finds paid-internships each year for 12 months in international companies. Therefore, our students get working experience during their studies to apply the academic part.

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 (18-month) in Intl. Business Management (IBM)

Business Courses (6 months)

A combination of business courses at school and Case Studies


Paid-Internship (12 months)

In companies in the country or worldwide



Academic Courses in IBM MBA

On our campus in Lyon

Courses are taughtin English. 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
  • Leadership
  • 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 12-month period. The remuneration depends of the country where the company is located. In any case, the internship opportunities offered by SHG Lyon are always in 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 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 school/University
  • 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
  • Uniform Kit: EUR 800 
  • Accommodation Entrance Fees (optional): EUR 500
  • Accommodation in SHG Apartment (optional):  EUR 350/month upon availability
  • Airport Pick-Up (optional): EUR 150

Important: All fees must only be paid to the school bank account directly. 

Next intake

  • November 4th, 2019
  • February 2020

Admission Form for SHG LYON

Testimonies from Students

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Our Admissions Offices for SHG LYON


For students from all over the world except India & Nepal

SHG Swiss Hospitality Group (Headquarters)

Admissions Center for SHG LYON

Mrs Giselle Talampas - Admissions Manager

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

Tel: +41 (0) 22 518 72 90



Only for students from India

SHG Swiss Hospitality Group (India)

Admissions Center for SHG LYON

Mr Sanjay Babu Tetakala - Admissions Manager India

#6-3-252/1/7/1, Road No.1, Next to Taj Deccan Hotel, Erramanzil Colony, Banjara Hills, Shaikpet, Hyderabad 500034, Telangana, India

Tel: +91 788 8210743



Only for students from Nepal

SHG Swiss Hospitality Group (Nepal)

Admissions Center for SHG LYON

Mr Rijendra SHRESTHA

Admissions Manager Nepal

Tel: +977 9841954619