The ESSEC MBA in International Luxury Brand Management has been widely recognized in the
field. Launched in 1995, ESSEC Business School along with LVMH and L’Oréal recognized the
growing demand of specialized individuals required to develop the luxury business in emerging
markets and beyond. As the program was the first of its kind ever to be launched globally,
students have taken advantage of the years spent building the prestige of the program as well as
strong industry partnerships.
With the launch of its Center of Excellence in Luxury, Arts and Culture in 2016, ESSEC
wishes to take its MBA in International Luxury Brand Management to the next level.
The aim is to equip our graduates to better understand the recent evolutions of the
Luxury sector, which is becoming more global, with a more complex value chain from
craftsmanship to digitalization, taking into account that Luxury is based on the
marriage between tradition and modernity, between history and the future.
We have therefore decided to transform our MBA in International Luxury Brand
Management, into a Global MBA with a major in Luxury Brand Management, as of
The wide choice of luxury specialized classes will of course remain as well as the
luxury seminars, field trips, boutique internships, which made our program so unique.
Yet in addition to this advanced specialized content, students of the program will also
benefit from an enhanced core curriculum emphasizing macroeconomics and politics,
the crucial role of innovation, digital transformation, financial skills and complexity
The new Global MBA with a major in Luxury Brand Management will allow students to benefit from a deep dive into the management of luxury brands while also enhancing their leadership, managerial and digital skills.