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Over the last thirty years, there has been dramatic growth in the luxury sector and countries with high economic growth have seen corresponding booms in luxury sales.
The creation of this program is a direct response to the needs of luxury corporations and executives who will have to create new luxury brands or develop the business of existing ones. The international expertise of our professors combined with the significant number of CEOs from luxury companies among our alumni enables us to offer you a truly exclusive program in luxury management.
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.”
– Coco Chanel
The program will enable you to:
Develop the necessary skills and know-how to manage luxury brands and companies
Delve deeply into the culture of luxury in order to grasp the essence of its management
Take the right and relevant strategic decisions concerning the marketing of luxury brands worldwide
Emeritus Professor, HEC Paris
Consists of two 5-day sessions
What is a luxury strategy? The specific aspects of marketing in the luxury sector, digital strategies in the luxury industry, entering new markets, sustainable luxury, competition...
Digital luxury in China, retail challenges, HR issues, improving performance levels, focus on the automobile, hospitality and personal luxury sectors, developing brands in China...
With the support of an HEC Paris professor or expert
In order to apply the theory and practical expertise gained during the sessions you will choose a strategic issue to address throughout the program. You will work closely with HEC Paris faculty for academic input and capitalize on the know-how of the many industry experts present in the program.
This program opens access to:
Credits gained on successful completion of this program can be used towards the HEC Paris Executive MBA (EMBA), as the program is also a specialization within the EMBA. The EMBA selection process applies to all candidates.
Total number of
The program is aimed at:
Executives and senior managers who already manage luxury brands and companies or who plan to actively do so in the future.
Teaching language: English
Find out more about possible funding options for the program you have chosen.
CPF eligible program
Code CPF 16 15 90
Competency set #4 from the RNCP 21 568
The different locations enable you to experience the world of business from different angles and cultural perspectives. You will also be able to take a step back and develop your skills with hands-on training that you can apply as soon as you return to your company.
Discover the experiences of current and former participants.
Brand Strategy & Experience, DS automotive brand
I have developed a rich network and exchanged with people from a wide range of cultural and professional backgrounds.
European-African Export Director, Guerlain
The Major has a double interest: you both give and receive. Students share their own experience and communicate their knowledge.
Managing Director, Neville Jewellers
The close interaction with the other students for the two weeks was the making of the course. This cannot be overstated.
General Manager, L'Oreal Luxe
The program has helped me develop holistic views of the luxury business and encouraged me to take the leap into a totally different product category.
CEO of Diarough Switzerland
My strategic vision on an international level has been fine-tuned and this enables me to seize and manage opportunities that arise in my day to day business activities more effectively.
Fomer Head of Credit Management at Lanvin
This program is a great opportunity if we are considering a turnaround in our carrier, and acts as the accelerator to achieve it.
Tell us a little more about yourself
Do you feel that this program could be made for you? In order to get feedback from our admissions teams regarding your suitability for the program, please do not hesitate to fill in our short online form below.