Executive MBA

Make the rest of your life… the best of your life. Invest in yourself and your career with the HEC Paris Executive MBA in Doha and Riyadh.

  • Language:English
  • Next intake:February 2024
  • Format:Part-time
  • Location(s):Doha (Qatar), Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
  • LENGTH:15-18 months
  • TUITION FEES:$124,000

Make the rest of your life… the best of your life. Invest in yourself and your career with the HEC Paris Executive MBA in Qatar.

  • Language:English
  • Next intake:February 2024
  • Format:Part-time
  • Locations:Doha (Qatar), Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
  • LENGTH:15-18 months
  • TUITION FEES:$124,000


The HEC Paris Executive MBA is a part-time program, compatible with your professional career. The 15-18 month program ensures that you gain comprehensive, innovative, and applicable knowledge and skills, available in Doha, Riyadh and Paris. You will fine-tune your analytical and strategic decision-making while expanding your industry network.

Program curriculum

The Core Courses enable you to develop your knowledge and expertise in all the key areas of general management. Core Courses are broken into two key areas: Mastering the Fundamentals and Trends & Transformations.

Mastering Fundamentals:

  • Business Strategy
  • Strategy & Digital Marketing
  • Operations & Supply Chain
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Performance Management


Trends & Transformation:

  • Business Environment
  • Strategic Implementation
  • Social Responsibility & Ethics
  • Future of Talent & Work
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Fundamental of Leadership
Leading Organizations

Manage the Digital Revolution: Paris & San Francisco
Test your Start-Up Project: Paris & San Francisco
Innovate like an Entrepreneur: Paris & Boston
Shape the Future of Energy: Doha & London
Luxury, Today and Tomorrow: Paris / Milan & New York
Design and Deliver Exceptional Services: Singapore & Paris
Board Governance: Riyadh & New York or Frankfurt & New York 
Healthcare Management & Policy: New York & Doha 
Become an Expert in Challenges of Finance: Jouy-en-Josas   
Transforming Business for Sustainability: Paris & Manaus

To ensure the EMBA perfectly fits their professional goals, participants have access to one optional elective, either held on campus in Jouy-en-Josas or online via our GNAM network of partner universities

*Please note that these electives are subject to change depending on course availability; some courses may require travel and additional time commitments. 


The Capstone Project is the final deliverable of the program. It allows you to apply everything you have learned and carry out a customized strategic project.

Undertaking a project in an area of strategic importance for your organization can have a significant impact on its future development and save the company considerable financial investment in external consultant fees.

It can also be an excellent way to gain the backing of your company in terms of out of office time and funding for your Executive MBA program.


Transform your career

Achieve your dreams and transform your career with the HEC Paris International Executive MBA.

February Track - Financing options*

Investing in your professional development requires a commitment both in time and money. We encourage participants to plan ahead and to explore multiple financing options, including government funding, corporate support, bank loans and scholarships which may be available from external organizations. HEC Paris in Qatar is committed to facilitating enrollment in our programs, and makes several scholarships, grants and discounts available to admitted candidates.

Qatari nationals may be eligible for scholarships through the Ministry of Education. For more details, please visit the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) website

*Scholarships, discounts and grants are applicable only for self-funded participants. 


This scholarship, open to Executive MBA participants, seeks to encourage the development of women who have the potential to make a significant impact in the economic, social, or political spheres and who will benefit from developing their leadership potential through the Executive MBA.


This scholarship is open to Nationals and Residents of GCC countries enrolled in the Executive MBA program who demonstrate significant professional accomplishment or contribution to the community.


This scholarship is open to Executive MBA participants who have shown business excellence in entrepreneurship, sustainability and/or innovation. Applicants must demonstrate their commitment and significant professional contribution in making the world a better place.



This scholarship is open to Executive MBA participants who have shown business excellence in entrepreneurship.


Participants can apply to only one scholarship category. Two rounds of applications for scholarships: September and November. Each scholarship represents an amount of up to USD 10,000.
* Scholarships, discounts and grants are applicable only for self-funded participants.


Up to 15% off tuition fee for individuals from an established corporate partner of HEC Paris in Qatar.

10% off tuition fee. Applied to those who make a full upfront payment of program tuition fees by the deadline indicated.

10% off tuition fee for enrolled participants who were referred by an immediate member of the family (sibling, spouse, aunt, or uncle). Applied to those who mention it at the application stage.

10% off tuition fee. Available to those submitting a fully completed application by the deadline of 31st October 2023.

10% off tuition fee for Qatar Foundation Partner Universities graduates (branch campus only).

**Maximum combined discount applicable: 20%


USD 5,000 is available to those in HR-related functions at the time of enrollment.

USD 5,000 is available to those working in the healthcare industry at the time of enrollment. This includes clinicians, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies.

USD 8,000 is available to those living outside of Qatar and who are flying to Doha to participate to the EMBA.


Contact us

For more information on individual and corporate discounts, please contact our Admissions team:

  • Call: +974 4141 3200 
  • Email: qatar-admissions@hec.fr

Admissions: How to Apply



Candidates are admitted to the Executive MBA program on a rolling basis. It normally takes 2-4 weeks for candidates to go through the entire admissions process. Please review our admission process.

Our 6-step process

Step 1: Complete preliminary application form
Step 2: Attend a preliminary interview
Step 3: Complete your online application
Step 4: Attend Selection Committee
Step 5: Final Jury Decision
Step 6: Enrollment for successful candidates


Requirement 1: The eligibility requirements.

  • A completed / earned Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or equivalent.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of work experience
  • Five (5) of which should be at a managerial level

Requirement 2: Online application submission requirement for candidates to be presented in front of a selection committee.
Completed and Submitted Online Application Form, which includes:

  • Two Recommendation Letters
  • Essays
  • Copy of your resume in English
  • Copy of your undergraduate transcript and degree certificate in English
  • Copy of your English Proficiency Test score (e.g. TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, or PTE score report)
    • If your undergraduate degree was conducted in a language other than English
    • If conducted in English, a letter issued from your university confirming the language of instruction was English
  • Passport Photo
  • Copy of your passport / ID
  • Organizational chart
  • Salary slip

Requirement 3: The Management Test.

  • Choice of GMAT, GRE, Executive Assessment or in-house HEC Paris management test.

If you have any questions about the admissions process, you can contact a member of the team on qatar-admissions@hec.fr.


Meet Our Team

Yousra Kali
Recruitment Development Manager