Introducing the EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal Class of 2021

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Welcome to the 47 new members of the McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA family

The 12th cohort of the McGill-HEC Montréal Executive MBA program started their journey on September 11th. They will complete the program at the end of 2020 and receive their diploma (bearing the seals of McGill University, HEC Montréal, and the Université de Montréal) in the spring of 2021.

Everyone who embarks on the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal journey shows great courage by returning to school, and these 47 new participants are no exception. They are all leaders in their respective industries (more than 33 industries are represented in the class) and are enthusiastic about this opportunity to acquire new tools and new perspectives on the business world, on their own organizations and on themselves.  The program will help them become better at what they do, so that they can have a lasting impact in their organizations and in their communities.

Profile of the Class of 2021

There is no ideal profile in the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program. On the contrary, work, management and life experience, as well as diversity, are the main criteria when selecting candidates. Indeed, one of the main values of the McGill and HEC Montréal Executive MBA is peer learning. By carefully selecting managers and professionals from different industries as well as different cultures and backgrounds, these participants will benefit from a rich and diverse classroom environment.


Average years of experience 17 years
Average years of experience, management 11 years
Male / Female 62% / 38%
Participants born outside Canada 37%
From outside Montreal 22%
Speaking more than two languages 60%
Title of VP or higher 31%
Entrepreneurs 21%

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