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Certificate in Luxury Brand Management

Program duration
3 weeks
Degree level
Professional Certificate
Entry requirements
Undergraduate degree or above + at least 3 years of work experience + proof of fluency in English
Full program fees
€ 6,100

Important dates

February, 10 2020 – Module 1
April, 06 2020 – Module 2
May, 25 2020 – Module 3

Teaching location
Espace Moncassin 164, rue de Javel 75739 Paris
Teaching location
London Bloomsbury Store St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 7DE

Applications for 2020 admissions are open.

The Certificate in Luxury Brand Management offers you the opportunity to understand essential principles and practices for the strategic management of luxury sector businesses. Participants will explore the nature of managerial work in the luxury sector in order to understand strategy, operations and project management. You will develop skills to implement this knowledge to increase individual and team performance. The course will enable you to apply the acquired knowledge to business cases within the luxury goods and services sector.

This certificate will share with you general knowledge and operational skills to successfully implement strategic management in the luxury sector. By understanding evolutions and trends within the sector as well as marketing and communications concepts, you will be well prepared to lead strategic management for luxury brand projects.

  • Create strategies to take advantage of major evolutions and trends in the luxury sector.
  • Explore the “dream factor” as it relates to luxury brands.
  • Analyze market position and consumer behavior.
  • Improve performance by taking into account the specificities of the luxury industry and various categories of products.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate management tools and processes for luxury brands.

Program strengths

  • Acquire essential knowledge of management, communications and marketing trends in the luxury sector
  • Apply concrete skills to luxury brand organizations.
  • Interact with academic and professional experts in the field of international business development.
  • Open the door to career advancement thanks to recognized, concrete skills.
  • Develop intercultural skills while studying with faculty and peers from around the world.
  • Earn credit towards future MBA programs.
  • Take part in a training program developed by a triple accredited business school.


This program is organized in 3 intensive modules

As a participant of the Certificate in Luxury Brand Management, you will join MBA participants for these specialization modules. You will benefit from the diverse highly competitive environment and you will extend your professional network.

The Certificate in Luxury Brand Management will give insights into a number of key management areas.

Advances and Trends in Luxury Sector – (February 10 - 14, 2020)

Core concepts:

  • The creative process in the luxury sector
  • Cultural, social, ethical and sustainable dimensions of the luxury sector

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Harness the creative process for luxury brand projects
  • Analyze luxury brand status
  • Identify the cultural dimensions that impact the luxury sector
  • Adapt strategies to match the social, ethical and sustainable impact of the luxury industry in new markets

Marketing and Communication for Luxury Brands - (April 6 - 10, 2020)

Core concepts:

  • Marketing and communications tools for luxury brands
  • Analysis and implementation of communications campaigns

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Market and promote luxury brands
  • Evaluate the relevance of mass marketing versus differential marketing
  • Implement analytical tools to analyze marketing performance
  • Develop appropriate marketing and communications campaigns for luxury brands

Strategic Management of Luxury Brands - (May 25 - 29, 2020)

Core concepts:

  • Leadership in luxury brand organizations
  • Key concepts for luxury brand management
  • Financial and performance analysis

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Apply key leadership skills to manage luxury brands and projects
  • Improve strategic management using concepts essential to luxury brands
  • Analyze markets, environments, customers and competitors within a sector
  • Carry out financial and performance analysis of luxury brand companies


Participants will be evaluated on how they apply course concepts through case study, individual exams and projects.

Continue your learning experience

Credit from this program may be applied to completing an MBA degree.

Educational approach

This certificate builds on a ‘learn by doing’ approach. Participants will explore key theoretical concepts and case studies before applying this knowledge to their own professional project.

This certificate is taught by GEM faculty and professional experts. With faculty engaged in applied research and the input of working professionals, the course links theory and practice by sharing useful knowledge and analyzing real-life business cases. Our diverse set of faculty and experts ensures the program benefits from a strong international perspective.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years’ work experience
  • Fluency in English (required for non -native speakers)

Participant profile

Professionals with little or no experience of luxury goods and services industries who wish to acquire specific knowledge in luxury brand management.

Applications for 2019 admissions are open.

To apply for this program please fill out the online application form and send all required supporting documents (indicated in the application form).

Admission is subject to the number of places available. The number of participants will be limited and candidates will be admitted on a first come, first served basis. 

Program Fees

The cost of the Certificate is 6,100 euros. It covers the tuition and access to all GEM facilities. The cost does not include accommodation and meals.

Fees are subject to change. Please verify program fees each year before commencement.