As both a nationally and internationally renowned Business School, Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) is more than just a school. It is also known as a Business Lab for Society, in which 8000 students and 500 staff learn and strive each day to respond to both corporate and social challenges.
Historically based in Grenoble, a city of science and technology and a recipient of the European Green Capital Award, GEM has developed a strong expertise in Technology Management and Innovation. This seminal focus has allowed the school to broaden its areas of expertise in research and in teaching pertaining to digital media, health, energy, entrepreneurship, sharing economy, and geopolitics.
GEM, a Business Lab for Society, bona fide research and development center for teaching and global management techniques, is a space of exploration, reflection, and hybridization that boasts 50 programs in introductory and advanced studies, both in French and English, available in Grenoble, Paris, Berlin and Singapore.
The school has been a société à mission* since 2021 and its purpose is to provide solutions, through teaching and research, to the major challenges of environmental, societal, and economic change and to contribute to a more resilient, ethical, peaceful, and responsible world. Its core values are responsibility, tenacity, and courtesy. As an institution, GEM is committed to five main causes: ethics and integrity, universal equality, education for all, economic peace, and environmental change.
As a Consular School of Higher Education (EESC) affiliated with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of Grenoble, GEM is a founding member of the campus of innovation in Grenoble known as GIANT (Grenoble Innovation for Advanced New Technologies). GEM is accredited by three major organizations, AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA, and is consistently ranked for the quality of its teaching by the most internationally-known business newspapers.
* Equivalent to a US Benefit corporation: type of for-profit corporate entity, authorized by thirty U.S. states and the District of Columbia, that includes positive impact on society, workers, the community, and the environment—in addition to profit—as its legally defined goals. Benefit corporations differ from traditional C corporations in purpose, accountability, and transparency, but not in taxation.