Xavier-Emlyon B School


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Xavier - emlyon business school

(An Indo - French collaboration)

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About the School

XAVIER-EMLYON Business School (XEBS) is the first Indo-French Business School in India, formed by a partnership between Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (now XIM University) & emlyon business school, France.

emlyon business school is ranked as one of the top business schools in France. It has triple accreditation: EQUIS, AMBA and the AACSB.
Xavier Institute of Management is acknowledged internationally as a world class business school which provides quality management Programs and develops futuristic managers with strong ethics and values.

XEBS - Ahluwalia

Centre Of excellence In Sports Management

This is a one-of-its-kind high performance centre of excellence in sports management in India. Not only have two leading academic institutions of India and France, XIM University, Bhubaneswar and emlyon business school come together for the first time, XEBS Ahluwalia Centre of Excellence in Sports Management also has the support of the Odisha Government, one of the most proactive governments in India in sports promotion and KJS Ahluwalia Group. The centre is the nodal point for Sports Management and research work for 10 HPCs in Odisha and also a game-changer in the field of sports education, research and management in India.

Foundations of Academic excellence

India’s best joins World’s Finest

Xavier University (Now XIM University)

emlyon business school

Dual Master’s program in Sports Industry Management

XEBS- Ahluwalia Center of Excelllence in Sports management

Dual Master’s program in Sports Industry Management

(2 years, Full time residential Program)

Certificate Program In Sports management

XEBS- Ahluwalia Center of Excelllence in Sports management

Certificate Program In Sports management

(3months & Online)

What we offer

All the Programs offered by the Centre will give you an international exposure and outstanding opportunities to develop your career ambitions.

Sport IT

XEBS Ahluwalia Centre of Excellence presents India’s First Sports & Innovation Festival – Sport IT. Celebrating Sports with Innovation, Inclusion & Entrepreneurship, this is not just an event but an experience that can change the way you perceive the world of sports!!

An annual exercise, the first edition kickstarted with a sports hackathon, sports marathon and sports start-up village in Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar in January 2020!

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Dual master's in sports industry management

MBA by XIM University || MSc by emlyon business school

Early Makers Pedagogy

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In the era of digitalisation, emlyon business school’s early maker spirit which is also the main driver for the learning pedagogy at the Centre of Excellence in Sports Management aims to shape early makers and cultivate entrepreneurs and management elites with a vision for globalization and innovation. The sports management programs at the Centre would therefore ensure that you have the necessary resourcefulness to stay one step ahead of the competition.

In recent years, the sports industry has witnessed the maximum economic momentum, opening a new world of opportunities for professionals who aspire for a future in the career of sports. The programs at the Centre have been designed in such a way that you can study sports management in conjunction within the sports and outdoor industry and obtain a broad view of the industry dynamic.

Benefit From

Odisha Sports Ecosystem

With the Department of Sports and Youth Services, Government of Odisha being a partner in XEBS Ahluwalia Centre of Excellence in Sports Management, students pursuing the degree program in sports industry management with us will get to witness the vibrant sports ecosystem of the state. From field trips to internships to interactions with leading names in the Indian sports industry, there is a lot that you stand to gain from the sports capital of India(Bhubaneswar).

Studying in Lyon-Paris

During the third semester, candidates will get a chance to study in the Paris/Lyon campus of emlyon business school.


A romantic city of museums or a global metropolis of 12.5 million inhabitants representing the number one place for business in Europe? Both! Enjoy an unparalleled cultural offering, a unique and unforgettable way of life.

At the heart of the capital, a stone’s throw from the European railroad station Gare de Lyon, the emlyon business school campus offers you a forward-looking educational approach. With its vast collaborative spaces, it is designed for team working and meetings with managers or researchers.

Lyon, a global city

Lyon stands within Europe’s sixth-largest region. It is one of the most attractive cities for European investors and is home to more international companies than any other region in France. This university city, with a student population of 150,000, also hosts a number of corporate head offices and international organizations (Interpol, Euronews, etc.).


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