LVMH to launch “L’Institut des Métiers d’Excellence”

World’s largest luxury group LVMH announces the creation of “L’Institut des Métiers d’Excellence” (IME), a program of professional training that will allow the LVMH Group to ensure the transmission of its savoir-faire while enhancing the different métiers in the fields of craftsmanship and creation among young generations. Starting in September, the IME will enable accredited degrees, through paid apprenticeships within the Maisons of the Group.

The training programs of the Institute have been developed in collaboration with outstanding educational partners. Last April, LVMH signed a partnership with the renowned Paris Jewelry School (BJOP) in order to establish an LVMH class within the professional aptitude certificate (CAP) in « Jewelry Arts and Techniques ». Chaumet and Louis Vuitton will welcome the first selected students as part of the program this year.

In addition, the Group announces the signature of a new partnership with the School of the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne (ECSCP) to launch the first CAP class in « Dressmaking ». The students will be under the guidance of Dior Couture and Givenchy starting next fall. LVMH also intends to sign other partnerships in the fields of leather goods, visual merchandising and sales.

Ateliers Haute Couture DIOR, Paris