• Unique Recycling Proposal wins at INNOVATEChina

    Electric bikes (e-bikes) are incredibly energy-efficient, but their overall effect on the planet is grim. Their lithium and lead-acid batteries often end up dumped in rivers, or poisoning the local population. Thankfully, five HEC Paris MBA students have a solution. Their idea for streamlining e-bike battery recycling took 2nd place in the CEIBS 2019 INNOVATEChina… Continue Reading

  • Winning MBA students Nefe Etomi, Apple (Yuan Ying) Mao, Willie (Zheng Xiao) Zhao and Alexandre Marc

    Team NAWA scores big in the 2019 Global MBA Challenge

    There’s no sure-fire route to a smooth transition during a merger or acquisition, but four HEC Paris MBA students certainly have some tips that can help. Team NAWA, otherwise known as MBA students Willie (Zheng Xiao) Zhao, Alexandre Marc, Apple (Yuan Ying) Mao, and Nefe Etomi, recently used their ideas to seize the top prize… Continue Reading

  • Priya Kumar wins a prestigious McKinsey NGWL Award

    In about the time it takes you to read this story, 6,000 kilograms of clothing will be tossed into Australian landfills. Extend that to a year, and another 235 million T-shirts, pants and random other garments will have been jettisoned into UK dumps. These castoffs represent an enormous tragedy for the planet, and a serious… Continue Reading

  • HEC Paris MBA Students win €10,000 FinTech Challenge

    From language barriers, to finding accommodation, to sorting out finances: these are just some of the major issues that need to be tackled when migrating to another country. With an estimated 258 million international migrants worldwide, the displacement crisis is a prevalent issue for many countries. It was with this problem in mind that five… Continue Reading

  • Eryn Taylor (left) and Margaret Hoffecker

    The Greatest Manager of the Past 100 Years

    If you had to name the greatest manager of the past 100 years, who would you choose? For student Margaret Hoffecker, HEC Paris MBA Class of 2019, the answer was easy: Eryn Taylor. If you don’t immediately recognize Eryn’s name from a recent Forbes World Billionaire List, you’re not alone. In explaining her choice, Margaret… Continue Reading

  • First place winners were HEC Paris MBA students (from left to right) Dominique Christiansen, Warren Prabhu, Pakasai Ploysangsai and Kunal Bhagi. Third place went to Ruben Reyna Miranda, Deepa Srinivasan, Corey Leung, Aditya Roy and Cody Overstreet

    HEC Paris MBA Students Earn Top Prize in Fintech Producthon

    Despite all the buzz surrounding contactless cards, mobile wallets and other types of electronic payments, Europeans remain deeply enamored by cold, hard cash. Considering that a whopping $3,600,000,000,000 of transactions in Europe used physical money last year, this love affair seems unlikely to change anytime soon. That’s where Fintech Producthon 2018 comes in. Sponsored by HEC… Continue Reading

  • MBAs explore the startup scene in Berlin

    Home to red-hot startups and several unicorns – private companies valued at $1 billion or more – Berlin is consistently ranked as one of the best European cities for entrepreneurship. Among those flocking to the German capital are HEC Paris MBA students, who recently spent two days discovering what the city’s startup buzz is all… Continue Reading

  • 10 Years of Leadership Training at Saint Cyr

    Not all leadership seminars are created equal. During the off-campus seminar held at Saint Cyr Coetquidan, HEC Paris MBA students have the remarkable opportunity to take the leadership theories they’ve learned in the classroom and put them to the test. For the 2-day training, students are divided into groups of 10, then asked to perform… Continue Reading

  • The June 2017 Ethics and Performance Seminar with Father Hugues (second from right)

    Learning Ethics from a Benedictine Monk

    At exactly at 12:30 p.m., we began the 6-hour journey from campus to Chomelix, a medieval village of less than 500 inhabitants. My seven MBA colleagues and I were heading to a monastery there, to spend four days grappling with questions of right and wrong during the Ethics and Performance elective offered three times a… Continue Reading