• MBAT, Potlucks & Pride: Memories of the HEC Paris MBA

    When Nefe Otomi, MBA ’20, organized an Instagram takeover for the Class of 2020, the response was overwhelming. For three solid days, the stories flooded in. The MBA’s social media was tagged in literally hundreds of photos. We reposted images of masked balls and lakeside barbecues, birthday celebrations and pool parties, weekend trips and visits… Continue Reading

  • Students getting together on Zoom to wish classmates a Happy Birthday

    Student Voice: Emric Navarre speaks about Campus & COVID

    Excerpt from an email from Emric Navarre to administrators “HEC Paris surpassed every expectation in terms of quality and excellence in the face of the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting uncertainty. Academically, the HEC Paris MBA hired extra professors to offer two different time slots for every summer-semester class (known as Term 3 by MBA… Continue Reading

  • 11 MBAs took a personalized tour with Alstom's Digital Innovation Director, on a trip arranged by Dhruv Chhabra, VP of the HEC Paris MBA's Digital Transformation Club

    How to transform an industry, according to Alstom’s Digital Innovation Director

    When I was invited by HEC Paris’ Digital Transformation Club last November to join them for an exclusive visit to Alstom’s Headquarters, I wasn’t quite sure why a VR demo was on the itinerary. How could a global leader in the transportation sector possibly use virtual reality headsets? But even as we step inside Alstom’s… Continue Reading

  • Sunset over the HEC lake. Photo by Amanda Shih, MBA '21

    Spring’s Magnificent Beauty at HEC Paris

    One of the biggest draws for studying at HEC Paris is its vast and verdant campus. Although our classrooms are quiet at the moment, our green spaces are louder than ever, with bluebells and vibrant orange, yellow and red poppies “springing” up in abundance. As the season takes hold at HEC Paris, we wanted to… Continue Reading

  • United for Gender Parity

      With the simple act of waking up at 6 am to decorate classrooms with pink balloons and pins, the HEC Paris MBA’s Women in Leadership Club sent a powerful message about its vision for the future of work. The club’s #HECforParity initiative, launched in conjunction with International Women’s Day, was designed to start a… Continue Reading

  • Live and On Stage with the MBA Talent Show

    From tears to triumph, the 2019 MBA Talent Show proved to be one of the most impressive events on the HEC Paris MBA calendar, as well as a wonderful send-off for our September 2018 batch. The theme of this year’s show was the MBA’s Game of Talents, based on the Game of Thrones. Participants (both… Continue Reading

  • The MBA Retail and Luxury Club visited some of the most glamorous brands in the French capital

    Exploring the City of Lights and Luxury

    When the opportunity arises to spend a week delving into the inner workings of some of the world’s most notable brands, that opportunity must be grabbed with both hands. With our sights set on understanding the “savoir faire” of each brand’s maison, 19 HEC Paris MBA students and myself headed to some of the most… Continue Reading

  • The Art of Business: HEC Paris at the Louvre

    Even on a rainy November day, the Louvre’s glass pyramid, set against the backdrop of the historic Palais du Louvre, has to be one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris. It’s here that the September 2018 intake of HEC Paris MBA students are gathering for a day of culture and art history, before heading… Continue Reading