• LGBT+ and Allies Club represents HEC Paris at Pride Parade

    The MBA’s LGBT+ and Allies Club had the honor of representing HEC Paris at the annual Paris Pride parade on June 29. Thirty HEC Paris students, friends, partners, and staff braved the 35°C heat to walk the 5.5km between Montparnasse and Republique alongside L’Autre Cercle, an organization that advocates for LGBT rights in the workplace.… Continue Reading

  • HEC Paris students talk with Weiliang Shi, CEO of Huawei France, after his presentation on campus

    How the Chinese do business: Understanding China’s rich culture

    Ever wondered what it’s really like to do business the Chinese way? As a civilization priding itself on over 5,000 years of history, it hardly comes as a surprise that Chinese business is marked as much by longstanding values as by innovation. HEC Paris MBA students enthusiastically helped organize the recent Chinese Cultural Week, exploring… Continue Reading

  • 7 Things We Love in Versailles

    It is impossible to resist Versailles, a city steeped in history that attracts almost 10 million visitors each year. Just a short train ride away from HEC Paris, the RER C line not only takes you to Versailles in 10 minutes, it also transports you back to the 18th century. With its carriages decorated to… Continue Reading

  • From Campus to 21K at HEC Paris

    The swathes of gorgeous forest that the HEC campus boasts of have always seemed, at first glance, somewhat mysterious to incoming students. Yet these wooded roads, which are populated by deer who make fleeting blink-and-you-miss-’em cameos, are the perfect place to release your inner runner. The campus has three marked running trails of 3 km, 6… Continue Reading

  • A castle, a picturesque lake and our newest MBA students

    Hours after finishing the fast-paced, multi-day business game known as Negosim, students in the January 2018 intake embarked on a different type of adventure—Integration Weekend. Designed as a fun retreat to one of France’s most luxurious corporate resorts, the event transported HEC Paris MBA students to Les Fontaines, a wooded estate originally owned by the… Continue Reading

  • As American as Apple Pie

    The diversity of the HEC Paris MBA was one of the main draws for me to the program, and with that comes sharing my own culture and traditions with my classmates. American Week kicked off with a talk about managing expectations in challenging times, given by David Gallagher, my former CEO at Ketchum London and… Continue Reading

  • MBA Fair Dishes Up International Foods

    In its role as the MBA’s favorite way of ordering fresh, home-cooked meals, Our Kitchen has served up delicious dishes from far-flung corners of the world. Last week’s event hosted by the student-run startup proved no exception: on the menu for “Around the World in Many Plates” were countless tantalizing and traditional dishes from students’ homelands,… Continue Reading

  • Getting Immersed in the French Culture

    Visiting a place as a tourist is totally different from living there. I realized this very soon after moving to the HEC Paris campus for the MBA program. Having visited France twice before, I thought I was well versed in the French culture. What little did I know back then… During the first month of… Continue Reading