• 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

  • Harnessing the Power of Big Data

    In today’s data-driven world, systems in cars are better than humans at knowing when you are too tired to drive. And thanks to the analytical magic performed by data scientists, semiconductor manufacturers can save $4,000 per minute of downtime by knowing beforehand when their equipment will wear out. These are just two of the many… Continue Reading

  • Among those attending the Luxury Conference were Jean-Clause Cathalan, President of Comité Montaigne, Teejana Beenessreesingh, President of the HEC Luxury Club, Alain Caradeu, Coralie de Fontenary and Eric Blanche, Presidents of the HEC Alumni hubs for Luxury and Creation, and Audrey DePraeter-Montacel, Managing Director at Accenture France

    HEC Paris’ First Annual Luxury Conference

    The HEC Paris MBA Luxury Club held the First Annual Luxury Conference at the HEC Alumni Headquarters in Paris in November. The conference centered on the theme “Luxury at Crossroads.” During the morning session, we heard from alumni and industry leaders on the conservation of luxury brands’ heritage, timelessness and savoir-faire. The afternoon session was… Continue Reading

  • Sailing on the Italian Riviera

    Staged annually at Santa Margherita Ligure, the SDA Bocconi Conference & Regatta is the sailing event of the year for MBAs. For the 2018 edition, the Italian school hosted 25 of the most prestigious institutions from North America, Europe and Asia. The event was my third time sailing, but the first time I’ve participated in… 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

  • The MBA Sailing Club sets sail to Athens

    We are a student-run club of passionate sailors that organize sailing weekends and compete in MBA regattas across Europe. One recent race took us to Athens, to compete in the Open Class of the LBS Global MBA Trophy Regatta. First day: Thursday Some of us flew in early and spent the day in Athens, others… Continue Reading

  • HEC SEED Arrives at Station F on June 6

    HEC SEED 2018, HEC Paris’ annual entrepreneurship summit, is opening its doors for the first time at Station F. Dedicated to accelerating the innovative projects of students and young entrepreneurs, this year’s event will give up-and-coming entrepreneurs outstanding visibility and networking opportunities by showcasing their ideas at Station F, the world’s biggest startup campus. The… Continue Reading

  • A Tour of The Peninsula Paris

    The most astounding part of the €3,850-a-night suite we are standing in at The Peninsula Paris isn’t its private rooftop garden overlooking the Eiffel Tower, or that all the rooms—and there are many—are so utterly luxurious that the French Ministry of Tourism has granted the hotel its highest “Palace” ranking. It’s that visible through a bedroom… Continue Reading

  • Learning to Pitch your Startup

    The MBA Entrepreneurship Club held a workshop on “How to Pitch Effectively,” on March 1. The workshop, facilitated by Michel Safars, HEC Paris Affiliate Professor and Academic Director of the MBA’s Entrepreneurship Specialization, started with the participants explaining their knowledge of pitching and sharing what we wanted to learn from the training. During his introduction, Professor… Continue Reading

  • Introducing Students to Lean Thinking

    With the nervous anxiety of our first exams and the excitement of the looming winter break, we assumed the leadership of the Industry Club in December 2017 and took over club operations in early 2018. My fellow club members and I decided that our main mission would be to increase awareness among current MBA students… Continue Reading