• MBAT, the Olympics of the MBA world, hits campus

    When the Core Team pitched to the entire MBA student body wearing airline outfits and promising to “take participants around the world in three days,” we knew that this year’s MBA Tournament (MBAT) was going to be something different. An HEC Paris MBA tradition dating back to 1991, the first-ever MBAT featured nine sports. This… Continue Reading

  • Visiting Singapore: Asia Pacific’s Global Business Hub

    The allure of Singapore attracted 21 HEC Paris MBA students to a week-long trek during the first week of April. Organized by the MBA’s Asia Pacific Business Club, the trek provided the perfect opportunity for participants to meet with a range of startups, finance and consulting firms, and big tech players. We packed our schedule… Continue Reading

  • Experiencing the Luxury of Milan

    One of the key goals for my presidency was to organize the HEC Paris MBA Luxury Club’s trek to MiIan. Months of work culminated into one of the most unforgettable experiences of our entire MBA. Twenty members of the MBA Luxury Club had the unique opportunity to visit several prestigious fashion houses and to network… 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

  • 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