• 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

  • Pursuing an MBA in Europe as an American

    One thing I love about my role as Marketing Manager for the HEC Paris MBA is the opportunities I have to reconnect with our graduates and learn more about how the MBA has influenced their careers. Recently, I caught up with Erik Strong, who graduated from the HEC Paris MBA in 2017. He’s currently moving… Continue Reading

  • MBA Students Launch the HEC Consulting Practice

    Several MBA students recently came together to create and launch the HEC Paris Consulting Practice. This student-led, professional consulting organization addresses the strategic and tactical needs of companies by matching them with the capabilities of our global, diverse talent pool. For more information, visit the practice’s official website. About the HEC Consulting Practice: Our Clients… Continue Reading

  • Swapna Kondapuram (front row, left) at one of the MBA Afterwork gatherings she helped organize in Singapore

    Forging a Career that Brings Science and Business Together

    Swapna Kondapuram (MBA.11) has held prestigious posts at several international companies in the telecom and healthcare sectors in India, Europe and Southeast Asia, including Honeywell, Sanofi, GSK and Novartis. She is currently the Director for Consumer Health, Clinical and Real-World Evidence for IQVIA— a global Fortune 500 company serving the life-sciences industry — at its… 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

  • 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

  • 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