• Unique Recycling Proposal wins at INNOVATEChina

    Electric bikes (e-bikes) are incredibly energy-efficient, but their overall effect on the planet is grim. Their lithium and lead-acid batteries often end up dumped in rivers, or poisoning the local population. Thankfully, five HEC Paris MBA students have a solution. Their idea for streamlining e-bike battery recycling took 2nd place in the CEIBS 2019 INNOVATEChina… Continue Reading

  • Outreach in Germany through the Berlin office

    Three years after its illustrious opening, the HEC Paris Office in Germany is booming. Alumni membership has tripled, its Ambassador Network extends to 53 companies, and the events it organizes are truly unforgettable (yes, it was that office which organized the Q&A with Michel Barnier, the European Chief Negotiator for the UK for Brexit). Like… Continue Reading

  • Innovation on Display at MH Lab 78

    A traditional Haussmannian building in Paris’ 16th arrondissement houses a very modern surprise: MH Lab 78, the digital innovation hub of Moët Hennessy, LVMH’s Wine & Spirits division. Myself and 11 other members of the HEC MBA Luxury Club had the pleasure of visiting this exciting space, where we met with Caroline Grenthe, the lab’s… Continue Reading

  • TEDxHECParis 2019 touches on our Everyday Lives

    On April 5, the red stage curtains of Blondeau Amphitheatre opened on TEDxHECParis2019, the third TEDx event organized at HEC Paris. With a passionate organizing team made up of 13 students, including several members of the HEC Paris MBA’s Public Speaking Club, the 2019 edition promised a spectacular line-up of inspiring speakers. This year’s theme,… 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

  • Tania di Gioia and Michel Safars are pictured with the students and scientists who are working on AI Herd, a sophisticated way of detecting problems with farm animals

    Lab2biz takes a permanent role in the Entrepreneurship Specialization

    Lab2Biz: a unique bridge between fundamental research and entrepreneurship in the world of Deep Tech. This educational program brings together scientists from the University of Paris-Saclay and MBA students from HEC Paris to work together on a business plan. At the end, they present their work to a panel of investors and experts. By creating… Continue Reading

  • Student voice: Liviu Teodorescu

    Upon becoming deputy general manager of a Malian telecommunications company, Liviu Teodorescu, MBA ’19, was surprised to learn that some of the full-time staff didn’t earn a living wage. As a result, he devised an employee-training program to increase their skills and thus justify a salary increase. It was seeing how increasing your expertise creates… 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