• 11 MBAs took a personalized tour with Alstom's Digital Innovation Director, on a trip arranged by Dhruv Chhabra, VP of the HEC Paris MBA's Digital Transformation Club

    How to transform an industry, according to Alstom’s Digital Innovation Director

    When I was invited by HEC Paris’ Digital Transformation Club last November to join them for an exclusive visit to Alstom’s Headquarters, I wasn’t quite sure why a VR demo was on the itinerary. How could a global leader in the transportation sector possibly use virtual reality headsets? But even as we step inside Alstom’s… Continue Reading

  • Sunset over the HEC lake. Photo by Amanda Shih, MBA '21

    Spring’s Magnificent Beauty at HEC Paris

    One of the biggest draws for studying at HEC Paris is its vast and verdant campus. Although our classrooms are quiet at the moment, our green spaces are louder than ever, with bluebells and vibrant orange, yellow and red poppies “springing” up in abundance. As the season takes hold at HEC Paris, we wanted to… Continue Reading

  • The Art of Business: HEC Paris at the Louvre

    Even on a rainy November day, the Louvre’s glass pyramid, set against the backdrop of the historic Palais du Louvre, has to be one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris. It’s here that the September 2018 intake of HEC Paris MBA students are gathering for a day of culture and art history, before heading… Continue Reading

  • 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