• 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

  • 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

  • HEC Paris MBA Forges Links in Latin America

    Rugby wasn’t always a popular sport in Santiago de Machaca. Just two years ago, none of the 1,000 inhabitants of this remote Bolivian village had ever watched a match, much less played in one. The town’s playing field sat empty, its synthetic grass dusty and unkempt. Children raced to school, but didn’t have much to… Continue Reading

  • 10 Years of Leadership Training at Saint Cyr

    Not all leadership seminars are created equal. During the off-campus seminar held at Saint Cyr Coetquidan, HEC Paris MBA students have the remarkable opportunity to take the leadership theories they’ve learned in the classroom and put them to the test. For the 2-day training, students are divided into groups of 10, then asked to perform… Continue Reading