• 5 decades, 5 HEC Paris MBA alumni

    Ever since its creation 50 years ago, the HEC Paris MBA has brought together some of the most talented, diverse and visionary individuals in the world and paved the way for them to become true leaders. While the MBA program is among the world’s top-ranked schools because of its extensive management training and its ability… 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

  • 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

  • Priya Kumar wins a prestigious McKinsey NGWL Award

    In about the time it takes you to read this story, 6,000 kilograms of clothing will be tossed into Australian landfills. Extend that to a year, and another 235 million T-shirts, pants and random other garments will have been jettisoned into UK dumps. These castoffs represent an enormous tragedy for the planet, and a serious… 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

  • 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