• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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