• Specializations Series: Manage the Digital Revolution

    As its name suggests, Manage the Digital Revolution: Putting Executives in the Driving Seat of Data-Driven Transformation tackles a heady topic.  In no uncertain terms, the specialization offers participants the opportunity to take a deep dive into the key digital driving factors of tomorrow’s economy. “Executives need to understand that their domain expertise is the… Continue Reading

  • Specializations Series: Shape the Future of Energy

    This specialization, which takes participants to Berlin and Doha in addition to the HEC Paris campus at Jouy-en-Josas, is geared towards executives working or planning to work energy production and consumption. It also attracts those for whom greenhouse gas reduction policies could significantly impact corporate bottom lines. The resulting need to define and implement a… Continue Reading

  • Goal Achieved: this Recent Graduate Leveraged her EMBA to Help Her Secure a Promotion

    Even before she was among the ranks of HEC Paris Executive MBA participants, Ruba had the kind of upwardly mobile career anyone would be proud of. International experience of more than 18 years in marketing, sales leadership, business development and operations management, all within culturally diverse environments, attest to the clockwork achievements of her professional… Continue Reading

  • The HEC Paris EMBA Tops Global Programs in Latest QS Ranking

    An analytical ranking with stringent quantitative requirements woven into their methodology, this year’s QS report examined 202 EMBA programs in 48 countries. The HEC Paris EMBA performed in the top percentile of schools worldwide, earning an overall score of 92.3 out of a possible 100 points. “The QS result demonstrates that the quality of education… Continue Reading

  • This EMBA Participant is Helping to Plot the Future of Work

    Gartner,  a research and advisory firm, released a workplace survey in 2018 that found that 80% of employees feel they lack the skills required in their current or future roles. Suffice it to say, for organizations jostling for position on their sector’s cutting edge, re-skilling workforces is an urgent task. Andrew Saidy, EMBA ‘2022, and… Continue Reading

  • Class of 2021 Celebrates Virtually; Ceremony Next Year

    Last week, the EMBA participants of the Class of 2021 graduated to the virtual pomp of The Grad Show, a live and online celebration of their achievements. It wasn’t a graduation ceremony—that comes next year—but it was nevertheless an opportunity to recognize and celebrate their remarkable collective and individual achievements. They join the ranks of… Continue Reading

  • MBA Programs Professor Spotlight: Corinne Dauger

    Since her debut at HEC nearly 13 years ago, Professor Dauger has consistently ranked among participants’ favorite professors in exit surveys. This is of course a testament to her aptitude as an instructor, but also to an astonishingly well-rounded professional background; her résumé glitters with the requisite polish of a multifaceted graduate of HEC Paris’… Continue Reading

  • How My EMBA Helps Me Empower the African Diaspora

    In December 2017, Bola Bardet got a panicked phone call from her mother in her native Benin. Her father, a longtime sufferer of hypertension, had just had a heart attack. The prognosis was not good; he needed immediate surgery. “In Benin, a country with 10 million people, there is not a single cardiothoracic surgeon,” she… Continue Reading

  • Why I Referred My Colleagues to the HEC Paris EMBA

    When he started at the HEC Paris Executive MBA, Luca Zaccagna was, like many of his colleagues at the Whirlpool Corporation, a company “lifer.” There, the Italian national would rise to Head of Supply Chain Operational Excellence, spearheading EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) supply chain strategy. “It was like home,” he says of… Continue Reading