• 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

  • Guest Post: A Librarian Gets an Executive MBA

    Imagine, for a moment, a library. Silent reading rooms, rows of leather-bound books, and perhaps a bespectacled librarian may come to mind. Images redolent of nostalgia and perhaps personal meaning if you’ve spent time in libraries studying or researching. For many, libraries represent places of poignancy, even if they haven’t stepped foot in one recently.… Continue Reading

  • A depiction of the English End-of-Week March intake, as painted by participant Audrey Chapuis.

    Online and In-Person, March 2022 EMBA Track is Underway

    When the HEC Paris EMBA March intake convened on Zoom for their first module, they were given a preview of what to expect by Professor Pierre Dussauge in his first-day opening remarks. “In an EMBA program, the people in the program have a fairly significant career already behind them,” he began, offering characteristically scalpel-like precision… Continue Reading