• An afternoon at Bulgari’s hotel, complete with a tour of the spa, guest rooms, and garden

    CEOs and Customer Centricity Define the Retail & Luxury Club’s Milan Trek

    It was a dazzling three days for the HEC Paris MBA and HEC Paris EMBA students indulging in the Retail and Luxury Club’s Career Trek to Milan. Mingled in with stylish lunches overlooking the Duomo and at the ultra-chic 10 Corso Como were 11 company visits designed to inspire. Take, for example, the club’s stopover… Continue Reading

  • HEC Paris MBA Programs Opens Leadership Beyond Business with Florent Menegaux, CEO of Michelin

    For a company boasting €22 billion in annual sales, Florent Menegaux’s appointment in 2019 as the CEO of the Michelin Group was a staid affair. At the time, Le Monde reported that internally, there simply wasn’t any contention around the 22-year-employee-turned-general-partner taking the driver’s seat of one of France’s most well-known companies. “As a leader,… Continue Reading

  • PE/VC Club members visiting Speedinvest

    The Road to London

    After two years of virtual treks, the MBA Private Equity and Venture Capital Club was able to return to London for its in-person career trek. The club’s management team, consisting of 12 members from 11 different nationalities, organized eight visits with PE & VC funds, as well as a meeting with a headhunting firm specialized… Continue Reading

  • Sailing to 2nd Place in the Global MBA Trophy

    In 2019 when I first arrived at the HEC Paris MBA, my classmates hyped the idea of participating in a regatta designed especially for MBAs. Until then, I’d always thought of regattas as professional sporting events. Upon learning that the MBA regattas were holistic events with networking, sailboat racing and black tie galas, I was… Continue Reading

  • Henry Tan (wearing his HEC hoodie) with his team at the Paris Blockchain Week Summit Hackathon

    HEC Paris MBA student wins big at Blockchain Hackathon

    A trip to Spain recently reminded HEC Paris MBA student Henry Tan of all the fun you can have traveling with friends—and all the hassles involved in keeping track of who paid for what. So when an App that could divvy up expenses and seamlessly accept payments was pitched as a business case to work… Continue Reading

  • (From left to right) Yoko, Minori, Junichi and Akari at the Château de Chenonceau

    HEC Paris MBA Family takes Starring Role on French TV

    When Junichi Hatano first enrolled in the HEC Paris MBA, he has no idea that a TV crew would accompany him to campus. But when TF1 (Télévision Française 1) announced they were seeking an MBA student for a broadcast about adapting to life in France, he and his wife, Yoko, decided to take center stage.… Continue Reading

  • Women in Leadership Club with Station F's new artwork, L'Arc by Urs Fischer (photo by madetoshow)

    Professor Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj shares her Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

    As part of the MBA Women in Leadership Club’s recent tour of Station F, students heard from inspiring women about the trials and triumphs involved in entrepreneurship. One of the speakers was HEC Associate Professor Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, who has two decades of experience working with entrepreneurs. She shared her research and personal tips for surviving—and… Continue Reading