• Our recent batch of TEC participants, with TEC co-chairs Bernard Bismuth and Thierry Voiriot (center) and Annika pictured in the front row, right

    CEOs, Peer Coaching and Defining Success: TEC at HEC Paris

    The Executive Committee on Campus (TEC) is a unique leadership-development program open to 24 MBA participants (two groups of 12 students) per intake . Students come together in a confidential environment to define their personal and professional objectives for the future. Because of TEC’s confidential nature, it’s hard for students to know if they should… Continue Reading

  • Discovering Paris, and the Women who Changed its History

    With the spotlight permanently shining on larger-than-life figures such as Napoleon Bonaparte and Louis XIV, it’s easy to forget the role that women played in French history. To learn more about these impressive French femmes, the HEC Paris MBA’s Women in Leadership Club recently organized a guided tour of Paris open to all students. Their… Continue Reading

  • Core Members of our 2020 Women in Leadership Club: Kritika Taneja, Monica Yusuf, Akanksha Rashmi, Suri Yang, Jason Kleinman and Beatriz Flores

    Women in Leadership Club Launches New Digital Publication

    The MBA’s Women in Leadership Club (WIL) has an events calendar that would make even the most dedicated student jealous. First comes a guided tour of Paris that focuses on the city’s inspirational women. Next up is a 1+1 Mixer, followed by a discussion co-hosted with the PE/VC Club and GML Club. And that’s just… Continue Reading

  • Top 5 Parisian Coffee Shops

    I drink a lot of coffee for a range of reasons – from creating Instagram content to boosting my metabolism pre-workout – so my coffee intake averages 2-3 shots of espresso per day. While that should probably be addressed, it does contribute to my fairly useful knowledge of coffee shops around the City of Light.… Continue Reading

  • Creative Destruction Lab Comes to HEC Paris

    Coming this September to HEC Paris, the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) puts our MBA students on the frontlines of launching a startup. This innovative, seed-stage program has a proven track record for vaulting science- and technology-based companies to commercial success. With its focus on accelerating business growth, the nine-month-long program matches massively scalable companies with… Continue Reading

  • MBAT, Potlucks & Pride: Memories of the HEC Paris MBA

    When Nefe Otomi, MBA ’20, organized an Instagram takeover for the Class of 2020, the response was overwhelming. For three solid days, the stories flooded in. The MBA’s social media was tagged in literally hundreds of photos. We reposted images of masked balls and lakeside barbecues, birthday celebrations and pool parties, weekend trips and visits… Continue Reading

  • Students getting together on Zoom to wish classmates a Happy Birthday

    Student Voice: Emric Navarre speaks about Campus & COVID

    Excerpt from an email from Emric Navarre to administrators “HEC Paris surpassed every expectation in terms of quality and excellence in the face of the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting uncertainty. Academically, the HEC Paris MBA hired extra professors to offer two different time slots for every summer-semester class (known as Term 3 by MBA… Continue Reading

  • 11 MBAs took a personalized tour with Alstom's Digital Innovation Director, on a trip arranged by Dhruv Chhabra, VP of the HEC Paris MBA's Digital Transformation Club

    How to transform an industry, according to Alstom’s Digital Innovation Director

    When I was invited by HEC Paris’ Digital Transformation Club last November to join them for an exclusive visit to Alstom’s Headquarters, I wasn’t quite sure why a VR demo was on the itinerary. How could a global leader in the transportation sector possibly use virtual reality headsets? But even as we step inside Alstom’s… Continue Reading

  • Sunset over the HEC lake. Photo by Amanda Shih, MBA '21

    Spring’s Magnificent Beauty at HEC Paris

    One of the biggest draws for studying at HEC Paris is its vast and verdant campus. Although our classrooms are quiet at the moment, our green spaces are louder than ever, with bluebells and vibrant orange, yellow and red poppies “springing” up in abundance. As the season takes hold at HEC Paris, we wanted to… Continue Reading

  • United for Gender Parity

      With the simple act of waking up at 6 am to decorate classrooms with pink balloons and pins, the HEC Paris MBA’s Women in Leadership Club sent a powerful message about its vision for the future of work. The club’s #HECforParity initiative, launched in conjunction with International Women’s Day, was designed to start a… Continue Reading