• 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

  • 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

  • HEC Professor Anne Michaut and WWD Editor Miles Socha discuss the return of in-person fashion weeks

    The Catwalk through the Eyes of Renowned Fashion Editor Miles Socha

    If you weren’t lucky enough to score seats at the big-name shows of Milan or Paris’s Fashion Weeks, the restaurant Treize au Jardin was the next best place to be. That’s because Miles Socha, the editor-in-chief of Women’s Wear Daily, spent the evening of March 10 at the whimsical Parisian eatery regaling HEC Paris MBA… Continue Reading

  • September 2020 MBA Send-off at the Musée d’Orsay

    Even on an overcast day in mid-December, the Musée d’Orsay stands out among the grandiose buildings lining the Seine. It’s here that the HEC Paris MBA’s September 2020 intake is gathering for one final afternoon together to explore French culture and Impressionist art. After dividing into groups of 7 to 8 students, everyone undertakes a… Continue Reading

  • Tarek Müller (photo courtesy About You GmbH)

    Tarek Müller at HEC Paris: “I always had a vision of doing something big”

    Among its many events celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week, HEC Paris had the pleasure of welcoming Tarek Müller, co-founder and general manager of About You, for an exclusive online presentation about his career trajectory and the future of online fashion. Even among Germany’s wildly successful entrepreneurial ecosystem, Tarek Müller’s story stands out. After launching his first… Continue Reading

  • The Hotel de Ville in Paris is decked out for the holidays

    Top Picks for a Festive Parisian Christmas

    The City of Lights is one of the most magical places in the world to spend the festive season. From the lantern parade at La Villette to sipping a vin chaud by the banks of the Canal St Martin, we’ve put together some of our top recommendations for making the most of Paris during the… Continue Reading

  • 2021 MBA Talent Show Brings the Sun to HEC Paris

    The annual HEC Paris MBA Talent Show is many things— an astonishing display of talents, a going-away party for our September students, a way of roasting the school for its “almost Paris” location—but more than anything, it’s incredibly fun. This year’s show, entitled “Here Comes the Sun,” lit up Blondeau Auditorium with 17 live performances.… Continue Reading