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78351 Jouy-en-Josas cedex
Specialized in education and research in management, HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of educational programs for the leaders of tomorrow: Masters Programs, MBA, PhD, Executive MBA, TRIUM Global Executive MBA and Executive Education open-enrolment and custom programs.
Founded in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry and founding member of Université Paris-Saclay, HEC Paris has a permanent faculty of 138 Full-time Professors, more than 4,400 students and over 8,000 managers and executives in training every year.
The Grande École curriculum is divided into a generalist phase and a specialization phase. The first phase concentrates on business fundamentals, while the second one focuses on acquiring an expertise (chosen according to the professional goals of the student). The unique structure of the curriculum enables students to acquire both an excellent grounding in general management and expertise in a specific field. We firmly believe this combination is the key success factor in training future leaders and making a lasting impact on the careers of our students. The second year of the Master’s program Cycle is composed of a specialized and professional curriculum, and the composition of a research paper.
Specialized Masters are one-year Master’s degrees taught in French. They are designed for students who already hold a Master’s degree in an other field and wish to specialize in a specific field of management. MSc programs are one-year Master’s degrees taught in English. They are designed for students who hold a Bachelor degree in any field from leading international universities.
The HEC MBA is a 16-month full-time program.
Custom designed for managers between the ages of 25 to 35 with previous work experience averaging 6 years, the MBA program addresses both functional and crossfunctional skills, through a fundamental and a customized thread to cover all areas of management in depth. Highly selective, the program has around 250 participants per year, from 50 different nationalities with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Participants gain hands-on, practical experience through seminars integrated into the curriculum, such as the MBA Tournament and the off-campus leadership seminar at St-Cyr Military Academy.
The Executive MBA is a transformational experience which offers senior managers and executives from all around the world the opportunity to select one of the 8 majors that take place in 14 international locations, and also to take classes in any of its different tracks in France or Qatar.
The EMBA is an interactive and intensive program developed to provide executives with an understanding of the international business context, as well as the comprehensive, practical and innovative knowledge and skills they need, to put their vision into action.
TRIUM Global Executive MBA enables executives to understand the world, as it is today and will be tomorrow.
Ranked #3 Executive MBA worldwide by the Financial Times, it is a unique degree jointly awarded by 3 world-renowned universities: HEC Paris, London School of Economics & Political Science, New York University Stern School of Business.
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Ranked #3 worldwide for Executive Education by the Financial Times, we offer training programs for business leaders and host over 8,000 executives and managers from the whole world. Our mission is to assist companies in training managers, future managers and leaders.
Our desire is to offer executive education programs specifically built for managers and executives. They allow you to gain perspective by revisiting your convictions, learn from the diversity of participants in the class and offer proximity and access to corporate issues. HEC Executive Education relies on the excellence of the faculty of HEC Paris, the expertise of its external speakers and the international reputation of its research in order to offer its customers a unique and unforgettable experience.
Your Gateway to a career in research and academia
The HEC Paris Ph.D. program builds on a longstanding tradition and strategy of academic excellence and offer students:
A national and internationally recognized program with peers from 22 nationalities
Instruction and interaction 100% in English
Intensive course training during the first two years
7 specializations in management
Close supervision by international, research-driven, young and renowned Faculty members
Full involvement in the research ethos of HEC Paris
Financial support for research visits and conferences
Tuition waiver and financial support for living expenses guaranteed for the first 4 years
We look forward to welcoming a new generation of leaders to our innovative and intensive Summer School Programs.
HEC Paris Summer School Programs are geared for university-level students or recent graduates from all disciplines, and who are seeking an academic challenge and multi-cultural learning experience.
We intend for participants to leave the HEC Paris Summer School informed, equipped and inspired to take their learning into the world.
The faculty is central to knowledge creation and dissemination at HEC. Our 138 full members of the faculty (over 66% from outside France) work on internationally acclaimed research in most of the major disciplines of management, reflecting the diversity of thought and cultures, the open-mindedness and the exacting intellectual standards promoted at HEC.
The permanent faculty is reinforced by affiliate professors bringing their academic and professional skills to HEC's students and program participants, and visiting professors each year who come to teach and carry out research alongside HEC's own professors.
All these professors enhance HEC's courses and programs through their research work, original teaching materials, and personal interaction with the business world; they contribute to corporate reflection on management issues and are involved in national and international scientific community debates.
At HEC Paris, companies find what they are looking for: interns, young graduates, MBA graduates, executive education programs, professors to work with on research or teaching projects. Drawing from this positive experience, some of them decide to support HEC's development and become HEC corporate partners.
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30 May 2008 - From 16:15 to 18:00
Parikh and Krasucki  show that, in a group of rational agents, communication of the value of a function f leads to a consensus on the value of f, provided some conditions on the communication protocol and the function f hold. In this article,
we address the issue of the influence of the protocol on the outcome of the communication process, when agents value
information positively. We show that, if it is common knowledge in a group of agents that some of them disagree on two protocols, then the consensus value of f must be the same for both protocols.
Kellogg School of Management
28 May 2008 - From 10:00 to 12:00
Dynamic consistency leads to Bayesian updating under expected utility. We ask what it implies for the updating of more general preferences. In this paper, we characterize dynamically consistent update rules for preference models satisfying ambiguity aversion. We then apply our general results to characterize dynamically consistent updating for two important models of ambiguity averse preferences: the ambiguity averse smooth ambiguity preferences (Klibanoff, Marinacci and Mukerji [Econometrica 73 2005, pp. 1849-1892]) and the variational preferences (Maccheroni, Marinacci and Rustichini [Econometrica 74 2006, pp. 1447-1498]). The latter includes max-min expected utility (Gilboa and Schmeidler [Journal of Mathematical Economics 18 1989, pp. 141-153]) and the multiplier preferences of Hansen and Sargent [American Economic Review 91(2) 2001, pp. 60-66] as special cases. For smooth ambiguity preferences, we also identify a simple rule that is shown to be the unique dynamically consistent rule among a large class of rules that may be expressed as reweightings of Bayes' rule.
University of Manchester
21 May 2008 - From 14:00 to 16:00Download
John Hopkins, HEC
7 May 2008 - From 14:00 to 16:00Download
This paper presents a complete, choice-based, axiomatic Bayesian decision theory. It introduces a new choice set consisting of information-contingent plans for choosing actions and bets and subjective expected utility model with effect-dependent utility functions and action-dependent subjective probabilities which, in conjunction with the updating of the probabilities using Bayes' rule, gives rise to a unique prior and a set of action-dependent posterior probabilities representing the decision maker's prior and posterior beliefs.
16 April 2008 - From 14h00 to 16h00Download
The standard theory of Disappointment is built on the assumption that an individual forms a prior expectation about a risky prospect and will experience disappointment if the outcome obtained falls below the expectation. Here we abandon the hypothesis of a well-defined prior expectation: we propose instead that disappointment may arise from comparing the outcome received with any of the prospect's missed outcomes. This alternative behavioral hypothesis yields the so-called Disappointment without Prior Expectation (DWPE) model, which bridges a number of landmark theories of choice under risk that have evolved from distinct intellectual paths. For example, DWPE leads to a Rank Dependent Utility representation. Second, DWPE is equivalent to a general class of Risk-Value models, an appealing structure because decision makers often seek to rank projects in terms of two criteria: reward and risk. The new risk measure we obtain includes some classic measures such as the Variance or Gini Mean Difference, but it is not part of the families traditionally considered. We show necessary and sufficient conditions for this risk measure to satisfy first- and second-order stochastic dominance (thus generalizing results by Yitzhaki 1982) and coherence, key properties required for prescriptive applications, e.g. in Finance, Insurance, or R&D portfolio selection. Results from calibration of the model to experimental data will be presented.
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