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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, HEC 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 ParisTech, HEC Paris has a permanent faculty of 115 professors, more than 4,000 students and over 8,500 managers and executives in training every year.
The Master in Management - Grande Ecole Program is designed for students who hold a Bachelor’s degree in any field. The 1st academic year is comprised of general business courses; the 2nd academic year is devoted to the student’s area of specialization.
The school selects students that show the highest potential and then guides them towards the top careers in management. The vocation of the Grande Ecole program is therefore to train its students to become leaders, capable of anticipating changes in the world and of playing a responsible role within it.
HEC successfully meets this exciting challenge by:
- systematically registering all of the knowledge transmitted at HEC at the forefront of research, in all fields of management science;
- being up to date with the on-the-field practices and expectations of the businesses that the school has maintained extremely close relations with since its creation and developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills amongst the students;
- giving all its students the opportunity to have a more international outlook from the beginning and throughout their school life, whether this is through exchanges or double degrees or even on the campus itself, where more than 95 nationalities are brought together.
The Specialized Masters and MSc provide students with a specialization in a sector or a function. Lasting 8 to 12 months and taught full-time, they are aimed at candidates, with little or no professional experience, who have graduated from higher education in France or abroad, and wish to acquire an expertise in a specific field of management.
Six programs are offered in English: MSc in International Finance (with one option in Real Estate conferring a double degree with the University of Wisconsin), Masters in Strategic Management, MSc in International Business, MSc in Managerial & Financial Economics, MSc in Marketing, MSc in Sustainable Development.
Five programs are offered in French: Specialized Masters in International Law and Management, Specialized Masters for Entrepreneurs, Specialized Masters in Projects Management, Specialized Masters in Intelligence Marketing, Specialized Masters in Media Arts and Creation.
One program, two options: 16-month full-time MBA and 24-month part-time MBA.
The HEC MBA is divided into 2 phases. During the fundamental phase participants gain a solid foundation in 11 core business subjects. In the customized phase participants tailor the MBA to suit their individual career paths in selecting from a range of business concentrations, corporate experience and international exchanges.
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 program offers participants a unique and valuable experience of being immersed in a student body of highly diverse nationalities, academic and professional backgrounds. Teamed with exceptionally talented peers, participants motivate each other to achieve, to realize their full potential and ultimately develop and sharpen their leadership skills.
A unique program: 8 majors • 5 locations • 1 single diploma
Specifically built to provide to the managers and to the executives around the world the opportunity to choose from eight majors, but also to follow their courses in five different international locations. The HEC Executive MBA is a program aimed toward senior executives around the world willing to accelerate and boost their career at the mid-term of their professional lives. The main values of our education program are based on strategy, change management, leadership and entrepreneurship.
The Executive MBA is conducted in Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, St. Petersburg and Doha and allows you to remain either in your home track throughout the program, or to take classes within different environments.
In order to fulfill the needs of the executives in today's world, we offer eight different majors: Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Differentiation and Innovation, Global Business Perspectives, Aerospace & Aviation Management in an Energy-Concerned Economy, Telecom & Digital Business, Services and Luxury Management. These majors will allow participants to specialize themselves in a specific field and increase their knowledge in various sectors.
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 #1 worldwide for Executive Education by the Financial Times, we offer trainings for business leaders and host over 8,500 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 put into perspective by revisiting your convictions, enrich you thanks to the diversity of the participants 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 to its customers a unique and unforgettable experience.
HEC Paris offers:
- a 4-year full-time doctoral program fully taught in English that meets the highest international standards
- a program which fosters originality, innovation and the ability to advance the frontier of management knowledge
- a first year dedicated to courses to give you a grasp of research skills and advanced conceptual frameworks in your field
- supervision by a world-class Faculty engaged in cutting-edge research
- placement at top-level academic institutions around the world.
The faculty is central to knowledge creation and dissemination at HEC. Our 115 permanent faculty (over half are 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 94 affiliate professors bringing their academic and professional skills to HEC's students and program participants, and 40 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.
- 2,000 internships
- 250 companies attending recruitment events on campus in 2012
- 18 Chairs and Center
- 47 HEC Foundation corporate partners
- 80 Club Campus partners
- 8,500 Executive Education participants
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PROFESSOR , FISHER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
30 January 2014 - SALLE DU CONSEIL - From 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
PROFESSOR , LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL
12 December 2013 - SALLE DU CONSEIL - From 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Doctor , University of Paderborn, Germany
12 December 2013 - Room T022, HEC Paris Campus - From 10:30 am to 12:00 pmDownload
Loyalty programs are popular and ubiquitous marketing instruments, yet many of them perform poorly. To both marketing managers and researchers, reasons for loyalty program failure remain unclear. In response, three studies—two experimental and one field—seek to demonstrate that greater understanding of loyalty program effectiveness demands a broader framework for analyzing loyalty program performance, along three key perspectives. A customer portfolio perspective indicates loyalty programs’ opposing effects on target versus bystander customers; a reward element perspective delineates the varying efficacy of their different reward benefits; and a reward delivery perspective highlights how reward delivery either emphasizes or diminishes programs’ effects. Customer gratitude, status, and unfairness represent positive and negative forces, mediating loyalty programs’ impact on performance outcomes. These findings provide evidence for why and when loyalty programs fail. Overall, this article conceptually and empirically establishes a comprehensive analysis framework to help marketing managers and researchers evaluate loyalty program effectiveness.
Operations Research Expert , Air Liquide
29 November 2013 - HEC - Jouy en Josas Campus - Building S - Room S118 - From 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
A main challenge for supply chain management and operational decisions is data uncertainty due, for example, to supply disruptions, sudden unavailable resources, or unusual demand. Air Liquide is particularly concerned with uncertainty in the supply of bulk gas due to plant outages which generate significant losses and impact quality of service. Leveraging operations research techniques in robust and stochastic optimization, we propose methodologies for handling supply uncertainty due to plant outages at both the strategic and the operational levels. In this talk, I will first consider the strategic problem of optimizing customers' allocation coupled with production planning. The main objective is to minimize a total estimated cost which includes production, distribution, and contractual costs over a set of plant outages scenarios. Second, I will address the inventory routing problem for bulk gas distribution under supply uncertainty. I will present the general methodology we proposed for generating, classifying, and selecting ‘robust’ solutions which, by definition, are less impacted when plant outages occur. Finally, I will present some of the results we obtained when applying this methodology to Air Liquide's bulk supply chain.
Nicoleta Neagu received her MS in Computer Science from the University of Bucharest in 1998 and her Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2003. From 2004 to 2006 she was a researcher at Whitestein Technology AG in Zurich. From 2006 to 2008, she was a postdoctoral associate at the Operations Research Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA, where she worked on logistics problems in collaboration with United Parcel Service (UPS). Since 2008, Dr. Neagu has been with the Applied Mathematics group at the Claude Delorme Research Center of Air Liquide where she is now an Operations Research Expert.
PROFESSOR , UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
28 November 2013 - SALLE DU CONSEIL - From 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Institute for Advanced Studies, Austria
28 November 2013 - Room T 008 - From 11:20 am to 12:20 pm
We exploit a policy discontinuity at U.S. state borders to identify the effects of unemployment insurance policies on unemployment. Our estimates imply that most of the persistent increase in unemployment during the Great Recession can be accounted for by the unprecedented extensions of unemployment benefit eligibility. In contrast to the existing recent literature that mainly focused on estimating the effects of benefit duration on job search and acceptance strategies of the unemployed -- the micro effect -- we focus on measuring the general equilibrium macro effect that operates primarily through the response of job creation to unemployment benefit extensions. We find that it is the latter effect that is very important quantitatively.
PROFESSOR , KELLOG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
26 November 2013 - SALLE DU CONSEIL - From 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
While analyzing how and why firms respond to product market demands has been a long withstanding central issue in the strategy literature, recent research suggests the need for a comparable level of attention on how and why firms respond to non-market (i.e., institutional) demands. In this study, we theoretically and empirically analyze how Brazilian listed firms responded to voluntary institutional reforms (aimed at reducing longstanding agency problems related to pyramidal group ownership) to the BOVESPA stock market to better understand strategic response to institutional changes. This study provides insight on which types of firms are more likely to adopt new institutional practices; how firm market signals affect firm stock performance; and whether implementing new organizational practices, or not, affects the longevity of changes in performance. We show that firms that signaled to the market better governance practices received abnormal stock returns at the time of announcement and migration. However, we also find that in many cases, the changes observed are more symbolic than substantive. In cases where the main shareholder is a family-owned pyramidal group, the firm is more likely to decouple. Conversely, government-owned and dual-listed firms are less likely to be non-implementers of the new corporate governance practices.
London School of Economics
22 November 2013 - HEC Campus, salle T022 - From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In this paper we examine how performance measurement systems (PMS) can be used within organizations to help organizational members to express their values and beliefs. This use of PMS, which we term its expressive role, is important as pluralistic and expressive forms of organization are becoming more prevalent. Furthermore, prior research indicates that enabling the expression of values and beliefs by organizational members can generate energy and commitment that are important to the achievement of organizational objectives. In a field study of a mental health development project, we draw on Huy’s (1999) concepts of display freedom and playfulness to examine the design and operational characteristics that are important in the development of an expressive role for PMS. We also examine the interplay
between the expressive role and other uses of PMS, and identify circumstances in which these roles can clash and/or be complementary. This study of the expressive role of PMS study broadens understanding of the functioning of PMS in organizations (Burchell et al., 1980; Ansari & Euske, 1987), the way in which management control systems can be used to signal values and preferences, and the use of PMS in NGOs to help manage potential tensions between service delivery and humanitarian values.
Erasmus University Rotterdam
15 November 2013 - HEC Campus, salle T004 - From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Prior studies link zero and small positive earnings surprises to earnings management. In this study, we examine earnings forecast uncertainty as an alternative explanation. Specifically, we argue that rational analysts trade off the benefits and costs of forecast bias and that earnings forecast uncertainty (the inverse of the precision of analysts’ information) is negatively associated with the net benefits of pessimistically biased short-term forecasts. Accordingly, we predict and find that earnings forecast uncertainty is significantly negatively related to the likelihood of small positive versus small negative earnings surprises, holding constant incentives for earnings management. Similarly, we find that earnings forecast uncertainty is significantly related to the likelihood of zero and small positive earnings surprises. Our results have important implications for studies that categorize firms as "suspect" based on the sign and magnitude of earnings surprises. We highlight the potential importance of empirically controlling for earnings forecast uncertainty in studies that employ the "meet/just beat dichotomy" to capture constructs related to earnings quality.
Professor , HEC Geneva - University of Geneva
7 November 2013 - HEC - Jouy en Josas Campus - Building S - Room S122 - From 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
The multi-sourcing Newsvendor problem is highly relevant as well as in the context of a reseller or a producer, but it poses challenging issues. In this problem, the decision maker needs to cover an uncertain demand by ordering from multiple suppliers. Each supplier faces a random yield factor with a general probability distribution.
The problem amounts to selecting how much to order from each supplier, so as to minimize expected procurement cost. Each supplier is characterized by given costs and a distribution of his random yield factor.
Determining the optimal ordering quantities is prohibitively difficult. We consider a maximin expected cost model, where the objective function is the worst-case expected cost over a set of probability distributions with given mean and covariance information. We derive the corresponding exact and approximate optimal ordering strategies. The optimal orders are identified using a tractable conic programming approach.
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