Double Degree with TUM School of Management

The HEC Paris-TUM’s double degree program - Master in Management & Technology (WITEC) - gives access to a comprehensive curriculum in the management field as well as in the engineering field and the natural sciences.

HEC Paris’ students following the double degree program with Technische Universität München (TUM) will have access to a very complete curriculum:

  • Basics in management
  • A specialization in management
  • A specialization in engineering/natural sciences (basic knowledge)
  • Electives in management and economics
  • A master's thesis

Thus, HEC double degree students will choose:

  • a Major in Management
  • a Major in Engineering & Natural Sciences
  • electives

but will also have to complete a Master’s thesis at TUM.

The duration of the program in Munich is 3 semesters.

Although most classes are taught in English, proficiency in German is required for the program.

More details about TUM Master in Management & Technology

Major in Management

HEC Paris’ students will have the opportunity to choose one the 4 following majors in management, which take place during the first and second semesters:

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Core Courses

  • Firms' insourcing of scientific knowledge
  • Concepts in International Entrepreneurship
  • Emergence and persistence of ventures and family businesses
  • Entrepreneurial Finance Lab
  • Strategies, business models and changes
  • Organization design in startups
  • Elective courses

Lead-User Project

  • Technology Entrepreneurship Lab
  • Case Study Seminar: Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Financial Modeling in Private Equity
  • Applied Business Venturing
  • Introduction to Sociology - The Sociology of Harry Potter
  • Consumer Behavior Research Methods

Marketing, Strategy and Leadership


Core courses

  • Introduction à l’analyse d’enveloppement des données
  • New Product Development and Marketing
  • Leadership in the 21st century
  • Responsible management
  • Judgment and Strategic Decision Making
  • Strategic Management and Organization

Elective courses

  • Marketing Compliance
  • Personal development
  • Behavioral Pricing: Insights, Methods, and Strategy
  • Management in the digital era
  • Performance Measurement
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Negotiation Strategies

Operations and Supply Chain Management


Core courses

  • Sustainable Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Aviation and Airport Operations
  • Supply Chain Design in Africa - Status and Developments
  • Recent Breakthroughs in Quantitative Models and Methods

Elective courses

  • Human Decision Behavior - Insights from Laboratory Experiments
  • Operations Management in the Process Industries
  • Quality Management
  • Logistics and Operations Strategy
  • Stochastic Modeling and Optimization

Finance and Accounting


Core courses

  • Current Issues in Private Equity
  • Topics in Corporate Management
  • Cases in Finance
  • Case Study Seminar Finance & Accounting
  • Corporate Valuation – Theory and Practice
  • Entrepreneurial Finance Lab
  • Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting

Elective courses

  • Asset Management
  • Challenges in Energy Markets
  • Banking and Risk Management
  • Value Creation through Restructuring, Innovation and Growth
  • Energy Markets
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Modeling in Private Equity
  • Industrial Economics and Regulation of Energy Markets

Mandatory Courses

The following mandatory courses are common to the 4 majors in Management:

  • Empirical Research in Economics and Management
  • Introduction to Leadership
  • Organizational Psychology

All HEC Paris’ students also have to follow courses from another major in management (different from the one they follow) or additional courses in economics.

Major in Engineering and Natural Science

In addition to the Major in Management, HEC Paris students will have the choice between the 3 following majors in engineering or natural sciences:

Chemistry

  • General and inorganic chemistry
  • Chemist biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Physics

Informatics

  • Informatics introduction
  • Programming introduction
  • Databanks foundations

Mechanical Engineering

  • Technical Drafting
  • Technical mechanics
  • Mechanical components: groundings, production, application