Double degree with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

HEC students enrolled in the HEC Paris-IIMA’s double degree program will have access to more than a hundred of electives.

HEC Paris’ students following the double degree with IIMA will undertake the second year of the curriculum, which is made up of electives.

More details about IIMA Post-Graduate Programme in Management

The Curriculum

HEC Paris’ students will have access to a wide range of electives during the second year of the curriculum. These electives consist of in-class courses, often with project components, courses of independent study, exchange programs and intensive field courses, totaling 15.50 - 18.50 credits (310-370 sessions).

The electives are categorized into 13 different subject areas.

Business Policy

  • Foundations of Strategy Consulting
  • Business, Government and Law
  • Business Intellectual Property
  • Dynamics of Framing and Execution of Strategy
  • Economics of Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Planning
  • Leadership, Vision, Meaning & Reality
  • International Business Dispute Resolution
  • International Business
  • Mysteries in Management
  • Technology Strategy for Hi-tech Industries
  • Leadership for Professional Services Firms

Center for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship

  • Practice of Social Business: Human Centered Problems Solving
  • New Technology Applications, Design and Business Models

Information System

  • Consulting in e-Governance: From Vision to Implementation
  • Digital Inclusion For Development
  • Enterprise Digital Infrastructure
  • ERP Systems: Technology Planning & Implementation
  • Management of Software Projects & Enterprises
  • Data Mining and Business Intelligence
  • Data Visualization for Decision Making
  • Strategies in the Internet Economy
  • Strategic Management of Information Systems

Center for Management in Agriculture

  • Seminar course on Globalizing and Resurgent India through Innovative Transformation
  • Management of Technology for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Shodh Yatra
  • Understanding Creativity, Innovation, Knowledge Networks & Entrepreneurship


  • Communicating Corporate Reputation
  • Difficult Communication
  • Managerial Communication
  • Cultural Identities and Intercultural Communication
  • Media and society: The Economics, Politics, Ethics and Technologies for Mass Communication
  • Intercultural Communication Competence
  • Strategic Negotiation Skills for Leaders
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Communication Skills for Team and Leadership Effectiveness


  • Economics of Organization
  • Economics of Happiness
  • Game Theory and Applications
  • International Trade and Investment
  • International Trade: Theory and Policy
  • Monetary Theory and Policy
  • Labour Markets in Developing Countries

Finance and Accounting

  • Alternative Investments and Hedge Funds
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Microfinance Management
  • Financing of Firms
  • Fixed Income Securities -Credit
  • Fixed Income Securities -Rating
  • Management Control and Metrics for Organisational Performance
  • Futures, Options & Risk Management
  • Fraud Risk Assessment and Government Mechanisms
  • Managing Financial Institutions
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Restructuring
  • Principles of Transfer Pricing
  • Security Regulations
  • Stochastic Calculus in Finance
  • Strategic Perspectives in Banking
  • Trading Strategies
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Valuation of Firms


  • Advertising & Sales Promotion Management
  • Business to Business Marketing
  • Consumer Based Business Strategies
  • Consumer Behavior and Technology
  • International Business and Foreign Market Entry in BRIC Countries
  • Innovation, Live
  • Marketing Management in the World of High Technologies and Innovation
  • Managing Customer Value Delivery
  • Managing Luxury Business
  • Marketing Research & Information Systems
  • Neuroscience and Consumer
  • Pricing
  • Seminar on Brand Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategic for Digital Marketing and e-Business
  • Sports Marketing

Organizational Behavior

  • Developing an Entrepreneurship Personality
  • Co-constructing Organizational Changes
  • Developing the Creative Self
  • Explorations in Roles and Identity
  • High Performing Teams: A Journey
  • Power and Politics in Organization
  • Talent Management

Personnel and Industrial Relations

  • Business and Society
  • Business Transformation and Organizational Turnaround
  • Employee Performance Management and Appraisal Systems
  • Human Resource Management in the Service Sector
  • Managing Negotiations
  • Personal Competencies for International HRM
  • Strategic Human Resources Management

Production and Quantitative Methods

  • Advanced Methods of Data Analysis
  • Elephants and Cheetahs: Systems, Strategy and Bottlenecks
  • Quantitative System Performance
  • Revenue Management and Dynamic Pricing
  • Statistical Methods in Data Analysis
  • Manufacturing and Service Operations Strategy

Public System Group

  • Aviation Business Strategies
  • Carbon Finance
  • CSR: Transforming money to impact
  • Disaster Management
  • Environment Management
  • Good Governance & People Living in Poverty
  • Hospital Management
  • Health Insurance
  • Infrastructure Development & Financing
  • Investigating Corporate Social Irresponsibility
  • Managing Sustainability
  • Managing Energy Business
  • Managing Telecom Enterprises
  • Public Policy
  • Public Health Management
  • Public Finance
  • Managing Sustainability
  • Social Entrepreneurship: Innovating Social Change
  • Transport Infrastructure
  • Urban Economy & Business Environment
  • Strategic Transformation and Change in the Indian Economy
  • Venturing in Health Care

Outside Area Course

  • Bionics
  • Contemporary Film Industry: A Business Perspective
  • Philosophical Foundations of Management
  • Doing Business in India
  • Growth, Equity and Equality