HEC in the Press

France’s academy: liberty, autonomy or permanent bureaucracy?

timeshighereducation.com, 20 April 2017

Times Higher Educatio speaks on the position of higher education within France and how it is compared to other Anglo-Saxon universities. He also looks at the efforts of the political, institutional and academic domains in the past decades that are trying to reform the higher education system.

HEC Paris’ associate professor of langues and cultures Valérie Gauthier admires how higher education in France has been a “source of evolution and revolution” as well as promoting “the idea of France as a strong nation".


If The MBA Admissions Office Applied To Business School: HEC Paris

forbes.com, 20 April 2017

The success (or potential success) of an individual is dependent on how consistent they are in their previous achievements. MBA admissions offices use this method, by looking at an applicant’s past exam results, capability to be innovative and outstanding engagement, in order to determine whether to accept them on the program.

HEC Paris answers three questions inspired by application forms from top universities. 


This is the reason why people are afraid to ask for help at work

irishmirror.ie, 19 April 2017

A study by HEC Paris has revealed that people are less likely to ask for help at work because they feel it is ineffective. Management and Human Resources professor Daniel Newark, who carried out this study, believes that many people cannot do their jobs without help. 


UK Snap Election Approved by MPs

bbc.co.uk, 19 April 2017

In the programme, with the first round of voting for a new French president just four days away, the BBC's Theo Leggett explains the economic policies of the runners and riders, and Jeremy Ghez, economics professor at the HEC business school in Paris tells us which contender the EU establishment most fears.


The Debate: Edinburgh or Paris for an Entrepreneurial MBA?

topmba.com, 12 April 2017

Top MBA has chosen to compare cities based in two of Europe’s top destinations for MBA applicants – the UK and France. They’ve also roped in Wendy Loretto, dean of the University of Edinburgh Business School, and HEC Paris professor and academic director, Michel Safars, to tell readers more about the entrepreneurial possibilities of their cities and MBA programs.


Hungry, Exhausted and Filthy: 8 Leadership Tips From Extreme French Marine Commandos Training

Forbes.com, 10 April 2017

Nicolas Lemoine, Executive Director at HEC Paris Business School and Commander in the reserve of the French Navy, learned more from the toughest people he's ever known - the French Marine Commandos. So, what corporate and leadership lessons did the French Army elite generate? 


HEC Paris’ New Online Master’s In Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Poets & Quants, 30 March 2017

Peter Todd made news last year when he became the first non-French dean of HEC Paris, one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious business schools. Now he and the school are hoping to make news again, this time of the curricular variety, by launching the online Master's in Innovation & Entrepreneurship


HEC Paris and Coursera launch online Master's in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com, 29 March 2017

HEC Paris and Coursera have launched their first fully online international degree program, the online Master's in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OMIE). 
The European business school has created this degree in collaboration with the online learning platform to allow students to work in teams over a six-month period on a project of choice, from the planning stages to bringing the idea to life. 


HEC Paris, Ashoka varsity tie-up

thehindubusinessline.com, 22 March 2017

HEC Paris tied up with Ashoka University to promote cooperation on academics and research and development. Under the partnership, the institutions would initially focus on entrepreneurship and social business exchange programmes. 


Five Golden Rules To Deal With Discrimination In The Workplace

Forbes, 21 March 2017

Employers should not discriminate: not only is it illegal, but it costs them money, sometimes lots of money. HEC Paris Professor Matteo Winkler shares his five golden rules to avoid discrimination in the workplace.