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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, 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 8,500 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 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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Poets & Quants recommends Professor Rodolphe Durand's "Time to reorganize! Understand Organizations, Act, and Build a Meaningful World' MOOC. The course provides a 30,000 foot overview of the nature and development of organizations. In particular, students will examine how organizations relate to their members, customers, and society at large – and vice versa.
Philippe Gaud, who teaches Management & Human Resources at HEC Paris, tells Forbes readers why they should follow him into the "career unknown" even if they'd started to think that it was too late to make such a move. And, if they do, how they can make sure that it will be a success.
HEC Paris, ranks top 3 worldwide for educating CEOs of Fortune 500 companies in Times Higher Education's Index 2017.
Nicolas Lemoine, Executive Director at HEC Paris Business School and Commander in the reserve of the French Navy, shares his leadership tips for Trump in his new role. Tips which might also resonate with all individuals taking on a leadership role at any level of an organization
HEC Paris Business School and Dow Jones joined forces in 2009 to publish an annual ranking of PE firms based on their historic performance and expected future competitiveness respectively, aiming to answer the question "which firms have performed the best for their investors?".
If you're hoping to take that big step into management, January is packed with options to help you avoid the big mistakes, including the University of Michigan's Leading Teams, HEC Paris' Leading Organizations, Stanford's Organizational Analysis, and Northwestern's Leadership Through Social Influence.
The new rule prohibiting MEPs from engaging in paid professional lobbying directly linked to the Union decision-making process is likely to reveal inadequacies, according to Alberto Alemanno, Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Law and Regulation.
“This is true for at least two reasons – he added – the scope of this provision appears quite narrow and difficult to define and, in any event, its enforcement will remain entirely at the discretion of the next president of the European Parliament.”
As the year 2017 is at a crossroads, Rodolphe Durand, Professor of Strategy & Business Policy at HEC Paris, explains the two choices faces by managers: either be exemplary but risk being slightly less profitable than rivals in the very short term, or maximize profitability now but become a target.
With Manuel Valls launching his presidential bid for France’s May 2017 elections on December 5, a page appears to have turned on the country’s political make-up: three stalwarts in French politics, François Hollande, Nicolas Sarkozy and Alain Juppé, have departed as voters appear to hunger for change with what appears to be a hard swing to the right.
French billionaire Xavier Niel wants thousands of technology entrepreneurs, investors and inventors to base themselves in the Station F mega-campus for startups he’s building in downtown Paris. Facebook Inc., Vente-Privee Inc., business school HEC Paris and VCs Daphni and Ventech have already agreed to base some staff at the facility
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