HEC in the Press

Best Free Business MOOCs in February

Poets & Quants, 31 January 2017

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.

Why It's A Great idea To Change Careers When You Are 40

Forbes.com, 30 January 2017

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. 

THE Alma Mater Index 2017: who educates the global business elite?

www.timeshighereducation.com, 19 January 2017

HEC Paris, ranks top 3 worldwide for educating CEOs of Fortune 500 companies in Times Higher Education's Index 2017. 

What Trump Should Do In His First 90 Days (And How The Same Lessons Could Make You A Better Leader)

Forbes.com, 18 January 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 and Dow Jones Rank Top Performing Private Equity Firms for 2016

finance.yahoo.com, 17 January 2017

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?".

The best free online business courses starting in January

Business Insider, 31 December 2016

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 TeamsHEC Paris' Leading OrganizationsStanford's Organizational Analysis, and Northwestern's Leadership Through Social Influence

Lawmakers tighten EU Parliament rules, but fail to ban all second jobs

Euractiv.com, 14 December 2016

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.”

Managers: Walk That Talk, or Face The People's Wrath

Forbes, 12 December 2016

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. 

Valls' Candidacy: Whither To the Left In France's Redrawn Political Landscape?

Forbes, 5 December 2016

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. 

Paris Mega-Campus Takes Startup Seduction Campaign to London

Bloomberg , 5 December 2016

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