HEC in the press

First impressions: New MBAs at French business schools

BusinessBecause.com, 6 October 2014

The end of summer brings with it a fresh MBA intake, with newly-arrived HEC Paris students reflecting on the first few days of their course.


MBA students make steps into the fashion industry

Financial Times, 5 October 2014

HEC Paris has run MBA courses with luxury group Kering and Tsinghua University since 2011, as MBA graduates begin to infiltrate the world of fashion.


What makes a great boss? [Video]

Financial Times, 3 October 2014

Associate Professor Valérie Gauthier explains how a full use of the five senses, a striking degree of self-awareness, and generosity together make a great leader.


Is socially responsible investment a collective concern?

TopMBA.com, 2 October 2014

Diane-Laure Arjaliès and Afshin Mehrpouya, professors at HEC Paris, argue that individuals should combine to collectively influence the investment decisions of their banks and insurers.


At work, the clock hurts your creativity

Wall Street Journal, 1 October 2014

A new study from a team including Anne-Laure Sellier, associate professor at HEC Paris, reveals how a task-based organization of work produces happier workers than those who work by the clock.


Stonington grad’s idea about bees creating quite a buzz

TheDay.com, 23 September 2014

Kelsey Julius travels with her team of fellow HEC Paris students to the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, where the Hult Prize is being awarded.


Finance: Compliance, risk management careers swell for MBAs after crisis

BusinessBecause.com, 22 September 2014

Although front office positions remain most popular for HEC Paris MBA graduates, their knowledge of compliance, risk and regulation is in unprecedented demand.


Hult Prize finalists gear up for social entrepreneurs’ showdown

BusinessBecause.com, 22 September 2014

The HEC Paris team behind the ‘Bee Healthy’ disease detection initiative travel to New York for the Hult Prize awards ceremony.


Top LBO fund investors pile on leverage to boost returns

Bloomberg, 10 September 2014

Professor Oliver Gottschalg comments on reports that leveraged-buyout fund investors are themselves leveraging debt at an increasing rate.


The top 35 MBAs for getting a job in investment banking

eFinancialCareers, 4 September 2014

A study by eFinancialCareers reveals that over half of HEC Paris MBA students are recruited into ‘Tier 1’ investment banks upon graduation.