HEC in the press

Executive education ranking 2015: Fine lines separate the elite

Financial Times, 17 May 2015

HEC Paris has been ranked second in 2015 Financial Times combined ranking of executive short courses, based on participant and client satisfaction, the diversity of participants and faculty, and international exposure.


Executive education has a key role to play in Qatar’s progress

QF Telegraph, 17 May 2015

Academics from the Gulf region and beyond shared their experiences, practices, and insights, and discussed potential collaborations, when they attended the 2015 European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Conference, held at HEC Paris in Qatar from 12-14 April 2015.


How rankings and recruiters make it difficult to enrol more women in business schools

Poets & Quants, 13 May 2015

Bernard Garrette, associate dean of the HEC Paris MBA, says that rankings and corporate employers are making it harder for schools to recruit and attract more women to MBA programs.


Small is beautiful when it comes to PE investments, according to new report

Private Equity Wire, 12 May 2015

Oliver Gottschalg, associate professor of strategy and business policy at HEC Paris, has published a study analyzing the fundamental drivers of risk and return in private equity fund investment portfolios.


HEC holds annual MBAT in Paris

Peninsula Qatar, 11 May 2015

Fifteen top-ranked business schools and 1,500 students kicked off three days of high energy, action-packed sports and networking events as HEC Paris hosted the annual MBA Tournament (MBAT) for the 25th consecutive year.


LPs: Be aware of the risks of co-investment, says leading researcher

Realdeals, 5 May 2015

Oliver Gottschalg, associate professor of strategy and business policy at HEC Paris, aims to 'bring risk to the centre stage' in his new work on assessing private equity investments.


The 25 best business schools in the world to make connections and get a job

Business Insider, 22 April 2015

HEC Paris has placed 20th worldwide in the GraduatePrograms.com survey of over 10,000 current and former business school students, which analyzed the strength of cohorts, faculty, and alumni networking connections and opportunities before and after graduating.


The one skill no MBA can survive without

Forbes, 20 April 2015

Students from the HEC Paris MBA program have created Just Solar, a project to bring electricity to remote parts of Africa via solar panels that people can pay for in increments as small as $1, until they own them outright.


Leading academicians highlight importance of management education at 2015 EFMD MENA Conference in Qatar hosted by HEC Paris

Zawya, 19 April 2015

HEC Paris in Qatar successfully hosted the 2015 European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Middle East and North Africa Conference, as leading academicians from the region and beyond emphasized the importance of management education throughout the three-day event.


Why Europe's deflation is everyone's problem

Huffington Post, 14 April 2015

Olivier Chatain, strategy and business policy professor at HEC Paris and senior fellow at Wharton's Mack Institute for Innovation Management, comments on Europe's dangerously low inflation levels.