HEC in the press

HEC begins EMBA programme’s first Energy Major module

Gulf Times, 23 June 2014

HEC Paris has launched the first of two modules which make up the "Energy Major" of its Exectuive MBA Program. This first module took place from 18th – 22nd May in Doha, and the follow up module will take place on HEC’s Paris Campus in October.


Financial Times Publishes 2014 Master in Finance Rankings

Find-MBA.com, 23 June 2014

The Financial Times has released its rankings for both pre and post experience Master in Finance, and HEC Paris has come top of the list for the fourth year running.


New Finance Rankings Reveal Wealth Of Choice Since Financial Crisis

Businessbecause.Com , 23 June 2014

In light of the Financial Crisis, many business schools have felt the need to update their finance courses. In the Financial Times’ latest rankings, HEC Paris came top of the list of pre-experience programs. Jacques Olivier, director of the MSc in International Finance at the school, described how the program has become more diverse, with 80% of the Student Body coming from outside of France.


HEC Paris Inaugurates its e-Lab

oneyearmba.com, 10 June 2014

On 20th May 2014, HEC Paris inaugurated its e-Lab, a unique space dedicated to high-technology, creativity, team work and communication. Bernard Ramanantsoa, Dean of HEC Paris, emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship for the school: "Let us remember that entrepreneurship is one of the major components in HEC Paris’ Global Strategy." He thanked all the donors who have supported the project.


Business Schools Seek To Ramp-Up Relations With Businesses

Businessbecause.com, 10 June 2014

Marina Kundu, Head of Executive Education at HEC Paris, talks about the department’s recent success in Executive Education rankings: “Maintaining a leading position worldwide in the face of growing competition and an evolving landscape of executive education over the next three years is an exciting challenge.”


Study : Post-Lesson Reflection Boosts Learning

Blogs.Edweek.Org, 6 June 2014

In “Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance” researchers from HEC Paris, Harvard Business School and the University of North Carolina have found that direct reflection after a lesson can increase an individual’s performance the next time they return to that material.


MBA Women In Business Clubs Are Bringing Women Into The Boardroom

businessbecause.com, 3 June 2014

At business schools across the globe, Women’s Networks are emerging and helping women to find jobs and enter into the board room. At HEC Paris the Women In Leadership Community has been redeveloped to ensure closer ties with the French corporate world. Paula Quinones Rozo, MBA and co-founder of the club, says: “The club provides a support system [for] women… there are plenty of opportunities for female participants to… reach the top. The club helps its members to connect to the corporate world by organizing speaker series, alumni events and networking opportunities.”


Why Technical Skills And An MBA Make Management Consultant

businessbecause.com , 3 June 2014

To help evolve his career in the direction of management consulting, Gavin Henderson chose to study a MBA at HEC Paris, a decision which, among other advantages, allowed him to expand his contact network via the HEC Alumni Network. He says, “The HEC Paris MBA provided the perfect mix of duration, flexibility and international exposure, from a highly ranked business school. I desired a course that was shorter than the traditional two year programs in the US while being more in-depth than a one year program.” Thanks to the career opportunities available to him after his studies at HEC, he also managed to recuperate his tuition investment just two years later.


No party for bankers despite bull market for shares

brecorder.com, 1 June 2014

Despite the stock market booming, revenue has not picked at European investment banks, due to new regulations and a shift to cheaper electronic trading. According to Thierry Foucault, a professor at HEC Paris, "Markets are fragmented. Orders have to be broken up. The nature of trading itself is being altered."


HEC Paris students visit Total research facility

gulf-times.com, 29 May 2014

The Total Research Centre - Qatar (TRC-Q) opened its doors to more than 50 HEC Paris students, as part of a program to visit large industrial projects in Qatar. The TRC-Q is at the core of technology-based innovation, and was thus a very important part of the students' agenda.