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HEC Incubator Jumps on Station F Startup Train

7 July 2017

The much-anticipated opening of the Station F startup campus moved into its operational phase, called Onboarding. In the first week of July it welcomed around 1,000 startups into a transformed Paris train depot known as the Halle Freyssinet. At the heart of the ambitious project is HEC Incubator, its 73 startups, 180 workspaces and 700m² of open space

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HEC Paris and ESA Launch Joint Initiative to Explore Outer Space for Peaceful and Sustainable Business Projects

22 June 2017

The European Space Agency and HEC Paris have signed a joint accord centered on the creation of ESA Lab@HEC Paris.

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D-TEA conference: Can Majority Judgment Solve the Iniquities of the Majority Rule Voting System ? Two Researchers Are Convinced it Can

21 June 2017

HEC Professor Itzhak Gilboa and his team decided to devote themselves to the theme of voting at the 2017 D-TEA workshop (Decision: Theory, Experiments & Applications). Set in the historic Institut Henri Poincaré, central Paris, the economist and specialist in Decision Sciences invited Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki to share their proposals to replace the Majority (...)

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Meeting the Architect of HEC Paris' First 100% Online Master's Degree

15 June 2017

It was back in March 2016 that HEC Paris Dean Peter Todd asked Professor Marc Vanhuele to devote himself to constructing the business school’s first-ever 100% online degree program. This associate Dean in charge of Digital appeared to be a perfect choice: throughout his 20-year-plus career at HEC, he has been integrating the latest in digital technology with his classroom teaching and marketing (...)

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Gender and Race Inequality at Work: Research Academics Gather to Share and Communicate their Findings at SnO

12 June 2017

The Inequality Conference organized by the Society and Organizations Center (SnO) was hosted for the first time by HEC Paris on May 19-20, 2017. This kind of conference serves as reminder that inequality is not fully understood. There is evidence that inequality is still present in organizations, and that there is work left to be done to ensure that minorities have access to jobs, and (...)

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The Sciences Po School of Public Affairs and HEC Paris are launching a new dual MBA-MPA

7 June 2017

This new degree builds on the longstanding cooperation between Sciences Po and HEC Paris which created, in 2008, a dual degree in corporate and public management for students in initial training.

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HEC Paris Graduation Ceremony 2017: Take-off for the Stars

7 June 2017

The truculent former New York mayor Ed Koch used to say to graduates: "The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match, each one of you is a fuse." Well, the fuses certainly seemed to be lit on Friday and Saturday June 10 and 11 2017 at the Jouy-en-Josas campus. That’s where almost 2,000 students from the Grande Ecole, MBA and Executive Education of the HEC Paris business (...)

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Adam Smith Conference in Finance on HEC Paris Campus

2 June 2017

The Adam Smith Workshops were hosted for the first time by HEC Paris on March 17-18, 2017. It brought together distinguished scholars from around the world to present and discuss recent research in all areas of financial economics. The Adam Smith Workshops are a regular event organized jointly by HEC Paris, Imperial College Business School, London Business School, London School of Economics, (...)

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HEC Paris Tops Global Table in The Economist’s Maiden Master in Management Rankings

1 June 2017

The Economist  ranked HEC Paris’ Master in Strategic Management a world-beater in its ranking of MiM programs around the world. The business school is the only establishment to be accorded the top “A” band in a ranking where the British magazine judges on factors as diverse as open career opportunities, faculty quality, potential to network, student diversity and education (...)

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Seed Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: A Major Success

23 May 2017

The principle actors of the 2017 Seed Entrepreneurship Summit, held between March 31 and April 1, declared themselves “delighted” at the outcome of this pioneering first edition. It was built on the synergies between HEC Seed and Université Paris-Saclay’s Student Entrepreneurship Day. They have taken heart from a strong turnout, high-quality workshops and exciting pitch competitions. (...)

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