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Welcome Day Brings Together HEC Family

27 September 2017

September 3, 2017 marked HEC Paris’ Welcome Day, organized on its leafy campus at Jouy-en-Josas. Yet this was an inaugural edition for HEC Paris, bringing together for the first time newly-arrived students and their families from all of HEC’s schools and centers. It was a 2,000-strong communion light years away from the 1881 version.

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Lebanon’s ESA Business School and HEC Paris Launch New Master

15 September 2017

September saw the kick-off of a one-year countdown towards a new Entrepreneurship Master, born out of the partnership between Beirut’s Ecole Supérieure des Affaires, HEC Paris and the Chambre de Commerce d’Industrie de Beyrouth et du Mont Liban. The three-party accord, signed on June 21 2017 at the Paris Chamber of Commerce (CCIR), gives birth to a Master taught entirely in English. It will be (...)

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A Balancing Act: Juggling HEC Studies and Business Initiatives

11 September 2017

Nothing prevents HEC Paris students from creating startups in parallel to their studies. That was the conviction of several HEC graduates 2016 hoping to be at the heart of France’s surge up the global startup league. Five alumni from the Grande Ecole, MBA and Executive Education share their experiences of mixing studies with business.

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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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