HEC Paris salutes new graduates of Hamad bin Khalifa University

5 May 2015

HEC Paris, hailed the new graduates of the Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) for having successfully hurdled the tough and rigorous educational programs offered by the school.


The HKBU Celebration, which was conducted in honor of the new graduates, was held on 5 May 2015, at the Qatar national Convention Centre (QNCC).

This year’s cohort includes 45 Executive MBA and 49 Specialized Master in Strategic Business Unit Management participants of HEC Paris in Qatar, along with those from other degree programs offered by HBKU in affiliation with its partners.

“HEC Paris, along with its faculty, staff and participants in Qatar, congratulate this year’s cohort of graduates,” said Prof. Laoucine Kerbache, Dean & CEO of HEC Paris in Qatar. “This marks the culmination of all the hard work, dedication and commitment that the graduating  participants put in into their chosen courses and programs. Such efforts were aimed at maximizing the opportunity for knowledge acquisition that will serve as essential tools toward the fulfilment of their professional aspirations.

“I also wish to specifically honor this year’s cohort of graduates of our EMBA and SBUM programs for a job well done,” he added. “I am extremely confident that all our 94 graduating participants now count among the well-rounded, future leaders of tomorrow, whose knowledge determines the freedom and entrepreneurship required for the further growth and development of their respective organizations and for a better world in general.”

As a reflection of the growing popularity among locals and women of the EMBA and SBUM programs offered by HEC Paris in Qatar, this year’s cohort comprises 38 Qataris out of 49 participants in the SBUM program and 32 Qataris out of 45 participants in the EMBA program. There were also 13 and 20 female participants in the EMBA and SBUM programs respectively. 

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