Press Releases

Lars Peter Hansen named HEC Paris Professor Honoris Causa

26 May 2015

Lars Peter Hansen, Nobel Prize in Economics and professor at the University of Chicago, has been named HEC Paris Honoris Causa  Professor. The title was awarded at a special ceremony hosted by Bernard Ramanantsoa, Dean of HEC Paris, and Pierre Dussauge, Dean of Faculty and Research.

Celebrating 25 years of The MBA Tournament

5 May 2015

15 top-ranked business schools, 1500 students and 3 days of high-energy action-packed events. The annual MBA Tournament (MBAT), hosted and organized by HEC Paris MBA, will be celebrating its 25th consecutive year on May 7th to 9th . 

Ratan N. Tata receives honoris causa degree from HEC Paris

23 April 2015

Ratan N. Tata, chairman of Tata Trusts, has been awarded an HEC Paris honoris causa degree at a special ceremony held on campus. Mr Tata is the first industry leader from Asia to be awarded such a distinction from HEC Paris. 

HEC Paris unveils its first entrepreneurship barometer

26 March 2015

HEC Paris releases today the results of its first entrepreneurship barometer, a survey of a representative panel of 8,500 alumni from all HEC programs (Master in Management, MSc, MBA and Executive MBA). The survey compares the entrepreneurial drive of its most recent graduates, in comparison with those who left the school 10 years ago.

Prof. Alberto Alemanno named a World Economic Forum ‘Young Global Leader’

18 March 2015

The World Economic Forum has announced that HEC Paris’ Professor Alberto Alemanno has been selected as a 2015 Young Global Leader. This honor recognizes top global academics, executives, and public figures under the age of 40. Alemanno’s nomination was prompted in part by his innovative work in legal education via the massive online open course (MOOC) 'Understanding Europe.'

[International Book Release] Organizations, Strategy and Society: The Orgology of Disorganized Worlds, by Prof. Rodolphe Durand

17 February 2015

Organizations are ubiquitous, from clubs and associations to firms and public agencies. They confer meaning to us, and our attachment to and membership of organizations have a profound effect on all areas of our lives. In our increasingly turbulent world, however, these organizations run the risk of disappearing or losing their legitimacy, creating a sense of pointlessness and absurdity. (...)

‘Creating a learning society’: Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz awarded honorary professorship from HEC Paris

19 January 2015

Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, winner of the John Bates Clark Medal and Officer in the French Legion of Honor, has been awarded the title of HEC Professor Honoris Causa at a special ceremony held at HEC Paris.

HEC Paris opens registration to four new MOOCs

15 December 2014

Drawing on the success of its first MOOCs, HEC Paris announces a series of new online courses to be launched in 2015. The first four are already open for registration, and others will follow later in the year.

Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management Teams Up with HEC Paris and FIRST FINANCE Institute to Launch Groundbreaking MOOC-Based Certification Program

25 November 2014

Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (SEM) announced the launch of a digital learning program aimed at broadening the access to excellence in corporate finance.

[International Book Release] Leading with Sense: The Intuitive Power of Savoir-Relier by Valérie Gauthier

13 November 2014

Today's business environment demands a new approach to leadership, one that effectively connects individuals and organizations in the midst of change. Leading with Sense  offers a new, practical approach to meeting this challenge.