Press Releases

HEC Foundation Surpasses its First Fundraising Campaign Goals

20 November 2013

HEC Paris is proud to announce the completion of its first fundraising campaign. In September 2008, the HEC Foundation launched a €100 million fundraising campaign over a five-year period. In total the HEC Foundation raised € 112 million from donations and pledges made by 7,500 donators, 150 premium donors and nearly 70 partner companies. Thanks to this campaign, the HEC Foundation now (...)

HEC Speaks Out With New Communications Campaign

18 November 2013

It is becoming more important than ever for big, international education institutions to stand out with a strong identity, which must reflect the school’s values and meet the expectations of candidates, recruiters and the general public. To make its voice heard in the world of international Business Schools, HEC Paris is now launching a new communications campaign in France and abroad. (...)

Times Higher Education ranks HEC Paris among the world’s top research institutions for social sciences

31 October 2013

HEC Paris has been ranked #10 in Europe and #50 worldwide in the ‘Social Science’ category of the 2013-2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. This result is all the more outstanding as HEC Paris can only present results in Management Sciences, while the other institutions of this ranking have a much wider portfolio in Social Sciences.

HEC Paris and IBM Create New MBA Curriculum Focused on Big Data / Business Analytics

11 October 2013

With IBM’s support, HEC Paris introduces a new MBA curriculum for the 2013 academic year designed to prepare students for the growing number of careers requiring Big Data and analytics skills. Through this partnership, IBM will provide HEC Paris with access to IBM’s Big Data and analytics software solutions, course material and IBM data scientists who will visit classes as guest lecturers and (...)

A ‘finance-fiction’ study - What would be the consequences of banning derivatives from the asset management industry?

4 October 2013

What would be the consequences of banning derivatives from the asset management industry? In a  finance-fiction study called “The Unintended Consequences of Banning Derivatives in Asset Management”, Alessandro Beber, Finance professor at Cass Business School and Christophe Pérignon, Finance Professor at HEC Paris, conduct a what-if analysis of the potential consequences for asset managers (...)

HEC Paris launches its first MOOCs on Coursera

3 October 2013

HEC Paris has become the first Business School in France to launch a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) hosted on the Coursera platform. In light of this, HEC Paris endeavors to boost its academic experience and allow its teaching to go forth, beyond the confines of the campus.

Puma Energy joins the HEC Foundation

2 October 2013

Puma Energy is happy to announce it has joined the HEC Foundation as a corporate partner. The HEC Foundation focuses on furthering knowledge in management sciences and supporting the development of HEC Paris.  A signing ceremony was held on 2nd October 2013 in Paris, in the presence of Pierre Eladari, CEO of Puma Energy, Jean-Paul Vermès, Vice Chairman, Paris Ile-de-France Regional Chamber (...)

HEC Paris and Atos: Winners of 2013 EFMD Excellence in Practice Award

9 September 2013

HEC Paris and Atos have won first prize in the 2013 EFMD Excellence in Practice Award, in the “Development of Talents” category. This award recognizes outstanding case studies describing an effective and impactful Leadership and Development initiative between a company and a Business School. Christine Baldy Ngayo (HEC Paris), Valerie Caillaud (Atos) and the associated teams, Corey Phelps, Karine (...)

HEC Paris welcomes China’s most successful Private Sector Entrepreneurs to campus

1 July 2013

HEC Paris was very proud to welcome the China Entrepreneur Club delegation on Thursday, June 27th for an academic conference on “The Global Leadership Challenge”. After an official meeting with French President François Hollande, it was an honor for HEC Paris to welcome on campus such an outstanding and highly-regarded group of Chinese entrepreneurs.

French President François Hollande meets HEC Paris community in Qatar

28 June 2013

The President of France, His Excellency François Hollande, met with representatives of the HEC Paris community in Qatar and urged his fellow and future alumni to assist in further strengthening links between France and Qatar. The meeting, which was held on 23 June 2013 at the Four Seasons hotel in Doha, took place during the French President’s official visit to the State of Qatar as top (...)