Press Releases

HEC Paris makes Purposeful Leadership a strategic priority

4 July 2018

HEC Paris 1981 Alumnus Hubert Joly, CEO of Best Buy, is donating €3.7 million (over $4.3 million) to help his Alma Mater create a new Chair devoted to Purposeful Leadership. The launch of the Joly Family Endowed Chair in Purposeful Leadership is a first step to positioning the school as a globally recognized center of excellence for the study and dissemination of Purposeful Leadership. Rodolphe (...)

HEC Paris Signs Strategic Partnerships in China in Presence of French Prime Minister

25 June 2018

France’s number one business school, HEC Paris, has signed major partnership agreements with two of China’s top universities, SUSTech in Shenzhen and Tsinghua University in Beijing. They aim to strengthen academic research, develop executive programs and create world-class degrees in fields as diverse as innovation management, entrepreneurship and creative industries. The partnerships will also (...)

HEC Paris Celebrates 15 Years of Alternative Management, Sustainable Development and Social Innovation Teaching

20 June 2018

The MSc in Sustainability & Social Innovation (SASI), a laboratory of reflection and ideas, questions ways of deepening corporate transformation and economic models to reach sustainability objectives.

Green revolution at the Heart of AfricaDays 2018, Hosted by HEC Paris

4 April 2018

The second edition of AfricaDays, hosted by Europe’s top business school, HEC Paris, put the spotlight on agriculture in Africa. On April 3, Africa’s main economic actors met on campus to discuss the most pressing issues in African agriculture and the solutions needed to answer the challenges they pose.

The HEC Paris Executive Certificate in Aerospace & Aviation celebrates its 10th anniversary

31 January 2018

The HEC Paris Executive Certificate in Aerospace & Aviation celebrates its 10th anniversary today and will be hosting a special closing ceremony at the Hôtel Meurice in Paris in the evening. Launched in 2008, the program has been designed to sharpen the analytical and decision-making skills of participants and raise their awareness of the complex challenges and strategic opportunities in the (...)

HEC Paris launches Wintegreat program to revive refugees' professional projects

29 January 2018

Ten students from HEC Paris have come together with administrative teams and teachers, as well as graduates of the school, to accommodate twenty refugees over a semester. This initiave is the result of a partnership with Wintegreat, a solution for the professional integration of refugees. 

HEC Paris launches Private Equity Value Creation Hall of Fame and appoints first inductee

14 December 2017

HEC Paris has just launched its Private Equity Value Creation Hall of Fame which will feature Private Equity Funds who have generated exceptional level of value to their investors, the so-called LPs.

HEC Paris announces new scholarship for Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme

21 November 2017

On a mission to create a fairer, more sustainable world, HEC Paris has launched a new scholarship for  applicants to its Online Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OMIE) programme.

HEC Paris and Antin Infrastructure Partners create a Chair dedicated to private equity and infrastructure

16 October 2017

HEC Paris and Antin Infrastructure Partners, a European private equity firm focusing on infrastructure investments, announce the creation of a joint Chair dedicated to private equity and infrastructure.

Novel and useful crowdfunding ideas don’t work together, reveals new research

3 October 2017

New research on crowdfunding carried out by HEC Paris, the University of Technology Sydney, Singapore Management University and INSEAD has revealed that funding efforts are weakened if ideas are deemed to be both novel and useful. The study is the first evidence of how the Kickstarter community – those backing crowdfunding projects on the world’s largest online crowdfunding portal - values (...)