Press Releases

European business schools gather at HEC Paris for the 26th “MBA Olympics” - HEC PARIS, LBS, IE finish in TOP 3

12 May 2016

1,500 MBA student athletes competed in 23 different sports last week-end. For the past 26 years, the “MBAT” Tournament has been held and organized at HEC Paris. Students from all over Europe left their Excel spreadsheets, market segmentations, and SPSS analyses to challenge one another in climbing, swimming, running, and other sports activities. 

HEC Paris Connected Care Project and iHealth Labs join the 2016 MBAT Sports Tournament

6 May 2016

HEC Paris continues to explore how wearable health and well-being devices drive better cognitive performance while improving the health and happiness of managers. The 26 Annual MBA Tournament (MBAT) will bring over 1500 sports enthusiast from the leading MBA schools in Europe to the HEC Paris Jouy-en-Josas campus for three days of sporting competitions and social networking.  (...)

Kering partners with HEC Paris Luxury Chair

28 April 2016

Kering and HEC Paris School of Management have renewed ties that were established in 2010 around the school´s Luxury Chair. As a result, Kering will continue its partnership with the HEC Foundation for the next five years and will also sponsor the "Luxury Certificate" programme.

Wang Shi joins HEC Paris as International advisor

21 April 2016

HEC Paris announces the nomination of Chinese entrepreneur Wang Shi, founder and chairman of China Vanke, as the French business school’s International advisor. 

Fresh graduates from the HEC Paris Leadership Development Programme tailored-made to Puma Energy

4 April 2016

The first cohort of the HEC Paris - Puma Energy Executive Leadership Development Programme graduated on April 6th and presented their final business projects via video conference from Johannesburg, El Salvador, Geneva and Singapore. 

HEC Paris teams up with the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan

21 March 2016

HEC Paris is participating in the 4th edition of Africa’s CEO Forum which takes place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on March 21st and 22nd, organized by the “Jeune Afrique” media group. 

New research shows regulatory tools in financial sector not fit for purpose

8 March 2016

The tools currently used by regulators toassess risk in the financial sector are not fit for purpose, according to newresearch from HEC Paris business school. Professors of finance Christophe Pérignon and Jean-Edouard Colliard, have examined whether financial regulators could predictand prevent another catastrophe like the financial crisis of 2008. They found that although there may (...)

HEC Paris Executive Education broadens its international affairs catalogue with the launch of 'USA 2020' Program

18 February 2016

The US 2016 election will mark an end to the Obama era and could potentially be a contest between two radically different visions of America for 2020. To help key decision-makers and senior executives  better understand the long-term dynamics shaping the business landscape in the United States and beyond, HEC Paris Executive Education has announced the launch of its USA 2020 program. The (...)

HEC Paris and AXA Investment Managers offer new MOOC

14 January 2016

HEC Paris and AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announce their partnership that will offer asset management education through a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), launching in April 2016 and open to all. The MOOC will be available through the Coursera online platform.

HEC Paris leads health and well-being study

12 January 2016

HEC Paris and Intel collaborate on cutting-edge project into the potential of wearable technologies for executive performance