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Specialized in education and research in management, HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of educational programs for the leaders of tomorrow: Masters Programs, MBA, PhD, HEC Executive MBA, TRIUM Global Executive MBA and Executive Education open-enrolment and custom programs.
Founded in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry and founding member of ParisTech, HEC Paris has a permanent faculty of 115 professors, more than 4,000 students and over 8,500 managers and executives in training every year.
The Master in Management - Grande Ecole Program is designed for students who hold a Bachelor’s degree in any field. The 1st academic year is comprised of general business courses; the 2nd academic year is devoted to the student’s area of specialization.
The school selects students that show the highest potential and then guides them towards the top careers in management. The vocation of the Grande Ecole program is therefore to train its students to become leaders, capable of anticipating changes in the world and of playing a responsible role within it.
HEC successfully meets this exciting challenge by:
- systematically registering all of the knowledge transmitted at HEC at the forefront of research, in all fields of management science;
- being up to date with the on-the-field practices and expectations of the businesses that the school has maintained extremely close relations with since its creation and developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills amongst the students;
- giving all its students the opportunity to have a more international outlook from the beginning and throughout their school life, whether this is through exchanges or double degrees or even on the campus itself, where more than 95 nationalities are brought together.
The Specialized Masters and MSc provide students with a specialization in a sector or a function. Lasting 8 to 12 months and taught full-time, they are aimed at candidates, with little or no professional experience, who have graduated from higher education in France or abroad, and wish to acquire an expertise in a specific field of management.
Six programs are offered in English: MSc in International Finance (with one option in Real Estate conferring a double degree with the University of Wisconsin), Masters in Strategic Management, MSc in International Business, MSc in Managerial & Financial Economics, MSc in Marketing, MSc in Sustainable Development.
Five programs are offered in French: Specialized Masters in International Law and Management, Specialized Masters for Entrepreneurs, Specialized Masters in Projects Management, Specialized Masters in Intelligence Marketing, Specialized Masters in Media Arts and Creation.
One program, two options: 16-month full-time MBA and 24-month part-time MBA.
The HEC MBA is divided into 2 phases. During the fundamental phase participants gain a solid foundation in 11 core business subjects. In the customized phase participants tailor the MBA to suit their individual career paths in selecting from a range of business concentrations, corporate experience and international exchanges.
Participants gain hands-on, practical experience through seminars integrated into the curriculum, such as the MBA Tournament and the off-campus leadership seminar at St-Cyr Military Academy.
The program offers participants a unique and valuable experience of being immersed in a student body of highly diverse nationalities, academic and professional backgrounds. Teamed with exceptionally talented peers, participants motivate each other to achieve, to realize their full potential and ultimately develop and sharpen their leadership skills.
A unique program: 8 majors • 5 locations • 1 single diploma
Specifically built to provide to the managers and to the executives around the world the opportunity to choose from eight majors, but also to follow their courses in five different international locations. The HEC Executive MBA is a program aimed toward senior executives around the world willing to accelerate and boost their career at the mid-term of their professional lives. The main values of our education program are based on strategy, change management, leadership and entrepreneurship.
The Executive MBA is conducted in Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, St. Petersburg and Doha and allows you to remain either in your home track throughout the program, or to take classes within different environments.
In order to fulfill the needs of the executives in today's world, we offer eight different majors: Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Differentiation and Innovation, Global Business Perspectives, Aerospace & Aviation Management in an Energy-Concerned Economy, Telecom & Digital Business, Services and Luxury Management. These majors will allow participants to specialize themselves in a specific field and increase their knowledge in various sectors.
TRIUM Global Executive MBA enables executives to understand the world, as it is today and will be tomorrow.
Ranked #3 Executive MBA worldwide by the Financial Times, it is a unique degree jointly awarded by 3 world-renowned universities: HEC Paris, London School of Economics & Political Science, New York University Stern School of Business.
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Ranked #2 worldwide for Executive Education by the Financial Times, we offer trainings for business leaders and host over 8,500 executives and managers from the whole world. Our mission is to assist companies in training managers, future managers and leaders.
Our desire is to offer executive education programs specifically built for managers and executives. They allow you to put into perspective by revisiting your convictions, enrich you thanks to the diversity of the participants and offer proximity and access to corporate issues. HEC Executive Education relies on the excellence of the faculty of HEC Paris, the expertise of its external speakers and the international reputation of its research in order to offer to its customers a unique and unforgettable experience.
HEC Paris offers:
- a 4-year full-time doctoral program fully taught in English that meets the highest international standards
- a program which fosters originality, innovation and the ability to advance the frontier of management knowledge
- a first year dedicated to courses to give you a grasp of research skills and advanced conceptual frameworks in your field
- supervision by a world-class Faculty engaged in cutting-edge research
- placement at top-level academic institutions around the world.
The faculty is central to knowledge creation and dissemination at HEC. Our 115 permanent faculty (over half are from outside France) work on internationally acclaimed research in most of the major disciplines of management, reflecting the diversity of thought and cultures, the open-mindedness and the exacting intellectual standards promoted at HEC.
The permanent faculty is reinforced by 94 affiliate professors bringing their academic and professional skills to HEC's students and program participants, and 40 visiting professors each year who come to teach and carry out research alongside HEC's own professors.
All these professors enhance HEC's courses and programs through their research work, original teaching materials, and personal interaction with the business world; they contribute to corporate reflection on management issues and are involved in national and international scientific community debates.
At HEC Paris, companies find what they are looking for: interns, young graduates, MBA graduates, executive education programs, professors to work with on research or teaching projects. Drawing from this positive experience, some of them decide to support HEC's development and become HEC corporate partners.
- 2,000 internships
- 300 companies attending recruitment events on campus
- 20 Chairs and Centers
- 52 HEC Foundation corporate partners
- 80 Club Campus partners
- 8,500 Executive Education participants
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Firm-Specific Human Capital, Organizational Incentives, and Agency Costs: Evidence from Retail Banking? Tomasz Obloj, Douglas Frank Strategic Management Journal , forthcoming
HEC Paris is the world’s best Business School in executive education programs for senior managers and executives in the 2013 Edition of the Financial Times Executive Education ranking.
Five HEC students from the MSc in Sustainable Development, the MSc in Finance and the Social Business Enterprise and Poverty Certificate are competing in the Hult Prize, an international Challenge for student social entrepreneurs dedicated to solving the most pressing social challenges on the planet. Their project "Feed Your Future", seeks to improve food security for 200 million people (...)
Philip Eska, a 24 year old German student currently completing his Masters in International Finance at HEC Paris, has won the 2013 edition of “CEO of the Future”, a well-known competition that aims to support young talents--the leaders of tomorrow.
HEC Paris participated in the Technology in Higher Education (THE) conference that took place from 16th –17th April at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha. The forum is an annual conference to learn more about the latest applications of technology in teaching and learning in higher education, and inspire educators and information technology professionals to make effective and (...)
Frédéric Dalsace is associate professor of marketing at HEC Paris where he holds the Social Business / Business and Poverty Chair sponsored by Danone, Schneider Electric and Renault. In this video, he explains that since firms have gained ever greater weight and power in societies throughout the years, it is now their duty to change and take the poverty issue into account. (...)
Shirish Srivastava, Professor of Operations Management & Information Technology, received the Syntec Management Consulting 'Best Published Academic Paper'.
HEC professors Michael Erkens and Hervé Stolowy received the best paper award at the mid-year meeting of the International Section of the AAA (American Accounting Association) (Savannah, Georgia, February 2013) for their paper entitled "Evidence on the impact of adopting English as an external reporting language on foreign investment, analyst following, and liquidity ". (...)
For aspiring entrepreneurs, there’s really only one dream destination: Silicon Valley! This April, 96 students from the HEC-Entrepreneurs Specialized Masters [a1] and the Entrepreneurship Major programs flew to the world’s startup hotspot, located in northern California. During their seven-day visit in April, they soaked in the business environment and met up with 50 Silicon Valley stars, (...)
On April 2nd 2013, HEC Paris was honored to welcome Valery Giscard d’Estaing, former President of the Republic of France, to its campus as part of the European Culture Day. At 87 years old and as eloquent as ever, the President came onto campus to meet HEC students and to discuss the question of Europe and its future around the theme: Has the European Union come to an end?
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