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The Future of Higher Education: how are universities agents of Social Change ?

18 April 2014

The second Princeton-Fung Global Forum on “The Future of Higher Education” was held in Paris on April 9-11, 2014. The forum is intended to enhance universities' international scholarly engagement and to inspire collaborative thinking about key global issues. HEC Paris Dean Bernard Ramanantsoa gave a speech on "Universities and Development: How Are Universities Agents of Social (...)

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HEC Paris appoints new Chief Operating Officer in Qatar

14 April 2014

HEC Paris School of Management has appointed Mr. Raja Assili as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Qatar. r. Assili, who previously held several senior positions at the London office of the Mawarid Overseas Group  – one of Saudi Arabia’s largest diversified groups – takes over from Mr. Joshua Kobb, Director for Global Initiatives at HEC Paris, who piloted major projects in China and (...)

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The Research Work of a PhD Management Student: "An Entrepreneurial Process"

8 April 2014

A month before the viva for his finance dissertation, Boris Vallée, graduate from the HEC Paris Masters in Management program and now PhD student at the school, has won the Top Finance Graduate Award 2014. This prize is awarded by Copenhagen Business School and was won by another HEC Paris student, Jean-Noël Barrot, in 2013. It rewards the most promising work from young researchers, in terms (...)

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Ten Countries in Six Months for a Global Benchmark in Entrepreneurship

3 April 2014

In August, four HEC Paris Master in Management – Grande école  students will embark on a six month world tour to try and understand the driving forces for entrepreneurship and expatriation, two major economic phenomena in recent years. On completion of their trip the students will release a public study aimed at students attracted by this double challenge.

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Netexplo Forum: Digital Innovation Which Will Transform Society and Enterprises

26 March 2014

After a year of global observation, the 7th edition of the Netexplo Forum, which takes place on 26th, 27th and 28th March 2014 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris in partnership with HEC Paris, will present a selection of the 10 most promising digital innovations of the year. Be it media, marketing, health, biotechnology or food and drink, one of these sectors could be turned upside down by the (...)

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A roadmap for banking regulation, by HEC Paris Prof. David Thesmar

24 March 2014

On 12th March in the pleasant setting of the new Exane BNP Paribas building, just off Oxford Circus, HEC UK alumni have had an opportunity to hear David Thesmar, Finance professor at HEC Paris discuss a big question: “Can we fix the banking system?”  An avid crowd of about seventy banking professionals gathered to hear where academic research at HEC Paris stands this crucial question. (...)

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A New AXA - HEC Paris Chair: Gaining Expertise on Issues of Digital Transformation and Big Data

19 March 2014

AXA and HEC Paris have created a teaching Chair, "Digital Strategy and Big Data", which was inaugurated 17th March 2014. The inauguration took place in the AXA Global Direct buildings with AXA’s CEO, Henri de Castries, in attendance. The aim of this new Chair is to develop courses on the issues of digital innovation and Big Data in large companies.

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Masters Students in Sustainable Development Won the London Regional Final in Hult Prize

17 March 2014

Five HEC students from the MSc in Sustainable Development won the London Regional Final in the Hult Prize, an international Challenge for student social entrepreneurs dedicated to solving the most pressing social challenges on the planet. Their project "Bee Healthy", seeks to help diagnose diabetes for 25 million people living in urban slums around the world by the end of 2019. (...)

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Brian Hill is awarded the CNRS 2014 Bronze Medal for Research on Decision Science

14 March 2014

Brian Hill, affiliate professor at the Economics and Decision Science department, has been awarded the Bronze medal by France’s national research institute CNRS. A talented specialist in his field, this award recognises Brian Hill’s first research work. 

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International Economic Symposium: "EU-Japan, New Strategic Partnership for Future"

13 March 2014

Amidst Europe and Japan’s active preparation for a new Strategic Partnership Agreement and a Free Trade Agreement, an International Symposium was held in Josui Kaikan, Japan, on February 27th 2014 on the theme of: "EU-Japan: New Strategic Partnership for Future". This meeting was organised in conjunction with the EU Studies Institute (EUSI) in Tokyo, Crédit Agricole CIB, Hitotsubashi (...)

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