Press Releases

HEC Paris, Tsinghua University and Kering launch ‘Kering Greater China – Leading talent through global perspectives’ executive education program to support talent development in China

10 April 2014

Beijing, China - Paris, France. In collaboration with Tsinghua University in Beijing, HEC Paris announced the launch of ’Kering Greater China – Leading talent through Global perspectives‘, a program. The program will provide tailor-made executive education to high-potential managers at Kering and its brands operating in Greater China. The program is designed to respond to the growing demand for (...)

HEC Paris joins Global Network for Advanced Management

20 March 2014

HEC Paris has joined the Global Network for Advanced Management, whose primary aim is to develop innovative projects in the field of global business studies. This MBA and academic cooperation platform, established by the YALE School of Management with founding members INSEAD and NUS Business School, counts 25 leading institutions on 5 continents.

AXA and HEC Paris Launch the "Digital Strategy and Big Data" Chair

18 March 2014

AXA and HEC Paris launch a new teaching chair in “Digital Strategy and Big Data”. Julien Lévy, Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris and Director of the Major and Specialized Master in “Management and New Technologies”, will have academic responsibility for this Chair.

HEC Paris and New York University Law Team-Up to Launch an EU Policy and Regulatory Affairs Clinic

21 January 2014

Initiated by Alberto Alemanno, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law at HEC Paris, HEC Paris and New York University (NYU) School of Law have set up the first EU legal clinic devoted to European policy and regulatory affairs. By teaming up with selected NGOs and offering pro-bono legal advice, this initiative will allow selected students from NYU and HEC Paris to experience the EU decision-making (...)

HEC Paris Appoints New Associate Dean for Executive Education

17 January 2014

For the first time in its history, HEC Paris has appointed a woman as head of Executive Education. Elected by the faculty, Marina Kundu takes over from Bertrand Moingeon who was in charge of HEC Executive Education for 16 years. Ranked #1 worldwide by the Financial Times in 2013, HEC Paris Executive Education offers individuals and companies the opportunity to learn and develop through a wide (...)

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 (...)