A program for every need
We offer a range of certificate programs for senior managers, executives and functional or operational managers. These programs have been specifically designed to accompany major changes within companies, drive transformation, innovate, meet future challenges and build a strategic vision for each sector.
They did it, why not you?
Discover our Executive Certificates
We offer a range of formats and you can gain credits when certain programs have been successfully completed. These credits open access to the HEC Paris Executive MBA or Executive Masters degree programs.
Refer to the relevant program page for more information.
Select the area of expertise that interests you to discover the different programs we offer and complete an application form by clicking on the "Admission" tab. On average, the admission process takes three weeks.
On average, you can apply for the programs between 6 months and 3 weeks before they begin. Registrations are generally closed 3 weeks before the beginning of the program.
Executive Certificate Igniting Innovation
Executive Certificate Igniting Innovation
How to register for Executive Certificate ?
These certificate programs last from 10 to 30 days, comprise between 2 and 10 modules and are run over a period of several months. This enables you to combine the training program with your professional commitments. Some of the programs are available in blended learning or 100% online formats.
Candidates can only apply twice for the same program.
Our certificate programs are aimed at senior managers, executives, and functional or operational managers, with 5 years of professional experience, who wish to develop, strengthen or update their skills in a specific area.
- Applications are assessed according to the criteria mentioned previously
- Preliminary interview with a Program Advisor
- Submission of application file
The application form is validated by the Academic Direction of the program.
* For our coaching programs, all participants must make a specific commitment to the Program Manager when their applications have been accepted.
Executive Certificate programs last between 10 and 30 days, consist of between 2 and 7 modules, which are spread out over a period several months to enable participants to follow the program without compromising their professional activities.
- A variety of action-based learning methods to facilitate the application of knowledge in real time in your company.
- The mutual enrichment of best practices thanks to the sharing of experience between participants and facilitators.
- Individualized training thanks to an action plan that you develop for your company with the support of an HEC Paris professor.
Depending on the program, the following evaluation methods are used: case studies, business cases, serious games, quizzes; "field" analyses; individual or group work...
The final assessment of the program is determined by the realization and defense an action plan/project, with the guidance of an HEC Paris professor or expert.
When your action plan has been validated and your tutor has given you a passing grade, you will receive your Executive Certificate at the end of the program.
Depending on the program, the following learning methods can be used: case studies, business cases, serious games, simulations, workshops, "field" analyses, company visits, testimonials from experts, analysis models and tools, theoretical input and practical application, individual or group work, interactive discussions, co-development or co-construction, tutoring, mentoring, virtual classes, distance or face-to-face learning, etc.
A few figures
+ 90% of our Executive Certificate participants*
> have given the program score of between 4 and 5, on a scale of 5
> obtained their degrees
* in 2021
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