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Executive Education

Executive MSc in Change Leadership

Executive MSc in Change Leadership


Language : English 

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Program overview


Harnessing the social science of change

Formerly Consulting & Coaching for Change (CCC), our new Executive MSc in Change Leadership builds on the foundations and research of this long-standing, flagship programme.

A nine-module blended learning programme – run jointly by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and HEC Paris – for reflective practitioners engaged in transformational change, leading to an Executive MSc Degree from HEC Paris


Format: 9 modules (5 face-to-face + 4 online) over 32 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: English
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Cost: 55900 €*

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*Net price, HEC Paris is not subject to Value Added Tax. Prices, dates, faculty and program content are subject to change.



Enhance your capacity for critical thinking by sharing stories, questions, insights, practices and experiences in order to challenge, debate and think differently.

Broaden your repertoire by drawing on a multidisciplinary approach to transform your thinking and behaviour and strengthen your ability to deploy a range of intervention approaches.

Develop outstanding change leadership by questioning preconceived ideas about organizational change and exploring alternative frameworks and practices

Creatively address change challenges by seeing change through different lenses that will enable you to handle new or difficult change situations creatively.



Increase your understanding of change processes and be able to plan and execute systemic change interventions.

Take the time to reflect, analyze, and learn about yourself as a change leader.

Study in a truly multicultural environment with participants from all over the world

Become part of the prestigious HEC Paris and Oxford University Business Alumni networks and the exclusive alumni network for the programme, the Change Leaders.

Academic Director(s)

Marc Thompson
Academic Director and Fellow, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Mathis Schulte
Academic Director and Associate Professor, HEC Paris

Learning methods


Participants engage in lectures, simulations, role plays, case studies, group work, psychometric testing, individual reflections, and online tutorials. They work closely with an experienced tutor from either HEC Paris or Oxford University who will guide the individual learning journey from module essays to the thesis research.

The Executive MSc in Change Leadership is a HEC Paris issued Diploma (Diplôme d’établissement). As such, the programme may not be suitable for those who wish to pursue a PhD.



The Executive Executive MSc in Change Leadership is composed of 9 modules (5 face-to-face and 4 live virtual) and is run over a period of 16 months. Developing, writing and defending a professional thesis plays a key role in the programme.


Rethinking change : Assumptions and narratives

June 2022 (5 days)


Tackling world-scale problems : Change from a systems perspective

September 2022 (5 days)


At the forefront of change : Thought leaders and change masters

October 2022 (1.5 days)


Becoming a reflective change agent : Resilience and adaptation

December 2022 (5 days)

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At the forefront of change : Thought leaders and change masters

January 2023 (1.5 days)


Collective action : How groups shape change

March 2023 (5 days)


At the forefront of change : Thought leaders and change masters

April 2023 (1.5 days)



Creating spaces for innovation and change

June 2023 (5 days)

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Master thesis presentations

December 2023 (2.5 days)


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This program is accessible for people with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any specific requirements or to obtain the Public Accessibility Register.


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