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Executive Education

Scaling for Success

Scaling for Success

Program Overview

The ability to scale a venture is a crucial skill for any business leader who wants to create lasting value and make a positive impact in the world. Scaling requires a combination of strategic thinking, operational excellence, and a deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of customers, employees, investors, and other stakeholders. By mastering these skills, businesses will not only grow, but also thrive in today’s fast-changing and competitive marketplace.

This program will enable you to build rich connections, develop a robust toolkit to move your venture forwards and learn how to increase your chances to achieve profitable growth.

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Programme Court Executive Scaling for Success

Format: In class
Duration: 4 days
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 5000 €*
Place: France

The program is aimed at:

Like-minded and ambitious individuals with a shared interest in scaling up and innovation. It has been designed for anyone who owns a startup or who has experience working in a startup, and who now has an interest in learning how to overcome the challenges of scaling up and grow their venture faster to become an established firm.

  • Company founders or C-level executives who want to achieve high growth
  • Professionals looking for hands-on insights into dealing with the challenges facing growing companies

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

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Integrate frameworks to not only identify strategic growth options, but also to establish what does and does not work in your business model

Apply innovation, new technologies, and data to refine your business model and scale more efficiently and effectively

Understand the importance of governance, pursue win-win partnerships, determine an adequate financing scheme, and attract the right type of investors

Establish a roadmap to expand your team and construct a full-fledged organization

Learn to focus the value proposition of your venture and pitch to investors, strategically, and convincingly


Business modelling, lean startup, and innovation accounting

Leveraging your partnerships to scale

Data science and AI to boost business

The strategic and financial issues of scaling in a challenging economic context

High growth HR: people priorities for scaling organizations

Pitch battle: finetuning for scale-up funding

Applying innovative approaches to your project

Investor roundtables

Academic Director

Associate Professor Strategy and Business Policy

Learning Methods

The innovative learning methods feature case studies, applicable frameworks, breakout sessions, investor roundtables, and pitching, which enable participants to acquire and apply new tools during each day of the program.

Then, in small discussion groups, they develop an actionable plan to scale their organization. The program is run on the HEC Paris campus and at Station F, the world’s largest startup campus.

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