Skip to main content
About HEC About HEC Faculty & Research Faculty & Research Master’s programs Master’s programs MBA Programs MBA Programs PhD Program PhD Program Executive Education Executive Education Summer School Summer School HEC Online HEC Online About HEC Overview Overview Who We Are Who We Are Egalité des chances Egalité des chances Career Center Career Center International International Campus Life Campus Life Stories Stories The HEC Foundation The HEC Foundation Faculty & Research Overview Overview Faculty Directory Faculty Directory Departments Departments Centers Centers Chairs Chairs Knowledge Knowledge Master’s programs Master in
Management Master in
MSc International
Finance MSc International
Masters Specialized
programs X-HEC
programs Dual-Degree
Visiting students Visiting students Certificates Certificates Student Life Student Life
MBA Programs MBA MBA EMBA EMBA TRIUM EMBA TRIUM EMBA PhD Program Overview Overview HEC Difference HEC Difference Program details Program details Research areas Research areas HEC Community HEC Community Placement Placement Job Market Job Market Admissions Admissions Financing Financing Executive Education Executive Masters Executive Masters Executive Certificates Executive Certificates Executive short programs Executive short programs Online Online Train your teams Train your teams Summer School Youth Leadership Initiative Youth Leadership Initiative Summer programs Summer programs Admissions Admissions FAQ FAQ HEC Online Overview Overview Degree Program Degree Program Executive certificates Executive certificates MOOCs MOOCs

Executive Education

Shaping the future of business and society together

Shaping the future of business and society together

Our mission

As an institution with a long and distinguished history, HEC Paris has an in-depth understanding of the impact of change. Our core mission is to shape the future of business and society through innovative and impactful lifelong learning and development initiatives.

Executive training is not only about economic results - it has a much broader social mission. Bringing together a global community of entrepreneurs, decision-makers, and change makers enables us to question current business practices and develop the skills, knowledge and courage needed to implement responsible and sustainable change.


Promoting the highest standards

As one of the most prestigious Schools of Management in the world, high standards determine everything that we do. Our faculty, administrative staff, participants, and corporate clients work closely together to create an engaging learning environment that enables everyone to realize their full potential.

Shared values

Companies and executives approach us because of the quality and relevance of the training programs we provide. This means that as an institution, we have a collective responsibility to meet or surpass their expectations.

Striving to be better

"Achieving the highest possible standards drives us forward - we never compromise on quality."

In order to meet the challenges of a fast-moving economic and social environment, our field-based research focuses on the specific needs of...

Investing in talent

Our academic and selection criteria are demanding because our goal is to bring together executives, entrepreneurs and influencers who can have a positive impact on society and make a real difference.

Cultivating diversity and open-mindedness

The rich professional and cultural diversity of all our participants and faculty has a major impact on our collaborative and inclusive learning approach, and is a constant source of inspiration.

The ability to adapt and open up our minds to new approaches is essential in our highly competitive economic environment.  At HEC Paris we actively embrace and encourage open-mindedness because it creates a unique climate that facilitates the implementation of change.


Measuring tangible impact

HEC Paris has been providing hands-on training solutions for high-potential individuals and companies since 1881. 

We work in close partnership with our corporate clients and participants to ensure that our programs provide tangible and measurable results and bring about real transformation for both companies and individuals.​

Developing proximity and a close-knit global community

We forge close and long-lasting relationships with our corporate clients and participants. Having an in-depth understanding of their specific needs and challenges allows us to co-develop the most appropriate and impactful learning journey.

Building strong networks to achieve your ambitions is also essential. At HEC Paris, we actively encourage proximity and sharing between peers to open up new horizons and opportunities.



The power of our global network

HEC Executive community

With over 10.000 members, the HEC Executive Community’s objective is to provide a vibrant “life after HEC Paris” experience. The community unites current and former participants from short, degree and custom programs to provide interesting content-rich events and networking opportunities. 

HEC Paris Alumni

Graduates from our EMBA and Executive Masters join the HEC Paris Alumni network, which is among the largest in Europe with over 60.000 members located all over the world. It was founded in 1883 to develop powerful, dynamic and lifelong connections among the members of the HEC Paris Community. The HEC Paris Alumni network organizes a range of career-boosting events and activities throughout the year, in France and around the world.