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MBA Program

Purposeful Leadership

This course aims at enabling each participant to take a fresh look at his/her personal leadership and purposeful-driven practices.

One of the unique features of this program is that it offers participants the chance to spend three sessions with experienced leaders (Chairmen/women, CEOs, Public figures and experts) in various fields of activities (Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Industry, Services, Tech, Consulting, Research, …). The course will give participants the opportunity to share their own experiences and enrich their knowledge thanks to the experiences of others. 


It will enrich our reflections about Purposeful leadership. The spirit of this seminar is to help you crystallize, extract and summarize the main inputs and the key ideas that are beneficial for you depending on your personal situations and stakes. Bénédicte de Beaufort, HEC Paris Affiliate Professor


This course need participants to work individually and in subgroups before plenary sessions with the speakers: via readings, videos, questionnaires, self-assessments, etc. They go in depth on the issues that have to be tackled in order to find the purpose of one’s personal action and also to create the best conditions in the professional context as a purposeful-driven leader.

This on-campus program is interactive between participants and speakers, with a mix of lectures, Q&As, workshops in small sub-groups and feedbacks during the sessions. The participants produce an individual executive summary of the main highlights after the course.

Pedagogical Team

Bénédicte de Beaufort
HEC Affiliate Professor
Maria Celeste Atencio
HEC Program manager
François Lockhart
Teaching Assistant