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
Management
MSc International
Finance MSc International
Finance
Specialized
Masters Specialized
Masters
X-HEC
programs X-HEC
programs
Dual-Degree
programs Dual-Degree
programs
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 Executive MBA Executive MBA 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
HEC Paris Business Project

 

Give a boost to your innovation and development projects by challenging our students to help you find creative solutions. A great way to build your potential recruiting pipeline.

Come and work with our students on your consulting missions and business projects across all areas of expertise: strategy, marketing, open innovation, finance, digital, and more.

 

MBA students


What is an MBA project?


As an integral part of their training, our MBA students are required to design their own project for resolving a strategic decision-making challenge.


The project must be defined by a key question and have a clear, operational scope. It should deliver an analytical, daring, and achievable solution.
Examples include:

  • How can traditional manufacturers face the challenge of autonomous cars?
  • Will the price of oil remain permanently low?
  • Can the retail sector re-invent itself?
  • How will the Chinese business environment change over the next five years?

 
Participants adopt a broad methodology for their 10-month projects, basing their solutions on field interviews and the applications of concepts and tools from their courses and conference lectures.

What do you need?


If you would like to work with MBAs, send us your requirements and details about the issues on which you are interested to have our students collaborate. We will then present your challenges to the students and put you in touch with interested parties.


For more information on MBA Projects:
Contact: Stephany Hillenbrand >>> hillenbrand@hec.fr


 
Masters students: final year of Grande École, Spécialized Masters and MSc programs

Projects for our Masters students take the form of a consultancy: visibility studies, benchmarking, analysis and diagnosis, business plan creation, and so on.


Examples include:

  • Business model and analysis for developing Champagne in Asia
  • How can you attract new clients without relying on the media?
  • Creating a young graduates program for an HR department
  • Global strategic development for a business platform

 
The consulting assignment should be around a key issue that the company faces. We are available to help you identify a suitable topic. It is possible to offer several projects that are either independent or connected as part of a wider issue.
 
Teams are tailor-made for each project, factoring in as much as possible the specific demands of the companies and the preferences of the students. Each team usually consists of two or three students in the final year of their Masters programs, supervised by a tutor from HEC Paris and coordinated by a contact person in the company, all of whom jointly monitor the projects. The missions usually last 8 weeks and start each year at the beginning of February.
 
 
To apply for a business project team or receive additional information about the process and our approach, please contact:
Isabelle Glas >>>glas@hec.fr
 

Download the brochure: