The "Hacking Covid-19 Africa" hackathon by HEC Paris engages the African youth
HEC Paris announced on Tuesday 23rd June, 2020 the results of the Hacking Covid-19 Africa, an event entirely dedicated to the African continent organised from 19th to 21st June 2020.
Led by students and young graduates from HEC Paris, it brought together more than 400 participants from 43 countries and 165 schools around 106 projects. After a vote by the participants, 50 of them were presented to the jury.
HEC Paris’ Creative Destruction Lab launches CDL Climate
HEC Paris announces the launch of CDL Climate, - a new stream that will coordinate entrepreneurs, scientists, mentors, and investors in a structured process to increase the probability of success for high impact and scalable solutions targeted towards climate change challenges. The first session will kickstart in October 2020 with 25 climate-focused recruited startups, with a focus on continental Europe and Africa.
Activist Hedge Funds: Short-Term Gains Offset By Drop in Companies’ Value in Long Term, New Research Finds
HEC Paris’ Summer School launches its first program dedicated to the Business of Wine
HEC Paris will be opening its doors for its Summer School’s seventh edition on June 8, 2020. Participants from over fifty countries will gather on the HEC Paris campus to attend cutting-edge programs on innovative topics in business management. This year, Europe’s number 1 business school will be adding a new two-week program to its Summer School portfolio: the HEC Paris “Wine Business Program”, its very first program dedicated to the wine industry.
HEC Paris Business School and Yale School of Management bring program for senior women leaders to Europe
HEC Paris launches the pan-African program Lead Campus 2019 Sustainable Leadership in Africa with AFD
On November 25, HEC Paris is launching the first module of the Lead Campus Sustainable Leadership in Africa program, a bilingual and certified management training course, co-constructed with AFD (Agence Française de Développement), Mohammed VI Polytechnique University (Morocco), UCT GSB (Graduate School of Business of the University of Cape Town, South Africa) and the Investors and Partners (I&P) investment fund.
Crédit Agricole CIB and HEC Paris create a Corporate Initiative dedicated to mergers and acquisitions
Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, HEC Paris and the HEC Foundation announce the signing of a partnership to create the first Corporate Initiative for mergers and acquisitions. The aim of this educational initiative, which promotes the spread of knowledge and exchange between the academic world and the business world, is to encourage and promote teaching and applied research in this field.
Purposeful Leadership at the heart of teaching at HEC Paris
From this year on, all of the students who take part in the Master in Management (MiM) Grande Ecole program at HEC Paris will follow the Purposeful Leadership track throughout their studies, thanks to the Joly Family Endowed Chair in Purposeful Leadership.
The objective is to make students aware of the opportunities available to them in business and to invite them to reflect personally on their ambitions.