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Open to all, HEC Paris’ MOOCs on Coursera are designed to offer a stimulating introduction to a subject matter which may be new to you.

While representing an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with HEC Paris’ approach to business and management, MOOCs are also a gateway to a large and rich community of learners from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Since HEC Paris’ first MOOC was launched in 2013, a wide spectrum of topics has enriched our course collection.

"It was wonderful spending time with you. It has changed my conception about online courses and I am looking forward to doing more" & "I appreciated the format, the duration, the new insights and the interactions" & "This course has opened my eyes to the opportunities that surround me" & "I know today that I am on the right track, whatever I do."MOOCs learners

General Management, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

(Re)-invent your Business Model with the Odyssey 3.14 Approach

In a fast-changing environment, innovation is an important driver of a firm's growth and performance. This course on innovation provides a unique methodology to ideate and structure new business models, which lead to new forms of competitive advantage.

Entrepreneurship Strategy: From Ideation to Exit

A comprehensive introduction to entrepreneurship, this course uses a chronological approach to define each step of an entrepreneurial project. Start by knowing yourself better to decide if you are ready for the multiple challenges of entrepreneurship. The course then moves on to creativity, forming a founding team, raising funds, or expanding internationally, etc.

Organizing for Innovation

Is an idea for a new venture worth pursuing? How do you structure the organization and manage people? Is there room for developing a venture when there are still only 24 hours in a day? This course will help anyone with an interest in entrepreneurship and innovation analyze and tackle the core challenges that arise along the typical trajectory of any venture.

Creating and Developing a Tech Startup

Deciding to create or join a tech business in its early years is an out-of-the-ordinary adventure. This course will allow you to identify and evaluate opportunities for creating a tech business. It will also help you develop the right mindset and know-how to address its various challenges - human, technical, commercial, environmental and financial.

Ticket for Change: Becoming an Entrepreneur of Change

Do you want to launch a project with a positive impact on society, but are unsure of the practical steps you need to take? Whatever your profile and background, this course will help you find your way, frame your ideas and ambition, nurture your project and take action.

Time to Reorganize! Understand Organizations, Act, and Build a Meaningful World

We are in constant relationships with organizations of all types - clubs, associations, firms or public agencies, etc. This course invites you to revisit your understanding of organizations, their dynamics, their meaning to society and their relationships with each and every one of us. What arises from this approach is a new vision of management.

Business Environment

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Anticipating Your Next Battle, in Business and Beyond

In complex and uncertain times, decision makers need to develop long-term, consistent strategies that go beyond mere day-to-day tactics. In this course, you will learn methodologies to better anticipate the future and develop the strategic foresight to make better-informed business decisions.

Investment Management in an Evolving and Volatile World by HEC Paris and AXA Investments Managers

Have you ever wanted to invest in financial markets or wondered how investment management companies operate and what fund managers do? This course introduces you to the most important concepts and tools to make investment management decisions, and better understand today's asset management industry.

Understanding Europe: Why it Matters and What It Can Offer You

The European Union certainly represents one the most accomplished experiments in economic, social and political integration in human history: regardless of where you live, the EU affects your life, and may even contribute to transforming it. This course will provide you with a concrete understanding of how Europe works and what Europe can offer.


Building Your Leadership Skills

Develop your leadership skills with this MOOC, the first course in the “Inspirational Leadership: Leading with Sense” specialization series. It emphasizes introspection and conversation to get to know yourself better, improve your interpersonal skills and gain self-confidence.

Giving Sense to your Leadership Experience

In this second course in the “Inspirational Leadership: Leading with Sense” specialization, you will discover the characteristics of charismatic leadership and explore the style of leadership that best fits you to build positive interactions in a team and face complex situations.

Leading Organizations

This course is the last course on the “Inspirational Leadership: Leading with Sense” specialization series. It gives you the opportunity to apply the skills learned in the first two courses as an individual to a group setting, an organization such as a company or a team in a company, but also a private group such as your family or an association.

Capstone: Your Leadership Challenge

In this capstone project course in the "Inspirational Leadership" specialization, you will apply the skills acquired in the three previous courses to tackle a real world leadership challenge. Whether you choose a personal leadership challenge or select one of our suggested projects to implement, you will enhance your capacity to grow as a leader.