HEC Paris
Business School

HEC Paris

HEC Paris, a leading global institution

HEC Paris

Established 1881

Business School

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HEC Paris, a leading global institution

HEC Paris has two primary missions: to train the global leaders of tomorrow, and to take an active part in producing knowledge of successful management. Ever since its creation in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, HEC Paris has aimed to train individuals with great potential. What makes HEC Paris unique is its conviction that knowledge creates the freedom and entrepreneurship necessary for a better world. The entire HEC Paris community shares this conviction, which is affirmed by the motto: “The more you know, the more you dare.”

HEC Paris achieves its goals thanks to its high-quality research environment, which underpins academic innovation and strong relationships with the corporate sector. These two essential elements give the HEC Paris community the necessary tools and background to challenge established rules and to invent, rather than simply reproduce, new social and economic paradigms.

HEC Paris Executive Education, ranked #3 worldwide for Executive Education by the Financial Times in 2016

Building on the excellence of its international faculty and its global network, HEC Paris Executive Education offers its expertise to companies and organizations in over 50 countries.

HEC Paris Executive Education’s team of professionals has only one ambition: to offer participants an extraordinary learning experience and to contribute to the development of an educational organization. It aims to support visionary leaders who are able to bring meaning to and serve as the architects of a responsible world.

Program portfolio

Programs are available through various convenient formats. They include subjects such as change management, entrepreneurship, general management and strategy, marketing, negotiation, human resources, leadership, operations management, financial management and coaching. Degree programs: HEC Paris Executive MBA (EMBA) students have the unique opportunity of enrolling in modules in Paris and Doha and choosing from eight specializations as part of their EMBA program: Luxury, Aerospace & Aviation, Energy, Leading Digital Transformation, Differentiation and Innovation through Services, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Innovation and Social Business and Entrepreneurship - Project Accelerator.

 The TRIUM EMBA taught in collaboration with NYU Stern and the London School of Economics and Executive Specialized Masters programs are also available to students. Non-degree programs: HEC Paris Executive Education also offers executive education outside of traditional degree programs, such as advanced certificates, open enrollment programs online certificates, and custom programs, which are tailored to address individual companies’ specific challenges.

The HEC Paris Advantage

HEC Paris offers a truly multicultural learning experience. HEC Paris Executive Education has trained over 8,500 managers and executives from various business sectors, representing 56 nationalities, and has developed partnerships with prestigious business schools around the world. The EMBA international mobility option gives participants the ability to study all over the world.

Furthermore, its strong alumni community of 52,000 members worldwide enhances the school’s global perspectives. HEC Faculty, the key to knowledge creation HEC Paris internationally renowned faculty members are at the forefront of their respective fields. Its 115 permanent faculty—hailing from 30 countries—work on internationally acclaimed research in most of the major management disciplines. This reflects the diversity of thought and culture, open-mindedness, and the exacting intellectual standards promoted at HEC Paris.

The permanent faculty is strengthened by 94 affiliate professors and 40 visiting professors, who teach and carry out research alongside HEC Paris own professors each year.

Learning methods

New and innovative learning methods, combined with HEC Paris cutting-edge research, reinforce the school’s academic excellence. Its professors enhance the courses and programs through their research, original teaching materials, and personal interaction with the business world. They contribute to corporate reflection on management issues and are involved in national and international scientific debates. Teaching methods include real-life business situations, teamwork as an executive committee, personal projects, practical application, guest speaker lectures and conferences, and online learning.




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2nd place worldwide for the 8th year running​, according to the Financial Times 2016

our custom programs address the strategic challenges of individual organizations and are tailored to their specific professional development and training needs. We establish close working relationships with our corporate clients to co-create the architecture and content of the training modules to optimize the added value and impact of the program. Throughout the delivery stage, all the components of the program are carefully analyzed, monitored and adapted to ensure the objectives of both the organization and the participants are achieved. 

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