HEC Paris, a leading global institution
Founded in 1881, HEC Paris has always been driven by three core values - academic excellence, a strong sense of community and a commitment to diversity. These values have enabled HEC Paris to develop into one of the world’s leading business schools, which is consistently recognized in the most demanding international rankings. By developing the skills and know-how of tomorrow's business leaders, academic researchers and entrepreneurs, the ambition of HEC Paris is to play an active role in shaping a more responsible world and to have a positive impact on business and society.
The motto of HEC Paris is “learn to dare” and the aim of the multidisciplinary approach to management it has developed over the years is to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing global economy, and the specific needs of individuals and organizations from highly diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
HEC Paris Executive Education, ranked #2 worldwide for Executive Education by the Financial Times in 2020
Drawing on the excellence of its international faculty and its global network, HEC Paris Executive Education offers high-impact programs for companies and organizations in over 50 countries.
The key aim of the HEC Paris Executive Education teams is to provide participants a unique and imapactful learning experience. HEC Paris Executive Education works closely with individuals and organizations to challenge their current management practices, to reinforce their skills and to enable them to find the courage and confidence to transform their business, to innovate and to promote entrepreneurship in a sustainable and responsible way.
HEC Paris Executive Education offers a comprehensive range of degree, certificate, short and online programs. They feature all the key areas of management such as strategy, leadership, finance, change management, entrepreneurship, innovation, general management, marketing and business development, negotiation, and coaching.
Degree programs include the online MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which has been designed to meet the specific needs of current and future business leaders in charge of innovation or business development, as well as experienced or aspiring entrepreneurs. The Executive MSc in Finance, which focuses on corporate finance, asset management, accounting fraud and international consolidation, anti-trust, business and corporate strategy, country-risk evaluation, and negotiation skills.
Certificate programs include Lead Campus: Sustainable Leadership in Africa, which focuses on the challenges of a continent in transition and key sustainable development issues such as managing resources, carbon footprint and social inclusion. Global Executive Coaching, which provides business professionals and consultants with the necessary tools, know-how and expertise to coach in an effective and reliable way in international organizations, from a methodological, behavioral, and cultural perspective.
Short programs include, Marketing through Social Media, which provides managers with strategic overview of how social media can be leveraged to support B2C and B2B customers in their decision journeys. The Women’s Leadership Program, which enables participants to create high-performing teams, drive innovation, and create an authentic leadership style.
The HEC Paris Advantage
HEC Paris provides a highly diverse and multicultural learning experience and has developed strong partnerships with prestigious business schools throughout the world. Every year, HEC Paris Executive Education trains over 8,000 senior managers and executives from wide-ranging business sectors, representing over 60 nationalities.
The HEC Paris faculty are all experts in their respective fields and play a crucial role in in developing and disseminating knowledge. With 120 research professors from around thirty countries, the faculty carries out internationally recognized research work in all the major disciplines of management. The diversity and quality of their work reflect the open-mindedness and intellectual standards of HEC Paris.
Action-based and innovative learning methods, combined with cutting-edge research, guarantee the academic excellence and the tangible impact of HEC Paris programs. The research, original teaching materials, and the close connections with the business world of its professors constantly enhance and enrich the content of the programs. Teaching methods feature real-life business situations, individual and team projects, practical application, business games, authentic case studies, action plans, role-plays, online learning as well as lectures and conferences by guest speakers and experts.