• The Ultimate Guide to Summer Reading

    The summer holidays are the perfect time to recharge your batteries, relax and refresh your mind by catching up on some great reading. For a few books to pack in your carry-on – look no further. HEC Paris MBA professors have some engaging recommendations for you, both in and out of the realm of business. The… Continue Reading

  • Learning to Pitch your Startup

    The MBA Entrepreneurship Club held a workshop on “How to Pitch Effectively,” on March 1. The workshop, facilitated by Michel Safars, HEC Paris Affiliate Professor and Academic Director of the MBA’s Entrepreneurship Specialization, started with the participants explaining their knowledge of pitching and sharing what we wanted to learn from the training. During his introduction, Professor… Continue Reading

  • Making the Most of Your MBA

    If you’re starting an MBA, get ready for an adventure. You’re launching into a dynamic, close-knit community of some of the most inspiring and energizing people you’ll ever meet. Your social calendar is about to become the envy of all your non-MBA friends, but you’ll have to balance it with mountainous loads of schoolwork. You’ll… Continue Reading

  • Time to Indulge in Rest, Relaxation and Reading

    It’s vacation, which means it’s the perfect time to indulge in the three “R”s: rest, relaxation and reading. Here is a collection of books, recommended by professors at the HEC Paris MBA, that are guaranteed to keep your interest piqued even after you’ve returned home from the holidays. Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of our New Renaissance, by Ian Goldin and‎… Continue Reading

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    Top 10 Films about Paris

    If you’re preparing a visit to the City of Light or planning to do your MBA here, film is a great way to immerse yourself in Parisian culture. Jennifer Wallace, Direct Marketing Manager for the HEC Paris MBA, has a PhD in French cinema, so we asked her to share her top 10 films about Paris:… Continue Reading

  • And the winners are (from left): Nadège Zambon, Elias Fares, Mathieu Mondan and Alexandre Legeay

    Team Istisharat Key’s Win Teaches about Teamwork

    When the four HEC Paris MBA students first stepped onstage at the AT Kearney Global Prize Strategy Case Competition, they had already logged 120 hours writing their proposal. Add in another 10 rehearsals for their verbal presentation, and it’s easy to see why team “Istisharat Key” won the prestigious, multi-week contest. Now in its 20th year, the Global… Continue Reading