• Why I Referred My Colleagues to the HEC Paris EMBA

    When he started at the HEC Paris Executive MBA, Luca Zaccagna was, like many of his colleagues at the Whirlpool Corporation, a company “lifer.” There, the Italian national would rise to Head of Supply Chain Operational Excellence, spearheading EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) supply chain strategy. “It was like home,” he says of… Continue Reading

  • Guest Post: A Librarian Gets an Executive MBA

    Imagine, for a moment, a library. Silent reading rooms, rows of leather-bound books, and perhaps a bespectacled librarian may come to mind. Images redolent of nostalgia and perhaps personal meaning if you’ve spent time in libraries studying or researching. For many, libraries represent places of poignancy, even if they haven’t stepped foot in one recently.… Continue Reading

  • A depiction of the English End-of-Week March intake, as painted by participant Audrey Chapuis.

    Online and In-Person, March 2022 EMBA Track is Underway

    When the HEC Paris EMBA March intake convened on Zoom for their first module, they were given a preview of what to expect by Professor Pierre Dussauge in his first-day opening remarks. “In an EMBA program, the people in the program have a fairly significant career already behind them,” he began, offering characteristically scalpel-like precision… Continue Reading

  • International Women’s Day: HEC Paris Executive MBA Women Share Professional Wisdom

    International Women’s Day serves a distinct purpose: putting conversations about women’s achievements and gender equality issues into the limelight. To add to the conversation, we interviewed a few of the outstanding HEC Executive MBA women.  These women are executives, entrepreneurs, rocket scientists, philanthropists, and government leaders – andhave shattered all manner of proverbial glass ceilings… Continue Reading

  • An EMBA Helped this Managing Director Set a Course for the Future

    The name Tectona is derived from tectona grandis, the scientific nomenclature for teak, the coveted wood varietal synonymous with exceptional outdoor furniture, decking, and yachts. Teak’s tastefully understated luxury, along with with its unmissable timelessness, is very much imbued into the philosophy at Tectona, where Blanche Aloisi-de Crépy (MSc 1997, EMBA 2016) – rare in… Continue Reading

  • Daniel Porot, one of Europe’s leading pioneers in career design and job hunting and a regular EMBA careers workshop presenter, recently enumerated his time-tested techniques for a disruptive approach to the job hunt.

    Reverse-Engineering the Job Hunt

    In the current state of affairs, the prospect of landing any job at all may seem to be an outlying event. Daniel Porot, one of Europe’s leading pioneers in career design and job hunting and a regular HEC Executive MBA careers-workshop presenter, recently enumerated his time-tested techniques for a disruptive approach to the job hunt.… Continue Reading

  • Marie Skinner is Head of Life Sciences at B-Hive Engineering and is Academic Delegate for her intake.

    Meet the Class at HEC Paris Executive MBA: Academic Delegate Marie Skinner

    “It was always my dream to do HEC Paris, ever since I was 16,” says Marie Skinner, Academic Class Delegate for the Executive MBA participants of EM2021. “I never actually thought they would accept me,” she laughs. For Marie, the long and winding road that led right to HEC’s doors has been as circuitous geographically… Continue Reading