HEC Paris

Train in finance and business strategy with HEC Paris and obtain a prestigious certificate.

For more than 5 years, HEC Paris has been the French Grande Ecole partner of First Finance Institute in the delivery of Executive Online Certificates in Corporate Finance (French version) and Corporate Strategy.

HEC Paris, 1 Rue de la Libération – 78350 Jouy-en-Josas

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School description

Since its foundation in 1881, three fundamental values have characterized HEC Paris : academic excellence, community spirit and commitment to diversity. Today, it is one of the best schools in the world. It is regularly highlighted in the most demanding international rankings. 

It was one of the first to obtain official recognition of its diploma by the State, thus reinforcing its credibility with engineering schools and university bachelor’s degrees. Subsequently, HEC gradually introduced an entrance examination in order to stand out from other schools. In 1964, it moved to the Jouy-en-Josas campus near Paris.

In 2000, the HEC Group was the first French business school to obtain the triple EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB accreditation (awarded by the International Association for Management Education). The school shares the idea that you have to “learn to dare” to succeed.  The professors conduct cutting-edge management research, examining the role and impact of organizations or markets. Academic programs develop tomorrow’s leaders. The boundaries of teaching and research are constantly being pushed back, in keeping with the school’s core values of excellence, diversity and community.

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Key Figures

In 2019, HEC Paris was ranked No. 1 Management School in France in all recognized rankings.

In the Financial Times ranking, HEC Executive Education is ranked 3rd worldwide and the Grande École is ranked 3rd among European business schools.

Most recently, the Financial Times ranked HEC Paris’ International Executive MBA as the best MBA in the world. 


Professors associated with the school

Pierre Dussauge
Strategy @ HEC Paris

Pierre Dussauge is Professor of Business Strategy at HEC Paris and was Dean of the HEC Paris faculty.
He is the author/co-author of several reference books including Strategor.

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Bernard Ramanantsoa
Strategy @ HEC Paris

Professor Emeritus in Strategic Management at HEC Paris. He was Dean of HEC Paris from 1995 to 2015.

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Gérard De Maupeou
Strategy @ HEC Paris

Gérard de Maupeou teaches strategy in various programs of the Executive Education Department of HEC Paris. He is also responsible for the design and pedagogical follow-up of several inter and ...

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Georges Blanc
Strategy @ HEC Paris

Member of the Strategic Management Society . Co-founder of the International Association of Strategic Management.
Member of AFPLANE.

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Olivier Sibony
Strategy @ HEC Paris

Consultant, author and teacher, specialist in strategy, strategic decision-making and corporate decision-making processes.

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Hélène Musikas
Strategy @ HEC Paris

Affiliated Professor at HEC Paris.
Teaches various courses in the fields of strategy (innovation, growth strategy, corporate social responsibility, strategic alignment, strategic planning) ...

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Pascal Quiry
ICCF & ACCF @ HEC paris

Since the age of 23, he has been teaching corporate finance, which he practices as an investor and director of listed and unlisted companies.

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