HEC Paris has been ranked as best in the world in the QS Business Masters Rankings: Masters in Management Rankings 2020. The MBA program at HEC Paris is also consistently ranked in the Top 20 worldwide. The university has also graduated more CEOs of Fortune Global 500 companies than any other university in Europe, according to the 2017 Times Higher Education Alma Mater Index.
For professionals, the full-time MBA offers a dynamic, hands-on learning experience made up of 93 percent international students. The program allows students a chance to refine their leadership abilities and develop a skillset designed for the global marketplace and tailored to their personal career goals. HEC MBA’s160 permanent professors hold PhDs from the world’s leading universities, including Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford and top European institutions.
The 16-month-long curriculum is specifically designed to give students the time needed to learn new skills, as well as gain specific work experience in a new sector or job function. It incorporates a personalized career-development program with HEC’s Career Center, as well as unique, hands-on learning and leadership opportunities.It is an ideal length of time to make a real impact on student’s futures without keeping them out of the workforce for too long.
The curriculum is divided into two phases: Fundamental and Customized.
In the 8-month Fundamental Phase, a rigorous combination of academic training and hands-on learning teach core management skills. After eight months, students will have developed the exact skills needed to transform their business performance.
During the 8-month Customized Phase, students will get to tailor the MBA program to match their personal aspirations and professional objectives. HEC offers a wide range of options including specializations (concentrated learning in one sector), elective courses, international exchanges and internship opportunities, as well as in-depth learning projects. Students of different intakes will have the opportunity to merge together into one class during the Customized Phase, creating a sense of teamwork in a collaborative community.
Fees for the HEC MBA is an estimated €72,500. All applicants admitted into the HEC Paris MBA will have the opportunity to apply for scholarships. The university offers students over €1,000,000 in financial aid every year thanks to the work and donations of the HEC Foundation.
As per latest employment records, 93% of the MBA graduates had accepted job offers within 3 months of graduating, with an average annual base salary of $120,700 and mean sign on bonus of $28,100.