HEC Paris & Ecole de Guerre partnership
HEC Paris signed in January 2019 a partnership with Ecole de Guerre to share a program involving mixed teams of students from both schools The participants will work every year on a digital project during a two weeks challenge then a two months "launchpad mission".
For this first edition, the project consists in designing an open source analysis and monitoring tool that could be used in operations on the field. Five multidisciplinary teams battled each other for two weeks before presenting their project to a Jury. Composed of experienced officers from Ecole de Guerre, students from the HEC Paris Digital Master and MSc X-HEC Data science & IA for business, Ecole 42 and e-Artsup, the teams pitched their projects in the prestigious Foch amphitheater of Ecole Militaire
The winning team is currently following a project acceleration phase of 8 weeks ending in March.
Created in 1999, the HEC Mercure Alumni contest aims at highlighting and promoting HEC graduate entrepreneurs. It is open to all HEC students and alumni graduates: Grande Ecole, Masters, MBA, Executive MBA.
• Project Award: Maxime Huzar (H.18) - Spacefill
• Creation Award: Florence Allouche (EMBA.12) - Sparring Vision
▲ Guillaume Guibaut
• Takeover Award: Anthony Prince (EMBA.07) - Domicil'Aide
▲ Natacha Hulmel（right）
• Booster Award (entrepreneur not from the HEC community, trained for 6 months by a Mercure coach): Natacha Hulmel – MyBen
The winner of the HEC Booster 2018 edition, a contest open to Non-HEC graduates, is Natacha Hulmel with her company MyBen.fr, a collaborative platform for managing transport flows for construction.
Inaugural HEC Impact Careers Day Hits Home
February’s student-driven HEC Impact Careers Day saw a record affluence for its debates, career fair and networking arena. Jointly organized by the HEC Career Center and six students from the “Have a Cause, Make an Impact” class, the event invited the entire HEC community to “connect with companies who are actively trying to make a difference.”
…For Lauren Wyman, this was an eye-opener. “These kind of events give color to our classroom experience,” enthused the MBA student in global affairs, freshly arrived from Yale University on an exchange program. “These cross-disciplinary debates are so important as we see business practitioners operate outside our academic context.” Abhinav Garg shared Wyman’s enthusiasm, convinced that the hands-on experience related by the panelists will come in handy when he returns to his native New Delhi. “Today’s participants are helping to expand our horizons,” explained the MBA 2020 studen….
Such all-round satisfaction with the inaugural HEC Impact Careers Day was palpable at the five-hour event in HEC’s T-building. Hundreds of participants crowded into the three panels, lined up to discuss job and internship openings and/or explored professional avenues with business and NGO representatives at the networking cocktail. “I must say, this success has yet to sink in,” admitted Raquel de la Orden, the initiator of the Careers Day, surrounded by her fellow-organizers and SASI colleagues, Laure-Abeille Debray, Bar Rubin, Ruth Calvo and Asma Diallo.