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23-09-2020
QS 2021 ranks EDHEC’s MSc in Marketing Management No. 7 worldwide
“I’m extremely proud to witness the progress of our QS worldwide ranking each year,” said Programme Director Professor Guergana Guintcheva. “In just three years, EDHEC’s MSc in Marketing Management ranking has gone from No.11 to No.7. This is the...
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23-09-2020
Making it to the Top 10 student list
WHAT WAS YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND PRIOR TO ATTENDING EDHEC? I hold an engineering degree from Universidad EIA - Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia (Colombia). After graduating, I worked for almost three years in a strategy department before...
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22-09-2020
Welcome back to Lille
Although they all wore masks and kept an appropriate distance, you could feel the joy of the professors and programme directors at welcoming students back to the classroom and lecture theatre. In 2020, EDHEC MiM and MSc courses are going hybrid. One...
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18-09-2020
EDHEC Career Fairs go virtual
“Three years ago, I finished my Bachelor of Administration in Vietnam and got involved in several international volunteer experiences for non-governmental organisations. These academic and voluntary experiences gave me a solid background to start my...
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16-09-2020
EDHEC Financial Economics students back on track
The FE track welcomed a total of well over 730 students online from all corners of the world.  First and foremost on the FE Track’s priorities for this event was to establish a sense of cohesion amongst EDHEC students right from the beginning...
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09-09-2020
Entrepreneurial DNA
What kind of student were you? I was a nerd, an avid reader and a doer, always striving to find new solutions to the world’s problems. I was constantly active, engaged in one entrepreneurial project or another, the student council, or some other...
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03-09-2020
How case studies shape our learning experience
Can you tell us about the project you worked on? It was a hackathon in partnership with Burger King and Sutter Mills (now, Accenture): Activating a Multinational’s Data to Prevent Churn. They challenged the MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial...
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27-08-2020
GETT: innovative curriculums with a mixture of business, technology, and entrepreneurship
WHY HAVE YOU CHOSEN EDHEC? WHY HAVE YOU CHOSEN GETT? COULD YOU TELL US ABOUT YOUR TRANSITION FROM ENGINEERING TO BUSINESS? For years, I deemed the term Formula-1 as synonymous with Michael Schumacher. As a child, when I religiously followed F1 races...
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19-08-2020
How the GETT track fits my career plans
Why did you choose to join the GETT? Franco-Lebanese born and raised up in Senegal, I’ve always wanted to participate in the development of West African countries. After graduating from high school, I decided to join a preparatory school in Paris to...
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17-08-2020
Burger King challenged EDHEC MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence students
How was the Burger King hackathon organised? In the Business Data Management course, we learned many things relating to data treatment analysis for business purposes, such as a churn prediction for the company Burger King. Our two professors from...
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13-08-2020
Why I joined the MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence
What is your education prior to the MSc? After a baccalaureate specialised in Economics, I earned a business management bachelor’s degree at La Sorbonne Paris 1 where I discovered many topics such as Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, etc. I...
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06-08-2020
EDHEC professors further fuelled my interest for Finance
WHAT IS YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND PRIOR TO EDHEC? I did my undergraduate degree in Banking and Finance under the University of London International Programme. After graduation, I worked in global markets on the institutional fixed income sales...
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31-07-2020
Data modelling: testing is rule number one
That is quite funny because two years ago, I had barely touched Excel and I had no idea what a database was! And now? I know how to code with R, I acquired the knowledge to build my own website from scratch and have the tools to build a predictive...
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27-07-2020
New double degree in Sustainable Finance
Facilitating the transition towards a low-carbon economy requires a wide range of new financial instruments and innovations. This will have profound implications for markets, companies, intermediaries, and investors to ensure that long-term capital...
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24-07-2020
Leading an international career
Why did you choose the MSc in Financial Markets? The MSc in Financial Markets was the obvious choice for me because EDHEC recruits leading faculties with industry experience, offers a structured programme that combines practical and theoretical...
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17-07-2020
#MyEDHECCommunity and beyond: Bridging the gap
“One of the worst consequences of the Pandemic was on the job market - it saw a large shake-up as social distancing became the new norm worldwide. I quickly noticed that on LinkedIn, the virality of two kinds of posts rose sharply - those who were...
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15-07-2020
A dedicated web platform for dog lovers
Can you tell us about your business creation project? We are working on “Dogwards”, a web platform that makes it easier than ever for dog lovers and dog owners to develop deep meaningful bonds with people in their respective neighborhoods. It is...
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08-07-2020
MSc in Data Anatytics & Artificial Intelligence: an impactful choice
What is your education prior to the MSc? I did a French classe préparatoire at Lycée Faidherbe in Lille. I made this choice because at the end of high school, I did not know what to do. But I quickly realised that I did not want to join an...
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06-07-2020
Focus on the EDHEC DataViz Challenge 2020, the first edition of an exciting competition
EDHEC Business School launched the first edition of the EDHEC DataViz Challenge this year, in collaboration with Tableau and UNICEF. Europe’s first student data visualisation competition is open to all students of European business schools. Data...
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26-06-2020
A match made in legal heaven
In 1988, ahead of its time, EDHEC Business School decided to widen the scope in its academic programmes by launching a unique double degree programme in Business Law & Management, in partnership with the Law School of the Catholic University of...
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