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24-01-2020
Lunar New Year: celebrating away from home
Jun Lu, Li Long, and Jie Yang became friends upon their arrival at EDHEC in 2017. These Master of Science students will be celebrating their third Lunar New Year together. “We met in 2017. We were in the same cohort. At the end of the first...
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24-01-2020
The EDHEC Business School Association and its Foundation announce the signature of an agreement for the sale of a 93% interest in Scientific Beta to Singapore Exchange Ltd.
The transaction values Scientific Beta at €200m and is expected to be completed by the end of January. Recognised since 1958 as a public interest not-for-profit association under France’s Law of 1901, EDHEC has been pursuing a disruptive strategy...
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23-01-2020
New partnership to train Master students in Entrepreneurial Finance
Because Fintech is a rapidly growing industry with a market share of more than US$187 billion across 48 Fintech unicorns that challenge the current financial legacy systems with blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) being among the most...
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22-01-2020
Student project: a greener future for EDHEC’s campus
All around the world, green buildings are becoming the norm. According to digital publications platform the Environment and Society Portal, “green building refers to practices that make buildings that are sustainable and resource-efficient...
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21-01-2020
Products: how to set the right price?
What were your main takeaways from this session? Strategy consulting is considered similar to problem solving and cracking cases. Many students preparing for strategy consulting roles consider their day-to-day responsibilities to be based on a...
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09-01-2020
BlaBlaCar: Driving a digital business
All businesses start with a personal story, an unfulfilled need, and BlaBlaCar is no exception. Back in 2003, company founder Fréderic Mazzella needed to travel from Paris to Vendée on France’s West Coast to spend Christmas with his family, but all...
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20-12-2019
P&G Challenge: students bring value to a brand
What should P&G do to grow male grooming sales in the hygiene and beauty aisle? This was the main question over 800 Master 1 students had to answer. Like professional consultants, students – in teams of 5 or 6 – had to provide an overview of the...
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18-12-2019
My campus life: Part 1 - Getting started at EDHEC
"Dream is not that which you see while sleeping, it is something that does not let you sleep." - This inspiring quote by Dr. A. P. J Abdul Kalam (aerospace scientist and ex-president of India) became my mantra. I come from a middle-class family in...
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16-12-2019
Quiz me if you can: gaming increases student commitment
Similarly, in an academic context, students may lack the commitment to assimilate theoretical concepts. Inspired by the “gamification” of business and a passionate gamer herself, Professor Guergana Guintcheva, Programme Director of EDHEC’s MSc in...
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11-12-2019
CHALLENGES ARE A GREAT WAY TO LEARN
WHY PARTICIPATE IN THE SILVER AWARDS CHALLENGE?   I decided to participate in the Silver Awards because of my taste for creation and also because my previous experiences working on projects (like the hackathon or longer ones) were all very...
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09-12-2019
EDHEC solidly anchored among Europe’s top 15 business schools
Today’s publication of the latest Financial Times ranking of European Best Business Schools cements EDHEC Business School’s presence among the European top 15 for the fourth year running.   The result is based on a compilation of the Financial...
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06-12-2019
Supportive leadership and CSR: What NewGens expect from companies
A study by the EDHEC NewGen Talent Centre reveals that while future graduates of higher education have a generally positive vision of companies, they are not naive. They expect companies to develop their commitments to social and environmental...
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06-12-2019
COMPANY TREKS IN LONDON
  The EDHEC Career Centre Centre organised, for its sixth consecutive year, company treks in London. The Automn holidays offered EDHEC Financial Economics and Business Management students the opportunity to travel to London… but no time was...
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06-12-2019
HEAR IT FROM YOUR PEERS*!
What makes EDHEC candidates better for the job market? A high performing organisation can see what's on the horizon, reacting and adapting to the environment before the competition. In today's fast-changing and complex world, talent acquisition is...
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04-12-2019
“EDHEC was my reach-school"
WHAT IS YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND PRIOR TO EDHEC? I’m from just outside of Washington DC, but I studied at the University of South Carolina. I hold a triple major in Marketing, International Business, and Management, and I have learned French as...
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02-12-2019
“Attending a French business school is a must-do for me”
WHAT IS YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND PRIOR TO EDHEC? My path is not very linear for a business school student, as it is my second Master programme. In 2017, I graduated with a Bachelor in International Economic Relations from MGIMO University in...
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28-11-2019
“The financial system will be crucial to supporting and accelerating investment in clean energy and the technologies needed to decarbonise the economy”
HOW HAS CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTED FINANCE AND INVESTORS TO DATE? The ever-greater damage being done to people and property by climate change and the increasingly stringent climate policies being introduced by governments around the world have prompted...
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27-11-2019
My career after EDHEC: Passion over fashion
WHAT DOES YOUR JOB INVOLVE? I manage the market research hub of Chanel’s Global Insight department and lead a seven-person team. We conduct market research for three of the company’s divisions ‒ fashion, fragrance & beauty and watches &...
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26-11-2019
Master’s programmes for a changing world
To this end, EDHEC’s Financial Economics academia has introduced a mandatory core module dedicated to climate change, sustainability & finance for its Master in Management, Financial Economics students. In a ground-breaking attempt to assess the...
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26-11-2019
AN ENTREPRENEUR AT THE HEAD OF EDHEC’s MSc IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP & INNOVATION
WHAT WAS YOUR CAREER PATH BEFORE COMING TO EDHEC? I worked as a salesman and a human ressources manager, then as a CEO in Europe and Africa in the car-rental business, the food sector and the music business. I launched my own company aged 45 and...
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