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The specter of crisis looms large over the world and more particularly the Finance industry as both come to grip with the causes and lessons of the events of 2007 – 2008. In this context, this year’s EDHEC Global MBA business trip to London explored the realities of the post-crisis financial world through the perspective of leading industry players.
The seminar took place on EDHEC’s campus in London. Co-organized with the French Chamber of Commerce in the UK, this year’s week long residential seminar to the hub of Europe’s Finance allowed MBA participants in the Finance Track to gain insight from speakers from companies such as Societe Générale , Barclays Bank, Financial Times, EDF Energy and Axa. Company visits to Ernst & Young, PwC and Bloomberg complemented the trip…
MSc in Marketing Management students attended a session focusing on best practices in strategic marketing from Jean-Yves Courtois, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Orolia, in a CRM course led by professor Jean-Pierre Dolait. The students also discovered the Real TelTech story, which was used as a business case during the CRM course.
The world rankings published by the Financial Times confirm EDHEC’s position among the top global business schools.
The EDHEC-Princeton Institutional Money Management Conference 2013 was held at the Princeton Club of New York in New York City on April 3, 2013. We talk with Lionel Martellini, Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and Scientific Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute, about the partnership project between EDHEC-Risk Institute and the Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) department at Princeton University.
In a new Harvard Business Review article entitled ‘The Dual-Career Mojo That Makes Couples Thrive’, professor Monique Valcour discusses issues faced by couples when it comes to careers.
Sports and sailing, competition and adrenaline, good times and combativeness—these are the words to describe the fine blend that has made the EDHEC Sailing Cup’s reputation.
Debates on the governance and transparency of indices and risks and regulation in the Asian investment industry will be high on the agenda of the EDHEC-Risk Days Asia 2013 conference at The Ritz Carlton in Singapore on May 15-16 next.
M1 students of the Financial Economics Track have been working hard since January towards the grande finale that took place mid-April on the Nice campus. This year's edition of the challenge introduced a new concept where students had to work either on an existing service or product or develop their own idea.
The EDHEC Global MBA participants are currently following their elective tracks, and while the rest of the class was in Singapore and London specialising in Leadership and Finance, the Entrepreneurship group was in Silicon Valley, USA. Through site visits to companies such as Microsoft, SAP, DailyMotion and Oracle, they learned about the various links in the chain of procedures when setting up one’s own business. Interactive roundtable meetings with venture capitalists, incubators and startups gave insight into various entrepreneurs’ successes, failures and lessons learned, providing an inspirational trip for the budding entrepreneurs. EDHEC Alumni opened doors and provided MBA students with great networking opportunities.
The whole ecosystem encountered in San Francisco is inviting for entrepreneurship. The network, the lifestyle, the optimism, the financial models and expertise, the numerous incubators, the city of San Francisco’s efforts and marketing investments have all helped the local entrepreneurial ecosystem become what it is. There was much to learn from the model and the group came back full of new ideas, excited to start their own business…
Thoughts collected by Sandra Richez,Head of Global MBA Career Services,on a recent business trip to meet HR Managers in Asia for an overview of the job market, hiring trends and career opportunities
EDHEC Global MBA’s Head of Career Services, Sandra Richez, and EDHEC Career Centre Manager Fernanda Diaz recently attended Global Career Company’s Careers in Asia Summit in London.
With the graduate job market becoming increasingly more competitive as a result of the financial and economic crisis, skimming through the Vault Guide may no longer be enough to land a job in the financial services industry.
The three specialisation tracks of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Finance are currently underway in the EDHEC Global MBA. The participants of the Leadership Track have just returned from the Global Business Trip to Singapore where they visited companies and networked with speakers from Google, BIC, Samsung, McKinsey, ST Electronics, Groupon…
The EDHEC Career Centre boasts a dedicated team working towards a common goal: helping students achieve their career objectives throughout their studies at EDHEC and after graduation.