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The new participants were welcomed by Dr. Nils Plambeck, Dean and CEO, HEC Paris in Qatar who gave them an overview of HEC Paris both locally and globally. The program itself was then presented by Matthew Gibb, Director of New International Programming and Academic Partnerships, HEC Paris.
This year’s EMBA participants come from a wide range of industries and sectors including Education, Health and Social Services, Management Consulting and Banking. They represent 13 nationalities of which almost 50% are Qataris and 30% are women.
“We are honored to welcome our latest cohort of the Executive MBA program. The demand for our EMBA program from executives in Qatar and the region reflects the quality of the curriculum and our internationally acclaimed faculty and industry specialists,” Dr Nils Plambeck said.
“Incorporating the latest regional and global trends in management, leadership and entrepreneurship, our program equips participants with the necessary skills to further their careers. Furthermore, enhanced understanding of leadership will enable them to contribute successfully to the growth of their respective organizations and to Qatar’s economy.”
Aims and benefits of the program
The primary aim of the HEC Paris Executive MBA program is to enhance participants’ understanding of the social, economic and environmental aspects of international business. Other key benefits include: developing leadership skills and know-how with world-class faculty and sharing practical experiences and knowledge of other high-level participants.
The program consists of three key components: 14 Core Courses in General Management, a Major and a Capstone project. The majors allow participants to specialize in a field of their choice. They can choose one of the following 8 majors:
Energy (where one session takes place in Doha)