HEC Paris will be conducting a series of online masterclass sessions this April, covering a wide range of topics. 

The first of three masterclasses titled Cognitive Biases and Decision-Making: The Case Of The COVID-19 Response will take place this Wednesday, 8 April, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Qatar time). The session will analyse the reaction of population and the response of various governments around the world to the coronavirus pandemic. It will be led by Professor Olivier Sibony, who teaches strategy, decision-making and problem solving at HEC Paris.

HEC Paris in QatarThe second masterclass, How To Make Innovation Part of Your DNA! will take place on 22 April, 4:30 pm to 6 pm (Qatar time), where Professor Laurence Lehmann-Ortega will talk about how willing established firms are to embrace innovation and what it takes to convince them to do so. Professor Ortega has been serving as Affiliate Professor at the HEC Paris Strategy and Business Policy department since 2009.

The third masterclass is The Future of Human Collaboration in a World of Automation and AI. The session is scheduled on 29 April, 2:30 pm to 4 pm (Qatar time) and will be hosted by Professor Mathis Schulte, who argues that in an automated world, human collaboration will prove to be the decisive factor for organisations. Professor Schulte is an HEC Paris Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources since 2009.

HEC Paris masterclass sessions are designed to strengthen leadership skills necessary for senior business managers to flourish in their roles. These interactive discussions will give participants an insight into innovation topics such as becoming more creative in a professional context; the levers to be a more innovative individual; or creating a context for their immediate team to be more innovative.

For more information on the masterclass sessions, contact the HEC Paris Admissions Office at [email protected].