Qatar Petroleum Visit

A delegation from the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Programme at ‘Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales’ (HEC Paris) recently toured the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum (QP), part of their visit to Qatar.

The visit of the HEC Paris faculty and students was part of their energy studies, and was designed to give them a first hand understanding of Qatar’s energy sector and of the various aspects of Qatar’s oil and gas sector through QP.

QP President and CEO  Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi welcomed the delegation and gave an overview of the company’s transformation and the efforts they made to implement an ambitious growth programme designed to set QP on the road to becoming one of the best national oil companies in the world. Al-Kaabi also highlighted QP’s major milestones as they develop a global business and set their competitive position as a global energy player.

The HEC Paris delegation were also briefed by a number of QP senior executives on the various aspects of the corporation’s business and facilities.

Masterclass for al khaliji Clients

Meanwhile, HEC Paris in Qatar and Al Khaliji Commercial Bank (al khaliji) PQSC jointly hosted an exclusive masterclass session for the bank’s  customers on the topic, ‘Managing in Challenging Times’.

The masterclass was presented by renowned HEC Paris Professor Roger Hallowell. Professor Hallowell is the Academic Director of ‘Leading Strategies for Outstanding Performance’ and regularly teaches in the HEC Executive MBA degree programme. The session focused on the skills required to best prepare businesses for turbulent times.

HEC Paris in Qatar offers a complete range of educational programmes for leaders of tomorrow: the Executive MBA (EMBA) and the Specialised Master in Strategic Business Unit Management. HEC EMBA is a part-time programme that provides executives with a set of fundamental skills to expand their knowledge and leadership capabilities. In addition to the EMBA, HEC Paris in Qatar also offers a Specialised Master’s Degree in Strategic Business Unit Management (SBUM) and short executive and custom programmes for corporate clients.

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