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Becoming an entrepreneur during or just after studying: it's possible. This is what Nicolas Fayon told EDHEC students on Nice campus.
By undertaking an ambitious reform of the EDHEC BBA, EDHEC positions itself as a game-changer that challenges the codes of bachelor programmes in Europe.
The Financial Times today published its overall ranking of European Business Schools, based on a combination of the individual rankings obtained on several criteria during the year, i.e. MBA, Executive MBA, Executive Education (inter- and intra-company programmes) and data on teaching faculties. EDHEC ranks 25th in Europe and 20th on average over the last four years.
Building upon the success of the first seminar series, the second edition of the Yale School of Management–EDHEC-Risk Institute Certificate in Risk and Investment Management will start again from January 2016, both in London and New Haven.
An agreement between the European Parliament and the Council of the EU on a Regulation of financial benchmarks was found in the night of November 24 to 25, 2015.
The next intake of the Family Business Global Executive MBA program, starting on February 2016, will take place successively in Europe, America and Asia
The inaugural EDHEC-Risk Smart Beta Day, organised by EDHEC-Risk Institute in partnership with ERI Scientific Beta, will take place at The Plaza on Fifth Avenue in New York on December 15, 2015. The one-day conference will showcase the latest conceptual advances and research results in smart beta investing.
Interview of Pierre-Mayeul de Nicolay, founder of the start-up Bring4You, a social shipping service.
Terence Shanahan, Global Head of Syndicate at SGCIB welcomed new intake students enrolled in the EDHEC MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking.
EDHEC is fourth for its Academic excellence, its International excellence and its Proximity to companies!*
The bottom line is – physical activity is good for your health. While sport is just another chore for many people, it offers a simple way of keeping in good physical and mental health. And you have to make remarkably little effort, for the benefits it brings…
Any investment process should start with a thorough understanding of the investor problem. Individual investors do not need investment products with alleged superior performance; they need investment solutions that can help them meet their goals subject to prevailing dollar and risk budget constraints.
Organised by EDHEC Business School, Ecoles Centrales and ESSEC Business School, this international recruitment forum brings together international companies and Chinese speaking students and Alumni.
Lille, Paris and Singapore: out of the 5 EDHEC Business School campuses, participants of the EDHEC Family Business GEMBA are already familiar with 3 of them. This week, they have just become acquainted with the Nice campus.
EDHEC TI&CD (Talent Identification & Career Development), a unique career programme, has been shortlisted for the category of ‘Nurturing Employability’ in the Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards 2015.
At the Asia Pacific Family Office Conference held by Campden Wealth in Hong Kong, Fabian BERHNARD, EDHEC Associate Professor in Family Business, will present his latest research on family business nextgen education
Michel Haddad, a 34-year-old next gen from Lebanese family business Technica, is one of a growing number of GEMBA participants prepared to travel huge distances to study.
Paris, 16 October 2015 – The EDHEC MBA continues to rise in The Economist's worldwide ranking, now ranked 10th in Europe and 3rd in France (behind INSEAD and HEC). It ranks 34th worldwide, having moved up 10 places since 2014.
On Thursday 19 November, 2015, Dr. Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Research Director at EDHEC Risk Institute–Asia, Singapore, will be participating in OECD-Euromoney Long-Term Investment Finance Conference as a panelist in the session on "Infrastructure Investment: Moving from Niche Investment to Mainstream".
Frédéric Ducoulombier, Director, EDHEC Risk Institute – Asia, will be speaking on the topic "From Smart Beta to smart allocation: New approaches to defensive equity investing for insurers" at the 4th Asia Investment Management Summit for Insurance. This event will take place in Hong Kong on 27-28 November 2015.
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On 28 September, the 3rd graduation ceremony of the EDHEC PhD in Finance programme was held on EDHEC Business School's London Campus in the presence of families, programme participants, faculty, and staff members.
In the context of the FFI Global Conference held in London in October, Sylvain DAUDEL has presented Pandora®, the serious game for family business
EDHEC Business School announces the renewal of its partnership with Capgemini Consulting on the MSc in Strategy & Organisation Consultancy for a period of three years.
SwissLife AM, Hermes GPE and GARP welcome 38 students from China, Morocco, Vietnam, Czech Republic and France in the EDHEC MSc in Risk & Finance in London.
Since the start of the 2015 academic year, pre-master students have been experiencing their new School through the CO-OP TOUR and its focus on engagement and co-operation.
In a new study entitled “Active Allocation to Smart Factor Indices”, drawn from the eponymous Rothschild & Cie research chair, EDHEC-Risk provides a formal empirical analysis of the benefits of strategic and tactical allocation to multiple equity smart factor indices in a context where relative risk with respect to the cap-weighted indices needs to be explicitly controlled for.
Twelve executive track participants and one residential track student have joined the 2015 entering class of the EDHEC PhD in Finance.
Research about a "whole-person learning”—an experiential pedagogy focused on the acquisition of cognitive, emotional, and social skills—is a relevant approach to next-gen development.
Middle-sized firms play a fundamental role in the French economy in terms of value added, employment, growth and innovation. However, little is known on their corporate ownership and governance structures.
Having learned through the recent crises about the limited payoffs and significant risks of excessive reliance on security asset selection models, investment managers and institutional investors are showing unprecedented interest in asset allocation approaches as sources of performance.
Paris, 1 October 2015 ‐ EDHEC Business School announces the appointment of Michelle Sisto, PhD, as
Director of the EDHEC Global MBA, in Nice. She succeeds Emmanuel Métais, following his appointment
as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at EDHEC Business School (Lille, Nice, Paris, London and
Professor Emmanuel Metais has been appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Studies at EDHEC Business School. He takes the responsibility for the programme Grande Ecole, the Master in Management and the Masters of Science representing close to 4 000 French and international students.
Over 1,200 parents of students on the first year of the EDHEC Master and the EDHEC BBA visited the Lille campus on Saturday 26 September. Incubator, trading room, catering facilities and more… parents immersed themselves in the campus environment in which their children have been functioning since the start of the new academic year.
Lionel Martellini about the challenges EDHEC-Risk Insitute is facing in a changing environment.
An overwhelming success for this new digital certificate specifically developed by the EDHEC Corporate Relations for students studying for an MSc in Lille. Among the 90 students from five continents that officially applied, 50 of them have finally been selected.
Hélène Savalle, a participant in the Family Business GEMBA programme shares her experience and thoughts about the EDHEC Family business programme. Extract from the International New York Times
14 September 2015 – The Financial Times 2015 rankings of Masters in Management: EDHEC Business School ranked 18th worldwide and confirmed its position in the world Top 20, while also cementing its 4th place among French business schools.
In a new study drawn from the Lyxor research chair on “Risk Allocation Solutions”, EDHEC-Risk examines the relative efficiency of standard forms of practical implementation of the factor investing paradigm based on commonly used factors in the equity, fixed-income and commodity universes.
The new academic year got off to a fun start for some 800 students on the FE track. The combination of a treasure hunt and various artistic activities enabled new arrivals to get to know each other and discover the Nice campus. The Buddies Day, organised for the third consecutive year at the start of the FE track’s academic year, is designed to put an M2 student into contact with a group of M1, MiM or MSc students so that they can reap the benefit of the M2 student’s experience.
Each new academic year at EDHEC is decidedly different! Innovation is a key value and one transmitted to our students as soon as they arrive on the pre-master year. The result is the birth of the CO-OP TOUR initiative.
The acceleration of the digital transformation and widespread access to technological progress have entailed upheavals in corporate organisations and business models. edhec has decided to capitalise on this phenomenon by re-inventing digital training and specifically by launching the “digital explora certificate”, a disruptive training mechanism based on learning-by-doing and self-learning, and founded on pedagogical content produced jointly with corporate partners: www.explorabyedhec.com
Pandora®, the first « serious game » in corporate finance for family business. Interview with Sylvain DAUDEl.
In the framework of the third module of the EDHEC Family Business GEMBA, at Singapore, the Family Business Network Asia (FBN Asia) and EDHEC Family Business Centre organized a successful networking venue.
Running for the first time since February 2015, the first class of the EDHEC Family Business GEMBA was in Singapore from July 27th to August 7th. As they are new at EDHEC, we wanted to show them the #power of the EDHEC Alumni network!
Everybody is welcome! Come and meet the Family Business Centre team and GEMBA Participants!
In February, EDHEC Business School launched its first Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) programme aimed at improving the core skills of future family business leaders.
In partnership with EDHEC, Stanford University and Euratechnologies offer an intense and very high-level training programme for the region called “The Stanford-Lille Innovation and Entrepre-neurship Program.”
News from the Research Centre.
"Take your dreams seriously and set out to conquer the world!"
2014 Finance Graduates Sivagaminathan Sivasubramanian, Marie Dumas, Elsa Fernandez and Lucie Dardart, received a prize for the best thesis at the EDHEC Master graduation ceremony held early June on the Lille campus.
The rankings for finance confirm EDHEC’s excellence and vindicate the School’s EDHEC for Business strategy.
The ultimate goal for a family business is to remain as such, i.e. to continue as a company and be successfully transmitted to the next generation. And if ways and solutions are unique to each family firm, the issues are similar to many… and the challenge awesome, if we consider the low inter-generation transmission rate.
In a survey of investment professionals conducted as part of the Amundi ETF & Indexing research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute on “ETF and Passive Investment Strategies,” EDHEC-Risk Institute has solicited the specific views of European ETF investors on “smart beta” exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This questionnaire has given rise to a study entitled “Investor Interest in and Requirements for Smart Beta ETFs.”
#EDHEC Global #MBA Class of 2014 Placement report now available!
This year’s EDHEC Rendez-vous was the most successful and most global yet – with alumni participating in 39 cities from Shanghai to Vancouver! Take a look at some of the highlights from the 25th edition of this exciting event, including the crowning of the EDHEC of the Year 2015.
Frédéric Ducoulombier, Business Development Director Asia ex-Japan and the Middle East at ERI Scientific Beta, has been invited to speak on smart beta at The Asset ETF Asia Summit 2015 in Taiwan on 7 July, 2015.
Over 1,500 students join the EDHEC ALUMNI community
On 2 July, 2015, Noël Amenc, CEO of ERI Scientific Beta and Director of the EDHEC-Risk Institute, has been invited to speak on the subject of "New forms of ETFs and smart beta indices" at the 23rd annual conference organised by ACI Monaco (Financial Markets Association).
Representatives of top European and North American business schools converged on EDHEC’s Paris campus for the MaKi Paris Business Media Conference, 1 and 2 June, 2015.
Graduation day is a highly emotional moment, one to be shared with family, friends and members of the EDHEC community.
Early May, farewell parties were organised on both campuses for EDHEC students to wish them the best of luck in their future endeavours.
EDHEC MSc in Risk & Finance Students, Arthur Bellot and Boris Le Deist won the LSF Wealth Management Case Study Competition 2015.
Paris, 18 May 2015 - in the Financial Times Executive Education rankings out today, EDHEC Business School is 2nd in France and 17th in the world for its custom programmes, a position that corroborates the quality of its Executive Education programmes for executives and business leaders.
Within the scope of the Financial Economics track, the final of the Marketing & Innovation challenge was held on EDHEC’s Nice campus on 15 April for students taking the Marketing of Financial Services course.
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EDHEC Intercontinental Honours Track students studying at the Lubin School of Business at Pace University in New York City had the chance recently to visit Samsung’s Manhattan-based Accelerator.
The Grand Final of EDHEC Open Innovation 2015 took place on 14 April on EDHEC’s Paris campus. A jury of five judges who work in business innovation and entrepreneurship selected three winners from eight student teams that made it to the grand final of the competition, which spanned 12 weeks in all.
Following the success of the second edition of the EDHEC-PRINCETON "Academia meets Practice" Conference, which attracted more than 150 finance professionals in 2013, EDHEC-Risk Institute and Princeton University will be organising the 2015 edition of the conference at The Princeton Club of New York on 23 April, 2015.
On the occasion of the EDHEC-Risk Days conference, which took place in London on March 24 and 25, 2015, Tomas Franzén, Chief Investment Strategist with the Swedish national pension fund AP2 and chairman of EDHEC-Risk Institute’s International Advisory Board, announced the resignation of Professor Noël Amenc from his role as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.
The EDHEC FE Event on Nice campus welcomed Gaëtan Lupinacci, Vice-President at Société Générale CIB for a conference on the theme “What you need to know about Commodities Hedging: A focus On Oil”.
Kirill Fedyunin, MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking student ranks in the top 5 in Europe of the Bloomberg Aptitude Test ranking.
The EFMD has renewed EDHEC Business School’s EQUIS accreditation for five years based on a specific audit mechanism reserved for schools that have already been accredited for five years on three consecutive occasions.
In a new publication entitled “Accounting for Geographic Exposure in Performance and Risk Reporting for Equity Portfolios”, EDHEC-Risk Institute underlines the usefulness of analysing the performance and risks of portfolios, by taking into account their geographic equity exposure based on real economic activity and not only on their place of listing or, more generally, the nationality assigned to them in market indices.
EDHEC Family Business Research: "Family Businesses and Debt: Shifting Towards a New Paradigm", an EDHEC Business School Publication Financial Analysis and Accounting Research Centre & EDHEC Family Business Centre. Philippe FOULQUIER, PhD.
A new paper entitled “The Valuation of Privately-Held Infrastructure Equity Investments,” drawn from the Meridiam and Campbell Lutyens research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute on “Infrastructure Equity Investment Management and Benchmarking,” contributes a rigorous valuation framework to the debate on the benchmarking of privately-held infrastructure equity investments. The study also proposes a parsimonious data collection template, which can be used on an industry-wide basis to improve existing knowledge of the performance of privately-held infrastructure equity investments on an ongoing basis.
EDHEC-Risk Institute has announced the results of the EDHEC European ETF Survey 2014, a comprehensive survey of 222 European ETF investors. The survey was conducted as part of the Amundi ETF & Indexing research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute on “ETF and Passive Investment Strategies.”
In privately-held firms, members of the business-owning group vary in the degree to which they actively assist the firm by mobilizing their networks on the firm’s behalf. We find a small statistically significant relationship between family firm identity and quality of relationships, but with neither shared vision nor network mobilization.
In an open letter addressed to the Chair of the European Parliament ECON committee, Roberto Gualtieri on February 20, 2015, EDHEC-Risk Institute has expressed its concern about the new draft text which is being proposed for a vote by the committee on March 9, which plans to remove all obligations of transparency from the initial project for regulation of indices used as benchmarks.
Frank Fabozzi has been awarded the James R. Vertin Award by the CFA Institute Research Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that sponsors independent research for investors and investment professionals around the world.
EDHEC is proud to be the first business school in Europe to offer a uniquely-tailored Executive MBA to next generation family business leaders.
Over two days, EDHEC and student associations, organised numerous activities and a show to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Any investment process should start with a proper understanding of investors' problems. Individual investors, just like institutional investors, do not need investment products with alleged superior performance. They need investment solutions that could help them meet their goals subject to a number of monetary and risk budget constraints.
Fixed-income investing, factor-based investment strategies, smart beta and multi-index allocation, infrastructure, commodities and hedge fund investing are among the topics to be presented at the EDHEC-Risk Days 2015 conference at The Brewery in London on March 24-25 next.
We interviewed Nathalie Columelli, Chair of the University Relationship Committee who presented the benefits of holding the CFA designation to EDHEC Financial Economics students.
The Music’All and OJO associations are teaming up with EDHEC, BETC and EY to organise a special handicap day on EDHEC’s Lille campus on 4 February.
Rothschild & Cie and EDHEC-Risk Institute have announced the creation of a new research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute entitled “Active Allocation to Smart Factor Indices.”
The next intake of the Family Business Global Executive MBA program, starting on February 2016, will take place successively in Europe, America and Asia
We are happy to announce the first intake of EDHEC Family Business Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) is taking starting on February 23rd 2015 in France. Participants come from all over the globe, including Oceania, Scandinavia, and EMEA countries.