Executive Education

1st anniversary of the HEC Executive MBA in Qatar

The HEC EMBA offers business men and women the exclusive opportunity to graduate in business management in Doha


In February 2011 HEC launched the first ever Executive MBA in Qatar.


As a result of the partnership agreement forged between HEC Paris and the Qatar Foundation, in February 2011, HEC Paris launched the first ever Executive MBA in Qatar.

HEC EMBA in Doha, Middle East

HEC Paris joined the Qatar Foundation in June 2010 and is the first European Partner in Education City. HEC is also the first member of the Qatar Foundation Management and Education Research Center (QF-MERC). This internationally recognized program, destined for senior executives, offers business men and women the exclusive and before now inaccessible opportunity to graduate in business management in Doha, as well as promote research activities in Qatar and the region.

The EMBA program  is a key component in HEC Paris' international development and the cornerstone of its portfolio of programs in Qatar. Held in the context of HEC Paris’ membership of the Qatar Foundation, HEC Paris, ranked #2 worldwide for its Executive Education programs by the Financial Times in 2015, delivers the HEC Executive Education degree and open-enrolment programs in Doha.

HEC Executive MBA, one degree, five locations

The HEC EMBA is a unique degree in general management that offers six specializations and the option to learn from the best in five different locations around the world. Conducted in Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, St Petersburg and Doha, the Executive MBA allows you to remain in your home track throughout the program, or to take classes in eight different tracks.

The HEC Executive MBA is an intensive program designed to equip executives with the latest in management research and techniques on the social, economic and environmental aspects of international business from some of the finest minds in the academic world. The focus on leadership and strategic management ensures that our participants gain comprehensive, innovative, and applicable knowledge and skills.

The duration of the EMBA is 14 to 16 months. The curriculum is built around a core program, a choice of concentrations, a company project and a final individual project.

International mobility

The HEC Paris Executive MBA  international mobility option, enables participants to gain a truly international experience by taking full advantage of the school’s presence in Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, St Petersburg and Doha.  The mobility option transforms an already international Executive MBA program into one with even greater global scope.

Today, the program features the same curriculum no matter which track participants choose -Paris, Shanghai, Beijing, St. Petersburg or Doha. Participants can work with their program manager to customize a cycle with modules in one, two, three or more locations around the world. No restrictions apply, as long as the modules fit into the academic calendars concerned.