Frequently Asked Questions

The Most Popular Questions

How can I apply?

You will complete the entire application process online. To apply, go to our registration page.

Who can participate in the HEC Business Game?

To be eligible to participate, you must be a master’s student in MA1, MA2, or a one-year MSc. All bachelor’s, MBA, CMA (complementary master), or Ph.D. students are not eligible to register.

How much does it cost to participate?

The subscription fee for the 2017 edition of the HEC Business Game was 35€ per participant.

This fee covered breakfast, lunches, dinners, and drinks throughout the event. Please note, this fee was only applicable to teams that passed the selection round.

In addition, participants of the HEC Business Game were offered accommodation on the HEC Paris campus or discounted prices at a nearby hotel.

How should my team take the selection test?

You do not have to sit next to one another to take the test. However, you will have to be able to easily communicate with each other during the selection test.

When will the HEC Business Game take place?

The 2018 edition of the HEC Business Game will take place on April 13-14, 2018.

Where will the HEC Business Game take place?

The exact location of the 2018 edition of the HEC Business Game will be announced in the future.

The 2017 edition of the HEC Business Game was held on the campus of HEC Paris.

Which language(s) will be used?

The competition will be held entirely in English.

Do I have to bring a laptop?

Yes, your laptop will be an essential tool at the HEC Business Game. Each team of two will need at least one laptop between them.

What is the dress code?

The dress code is smart/business.

Do I need specific prior knowledge in order to participate?

Every case will be introduced beforehand. However, we do encourage you to read about the different topics and companies (As they will be the ones that will provide you with the cases, which will be related to their business) before the event.

Will I have the opportunity to apply for an internship or job?

Yes, the HEC Business Game is a great opportunity for you to meet representatives from our major corporate partners.

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