Dear Participants,

We are delighted to welcome you to the 7th edition of the HEC Business Game! The event will take place from Friday, April 8th to Saturday, April 9th , 2022.

You should have received the Event Welcome Guide in your email, containing important information about our partners, the challenges, the event’s schedule, and practical information that should help you organize your time with us.

Please check your inbox and spam to ensure you won't miss any details! 

The Event

In coordination with HEC Paris, we are proud to organize the HEC Paris Business Game. This real-life case competition brings together 150 to 200 talented participants from around the world to Paris to compete in a challenging, but fun, two-day case competition. Unlike many other case competitions, the HEC Paris Business Game will have you work together with different groups of students during each challenge. Over the competition, you will have the opportunity to create connections and memories with a diverse group of fellow students from around the world.



The 8th edition of the HEC Paris Business Game will take place from April 8 to 9, 2022. Selected participants will have the chance to compete, network, and take part in exclusive events over the two days.



The 2022 edition of the HEC Paris Business Game will be held on HEC Paris Campus.



Participation in the HEC Paris Business Game is selective. Students currently enrolled in a master’s program or in the final year of their bachelor studies may apply. More information is available on the register page.


Description & Preliminary schedule

The HEC Business Game takes place over two days and includes 4 real-life challenges designed by our partners. Students participate in teams of 2, each team having to work together with different teams during each of the 4 challenges. Challenges cover different aspects of business, including strategy, digitalization, marketing, or finance.
In addition to the competition, participants benefit from multiple opportunities to connect with top firms and socialize with students from all over the world.

Challenge Yourself

During the HEC Paris Business Game, you will be tasked with solving complex business challenges with different sets of teammates in only a few hours.This is also the perfect opportunity to connect with top firms. If you impress them, you will be probably see them again!

The HEC Paris Business Game will provide you with a real sense of how to tackle everyday problems, and it is a unique experience that promises to leave you with a lifetime of memories.

Participation Fee

Teams that pass the last selection round will be required a fee from each team member in the HEC Business Game.

This fee covers your participation on the event, and does not include accommodation.

Participation fees for the 2022 will depend on the application round:

  • Fast track applications (early bird fee): 35€/participant

  • Wave 1 (discounted fee): 40€/participant

  • Wave 2 (regular fee): 50€/participant

More information on the application waves is available on the register page.


If you wish to have an accommodation, HEC Business Game offers options near or on the HEC Paris campus at a discounted price.
Such options include hotel rooms at the 4-stars Best Western Plus Paris Val de Bievre, located at the entrance to the HEC Paris Campus.


Discounted price per night is expected to be around €50/participant. Several options (e.g. number of nights) will be offered to participants.
Full details will be provided by email to participants upon selection.