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HBG 2023

Our exciting, 2-day competition welcomes over 150 talented students to HEC Paris to compete in real-life business cases, designed by top-tier companies!
Unlike many other case competitions, the HEC Business Game will have you work together with different groups of students during each challenge. During the competition, you will create connections and memories with a diverse group of fellow students from around the world.

We are proud to organize the HEC Business Game in coordination with HEC Paris.



The 9th edition of the HEC Business Game will be held from 21st - 22nd April 2023.

Selected participants will have the chance to compete, network, and take part in exclusive events over the two days.



The 2023 edition of the HEC Business Game will be held on campus at HEC Paris.



Participation in the HEC Business Game is highly selective.

Students currently enrolled in a master’s program or in the final year of their bachelor studies may apply. 

Please note: MBA and PhD students are not eligible to apply.

The HEC Business Game experience

  • The HEC Business Game takes place over 2 days and includes 4 real-life challenges designed by our partners.

  • Students participate as a pair, being placed with two other pairs to form a new team of 6 participants for each challenge.

  • 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 world-leading firms and to socialize with peers from all over the world.

Preliminary Schedule

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Challenge Yourself

During the HEC Business Game, you will be tasked with solving complex business challenges with different sets of teammates in only a few hours.

The HEC 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.

This is also the perfect opportunity to connect with top firms. If you impress them, you will probably see them again!

Participation Fee

Each successful applicant will be required to pay a fee to confirm their spot. This fee covers your participation in the event, including our networking events, food and drink, and afterparty in Paris!

For information, our participant fees are listed below:

  • Fast-Track Round: 40€/participant

  • Regular Rounds: 50€/participant


HEC Business Game offers accommodation options near or on the HEC Paris campus at a discounted price, including hotel rooms at the 4-star Best Western Plus Paris Val de Bievre, at the entrance to the HEC Paris campus.


For information, the discounted price per night is expected to be around €50/participant. Flexible arrangements will be offered to participants.

Full details will be confirmed by email to participants upon selection.

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