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About ESSEC

About ESSEC

ESSEC Business School, the pioneering spirit

About ESSEC

A pioneer of business-related learning  since 1907, ESSEC’s mission is to respond  to the challenges  of the future.  In an interconnected, technological, and uncertain world, where the tasks are increasingly complex, ESSEC offers a unique pedagogical approach. This approach is founded on the creation and dissemination of cutting- edge knowledge, a blend of academic learning and practical experience, and a multicultural openness and dialogue. 

Values

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Since its creation in 1907, ESSEC Business School has built a reputation on high standards, a quest for excellence and a belief in intellectual freedom. A research driven academic institution, ESSEC has always tried to incarnate and transmit its five fundamental values of humanism, innovation, responsibility, excellence and diversity.

Knowledge Creation

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ESSEC’s leadership in founded on its capacity to create new, relevant and high-impact knowledge that feeds into the school’s activities across the board: the Bachelor’s, Master’s and executive education programs, and the activites of businesses. 

Networks

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ESSEC is right at the very heart of a vast network above-all based on the dynamism of a tightly knit community counting 47,000 graduates. Striving to propose ever-rich experiences to its students, ESSEC is developing academic partnerships and continuously strengthening its links with companies and organisations. (source, brochure instit p. 18)

Get involved

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Humanism, openness and responsibility are among the founding values of the School. ESSEC has always been committed to societal responsibility and trains its students to combine managerial effectiveness and collective responsibility at the service of the common good.

Entrepreneurship

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Inviting students to use their imagination and get into the start-up mindset is central to ESSEC’s teaching philosophy. To encourage entrepreneurial creativity, we’ve implemented a comprehensive program including training and support networks as well as financing programs for those projects with the highest economic and social potential.

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