Executive Online Program

Executive Online Certificate Strategy @ HEC Paris


Acquire the fundamentals of corporate strategy in an online format

Why are some companies more successful than others? As the business environment becomes increasingly complex, global and competitive, thinking strategically about how an organization can compete successfully, achieve growth and create value is even more critical. The aim of this certificate program is to help you:

Understand the reasons for success or failure

Provide you with the tools and frameworks to formulate and implement a strategy for your company more effectively




Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it's about deliberately choosing to be different.” 

– Michael Porter



The program will enable you to:

Acquire an overall framework, and the concepts, methods and tools which are used in strategy formulation and implementation processes

Identify the business situations, in which they can be applied most effectively

Understand the limitations of the various approaches

Academic Director(s)


Professor, HEC Paris

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Program content 

Consists of 3 online modules over 7 weeks


Module 1

Business Strategy

Understand how companies build competitive advantage in a particular industry. 

Module 2

Corporate Strategy

Understand how companies can expand into new areas of business. 

Module 3

Strategy Implementation

Identify the main drivers to implement strategy. 

First Finance Institute 

Final Exam

On site, in a Pearson Vue center in France or abroad.


Find out more from the brochure

The program is aimed at:
Managers or executives who need to formulate, share, implement, or simply, understand the strategy of their company.

Training costs

2100 €

Teaching language

French / English

Next session

2017 / 2018
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Amy Kane

Program Advisor

Professor insights

In this video, discover Pierre Dussauge's insights

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To register or for more information about the program, visit the Strategy @ HEC Paris website.



Tried and tested for you

 Discover the experiences of current and former participants. 

Ibrahima Diouf



J'ai suivi le programme Strategy@HEC Paris au moment où je réfléchissais à la création de ma nouvelle société à Dakar, dans le secteur de l'immobilier de bureau. Mon business Plan prévoyait alors de faire promotion et construction. Le cours de Pierre Dussauge m'a ouvert les yeux : j'allais commettre une erreur fatale en m'intégrant verticalement, et en faisant la construction alors qu'il y a déjà pléthore de sociétés de construction. J'ai abandonné cette idée, et me concentre sur le domaine où j'ai un avantage concurrentiel, la promotion, et fais jouer la concurrence entre les constructeurs."

Nicolas Reitzaum

Manager - Photographer


I believe that like the ICCF program, the Executive Online Certificate Strategy @ HEC Paris is based on 3 fundamental aspects: the academic excellence of the HEC Paris Professors, the practical and highly varied weekly case studies, and finally, creating collective intelligence by connecting the participants."

Fréjus Lingue

Consultant in Dakar, Deloitte


Strategy, is above all a daily activity. The more your work colleagues are aware of strategic challenges, the better it is. Enhancing the strategic thinking of the participants, is what this program is all about."