Business research

HEC Paris in Qatar launches its first corporate research laboratory

Doha: HEC Paris in Qatar, the regional campus of HEC Paris, has launched Qatar’s first business research lab to develop local and regional educational materials for its Executive MBA, Specialized Masters and personalized business programs.

Its activities will include writing business case studies for custom and executive programs, publishing and disseminating business case studies for a wider audience, and conducting basic and industry-specific research. The lab also aims to develop simulations for an exceptional learning experience and to collaborate with various governmental, semi-governmental entities and key private companies in Qatar to write globally relevant and challenging educational materials based on companies in the Qatar and GCC in situations.

“The Business Research Laboratory of HEC Paris in Qatar aims to create world-class educational materials for its offerings in Qatar and the rest of the world, including Europe and the United States, where there is strong interest in management issues in the Gulf. This material includes case studies, research and simulations to enhance the learning experience,” confirms Dr. Pablo Martin de Holan, Dean, HEC Paris in Qatar.

The Executive Director of Partnerships and Growth at HEC Paris in Qatar, Joshua Kobb, says that “developing learning materials from the region and for the region helps ensure the relevance of our teaching for learners based here. At the same time, we are able to advance our teaching. mission to help the global business community understand the context and dynamics of Qatar and the region.”

HEC Paris became one of the earliest advocates of the case study teaching method in the 1930s and in Qatar from its first day 12 years ago.