Welcome to our new deanship team A new deanship team will lead HEC Lausanne at the University of Lausanne for the period 2018-2021, starting on 1 August 2018. Professor Jean-Philippe Bonardi remains as the head of the School as Dean, with the support of the Vice-Deans and Professors Olivier Cadot, Christian Zehnder, Guido Palazzo and Rafael Lalive. The School congratulates them on their appointment!
Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) designation for the Master of Actuarial... The Master of Actuarial Science of HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) has been awarded with the Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) designation by the International Insurance Society (IIS). The designation has been announced to a global insurance audience of 500 senior executives, academics and policymakers at the IIS Global Insurance Forum, which took place in Berlin on July 9, 2018.
Success for Actuarial Science with the “SCOR Prize 2018” awarded to Dr. Arian Cani Arian Cani, who finished his PhD in Actuarial Science at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) this year, enjoyed a fine end to his studies. This spring, he was given the “First Prize 2018” by the global reinsurance group SCOR, for the quality of his thesis, entitled “Reinsurance and dividend problems in insurance”.
When is the best time of day for executives to work on strategic tasks? Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL | While studies have shown how our biological clock and the time of day can affect the mood of Twitter users or the performance of doctors and judges, how does it work with executives? How might their choice of timing affect the company when it comes to communicating strategic information? Find out in the first research of its kind, conducted by Prof. Elizabeth Demers.
Follow the 4th CHIC: connected objects The fourth China Hardware Innovation Camp (CHIC) learning program started up in October 2017. As part of it, the teams of students from HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne), EPFL, and ECAL will produce the connected objects they have designed in China. The first three CHIC camps led to projects with social, medical and sustainable components. This year, the focus is on fun and practicality, with objects enabling increased interactions between parents and children, optimized monitoring of groups of children on trips, and improved concentration at work.