At HEC Montreal, all software used in class work under the Windows Operating System. Also, all computers of instructors, in the classrooms and in the laboratories run Windows 7 and Office 2013. It is possible that instructors may use specific functionalities of these applications.
In order to participate in all learning activities for which a laptop computer is required, these are the technical requirements:
Apple (Mac OS) computers could be used as long as a Windows operating system conform to the above requirements is also installed. Extra costs need to be foreseen.
HEC Montreal's IT helpdesk does not offer services to install such environment on personnal devices.
Tablet users, be aware that the following operating systems cannot garantee full compatibility with software used in class: Android, iOS, Windows 8 RT.
HEC Montreal cannot guarantee to students that technical specifications required at enrollment will stay the same throughout the program.
Software and/or hardware updates may be required before the end of the program depending on applications used in classes.