Specialized Graduate Diplomas (DESS)
HEC Montréal offers a wide range of graduate diplomas offered entirely in French. Proof of French proficiency at an advanced level is required for admission.
The advantages of a specialized graduate diploma (DESS) at HEC Montréal
One of the fastest ways to improve your work conditions and quality of life
Courses given by recognized experts in their fields
Varied teaching approaches: case method, simulations, debates, role playing, oral presentations, etc.
A leader in research, with numerous highly reputed research chairs, centres and groups
Access to an influential business network: Alumni HEC Montréal
Canada's largest bilingual business library
The first business school in North America to hold the three most prestigious accreditations in management education: AMBA, AACSB International and EQUIS
Choose your graduate diploma (offered only in French)
Direct access to a Master’s program
Earning four specialized graduate diplomas can give you access to a Master’s program, subject to certain conditions.
See the different program pages for further details.
Specialized graduate diploma (DESS)