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Mission, vision and values

Our mission

Building on our excellence in teaching and research, HEC Montréal is a French-language institution open to the world and solidly rooted in Quebec society, that trains management leaders who make a responsible contribution to the success of organizations and to sustainable social development.

Our vision

To be a hub of management knowledge that inspires, innovates and makes our mark worldwide, thanks to:

  • the quality and relevance of our teaching and research;
  • our influence and engagement in the local, national and international communities;
  • our human-centred, responsible and collaborative approach.

Our values


We answer the needs of our various stakeholders, both at home and abroad, taking account of advances in knowledge and technologies and evolving sustainable development issues.


We apply integrity and rigour in all our teaching, research and knowledge transfer activities and in managing our School.


We rely on our innovative mindset and agility to cope with change and meet challenges. Our proactive approach and strong entrepreneurial culture let us come up with new solutions and carry out visionary, ambitious plans.


We promote concrete individual and collective engagement in the business community, academia and society. This active contribution demonstrates the HEC Montréal community’s energy, ethics and social responsibility.


We endeavour to create a healthy and inclusive environment that respects others and is open to differences, one that fosters collegiality and pride in belonging.


We encourage interaction among the members of our community, to promote the sharing of ideas, interdisciplinarity and the development of collective intelligence.

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