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Learning Expedition

Immerse yourself in North America’s best practices in management.

In this customized training program, participants delve deeper into the latest management issues as they are immersed in the vibrant, innovative and highly collaborative environment that is HEC Montréal.

Program overview

  • A short management training program held on HEC Montréal campus, with special access to different actors in Montréal’s business world
  • An academic component (workshops, conferences and seminars) that is rounded out with a solid experiential component (visits to businesses, meetings and discussions with company management, simulations)
  • Intended for employees of a single company, or for students (Bachelor, Master, MBA, Doctorate)

Special access to Montréal’s business world

Philippe Magdelaine

“Our participants have found it to be an inspiring experience. In addition to having visited a variety of companies, they have said they have greatly benefitted from being immersed in a highly collaborative ecosystem wherein there is a refreshing sense of open-mindedness.”

Philippe Magdelaine, Associate Professor, IAE Paris


Our most recent work

  • Doing business in French in North America
  • Artificial intelligence and data science (LEAD)
  • Management control and audit
  • Distribution and commercialization
  • Business management and strategy
  • Edges of management
  • Human resources management and workplace wellness
  • Internationalizing in turbulent times
  • Marketing of tomorrow
  • Pitch in on Montréal’s ecosystem

Benefit from our top expertise

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Business management and strategy
  • Circular economy
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Data science
  • Digital transformation
  • Energy management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family business
  • Innovation
  • Management control and audit
  • Marketing
  • Sustainable development

Their doors are open to you

Several HEC Montréal company partners have already opened their doors for guided visits of their facilities. During the visits, company executives met with program participants and discussed some of the themes covered in the program.

  • Bell
  • Boralex
  • Cirano
  • Costco
  • Courchesne Larose
  • Desjardins Lab
  • Groupe Marcelle
  • Hydro-Québec
  • National Bank
  • National Bank–HEC Montréal Institute for Entrepreneurship
  • Intact Datalab
  • Mila Québec
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
  • Novexco
  • Richter
  • Sid Lee
  • Tech3Lab
  • Ubisoft
  • Valtech


University partners and organizations who have collaborated with us.

Elon University
IAE Lyon
IAE Montpellier
IAE Paris
Monash University
Universidad EAFIT
University South Australia
Program characteristics

Groups of 20 to 30 people:

  • Students within the same establishment
  • Employees all from the same company

Open enrollment:
Learning Expedition in Artificial Intelligence (LEAD) and Learning Expedition in Renewable Energy (ReneW)


A short, intensive program.


Training site
  • On HEC Montréal campus

Languages of instruction
  • French
  • English
  • Other languages with consecutive interpretation. Additional fees apply.

What is included
  • Course materials
  • Workshops, conferences and seminars
  • Visits to businesses
  • Cultural visits
Not included
  • International and local transportation
  • Lodging
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Living expenses


Contact our team.
514 340-3595

Open enrollment for these programs

International > Learning Expedition