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Jeux du commerce 2018: HEC Montréal Climbs to the Second Step of the Podium

January 10, 2018



HEC Montréal finished second in the overall standings at the Jeux du commerce 2018, held at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business in Montréal from January 4 to 7.

This marks the 25th time that HEC Montréal has finished on the podium at this inter-university competition, which has been held for the past 30 years.

The HEC delegation was made up of 89 students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. They were supported by a team of trainers that included René Gendreau, Anne Bourhis, Jean-François St-Pierre and Stéphanie Leverdier.

This year’s edition of the Jeux du commerce drew some 1,500 participants from 13 universities in Québec, Ontario and New Brunswick.

The competition is aimed at fostering relationships between tomorrow’s business people and companies. It is also intended to create lasting ties between participants, encourage healthy competition, and develop initiatives and excellence.



Podium finishes by our delegation

Academic Cases

Surprise Case – 2nd place

Debating – 2nd place

International Business – 1st place

Entrepreneurship – 3rd place

Accounting – 1st place

Sustainable Development – 1st place

Human Resources – 1st place

Production and Operations Management – 2nd place

Academic Cup – 2nd place



Netball – 1st place

Flag Football – 2nd place

Sports Cup – 1st place


Social Discipline

Engagement Cup – 3rd place (combination of rankings in the Participation and Social categories)


Other awards

Coordinator of the Year – Alexandrine Pilon

Organizing Committee Volunteer of the Year – Flavie Sumu

Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the delegation – René Gendreau