HEC Montreal is one of Canada’s leading business schools with over a hundred years of history and three international accreditations to its credit. HEC Montreal is one of only 63 business schools around the world to hold all three prestigious AMBA, AACSB International and EQUIS accreditations. The MBA programme of the HEC Montreal is available in both English and French language. It offers full time as well as part time MBA
Deadlines & Decision Notification for Class of 2016:
Round1 : 1; Jun 2015
Round2 : 1; Sep 2015
Round3 : 15; Oct 2015
- Application Fees: $263.57, Non-refundable.
- GMAT or GRE: There is no minimum score required. However, students admitted to the MBA program have an average score of 625.
- Letters of recommendation : Two letters of recommendation. The referee must submit the of recommendation form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org , by mail or in person.
- Essay Send the answers to these questions to us with the other documents required for us to study your file : Each answer must be about 750 words long
- A copy of your passport photo page
- Current resume : At least three years of professional work experience post-graduation excluding internships
- Interview : The interview is conducted by one or two HEC Montréal MBA alumni either in person or from a distance. The objective is to learn more about candidates and determine whether they have the right profile for the HEC Montréal MBA program. The interview is also a good opportunity for applicants to ask alumni about their experience in the program.
Estimated Tuition fees : Full-Time MBA program These are estimated expenses for the 2015-2016 academic year. $31,800
Class Profile : Average Age : 31
Work Experience : 7 years
GMAT Scores 625
Undergraduate GPA (average) : 3.40
Essay 1: Describe your strengths and weaknesses and explain how you manage these personality traits in your everyday life.
Essay 2: Why are you interested in obtaining an MBA and why have you chosen the HEC Montréal MBA program?
Essay 3: Describe a personal achievement that allowed you to distinguish yourself and explain why you are proud of this achievement.
Transcripts : (Upload) Your Original official transcripts and copies of diplomas, Not required for studies completed at HEC Montréal.
Q.Describe yourself, emphasizing your strengths and weaknesses and the major influences that have shaped your personality.
My Father has also been a major inspiration in my life. From him, I learnt the art of simplifying even the most complicated thing. He has always motivated me to focus and prioritize on right things instead of just wandering around. My parents have been a source of inspiration to all my personal and academic pursuits. Their unconditional support and values instilled brings out the best in me. I was always encouraged to follow my dreams and most importantly achieve them through grit and determination.
I strongly believe that education is the medium that strengthens mind and character of an individual, expands the intellectual parameter and helps him evolve in his life. I have always been good in balancing multiple tasks and responsibilities; I was always appreciated for the academic and non academic efforts in the school. My enthusiasm and passion for extracurricular endeavors was prominent in Dance, Dramatics and Extempore competitions at the school level. I participated in ............................... the same.
A frontrunner in my academic endeavors, I have demonstrated an ability to create a vision, a sense of articulation and a relentless drive to excel in my studies. I have learnt that the path that we take while facing challenges, plays a big role in the outcome of them. I have always made a conscious effort to develop my overall personality by giving equal importance to my personal interest; I was an integral part of various dance competitions in college. My organizational skills were prominent in my role as the Vice President of the National Level Tech Fest in the college; it also gave me the first hand experience of effective team work, coordination, to remain calm and composed under pressure.
After my under graduation, I joined ..........................................................................., it was a transition from a fresher to a professional, a demanding arena but has been responsible for harnessing my attributes to an extent that it gave me a maturity. My initial project was for .......................... company of Nederland, the complete management of applications involving support, development, testing, infrastructure and designing was outsourced ............................. As a Support Analyst, I had to deal with clients on a regular basis, in virtue of this my client relationship management and communication skills scaled extremely high. Management processes like Incident Management, Change Management and Release Management helped me gain immense knowledge.
Learning has been a constant process in my life, I gave ....................................................... this has been an important accomplishment as software engineers with insight on Management processes is a good combination. During this process, my ability to multitask embarked various attributes like commitment, discipline and persistence which I embodied in plenty. Professionally, I have always been appreciated for my efforts and the ability to handle intricate issues with panache. Challenges have always enhanced my business understanding, analytical acumen and helped in crystallizing my future goals.
My second Project was ........................................................, an energy company that provides gas and electricity to homes throughout the United Kingdom. - One of my major accomplishments was ....................................................... With this I was able to prove my skills based on analysis and pointing areas which could improve Project efficiency. Subsequently, I joined Golden Source and was made a team lead within 2 months, this initiated authority and experience in me; also intensive Client interactions helped me to enhance my communication skills.
My inherent leadership qualities and ethical values have evolved over the years. My professional growth can be attributed to an amalgamation of technical excellence, hard work, innovative thinking and scrupulous implementation. One of my weaknesses has been lack of assertiveness, I take on additional responsibility of my peers and team members which puts undue pressure on me, I am taking measures to overcome this limitation and prioritise my work.
Another important strength or asset of mine is integrity and strength of will power. My organization has demonstrated undeterred trust on me since I have always given importance to my inner values and principles even when it might be expeditious to do so. My attention to meticulous detail, keen observation and instant communication of my thoughts without reservations helps me in imbibing bigger roles and responsibilities. I want to proceed further with my knowledge and achievements and earn the HEC Montreal MBA degree to create standards of excellence in the future endeavors.