EDHEC chairs enable companies and the institutions that support them to set the standard as operators in their sector.
The chairs, which provide an opportunity for students to access exclusive academic content, make a decisive contribution to producing cutting-edge analysis on the specific challenges facing partner companies.
EDHEC now has two teaching chairs and eight research chairs.
Created in 2003 with the support of two partners, AUCHAN and REDCATS GROUP, the Chair of Leadership and Managerial Competencies can now count on two further corporate sponsors, SAGE and LA POSTE.
In addition to a providing a fully comprehensive cycle of leadership training for students, the Chair has continued to consolidate its position as a centre for expertise on two key themes for business: the development of management potential and the experimental testing of new methods for accompanying and developing leadership. A selection of the Chair's production includes: original seminars and electives, the EDHEC Learning Team ™ method, a cycle of conferences, a Leadership Gallery ...
Professor in charge of the Leadership Chair
Terrorist attacks, counterfeiting, fraud, money laundering, kidnapping, hacking...: companies are constantly being targeted by criminal and terrorist organisations.
Managing this kind of risk requires in-depth knowledge of the criminals and terrorists who threaten business organisations and the techniques that they use, in order to
develop well-adapted risk management solutions.
EDHEC's Criminal Risks Management Chair is continually working to develop and disseminate its findings on strategic risk management in this highly specific and little studied field.
Professor, in charge of the Chair
The EDHEC research chairs involve a close partnership to conduct research in a specific subject of interest to the sponsor and a commitment with EDHEC over three years leading to international academic publications and also detailed summaries and position papers aimed at professionals, institutional investors and regulators.
The EDHEC research chairs include three types of actions:
1. Carrying out the research lead to both academic and professional publications.
2. Organising the dissemination of the research.
3. Organising conferences to present the work to the industry.
The Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta "ETF and Passive Investment Strategies" research chair will involve three years of academic research into ETFs (exchange-traded funds) and the use of ETFs as part of a core-satellite approach to asset management. The work will be overseen by a joint Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta/EDHEC-Risk Institute advisory board.
The Rothschild & Cie "Active Allocation to Smart Factor Indices" research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute, led by Professor Lionel Martellini, Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute, will examine the benefits of smart beta allocation. The goal is to provide a quantitative assessment of the benefits expected from the three following sources of added-value in the design of equity portfolios with superior risk and return characteristics.
The aim of the Société Générale Prime Services (Newedge) "Advanced Modelling for Alternative Investments" research chair is to develop advanced modelling techniques that can be used for alternative investment returns.
The aim of the three-year research chair is to develop academic insights that can be used towards the design of high-performance multi-asset investment solutions, based on specific investor needs.
The purpose of the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management "Risk Allocation Framework for Goal-Driven Investing Strategies" research chair is to develop new research on risk allocation and goals-based investing. The initiative involves the pursuit of fundamental research on risk allocation and goals-based wealth management.
A recent surge in inflation uncertainty has increased the need for investors to hedge against unexpected changes in price levels. Inflation hedging is a concern of particularly critical importance for pension funds, in situations when pension payments are indexed with respect to consumer price or wage level indexes.
The aim of the Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF) "Innovations and Regulations in Investment Banking" Research Chair is to provide advanced research in four areas: skewness as an asset class; corporate and sovereign credit default swap (CDS) markets; the evaluation of policies to regulate financial markets; and options on liquidity.
The purpose of the CACEIS "New Frontiers in Risk Assessment and Performance Reporting" research chair is to examine new advances in risk measurement and reporting. The goal is to explore, for the benefit of institutional investors and asset managers, both new concepts and innovative applications of concepts that are popular in the investment world.
Directeur de la recherche et du Développement