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Executive Education

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Executive Certificate

Language: English

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Drive innovation and enhance your entrepreneurial leadership skills

Innovation and entrepreneurship are essential drivers of growth and the main sources of value and wealth creation. They therefore need to be managed very carefully and with great discipline in both start-ups and established firms.

If you are an executive seeking to develop your entrepreneurial skills, launch new business ventures and discover best practices for stimulating innovation, this is the program for you.


The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.Peter Drucker


The program will enable you to:

  • Develop entrepreneurial energy and a culture of innovation in your company
  • Learn how to collaborate effectively with other players and specialists both inside and outside of your organization, and within specific ecosystems
  • Identify opportunities, develop business plans and capture created value
  • Fund and develop new business ventures

Academic Director(s)

Sihem Jouini
Associate Professor, HEC Paris
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Research project

To capitalize on the insights and experience of the experts present in the program

Each participant carries out an analysis of an entrepreneurial project of their choice. The hands-on nature of the project enables you to apply all theories and concepts acquired during the program.

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Find out more from the brochure

The program is aimed at:
Executives interested in launching innovation or new businesses, either as a new venture or within an established organization
Members or managers of an innovation development team, 
Executives who have a personal start-up project in any area of innovation

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Executive Certificate Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Format: Two one-week sessions
Duration: 10 days
Language: English
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Cost: 17350 €*
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Learn in different environments

Learn in two cities around the world

The different locations enable you to experience the world of business from different angles and cultural perspectives. You will also be able to take a step back and develop your skills with hands-on training that you can apply as soon as you return to your company.




Learning ressources

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Company visits


In this video, discover Julien Coulon's insights

"Today, attracting and retaining talent is a crucial issue which companies must deal with."  — Julien Coulon


How can you make your team and your company grow spectacularly? Find out with Julien Coulon, Executive MBA student at HEC Paris


  Discover the experiences of current and former participants.

Executive Education

Before the program I was a scientist with business acumen. After the program, I am a business woman with scientific acumen.

Martine Garnier

Martine Garnier

Certificat Executive Entrepreneurship & Innovation

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The project was a great opportunity to develop, lead and implement innovative management opportunities within my company.

Pascal Caisey

Pascal Caisey

Certificat Executive Entrepreneurship & Innovation

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The program gave me the ingenuity and creativity to think of solutions and carry out business.

Carol Echtebarne

Carol Echtebarne

Certificat Executive Entrepreneurship & Innovation

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