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MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Executive Master

Language : English

Drive Innovation & Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Innovation and entrepreneurship play a crucial role in creating value and ensuring the success and sustainability of companies throughout the world. This is why we have designed this online degree program with coursera.svg to meet the specific needs of current and future business leaders in charge of innovation or business development, as well as experienced or aspiring entrepreneurs. The program will enable you to: 

Develop a new way of thinking to capitalize on different opportunities in your organization or business venture

Learn to create or identify potential innovations

Gather talent and capital, launch and manage rapid growth and reduce risk factors

Bring your ideas to life through project-based learning

 

Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.– Peter Drucker

About the Program

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14 months after its launch, the groundbreaking M.Sc. in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MSIE , saw its first cohort successfully complete HEC’s first 100% online degree program.

Objectives

Our professors and experts will help you acquire the skills and know-how to:

Obtain a Master’s degree from one of the leading business schools in the world without having to leave your home or workplace

Engage with entrepreneurs from across the globe

Meet and exchange with respected business people and successful entrepreneurs online

Work on a challenging team project in order to commercialize an idea, product, technology or business proposition

Academic Director(s)

Thomas Astebro
THOMAS ASTEBRO
Professor, HEC Paris

Program Content

The fully online nature of the program has been specifically designed for busy professionals and is composed of two distinct parts :

- The fundamental courses allow participants to acquire new knowledge and skills without having to compromise their personal and professional commitments. 

- The project-based courses are run in an interactive webinar format and feature personalized support and coaching for the team projects from HEC Paris professors. The aim of the pre-established schedule of the Executive MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship is to create a strong group dynamic and an enriching learning experience from the outset. It also makes it easier for participants to work more closely and exchange with their professors and program team.

Discover the details of the two parts below 

PART I : FUNDAMENTAL COURSES

10 fundamental courses - Over 6 months

These online foundational courses enable participants to acquire the necessary skills to scale up a company, boost creativity, manage new product development processes, capitalize on social media for marketing purposes and clearly define business strategy in individual contexts.

COURSES

Boosting Creativity for Innovation

Strategic Management of Innovation

Organizational Design and Management

Design Thinking

Entrepreneurship Strategy : from Ideation to exit

Business Strategy

New Product Development

Social Entrepreneurship and Change Making

Scaling Up Operations

Marketing Through Social Media

PART II : PROJECT-BASED COURSES

10 project-based courses - Over 12 months

The Degree part of the program, in which participants work on a team project, enables participants to apply all the theories and practical expertise gained during the program to create a new product, service, brand or organization. The goal is to move a team project forward, from initial conception to commercialization during the project-based period. 

Participants will be mentored as a team by a highly experienced entrepreneur/business leader.

COURSES

Team Working

How to Create a Business Plan

Fundamental of Negotiations

Developing a Customer-Centric Strategy Through Marketing

Managing the Performance of a Growing Enterprise

Online Business Under Information Asymmetries

Intellectual Property Law for New business

Entrepreneurial Finance

Private Equity and Venture Capital

Business Model Innovation with the Odyssey 3.14 approach

 

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OUR PARTNER

coursera

 

We launched this program in partnership with Coursera, the world’s largest online learning platform.

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FIND OUT MORE FROM THE BROCHURE

This program will help participants prepare for a career in business as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur, a consultant in Innovation Management, a decision-maker for launching innovative projects and making R&D investments, or a member of the executive team in a company.

MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Duration: 18 months
Language: English
Cost: 20000 €*
Specialization: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Business

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Contact

Nadia Madzharova
NADIA MADZHAROVA
International Program Advisor

ADMISSION

The admissions process for the MSC IN INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP is rigorous but straightforward. HEC Paris welcomes applications from candidates based all over the world. High-quality professional experience in either innovation, new product development, launching business ventures or entrepreneurship, as well as the relevance of your professional project will play a key role in the success of your application. 

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ARE YOU INTERESTED?

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Applicants for the degree program must have: bachelor's degree, 5 years work experience and English proficiency. Applicants will also be asked to submit a potential project idea. GMAT / GRE are recommended, but not mandatory. 

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