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 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.–
About the Program
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
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.
Boosting Creativity for Innovation
Strategic Management of Innovation
Organizational Design and Management
Entrepreneurship Strategy : from Ideation to exit
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.
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
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Business Model Innovation with the Odyssey 3.14 approach
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.
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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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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.