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Executive Education

MSc in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

MSc in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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Language : English

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Program overview


Entrepreneurship and innovation drive social and economic changes that shape our collective future. This degree program exposes participants to different ways of understanding, conceptualizing, and for some, building enterprises that create value in society.

Participants will develop a “start-up” entrepreneurship toolbox through a set of courses, cases and practical exercises, and develop an informed understanding of the social and global challenges to which entrepreneurship and innovation seek to contribute.

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Msc in innovation and Entrepreneurship

Format: Online
Duration: 2 years
Working Experience: From 3 years
Language: English
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Cost: 22950 €*

The program is aimed at :

Young professionals with a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of  8 years of working experience, wishing to prepare for a career as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur, a consultant in Innovation Management, or a decision-maker for launching innovative projects and making R&D investments.


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* Net price, HEC Paris is not subject to VAT. Prices, dates, faculty, and program content are subject to change.

Program deposit: 5,000 euros (due within 15 days after being admitted to the program)



Drive innovation and business development

Create products or services in a start-up context or within an existing organization

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



Business Game – compete with a marketing mind, learn to listen to potential customers and design a value proposition that matches their profile.

Virtual Workshops – offered on practical skills involved in the entrepreneurship and innovation processes, organized to complement credit-bearing courses, and are offered virtually.

Networking – join us both virtually and in-person and network with other MSIE alumni and current students



The program is run over a period of 24 months and is composed of 4 components – Fundamental phase courses, Degree phase courses, a 12-month team project and a Master’s thesis, which on average takes 6 months to complete.

Participants follow 7 mandatory courses and then choose between option 1 or option 2 in the grouped electives to complete the 10 courses for this part of the program.

  • Team Working
  • Developing a Customer-centric Strategy through Marketing
  • Strategic Management of Innovation
  • Fundamentals of Negotiations
  • Managing the Performance of a Growing Enterprise
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Intellectual Property Law for New Businesses
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • How to Create a Business Plan
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital

Academic Director

Associate Professor Strategy and Business Policy

The fully online nature of the program allows participants to acquire new knowledge and skills without having to compromise their personal and professional commitments, while benefitting from direct interactions with HEC Paris Faculty, and personalized support from an HEC Paris Program Manager.

The project-based learning activities combine asynchronous courses, interactive webinars facilitated by HEC Paris professors, and team coaching by business leaders, or program alumni.

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, 3 years work experience and English proficiency. Applicants will also be asked to submit a potential project idea. GMAT / GRE are recommended, but not mandatory.

To earn the MSc degree, you must successfully complete all of the 120 ECTS credits.



This program is accessible for people with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any specific requirements or to obtain the Public Accessibility Register.

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