The MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation will help you unleash your potential as a person and as an entrepreneur. The disruptive programme structure is designed to guide you step by step in the creation of your own venture.
You will gain all the personal and professional skills to create dynamic new startups that have meaning for you in an economic or social context. The programme will encourage you to think differently and work towards creating something new for the world.
Location: Lille Campus
Start Date: Early Sept-20
Deadline to apply: 30-Jun-20
Sept – May: academic courses / June onwards: work experience
♦ 1-year full-time programme entirely taught in English
♦ +15 core modules
♦ Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD)
♦ 3-6 month internship / work placement
♦ Applied Master Project
♦ French classes
♦ Corporate Strategy
♦ Product Development
♦ Corporate Entrepreneurship
The personal and professional benefits of an internship abroad are immense and long-lasting. Expanding your global contact network is no different. During your internships abroad you will develop valuable business relationships which will take your career goals to an international level. Many students find their jobs as a result of internships during their time at EDHEC.
The Applied Master Project allows you to put acquired knowledge and skills into practice through the preparation of an Executive Business Plan and Investor Pitch Presentation. This Project is the capstone of the Programme, enabling you to draw together and apply each of the key components of business start-up and growth. You can decide the project to work on, provided it has meaning for you and has social, cultural or economic value to the World.
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“The international MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation programme is built upon the values that pioneered the origin of EDHEC. Our School, created by entrepreneurs in 1906, shapes the vision of our programme: designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. The MSc is skilfully crafted to equip students with the tools, resources and personal qualities vital to creating a commercial venture. It also prepares you to manage innovation schemes or intrapreneur activities within a large organisation.
Our mission is to immerse students in the international world of entrepreneurship, boost their creative drive and nurture their determination to bring new ideas to life. The MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation programme supports the development of young minds towards contributing innovative solutions to the business and social challenges faced by society. Our students actively contribute to building tomorrow’s world.
I am proud to witness our alumni grow their Start Ups, advance their international careers, and become leaders in their fields of expertise. I am honoured to direct the MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation programme and it is with a great sense of responsibility, passion and commitment to our students that I offer my sincere efforts to continuously improve on our recent success."
— Jean-Michel Ledru
Our teaching methods aim to give you the professional and personal competencies to launch, resource, lead, and manage entrepreneurial and innovation initiatives. We align our methodology to the emerging entrepreneurial ecosystem and focus on giving you a real-world practice-based approach that includes you as an active participant in the learning philosophy.
Our methodology includes:
♦ Core curriculum
♦ Supporting infrastructure to put your learning into action
♦ Co-curricular activities to support personal development and building connections
Associate Professor - Co-Director of MSc. in Entrepreneurship
Management Control, Banking
Professor Supply Strategies
Associate Professor - Director MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
Entrepreneurship, Family Business
The MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation programme will take you to locations where entrepreneurial hubs emerge every day and are strong. Visits to the Entrepreneurial Eco-systems of Lille (one of the finest in Europe), Paris, Berlin and San-Francisco will be a great chance to discover one key elements of the Start-Up success: beeing part and contributing to ecosystems.
Company visits include: incubators & accelerators (Euratechnologies, Station F, The place, Old Turtles), meeting investors and VCs as well as a lot of entrepreneurs at different phases of their growth: from a conceptual stage right to the Google Campus!
The programme introduces a series of renowned speakers to debate some of the key challenges facing start-ups such as funding, managing the growing venture, keeping motivated during difficult times and building a talented team. Each speaker will share their unique experiences and insight, providing a practical perspective and wisdom from many years in industry and entrepreneurship. The International Speaker Series gives you a chance to connect with some of the best entrepreneurship speakers and thought leaders in their field.
EDHEC Career Centre helps you to master your career plan.
A dedicated team organises numerous training and recruitment events, on- and off-campus, to prepare you for challenging international recruitment processes and to help you network with potential employers.
The EDHEC Career Centre is a one-stop-shop for career development. It offers an integrated career programme designed for you to define and achieve your career goals: the Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD) programme.
Fine-tune your career plan. The Career Centre helps you design your job-search strategy and assess your recent work experience and managerial competencies. The TI&CD programme, unique in Europe, evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement based on 8 managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The TI&CD is a real career booster enabling EDHEC students to assess and hone their managerial competencies to be particularly efficient in their first job.
List of services Career Centre provides:
Every year EDHEC Career Centre organises a number of events throughout the year to give its students an opportunity to learn about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations where they might like to work with.
Learn more about the various events organised by the career centre department.
♦ APPLICATION FEES: €100
♦ FEES: €24,900
♦ APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 JUNE 2020
► Please Note: Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2020.
We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.
♦ 3-year bachelor degree or higher (or equivalent)
♦ Excellent academic profile
♦ Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.
Admission to the EDHEC Master programmes is highly selective. Normal entrance requirements include: a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited school, college, or university; academic excellence; superior scholastic potential (certified by GMAT, GRE, Tage Mage or CAT scores); and English language proficiency. Admission decisions are made on the basis of your overall profile as reflected in the application pack.
Successful candidates come from a wide range of education backgrounds and experiences. They also display distinguished academic excellence, strong analytical skills, interpersonal competencies, international awareness, have proven motivation to undertake the programme, the capacity to make significant contributions to EDHEC Business School’s learning environment, and the potential to succeed as professionals, managers and leaders in the related field of study. The Selection Committee relies heavily on profiles, motivation letters, recommendation letters, and CVs.
The online service will enable you to apply for every Masters programme offered at EDHEC Business School - Master in Management (MiM) or Master of Science (MSc). Your application file will be processed by the Admissions Team and sent to the Selection Committee for appraisal. You will be informed by email of the evolution of your file including the final decision.
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♦ If you already have an account (candidate EDHEC student), please jump directly to step 5 by clicking on the "Apply online" button. It means you are already in the system, so there is no need to "create your account".
♦ After creating your own account you will receive a validation e-mail. Click on the link provided in this mail to activate your account.
♦ You will then receive a confirmation containing your personal login and password.
♦ Once you register or if you already have a valid EDHEC account, access the online-application form and enter your login.
♦ To avoid losing your information during your application, please do not refresh the current page or go back to the previous one without saving your application first.
♦ Your application may be done in several stages. The information entered each time will not be lost.
♦ Before going to the tab "Payment", please check that you have not forgotten any element of your application file and that all the information is correct. Further modifications will not be possible after payment has been made.
♦ Application fees must be paid online.
♦ After validation, your application will reach to the final stage and no reimbursement will be possible, even in the event of your withdrawal.
♦ If you encounter any technical problems during the completion of your online application, please send an email to: Contact_iol@edhec.edu
♦ Important Note: Please use only ONE email address to submit your Online Application and to communicate with the Admissions team.
EDHEC offers various scholarships & financial aids based on merit and financial need of the student. The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs also offers a large number of grants and scholarships. Lastly, students accepted to EDHEC are entitled to apply for private loans to cover the cost of their tuition fees.
The EIFFEL Scholarship offers financial support to high-achieving international candidates. It awards about €1200 per month. The scholarship is financed and managed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Who can apply:
Any students under 30 years with an excellence profile:
When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December
EDHEC offers scholarships to support high-profile candidates based on the excellence of their academic profile, impressive experience and extracurricular activities. A request for financial aid must be made at the time of application via the Financial Aid & Scholarship Form.
Who can apply:
EDHEC scholarships are reserved for applicants with excellent profiles:
When is the deadline:
for Indian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in India. This scholarship is offered to two Indian students (2 scholarships of 50% for MiM Programmes) with an excellent academic background and clear career objectives.
Who can apply: Indian students who have been accepted into EDHEC's Master in Management programmes with high ranks from our selection committee.
When is the deadline: Students should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.
for Russian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in Russia. This scholarship is offered to the Russian citizens and to Russian students (1 scholarship of 100% for MSc programes) graduated from Russian Universities with an excellent academic background, clear academic vison and career objectives.
Who can apply: Russian students who have been accepted with high ranks from our faculty in one of EDHEC’s 1-year MSc programmes.
When is the deadline: Students (applying for MSc programme) should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.
French Embassies offer a number of scholarships which are available for excellent students from all over the world.
More information: Please contact the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in your country
Campus France is a French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility. Campus France manages CampusBourses, a grant search engine that is an essential tool for financing your education in France.
More information: CampusBourses: grant search engine
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The International Students Office helps international students to resolve any administrative or transitional tasks (visa application, accommodation, insurance etc.) during their stay in France.
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Complementary courses in French are offered to all international students enrolled in our MSc programmes. Our French classes cover all learning levels, from complete beginner to advanced study. The goal is to support your acculturation to French culture and give you the linguistic foundation—grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and listening—to express yourself in the French language.