MSc

Offered by HEC Paris

Taught in English

Engage in group discussions with professors and peers

18-24 months

20 courses total, 20 hours per week

100% online

Hands-on learning from anywhere, no travel required

22,950-24,950 Euro total cost

Develop an entrepreneurial mindset, drive innovation, and advance your business leadership career

Being an innovative and entrepreneurial-minded business leader takes a unique skill set. In these world-class programs from HEC Paris, you'll learn essential techniques and strategies for identifying and developing new and high-potential commercial opportunities and build the skills necessary to lead business development, drive product innovation, and launch new business ventures. You'll earn your MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Europe's highest-ranked business school and prepare for career advancement through your ability to create value and ensure the success and sustainability of your organization.

You can choose from one of two available paths in order to ensure you learn exactly the skills you need to advance to the next level of your career: The MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship or the Executive MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This path is an ideal choice if you’re an aspiring business leader who is eager to master a specialized set of skills in the areas of business development, product innovation, and entrepreneurship. Through hands-on opportunities ranging from pitch training and business games to creating and submitting an individual business plan, you’ll gain career-ready experience and develop an expanded set of applied skills. You’ll also have the chance to listen to exclusive talks, join interactive sessions, and connect with start-up founders at Station F, described by Poets & Quants as “the most impressive incubator in Europe.” You will also have the opportunity to network virtually and in person with your fellow classmates.

Executive MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

For current business leaders looking to build upon their existing business development, product innovation, and entrepreneurship skills, the Executive MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from HEC Paris represents an ideal way to prepare for the next stage of your career. In this program, you'll engage in a unique team project where you'll be mentored by highly experienced industry professionals and benefit from close collaboration with founders and entrepreneurs at Station F, the world's largest start-up campus. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet for in-person workshops and networking sessions that will take place throughout the program. There will also be networking opportunities and workshops available remotely. With a degree from HEC Paris, Europe's highest-ranked business school, and a new suite of advanced skills, you'll be ideally positioned to drive innovation and create value at your current organization or launch groundbreaking new business ventures.

Learn how to

  • Develop innovative and high-potential commercial opportunities
  • Drive innovation and business development
  • Create products or services in a start-up context or within an existing organization
  • Apply your studies by working on a team project, mentored by leading professors and highly experienced professionals

Key Benefits

  • Achieve an online degree from the #1 ranked business school in Europe (2022 Financial Times) without having to leave your home or workplace
  • Network remotely with respected business people, successful entrepreneurs, and classmates
  • Get team coaching from an experienced business expert
  • Apply your skills to a team project designed to commercialize an idea, product, technology, or business proposition

Applications are open for the December 2022 cohort!

Early deadlines to apply:

  • October 30
  • November 15

Benefits of applying earlier:

• Time to get all application materials submitted on time
• Gain feedback earlier from a personal enrollment counselor
• Secure your spot in the next cohort of students

Classes start on December 12, 2022.

Questions? Please contact the Program Advisor by emailing msie@hec.fr or by calling + 33 (0)1 39 67 75 37.

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You can earn a career credential and credit towards the MSIE degree with a MasterTrack® Certificate program. If admitted to the full MSIE program, you won’t need to repeat any assignments you’ve completed.

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About the Program

Admissions

We are looking for in-depth information about your personal motivation and skills in order to understand how this program will help advance your professional goals.

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Academics

Upon successfully completing the program, you will have the decision-making skills to combine talent and capital, manage rapid growth, and reduce risk factors. Through the program’s focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, you’ll explore a new way of thinking when faced with different opportunities in social ventures, governments, and life.

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Careers

With the skills and experience you’ll develop in this program, you can prepare for business career success in roles such as entrepreneur, innovation management consultant, executive team member, or decision-maker launching innovative projects and making R&D investments.

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Student Experience

You will work in teams over a ten-month period on an entrepreneurial project of choice, from the planning stages to successful collaboration and execution. You’ll receive mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and business leaders on a weekly basis. As a successful graduate, you can advance your project onto its next phase by applying for seed funding from HEC Paris. This allows projects to come to fruition at HEC’s incubator, based at Station F, the world’s biggest startup campus.

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About HEC Paris

Specializing in management education and research, HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of educational programs for the leaders of tomorrow: Masters programs, Summer School, MBA, PhD, Executive MBA, TRIUM Global Executive MBA, open-enrollment and custom executive education programs.

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