MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

HEC Paris

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Drive innovation and develop an entrepreneurial mindset

Discover new business opportunities and lead innovation with an online master's degree from HEC Paris, one of Europe's highest-ranked business schools. This program will enable you to identify and develop innovative and high-potential commercial opportunities, and is particularly relevant for current and aspiring business leaders who aim to lead business development, drive product innovation, or launch new business ventures.

Formerly known as the Online Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OMIE), the degree program title has been updated to MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MSIE) to reflect what is stated on the program diploma.

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 #2 ranked business school in Europe without having to leave your home or workplace
  • Network remotely with respected businesspeople, 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
  • Tuition
    21,950 EUR
  • Program length
    18 Months

    Avg. 20 hours per week

  • Brief overview
    20 Courses
  • Method of study
    Completely Online

The next cohort starts on December 14th, 2020.

Apply by 24 August to get a 10% tuition incentive

Early Admission Deadlines:
Round 1: August 24, 2020
Round 2: September 7th, 2020
Round 3: October 5th, 2020
Round 4: November 2nd, 2020

Final Deadline:
December 7th, 2020

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

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

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Explore the MSIE curriculum and get started. You can begin with a single online course, the full 4-course Specialization, or you can earn a career credential with a MasterTrack Certificate program. If admitted to the full MSIE program, you won’t have to repeat any assignments you’ve completed.

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About the Program



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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At program conclusion, successful applicants will have the decision-making skills to combine talent and capital, manage rapid growth and reduce “risk factors”. The program’s focus on innovation and entrepreneurship encourages students to explore a new way of thinking when faced with different opportunities in social ventures, governments, and life.

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This masters in innovation program will help you to prepare for a career in business as: An entrepreneur; A consultant in innovation management; A decision-maker for launching innovative projects and making R&D investments; A member of the executive team in a company.

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Student Experience

Student Experience

Students will work in teams over a 10-month period on an entrepreneurial project of choice, from the planning stages to successful collaboration and execution. Learners receive mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and business leaders on a weekly basis. Successful graduates can advance their 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

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-enrolment and custom executive education programs.

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Try a Degree Course

There are many ways to explore the MSIE curriculum and get started. Begin with a single online course, the full 4-course Specialization, or earn a career credential with a MasterTrack™ Certificate program.

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