MSC INNOVATION, CREATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The Master of Science Innovation, Creation & Entrepreneurship was founded from a partnership between Groupe ESC Troyes (Business School) and EPF Graduate School of Engineering together with the Science Park Technopole de l’Aube en Champagne and its 60+ Start ups. Accredited by the “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles”, this joint programme is open to students with a management, engineering or design background.
A JOINT PROGRAMME COMBINING ENGINEERING, DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT
This 12/13-month-programme starts with 7 months/two semesters of classes followed by a 5/6-month-internship or personal Business Project Creation.
100% of courses are taught in English.
The Master of Science Innovation, Creation & Entrepreneurship is made for tomorrow's managers willing to work in several fields of expertise in a cross cultural environment.
ENTREPRENEURIAL CULTURE & BUSINESS GAME
Part of the programme aims at providing students with a solid entrepreneurial culture through meetings with Business owners, networking sessions, lectures, workshops and European Commission lobbies. In the course of their 8 months of studies, they will be faced with several sessions of intensive 3-daychallenges given by startups.
By the end of the second semester, in order to assess their overall skills, students take part in a Business Game. For a whole week, they are asked to manage and implement an innovative project within challenging scenarios.
AIMS OF THE PROGRAMME
Reveal entrepreneurial skills, and form managers capable of :
- managing innovative projects,
- initiating a process of value creation,
- driving the growth of a company.
ORGANISATION OF STUDIES
SEMESTERS 1 & 2
The first 2 semesters are dedicated to go deeper in the knowledge of Management with entrepreneurship and innovation-oriented courses.
Examples of courses :
> Economic Intelligence, Monitoring and Research Expert Information
> Standards and Quality
> System Engineering, Conception and Numerical Modeling
> Creating an Innovative Organization
> Management by Processess
> Entrepreneurial Team Formation
> Rethinking and Designing New Business Model
> Business Plan Achievement
> Entrepreneurial Finance
> Design Thinking
FINAL PROJECT (5 months at least)
The final project is oriented towards innovative entrepreneurship. This project may be fulfilled in a company or dedicated to the creation of a company (start-up): incubation at Technopole de l’Aube en Champagne (Science Park)
EXAMPLES OF JOBS
- Innovative Project Leaders
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consultant
- Change / Strategic Management Consultant
- Head of R&D and Innovation Director
Applicants may have attended education programmes in the fields of engineering, management or design.
- International students must have a Bachelor degree.
- French students must have capitalized at least 240 ECTS credits (equivalent to 4 years’ higher education) in the course of their previous studies.
Selection is based on the application. The quality of the academic background must come together with a solid personal project and significant professional experience. An Admission Board considers the applications and may decide that an additional procedure is required to examine certain points before reaching a decision. In that last case, an interview in English is arranged to examine the points in the application and then return a favorable or unfavorable decision.
Application form avaialble online :
- for engineer profiles: admission form - apply before June 30th.
- for designer or manager profiles : click here - apply before March 25th.
Applications have to be sent by June 30th, 2017 to:
EPF Graduate School of Engineering
3 bis rue Lakanal
Interviews will be held from May to June - Results constantly updated from May
- EU students: 50€ (free for French students with a scolarship)
- Non EU students: 80€
Tuitions fees for this MSc: 8 900€ (European applicants) - 10 200€ (Overseas applicants)