Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program


  • Format

    2 Terms + Capstone Project

  • Languages


  • Location

    Paris – London

  • Fees

    €8,450 + £9,058*

  • Intake


  • Credits

    90 ECTS


Why choose our double degree?

The Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation degree develops students’ ability to critically understand and reflect on the importance of an entrepreneurial mindset in individuals and organisations. At the end of the program, students will be able to evaluate the factors affecting the success of new ventures and drivers of the innovation process. Using action-based learning aimed at offering insight into the complexity of the entrepreneurial and innovation process, students will evaluate problems seeking to respond to real world contemporary challenges.
In addition, students will benefit from the combined expertise of two leading institutions in the area of management studies, located in two of Europe’s finest capital cities: Paris and London.

Program Structure

Course Content




Technology Entrepreneurship and New Business Development


The aim of this module is to introduce students to the field of (technology) entrepreneurship. On the one hand, this course provides a bird’s eye view of the entrepreneurial process in which (technological) opportunities are transformed into value-creating economic activities. On the other, it equips students with a profound understanding of the entrepreneurial decision-making process as well as the role, analytics, and process of operational business-plan writing.

Creative Business Modelling


This course is intended as a ‘hands-on’ practical module on business models. It offers students an opportunity to develop and apply specific entrepreneurial skills and mindset that are important for becoming an entrepreneur and/or joining an incubator program.

Design Thinking


This course aims to equip students with an understanding of the main concepts, methods, and techniques of design thinking. This is an iterative and problem-solving process of discovery, ideation, and experimentation that employs design-based techniques to gain insight and yield innovative solutions for any type of organizational or business challenge. It is a new efficient approach for dealing with the accelerating pressures for growth and innovation faced by so many organizations today. Design thinking techniques learned in this course are critical for idea generation, problem solving, new product development, prototyping, and management of innovation projects by companies in every industry.

Innovation Management


This course aims to equip students with an understanding of the main issues in the adoption and diffusion of innovation, an awareness of the key steps in new products and services development, as well as an appreciation of the relevant skills and resources required to effectively manage innovation processes at both strategic and operational levels. The course introduces students to a variety of approaches based on real-world examples and experiences of leading international innovative firms.

Entrepreneurial Funding


The primary objective of this course is to introduce theories, knowledge, and tools for the financing of new and growing ventures. Successful venture growth requires the ability to evaluate ongoing financial performance and prepare financial plans to anticipate funding needs and build venture value. A second objective is to become familiar with the importance of venture capital for entrepreneurs, and how venture capitalists and entrepreneurs can build effective relationships with each other.

Collaborative Project


The aim of this module is to give students a real-world entrepreneurial experience. Throughout the semester, groups of students will have the chance to explore the world of startups first-hand by shadowing and/or interviewing entrepreneurs, providing consulting services to startups to address real-life issues, or creating their own startup. Participants are expected to acquire entrepreneurial knowledge and behaviors that support creative solutions and new value development. Moreover, by undertaking this module, students will strengthen their cooperative and collaborative working skills and competencies, whilst raising awareness and appreciation of intercultural and interdisciplinary diversity and differences.



New Venture Creation (Compulsory)


The aim of this module is to equip you with the background knowledge on strategic positioning and the more practical aspects of business planning.
You will look at a variety of frameworks for assessing entrepreneurs, products, markets, and industries with a view to understanding the importance of thorough market analysis and research prior to planning a new venture.

Managing Sustainability (Compulsory)


The aim of this module is to develop students’ understanding of sustainability, and map out the relationship between sustainability and global business. The world is going through a variety of environmental and social crises, most notably the climate crises, and in the module the focus is on the different ways in which global business contributes to these crises (and can contribute to the solutions for these crises), as well as what sorts of consequences these crises have or may have on global business. Various theoretical approaches will be utilized throughout the module, and the students will engage in practical applications of these theories and concepts.

Corporate Finance (Optional Course)


The aims of this module are to equip students with a working knowledge of the accounting and commercial skills required both to monitor and evaluate company performance, and to understand the financial consequences of business decisions, particularly for relatively small and young firms and to be able to critically assess alternatives.

Intellectual Property (Optional Course)


The aim of this module is to equip students with a knowledge of the various types of intellectual property, searching intellectual property databases, the legal basis of intellectual property rights, the application process for obtaining intellectual property and its importance to the innovation process and the entrepreneur.

Family Business (Optional Course)


The aims of this module are to introduce the topic of family business, to examine the role that family businesses play in economies, to consider the different ownership and governance structures of family firms, to explore the drivers and processes that are unique to family firms, and to develop an understanding of the strengths and inherent weaknesses of this type of firm, and the impact this can have on business strategy, and on outcomes such as entrepreneurial activity and sustainability.

Foundations in Digital Finance (Optional Course)


The aim of this module is to equip students with skills and knowledge to enable them to understand the digital financial industry. This module aims to teach students about digital transformations in finance, including financial technology (fintech), financial services, crowdfunding, and peer-to-peer lending. Throughout the module, the module leader(s) will use state of art case study illustrations and advances in digital finance research, as well as expose practices from leading digital financial services and companies.

Digital Technologies for Market Analysis (Optional Course)


The aims of this module are to familiarise students to the importance and practices of market research and analysis, and to equip them with skills to design, perform and present effective and creative market research projects powered by modern digital technologies.

Capstone Project


Internship/work experience or thesis/consulting project


Capstone Project: 4-to 6-month internship or work experience anywhere in the world. Alternatively, students can opt for a consulting project or a desk-based research.

Please note that courses are subject to change; please check with the local contact if you have any questions.

Workshops and Corporate Events

Alongside the courses, the program includes various workshops and corporate events to further develop your personal and professional skills. These cover a range of topics, such as conflict management in cross-cultural environments and intercultural communication.
Our Career Program helps participants to establish their professional career plan by working on their skills, personal strengths, and using networking tools to be prepared to meet recruiters’ expectations internationally.

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Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London provides access to business coaching and support through its Future Space team.

This includes access to the following:

  • Hacks and commercial challenge competitions to solve some of the grand challenges in our world
  • Business Coaching from Loughborough University Enterprise Network staff
  • A pre-accelerator program for early-stage start-ups (Startup London)
  • The university incubator program “The Studio”


IÉSEG’s Incubator is the go-to place for students and alumni who want to start a business. The Incubator assists entrepreneurs with business ideas who wish to test the validity of their value proposition.

Additionally, there is a 12-month program for those who already have an operating company, as well as an option for those who wish to scale up their venture.

Since the beginning of its operation, IÉSEG’s Incubator has supported 92 startups, which collectively raised over €3.5 M and created 13 jobs.

“The Incubator is a talent pool of energy, created for and by its members. Being part of it means being part of an exciting, collaborative adventure.”
Jacques ANGOT,
Director of the IÉSEG Incubator


Loughborough University London is an inspiring postgraduate campus located on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Established exclusively for postgraduate study and research, Loughborough University London combines influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators to deliver one of the best postgraduate experiences the UK has to offer.
Loughborough University London is part of an exciting community of organisations, creatives and educational providers located in a unique area that provides a stimulating environment for students and staff to ask questions, challenge ideas and collaborate with a wide range of inspiring industry partners.

Local contact

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General contact

Corinne M'LANAO

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