Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program
Summer immersion in Paris.
Paris – France
This Summer Program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is created to develop students’ skills and knowledge on entrepreneurship and innovation. Both modules include also professional’s workshops, visits and corporate talks in order to explore and understand this innovated industry.
During the two weeks, students will take courses that are highly customized to respond to the startups’ real-life challenge. They will be introduced to entrepreneurship under conditions of uncertainty, effectuation principles and lean startup. Further, students will gain practical skills to understand, evaluate, create, and ultimately manage effectively the innovation process within an organisation.
- 2 intensive courses taught in English, 40 contact hours
- 6 ECTS
Business modelling, Cyrine BEN-HAFAIEDH (3 ECTS, 20 Contact Hours)
We will use contemporary tools such as the business model canvas, and value proposition design. At the end of this module, students should be able to:
Explain the principles of effectuation and lean startup
Describe the components and functioning of a business model
Develop a value proposition
Identify the main sources of failed business models
Managing innovation, Emmanuel DAUPHINE (3ECTS, 20 Contacts Hours)
At the end of this module, students should be able to:
Understand the different typologies of innovation
Analyze the main internal and external sources of innovation
Explain the main challenges of managing innovation
Create managerial strategies to shape the innovation process
Corporate talk (e.g.): IÉSEG Incubator, Décathlon, Kialatok
Potential business sector for visits (e.g.): Incubators
Grades and Credits
Students’ work is graded out of 20 points, the lowest passing grade is 10/20. Grades may be awarded for final examinations, individual and/or group papers and reports, and class participation. Most grades are a mix of several of these types of assessment.