Experience launching an innovative business with start-up creators
and corporate entrepreneurs
Programme taught in English at the Sophia Antipolis campus. September and January intakes.
This MSc is a CGE accredited, full-time course taught over an eighteen-month period.
2016: SMBG ranked
(pdf) the MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation 5th in France in its category
MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation professors won the EFMD 2015 best case writing competition with the case study Les Moulins De La Brague: A Terroir Olive Oil Mill Against Agri-Food Multinationals. This prize rewards the very close relationships of the MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation with local innovative businesses.
Video - Philippe Chereau, MSc director, talks about the programme and the careers
A student discusses the programmeIn this clip
, Alejandra, a student on the MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation, discusses the programme, why she chose to do this MSc, and which students should consider joining.
Why choose this programme
The positioning of the programme dedicated to prepare future entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to take advantage of new business opportunities
ISMA 360° methodology on marketing of innovation, a methodology that helps change the rules of the game and open new competitive spaces
The strong links with the local innovation system and its network of entrepreneurs and partner incubators
The location in the heart of the Sophia Antipolis science park, in connection with its competitive clusters
The support of the SKEMA incubator for students with an entrepreneurial project
PartnershipsSophia-Antipolis incubator, Sophia Business Angels, Entrepreneurship Network of the French Riviera region, Suzhou incubator.
MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation director, Philippe Chereau
Philippe Chereau has a doctorate in management science. He specialises in strategic management of innovation and in the governance of local innovation systems.
He has held positions in international business development, general management and executive consulting.
He conducts research on the relationships between competitive strategy, innovation and performance in SMEs. He has also been regularly involved in European projects as an expert in entrepreneurship and innovation.