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certificate in innovation & entrepreneurship

Develop an entrepreneurial mindset and drive innovation

Developing hands-on skills and know-how in innovation and entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly important for managers all over the world. This is why we have designed a self-paced, online certificate program to meet the specific needs of busy executives and entrepreneurs who want to find innovative and practical solutions to the challenges they face. The program will enable you to:

Seize new opportunities in your current organization or business venture

Drive innovation and develop an entrepreneurial mindset




Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” 

– Steve Jobs



The program will enable you to acquire the skills and knowledge to:

Develop products or services in a start-up context or within an existing organization

Focus on business strategy and how to implement it effectively

Adopt a new way of thinking to find creative solutions to the challenges you face

Academic Director(s)

Thomas Astebro

Professor, HEC Paris

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Program content

Self-paced courses: this innovative and flexible online program has been specifically designed for busy professionals and is composed of ten courses:


Course 1 - Boosting Creativity for Innovation
Course 2 - Strategic Management of Innovation
Course 3 - Organizational Design and Management
Course 4 - Design Thinking
Course 5 - Entrepreneurship Strategy: from ideation to exit
Course 6 - Business Strategy
Course 7 - New Product Development
Course 8 - Social Entrepreneurship and Changemaking
Course 9 - Scaling Up Operations
Course 10 - Marketing Through Social Media


Flexible, self-paced, and depending on the time you can invest, it will take you 4-10 months to complete.

Our partner




This online Certificate program is run in partnership with Coursera, the world’s largest online learning platform.


Teaching language: English with French subtitles for videos


Training costs

Certificate: 3450 €


Next sessions

New intake every month


The program is particularly relevant for:
Professionals in charge of or interested in innovation and business development,
Entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs,
Executives who want to innovate and launch new projects within their current organizations.

Successful completion of all ten courses leads to an HEC Paris Certificate. The credits gained can then be used toward the MSc in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, if you are admitted to the program afterwards. 

For further information, please contact :

Nadia Madzharova

International Program Advisor

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