Online Bachelor (Bsc) students from EDHEC now have the opportunity to take Stanford modules in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Through these specialist courses, fully taught by Stanford professors, participants will acquire a solid culture of innovation, prepare an enduring business strategy and develop their decision-making skills as part of their online courses.
A specialization in innovation and entrepreneurship with Stanford
EDHEC Business School is collaborating with Stanford to offer a specialization in innovation and entrepreneurship as part of its new Online Bachelor’s Degree (Bsc) programme.
Students will be selected for their motivation, academic excellence and level of English. On completion of the track, they will be required to present an innovation project to a jury composed of professors from EDHEC and Stanford. The curriculum will be recognised by a Certificate of Achievement delivered by the Stanford Center for Professional Development.
“By teaming up with Stanford Center for Professional Development, EDHEC Online can now offer students working on their entrepreneurial projects the possibility of taking specialist innovation and entrepreneurship modules at one of the world’s most prestigious universities” Benoît Arnaud, Director of EDHEC Online
“Innovation and entrepreneurship are essential drivers of growth and sources of value creation for businesses and the economy. Tomorrow’s entrepreneurs need to acquire the right reflexes and develop the competencies required to identify, structure, evaluate and drive innovative projects” Loïck Menvielle, PhD, Professor of Marketing and Director of EDHEC Online Bsc programme
EDHEC strengthens its academic excellence with Stanford
In addition to the fundamental skills in finance, marketing or management, the Bachelor’s Degree, Online Bsc programme offers a specialisation in “Digital Marketing and Innovation” or “Management and Business”. The Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses are one of the options available to complete the training. Among the other options available, innovative courses such as “Big data and artificial intelligence issues” or “strategy and design thinking”.
“We are delighted to work with EDHEC Business School. We believe the four of our Innovation and entrepreneurship courses fit nicely in the broader curriculum of EDHEC’s Online BSc., and collectively they bring to EDHEC students the essential mind-sets, frameworks, and tools that Stanford students have benefited and put to practice in respective ventures.” Paul Marca, Associate Vice Provost, Stanford Center for Professional Development
A unique pedagogical approach adapted to online courses
To meet the challenge of online learning, EDHEC has developed a unique pedagogy combining e-learning, group dynamics and personalized follow-up.
In all its online degree programmes, EDHEC offers a learning experience based on interactive devices, group projects, masterclasses or even immersion trips to the United States. Students also benefit from personalized follow-up through coaching sessions to help them define and achieve their professional objectives. In order to apply their new knowledge, they participate in practical cases, business simulations and consulting missions for our partner companies.