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MSc in Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship

emlyon business schoolÉcully - FRANCE | Shanghai - CHINE

Spécialité(s): Entrepreneuriat, Management de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable, Management de l'Innovation, Stratégie et Consulting
Coût de la candidature avant admissibilité: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via la procédure école classique: -- €
Coût de la formation: 24 500 €

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Période session de recrutement:

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Nombre de places disponibles 40
Places disponibles par promotion: 40

Langue(s) du programme

  • Anglais

Durée de la formation: 

  • 18 mois

Date(s) de rentrée: 


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18 months to accomplish your ambition and become a global sustainable entrepreneur

Learn essential skills for Innovative and Entrepreneurial Businesses

As the global focus on a more sustainable future impacts every level and aspect of society, the transformation needs professionals who can demonstrate that entrepreneurship is perhaps one of the most important drivers of the change. This program will equip you to become a major contributor capable of developing innovative entrepreneurial solutions that will make a difference to society.

You will acquire knowledge and develop your capacity to meet the demands of the global entrepreneurial environment.

Benefit from a truly global experience : Europe, America, Asia & Africa
The challenges and opportunities in sustainability entrepreneurship are both local and global. Through experiential learning in 4 continents, you will develop a truly global insight and learn how to successfully navigate the specifics of these different business environments, while making a difference to society.

Construct new pathways to sustainable innovation & entrepreneurship
As a student in the program, you will be encouraged to apply your knowledge acquisition and sustainable ambitions through the implementation of a personal entrepreneurial initiative or project.

With the global economy undergoing an expanding transformation towards a more sustainable society in which the interests of the planet are reshaping habits and profits, there is an increasing demand for more sustainable products, services and technologies. Consequently, there is a parallel increasing demand for more sustainability-focused individuals who are prepared to make a difference in society. The emlyon business school MSc in Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been designed to meet these demands.

The objective of the emlyon business school MSc in Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship is to prepare professionals, entrepreneurs and business leaders who embrace sustainable entrepreneurship as a major driver of the future. The MSc GIE offers a global experience, and will allow you to discover first-hand how innovative and sustainable entrepreneurial ventures start and thrive around the world. Immersing yourself in a rich multicultural environment that demands excellence you will master the fundamental skills and acquire entrepreneurial talent that will be useful throughout your entire career.

If you are ready for the global transformation challenge, if you wish to develop the skills required for success in this highly demanding environment, and if you are desirous of joining the global community of innovative and sustainable entrepreneurs, then I look forward to welcoming you in September 2020.


Rickie Moore - director of the Msc in Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship


With the growing global emphasis on developing a more sustainable future, demand for sustainability-focused entrepreneurs and business leaders is also growing as firms increasingly embrace and adopt sustainability as an essential part of their raison d'être and portfolio of activities.
Graduates from this program will join a global community of socially responsible entrepreneurs and business leaders who engage in sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship practices.

Graduates will seek positions as Business Developers, Sustainable Innovation Catalysts, Product Development Managers, Business Intelligence Developers, etc., in most sectors and industries.

Conditions d'admission

Students holding one of the following degrees can apply:
- A validated Master 1 or Bachelor's Degree equivalent (Bac+4 equivalent to 240 European credits ECTS)
- A Licence 3 diploma or an equivalent (180 European credits ECTS) with an excellent profile. Limited to 30% of the cohort.



Mandatory documents (all the documents provided need to be in English or French (except passport and identity card):
- A resume
- A copy of an official valid identity card or passport
- A certified copy of your most recent academic degree
- A certificate of attendance
- A certified copy of your transcripts from the first year of your undergraduate education until now

Optional documents :
- An English proficiency test: TOEFL iBT, TOEIC, IELTS ou Cambridge
- An official management aptitude test score: GMAT, GRE, TAGE MAGE or GRE
- Recommandation letters

We kindly remind you that:
- GMAT and GRE will be valid for 5 years
- English test will be valid for 2 years
- TAGE MAGE will be valid for 2 years
The admissions officers will contact you if a document is missing in your application.

emlyon business school introduced a new tool in the selection process which is in line with today's digital landscape and the practices of major international companies in their search for new talents. Once your online application file is completed, you will be asked to go through some digital tests including cognitive tests and professional role-playing linked with the program you are applying for and the emlyon business school's early maker spirit. To take these digital tests, please find a secluded and quiet place where you will be alone for the duration of the tests. We also recommend that you adopt a professional posture and attire. These tests will last about 1 hour.

The admission board will review your application and your digital tests. You will receive an email within 15 working days to inform you that your results are available in your makersboard.

Description coût formation: 

Tuition fees :
Pricing is for the 2020 intake. All indicated fees include tuition, enrolment fees and lifelong membership of emlyon business school forever alumni network.
Extension of studies beyond the official length of the program is subject to payment of €500 administration fees per year.

Description coût candidature: 

Application fees :
The application fees for the 2020 intake are 120€, paid directly by credit card through the online application.

  • Studends with a French CROUS scholarship are exempted of the application fees if they provide the final attribution of this scholarship for the current year.
  • High Level Athletes are also exempted of the application fees if they provide a Sport resume validated by the director of the Sports unit


Madame Morgaine NIELSEN