• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
Discover new business opportunities and lead innovation with an online master’s degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Coursera in partnership with HEC Paris, one of Europe's highest-ranked business schools.


This Innovation and Entrepreneurship master offered by Coursera in partnership with HEC Paris will enable you to identify and develop innovative and high-potential commercial opportunities, and is particularly relevant for current and aspiring business leaders who aim to lead business development, drive product innovation, or launch new business ventures.

Formerly referred to as the Online Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OMIE), the degree program title has been updated to MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MSIE) to reflect what is stated on the program diploma.

Program Objectives

Learn how to:

  • Develop innovative and high-potential commercial opportunities
  • Drive innovation and business development
  • Create products or services in a start-up context or within an existing organization
  • Apply everything you have learned by working on a team project, mentored by leading professors and highly experienced professionals
Key Benefits
  • Obtain a degree from the #2 ranked business school in Europe without having to leave your home or workplace
  • Network with respected businesspeople, successful entrepreneurs, and classmates online
  • Get team coaching from an experienced business expert
  • Apply your skills to a team project to commercialize an idea, product, technology, or business proposition

Programme Structure

In part one, you will complete a fundamental phase of online courses. These courses will help you identify and develop innovative and high-potential commercial opportunities, understand how to gather talent and capital, and manage rapid growth and significant risks using ethical decision-making skills. 

In part two, you will complete a project-based curriculum taught by HEC Paris faculty. The key objective is to help you transform your ideas into business reality, culminating in a final pitch. The project-based part of the program will enable you to apply all of the theories and practical expertise gained during the program to developing a new product, brand or organization.


This program will help you to prepare for a career in business as:

  • An entrepreneur
  • A consultant in innovation management
  • A decision-maker for launching innovative projects and making R&D investments
  • A member of the executive team in a company

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    • Round 1: February 18th
    • Round 2: March 11th
    • Round 3: April 8th
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
    • Intensity 20 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Applicants for the degree program must have:

  • a Bachelor's degree,
  • minimum of 5 years of professional experience, and
  • english language proficiency.

Work Experience

At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13333.333333333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    13333.333333333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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