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Innovation, Enterprise and Society

In order to apply to one of the programmes of the master, please select the programme you are interested in under the "Year 1 & 2 Master's programmes" tab.

Learning outcome targets

The Innovation, Enterprise and Society course provides high-level training in order to understand and manage all aspects of process and innovation ecosystems.

The aim of the course is to provide training in the field of innovation by offering skills in the fields of economics, management and law.
The aim is to acquire the skills and professional practices needed to understand and master the innovation ecosystem and managerial practices. The course, which is strongly based on training through research, offers the conceptual foundation, operational tools and qualitative and quantitative methodologies that make it possible to master and manage changes in managerial and regulatory practices which affect all types of organisations, from large companies, SMEs and start-ups to public institutions.

An introduction to the Business and Society Innovation course can be viewed at:

Post-graduate profile

The M2s offer broad-based training in subjects such as economics and innovation management, business strategy, intellectual property law, steering innovative projects, innovation marketing, and project assessment and financing.

M2 courses also offer specific skills depending on whether they aim to prepare students for:

  • Careers in consulting and management/innovation steering professions 
    (MTI) or in specific industries and ecosystems: digital and networks (IDC, IREN), life sciences companies (IPEV), data and Big data (IMSD), management of intangible capital (MCI)
  • Careers in the fields of consultancy and innovation steering specific to marketing (Marketing of innovation) or to the promotion of research (IVR, MTI).
Transfer paths

The M1's common core syllabus enables students to join any M2 programme, according to personal preferences and the results obtained in M1. Throughout the year, teachers inform students about the specifics of the various M2s so that students can make an informed choice. Furthermore, the teachers leading M2 programmes are also involved at M1 level in order to facilitate the passage between courses and ensure that students are well-informed.

Academic partnerships

Université Paris Dauphine
Institut Polytechnique de Paris
Mines ParisTech


The strength of the IES (course is that it combines a wide variety of student profiles

  • engineers, Master's graduates in science, management, economics, as well as some graduates in other human and social science
  • in a programme that aims to cover the challenges of the drive for innovation, along with the economic and social transformations accompanying the current technological paradigm shift.
Skills required within the Field of Study :
  • Monitor and predict issues and needs in the field of innovation

  • Understand and interpret economic and organisational dynamics

  • Analyse and design solutions within the context of innovation

  • Evaluate resources, solutions and uses within the context of innovation

  • Lead and manage projects within the context of innovation

  • Build and develop one's own professional project