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EDHEC’s Global MBA programme helps you to develop a solid business plan for the venture of your dreams
JULY 07, 2020
If you are looking to start your own business in the future, having a firm grasp of business fundamentals and a 360 degree vision of all the aspects of creating, managing and leading a successful company are key – and a Global MBA will give you the solid foundations you need.
But creating a business is about much more than developing a plan, it’s also about innovation, adaptability, vision and of course, entrepreneurship. So you will need a programme which goes further and gives you a strategic vision combined with a deep dive into the start-up ecosystem and the opportunity to develop your concept as well as your leadership skills.
So how can EDHEC’s Global MBA programme help you to develop your business plan and help set it in motion?
A key benefit of the 10-month Global MBA programme is the specialisation track. Your first 7 months are dedicated to developing a 360 degree vision of business alongside your leadership, communication and team work skills. Then you begin your personalised Global MBA journey.
In April you can choose one of 4 specialised tracks, one of which is Entrepreneurship. This allows you to explore business ideas and concepts in depth and create a business plan & pitch. It also includes a learning expedition to San Francisco where you will learn more about the world-famous innovation ecosystem. The track includes:
Both budding and established entrepreneurs from the EDHEC Global MBA are stimulated by their visit to Silicon Valley where you will explore the ecosystem involved in launching new ventures from start-ups to incubators, legal counsel to VC investors.
Meet with some of the biggest names in entrepreneurship like Plug and Play, Google, LinkedIn or Facebook, native to the Bay Area. Participants explore success factors and gain insights on the latest trends and happenings in the world’s most innovative entrepreneurial hub. Read about Renato’s experience in the heart of entrepreneurship.
Once you have completed your specialisation track, in May and June you focus on your tailored Global MBA project. There are 6 options to choose from and one is a Business Plan. This means you can put your newly acquired skills and knowledge into practice and develop your idea into plan and test its economic feasibility. As well as the support of a dedicated member of faculty, EDHEC’s Incubator in Nice will also support you. Discover more on the Tailored MBA Project.
We are incredibly proud to be the only French business school to be part of the Plug and Play University Programme.
Each year a select group of students can participate in this incredible opportunity to gain a unique insight into venture capital and the start-up ecosystem, remotely connecting with like-minded students from leading schools across the world. Find out what it was like to be part of the Plug and Play VC Education Programme in our #mymbastory with Carole Chomat.
The Global MBA programme at EDHEC is 10 months long, meaning you can develop the leadership and business skills you need to put your new concept into action in less than a year. The intense, hands-on format of our programme is why we are consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the world for value and new opportunities. You can also choose to extend your Global MBA experience by completing a 6-month internship which can give you valuable experience in an industry, function or start-up before you head out on your own.
The EDHEC Global MBA offers an entrepreneurship track that allows you to;
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Operating from campuses in Lille, Nice, Paris, London and Singapore, EDHEC is one of the top 15 European business schools, ranked 1st worldwide for its Master in Finance. Fully international and directly connected to the business world, EDHEC commands a strong reputation for research excellence and the ability to train entrepreneurs and managers capable of breaking new ground. EDHEC functions as a genuine laboratory of ideas and produces innovative solutions valued by businesses.
The School’s teaching is inspired by its research work and a focus on “learning by doing”, all with the aim of equipping people with the skills to succeed in business.