Innovation management

Program type Continuing Education, Initial Training
Degree Master's
Graduate program(s) Graduate Program in Management, Graduate Program in Engineering (ISAI)
Domain(s) Humanities & social sciences
Discipline(s) Law, Economics, Business Administration - Management, Computer Science, Philosophy, Social Science
Teaching language(s) French
Place Paris

PSL host school

Other PSL school(s) contributing to the curriculum


The Master’s degree in Innovation Management is the result of a collaboration between Dauphine–PSL and MINES Paris - PSL. The multidisciplinary curriculum is designed to train a new generation of managers and researchers in the paradigm of innovative design in management science and the rationale behind today’s innovations. It explores connections with numerous other disciplines, including engineering, economics, sociology, philosophy, cognition, history, law, art and data science.

The Master’s degree is affiliated with PSL’s graduate program in Management and Engineering.

Learning outcomes

  • Experience multidisciplinary innovation at the heart of a diverse class: management, law, finance, economics, political science, design, engineering and doctorates in science.
  • Lead real professional projects for businesses: “Business plan”, technology forecasting, innovative design.
  • Take on responsibilities for major projects throughout the course of the Master’s: study trips, bi-monthly talks and annual conferences, website, blog, etc.

Academic tracks


- Innovation project manager ;
- Product manager ;
- Innovation financing manager ;
- Innovation manager ;
- Innovation consultant ;
- Research in innovation management;
- Company creation.


Prerequisites and/or diplomas recommended for admission to the program (M1): Bachelor's degree (180 ETCS) or equivalent level, in Management, Economics, Human and Social Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics or Computer Science.
Recruitment process: On application and interview. Application to be submitted online on the MyCandidature platform
Tuition fees: More information

Teaching locations

The courses are given in the heart of Paris in Dauphine - PSL and Mines Paris - PSL.
School for registration: Dauphine–PSL.
Diploma delivered:National Master’s degree conferred by Université PSL and prepared at Dauphine–PSL.


  • A program that offers multidisciplinary experience with innovation among students from a wide range of backgrounds: management, law, finance, economics, political science, engineering and PhDs in science.
  • A curriculum designed to open doors in the job market through actual professional assignments on behalf of large companies: business plans, future-oriented assignments, technology projects, innovative design.
  • An education with a strongly international perspective that offers the chance to study and/or gain professional experience abroad thanks to strategic partnerships:
    • participating businesses in the Cercle de l’Innovation (Dauphine Foundation) and the Chair in Theory and Methods of Innovative Design at MINES Paris-PSL, including Renault, SNCF, Merck Millipore, Airbus, Dassault Systèmes, Thalès and more.
    • The Special Interest Group on Design Theory, created with support from the Design Society, which brings together researchers from multiple universities worldwide, including Carnegie Mellon, Stanford, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Delft and Chalmers.
    • The international research network in innovation management, whose members include HEC Montréal, RWTH Aachen University, London Business School and the Politecnico di Milano
  • The opportunity to assume responsibilities as part of major projects in the degree program: study tours, bimonthly talks and an annual lecture, website, vlog, etc.


Heads of the Master's program: Albert David, Professor; Sophie Hogge, Lecturer


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