Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy & Entrepreneurship

The Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy & Entrepreneurship is delivered by Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) at GISMA.

NEXT INTAKE: September 2017  CAMPUS: Berlin, Germany  SCHOLARSHIPS: Limited scholarships available. Apply now!


The MSc ISE will give you the insights and skills to help you succeed as a manager in today's fast-paced business world, as well as developing your entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial instincts. 

The course is delivered at GISMA by Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM), which holds accreditations from AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS - making GEM one of the top business schools in the world.
You'll also be studying at GISMA's central Berlin campus, giving you access to the vibrant business community in Germany's capital city.

 *Terms and conditions apply. Read more here.



Accreditations and rankings

Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) is a triple-accredited institution by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

GEM was ranked 17th in the Financial Times European Business Schools 2016 ranking.


Who is the Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship for?

This programme has been designed for recent graduates, managers, and/or entrepreneurs who want to produce innovative business models and pursue opportunities in business and technology.

What will you learn? 

  • Project management skills 
  • How to develop your entrepreneurial spirit
  • How to deal with social, ethical, legal and financial constraints
Why take the MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship?

The MSc ISE is focused on enabling innovation and entrepreneurship in ambitious professionals, making it ideal for those who want to blaze new trails in business.

It is taught by GEM's talented faculty, visiting professors from a range of top institutions, and business leaders. This means that students will gain a thorough knowledge of business theory as well as learning how to blend theory into real-life scenarios. 

Areas covered in this course include all the key concepts of general management (such as accounting, intercultural management, and leadership), with modules focused on entrepreneurial skills like strategic management, innovation through design, and new venture business planning.

You will also participate in a range of projects to encourage your professional development, including a live business case with a real company, an international study residency, a variety of workshops on recent trends and career development, and the opportunity to learn French.

In addition, you will:

  • Study in Berlin, Germany: an exciting business environment as well as the capital city of one of the most developed countries in Europe
  • Earn an MSc from a triple-accredited institution in the top 1% of worldwide business schools
  • Learn with tutors and graduates from all over the world, giving you an international experience
  • Join a successful global alumni network, helping you build your professional contacts
Programme structure


Introduction session - general management and the corporate environment
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Digital Marketing
  • Intercultural Management
  • International Negotiations
  • Leadership, Teambuilding and Managerial Creativity
  • Legal Environment of International Business
  • Managerial Economics
  • Project Management
  • Research Methods for Managers

Innovation Management 

  • Introduction to Innovation
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Innovation through Design
  • Marketing High Tech and Innovation


  • Strategic Management
  • Harvard Course: Microeconomics of Competitiveness
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring
  • Strategic Marketing and Marketing Planning


  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • New Venture Business Planning
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Opportunities
  • Small and Family Business


Final Management Project

  • The second year of the programme is dedicated to the Final Management Project, conducted under the supervision of a tutor. This is an applied or theoretical research project that can be completed at a distance and in parallel with full-time employment or an approved internship. Students are encouraged to choose a subject related to their preferred career.


*Programme content subject to change

Employability rates

Based on 2015 Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship graduates who were employed at the time of the survey:

  • 100% have found a job within 2 months after graduation
  • 100% of graduates from this programme find employment within 4 months
  • 83% work internationally
  • 92% have jobs involving international projects
  • 50% manage a team

Our graduates are now working in a wide variety of fields – including marketing, business development, consulting, and management – and our alumni come from over 60 different nations.

Our Careers Services offers advice and support on self-assessment, job hunting, salary negotiations, and networking, all of which will help you to develop your career plan and build the foundations that will help you achieve your professional goals. You will also benefit from one-to-one sessions with GISMA’s career coaches, giving you personalised guidance on how you can reach your ideal position and what strategies will be most useful to you.

On completion of the course, students from outside the EU will be able to apply for an 18-month postgraduate work visa, using this time to find employment in Germany.

Flexible payments

GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. 

A deposit of €3,000.00 is required to start.


For more information about our payment plans, click here


*Terms and conditions apply. Read more here.



  • Key facts
  • Fees and funding
  • Entry requirements

Key facts

Location: Berlin, Germany.

Next intake: September 2017.

Duration: One academic year full-time on campus + Final Management Project. (The FMP can be completed remotely, from anywhere in the world, while in full-time employment).

Fees: €22.000*


* Limited scholarships available. Apply now! Click here for full terms and conditions.

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