EDHEC OPEN INNOVATION

A unique learning model in collaboration with students and major companies


Lille Campus
7 & 8 March 2023


Nice Campus
Date to be determined

 

 

About the challenge :

Submit unresolved issues to our Master 1 students who will offer you innovative solutions tailored to your needs.

EDHEC Open Innovation 2022

Lille Campus

Event starts in :

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20
Companies
650
Students

70
Managers
20
Coachs and Professors

3 reasons to get involved

Boost your employer engagement

Source you future trainees on site

Benefit from the perspective of Generation Z

 


The pitch


1 case

of an unsolved business challenge in your company


1 day

of competition in “living lab” mode on either 7 or 8 march as per your preference


2 managers

involved in the competition


6 teams

from 5 to 6 students dedicated to your case

 

Calendar

For the company

End of November 2022
Kick-off Virtual breakfast

Mid Décember 2022
Phone exchange with managers/representatives

End of Décembre 2022
Company briefing

Beginning of February 2023
Connecting with your student teams

February 2023
Video Message

Mid February 2023
Feedback by video

March 2023
Final ‒ Lille Campus

For students

Mid January 2023
Registration! Students choose the case on a first come/first served basis. Exchange by phone with managers/representatives.

End of January 2023
Team building

Beggining of February 2023
Inspiration & academic observation, under the coaches’ guidance

Beggining of February 2023
Generation ideas - Based on managers' feedback

Mid February 2023
Iteration - Final validation of the concept paper for the challenge

March 2023
Final ‒ Lille Campus

TESTED AND APPROVED!

10 editions - 67 partner companies!

 

Innovators 2021

Auchan Retail

Carrefour

Danone

Deloitte

Galeries Lafayette

La Banque Postale

Lactalis

Lidl

L'Oréal

Mazars

PWC

Renault

Schneider Electric

Sopra Steria Next

Ubisoft

 

 

A creative way to learn new things 

Lucy, student

The diversity of the projects from a common subject.

Mathilde, student

A professional experience for students and enriching learning experience for managers.

Danone,

The strength of a team. Alone we go faster but together we go further.

 

Dimitri, student

Experience, interesting and insightful feedbacks from the managers, that made me want to join the team in the implementation of our project.

Sophie, student

Very nice moments of sharing and intellectual exercise that allows companies and students to challenge current issues.

Carrefour,

Always great and rewarding to share a creative moment with the next generation of collaborators.

Deloitte,

Insight on the way students apprehend the topic

Leroy Merlin,

I also loved the energy from every coach and manager who took part in the challenge.

Léo, student

Get involved!

REGISTER BEFORE NOVEMBER 2022. ONLY 20 PLACES AVAILABLE

 

 

OCTOBER 2022:

Choose a day of participation: first come, first served!

 

NOVEMBER 2022:

Select/identify a duo of managers.

 

NOVEMBER 2022:

Join us for the kick-off breakfast.

 

Previous Winners

 

2021 Winners

Deloitte

Onboard new joiners to create strong professional relationships

Leroy Merlin

Imagine pay-per-use solutions for outdoor equipment with services

La Banque Postal

Offering the best communication experience to each customer

 

Galeries Lafayette

Design the Galeries Lafayette’s offer to attract more millennials

L'Oréal

Design Social Commerce Customer Journey in the western world

Auchan

Design the next generation of phygital retail

 

Photos

The EDHEC OPEN INNOVATION challenge is a programme of the EDHEC Pedagogical Factory, which won the award for "Innovations that inspire" by the AACSB, the American accreditation body, in 2017 (one of the 35 major innovations selected from 300 international projects).

 

 

Contacts

Arnaud Chatroux

 

Arnaud Chatroux

Project Manager EDHEC Open Innovation
[email protected]

Johanna Leroy

 

Johanna Leroy

Corporate Events Manager - Logistics
[email protected]

Pierre-Jean Barlatier

 

Pierre-Jean Barlatier

Educational Manager
[email protected]