EDHEC OPEN INNOVATION

9th EDITION - 10 & 11 MARCH 2020

A UNIQUE LEARNING MODEL IN COLLABORATION WITH STUDENTS AND MAJOR COMPANIES

 

24

Companies

750

Students

70

Managers

15

Coaches and professors

 

 

3 reasons to get involved

Boost your employer engagement

SOURCE YOU FUTURE TRAINEES
on site

BENEFIT FROM THE MILLENNIAL GENERATIONS’ PERSPECTIVE

 


The pitch


1 case

OF AN UNSOLVED BUSINESS CHALLENGE IN YOUR COMPANY


1 day

OF COMPETITION IN “LIVING LAB” MODE
ON EITHER 10 OR 11 MARCH AS PER YOUR PREFERENCE


2 managers

INVOLVED IN THE COMPETITION


6 teams

OF 5 STUDENTS DEDICATED TO YOUR CASE

 

Calendar

For The Company

28 November 2019
Kick-off breakfast

Paris Campus
Managers et coaches meet to discuss case-related issues

 

Mid December 2019
Phone exchange with managers/representatives

 

End of December 2019
Company briefing

To the teacher in charge of the lecture for approval.

 

Beginning of February 2020
Connecting with your student teams

4 February 2020
Video Message

To student teams to connect and engage them

 

11 & 12 February 2020
Feedback by video

 

10 & 11 March 2020
Semi-finals

Lille Campus

 

28 April 2020
Final

Paris Campus

 


For Students

Mid January 2020
Registration

Students choose the case on a first come/first served basis. Exchange by phone with managers/representatives.

 

End of January 2020
Team building

 

4 February 2020
Inspiration & academic observation 

Under the coaches’ guidance

 

11 February 2020
Generation ideas

Based on managers' feedback

12 February 2020
Iteration

Final validation of the concept paper for the challenge

 

10 & 11 March 2020
Semi-finals

Lille Campus

 

28 april 2020
Final

Paris Campus

 

 

A creative way to learn new things 

Student,

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

Student,

A professional experience for students and enriching learning experience for managers

Danone,

Projects very diverse from a common subject

Student,

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

Student,

A brilliant experience: energizing and refreshing!

Michel Vasseux, Groupe Rocher

Great moment for exchanging and sharing between students, companies, coaches and EDHEC staff!

Pauline Divry, Mazars

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

Student,

Tested and approved!

8 editions - 67 partner companies!

 

Innovators 2019

Accenture

BNP

Butagaz

Carrefour

Casino

Dailymotion

Danone

Deloitte

Etam

Henkel

La poste

La redoute

Lactalis

Leroy Merlin

L'Oréal

LVMH

Marionnaud

Mazars

Rocher

Ubisoft

Soprasteria

Ubisoft

Veepee

 

Get involved!

REGISTER BEFORE FRIDAY 4 OCTOBER 2019. ONLY 24 PLACES AVAILABLE

 

 

4 OCTOBER 2019:

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

 

4 NOVEMBER 2019:

Select/identify a duo of managers.

 

28 NOVEMBER 2019 :

Join us for the kick-off breakfast.

 

Previous winners

2019

#1

Lactalis

Suggest merchandising innovations in retail stores to make milk more appealing to millennials

#2

BNP Paribas Cardiff

Make millennials want to buy insurance

#3

Veepee

Design the most attractive delivery experience

 

2018

#1

Leroy Merlin

Convert art and craft fans into DIY Addicts

#2

Ubisoft

Create positively ways to fight online toxicity

#3

Accenture

Design the new LIVE experience during cultural events

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)

 

 

Register

Limited places, register before 4 October 2019

 

Contacts

ANNE-MARIE CHANAL

 

ANNE-MARIE CHANAL

Project Manager EDHEC Open Innovation
anne-marie.chanal@edhec.edu

Johanna Leroy

 

Johanna Leroy

Corporate Events Manager - Logistics
johanna.leroy@edhec.edu

Sébastien ORIFICI

 

Sébastien ORIFICI

Educational Manager
sorifici@gmail.com