A second-year Master’s degree in Strategic Monitoring, Intelligence and Innovation (VS2i) from the University of Lille, in partnership with IMT Lille Douai
The VS2i Master’s degree course is certified by the MATIKEM Competitiveness Cluster This certification guarantees that this course is applicable to the cluster’s subject areas and/or sectors.
Senior managers, or specialists,
senior technical, scientific or technological staff
First-year postgraduate Master’s degree in a science subject (validation of professional experience possible)
Admissions based on selection tests
400 course hours (approximately 9 months)
€8,400 excl. VAT (university registration fee included)
French postgraduate degree awarded by the University of Lille
Degree title: Master’s degree specialising in Strategic Monitoring, Intelligence and Innovation
- To provide considerations and perspective on the intelligent management of high added value information to structure companies.
- To be able to pinpoint and reveal corporate management needs in strategic knowledge and information, to organise its acquisition, process it and disseminate it to decision-makers.
- To structure corporate economic and technological intelligence activities.
- To set up relationship-based networks and develop information channels to undertake innovative joint ventures
- To advance companies by developing their employees’ skills
Strategic monitoring and economic intelligence
Decipher the corporate environment and establish a basis for strategic monitoring and economic intelligence.
Overview of monitoring, information rights, legal aspects, security of information and knowledge management, risks and counter measures, patents, brands, plans, business strategy
Innovative project design and tutored projects
1st application of a comprehensive course to process information, gain knowledge in project management and validate initiatives
Case study, innovative project management, managerial initiative/feedback
Strategic monitoring methods and tools
Answer the question, « What tools and methods should be used to pinpoint and capitalise on information? »
Mind mapping, basic statistical tools, monitoring aims and methods for a consultant, bibliographies and bibliometrics, monitoring methods and tools
The requirements of a science and technology culture
Develop a science and technology culture, or ethos, and use its ability to summarise information in various subject areas.
Nano-technology, GIS and applications, fact sheets, global warming, biomimicry
Develop cross-cutting skills
Acquire cross-cutting, but essential, skills to fulfil assigned tasks.
English, human behaviour in crisis situations/risk management, group cohesion, team-building, communication exchange processes and reasoning
Research & development and innovation: from ideas to market
Familiarisation with various aspects of RDI
Innovation policy, corporate financial approaches, corporate innovation and R&D, lobbying
Apply the input of the various course units to complete a personal research project to develop your occupation in your company.
This blended learning course dovetails with your job:
- 4 weeks in-class learning
- e-Learning modules accessible throughout the course.
A total of 400 course hours over approximately 9 months.
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