ESAC Team : students help firms to discover new business opportunity in this Covid crisis.

The EDHEC Chair for Foresight Innovation and Transformation and EDHEC students are launching a call for applications to companies that would like to benefit from this solidarity support

Written on 27 April 2020.


As Covid-19 crisis is challenging companies, there is a way to explore and transform uncertainty into opportunity. Futures leaders, entrepreneurs of tomorrow will certainly be those who apply a new way of thinking, who identify actions that they have not thought about before: those who direct sufficient attention to structural changes that might affect their industry and markets.

The EDHEC Chair for Foresight, Innovation and Transformation (FIT) supports the « EDHEC Students Against the Crisis » initiative:

Student volunteers help the businesses to navigate the crisis in finding opportunity and making robust strategies with scenario-based planning method.
ESAC Team functions with group of 3 to 5 students engaging 25 hours in 3 weeks to support leadership teams.

René Rorhbeck and Karine Kollenz, professors of strategy, trains student teams and provides them with the Strategic Foresight Toolkit.

Companies advantages

- Access to cutting-edge tools and creative energy of tomorrow’s buyers

- Reperceive the business environment, discover and develop opportunities

Students advantages

- Gain insights and experience by helping firms in crisis

- Training on strategic foresighting tools

« Over more than a decade we have empowering managers to adapt their approach to making long-term choices during crisis. ESAC team initiative is a solidarity and pedagogical mission.

EDHEC contributes to reimagine and rebuild our economies and societies through our energic students involved, who will leveraged scenario crisis and strategic foresight » says René Rohrbeck, FIT Chair Director.

 

► Some news about the project a few months after the launch of the ESAC Initiative

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