A capstone presented at the headquarters of Paris Capitale Economique

A capstone presented at the headquarters of Paris Capitale Economique

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  • Presentation © Urban SchoolPresentation © Urban School
  • Presentation © Urban SchoolPresentation © Urban School

Students of the Master in Governing the large metropolis presented this morning their capstone during an event organised by Greater Paris Investment Agency, their commissioning organisation.

The latter organized an event dedicated to their project "Greater Paris, global Fab lab of the large scientific and technical equipment?". Iris Heraclide, Insung Kwon, Junnan Mu and Kenza Sahbaoui so displayed the results of their benchmark. 

Why this study ? : in its permanent research for differentiate elements allowing to strengthen the competitiveness and the attractiveness of Greater Paris, Paris-Ile de France Paris Capital Economique wishes to identify new factors, little or badly known, explained and measured, of which it anticipates that they could show themselves particularly appropriate to value the talents, the companies and the territories of Greater Paris in front of the international competition.

They were followed by their tutor Marc Jouan during several months.

Speakers prestigious as Philippe Chomaz, Executive Scientific director of the CEA and Christian Nibourel, President of Accenture France and President of Economic Paris Ile-de-France Capitale were present.

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Read the study

What is a capstone?

Called also group project or workgroup, this highlight of Master's degrees Regional and Urban StrategyGoverning the Large Metropolis and the Urban Planning Programme, puts the students in professional situation. These have to answer to an order of a private or public structure on an urban or territorial problem (housing environment, planning, economic development, transport, mobility, etc.).

During 5 to 9 months (according to the course), every team from 4 to 5 students works under the supervision of a tutor, a specialist of the handled question. The project ends in an oral presentation of the students to the commissioning organisation. This period of renditions takes place of the end of May to the middle of June.

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