PARIS — LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has partnered with enterprise college EDHEC and a vocational coaching program headed by French First Lady Brigitte Macron to inaugurate a campus within the northern metropolis of Roubaix geared toward selling entrepreneurship.
Located within the former workplaces of the development firm based by Arnault’s grandfather, only a few hundred yards from EDHEC’s predominant web site in Roubaix, it will likely be residence to the college’s incubator for entrepreneurs, which is able to present assist to start-ups, with an emphasis on accountable practices.
The campus is anticipated to host some 250 college students and entrepreneurs from fall 2021. It may even welcome the primary native consumption of L’Institut des Vocations pour l’Emploi (LIVE), which is chaired by Macron. Participants will observe a six-month program designed to assist them articulate and pursue contemporary profession paths.
Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief government officer of LVMH, inaugurated the house, named after his father Jean Arnault, alongside Macron and Bruno de Pampelonne, chairman of EDHEC, in a ceremony Friday.
“The Jean Arnault Campus pays tribute to my father and to our entrepreneurial roots in Roubaix. This is where my grandfather and my father laid the foundations of what has become one of Europe’s most prominent groups,” Arnault stated in an announcement.
“With the creation of this campus in partnership with EDHEC and LIVE I want to honor the values of hard work, bold thinking and perseverance that have long motivated the entrepreneurial families of this region in northern France. I hope that the future generations who study here at the Jean Arnault Campus will find inspiration in our creative adventure to innovate and pursue their own entrepreneurial success,” he added.
The predominant constructing, designed by Jean Arnault in 1971, has been restored and modernized by Lille-based architect Frank Longueval.
“Today, Bernard Arnault entrusts us with a building steeped in history, enabling our students and future entrepreneurs to benefit from the best possible learning environment as they invent the business models and companies of tomorrow,” stated Pampelonne.
“We look forward to addressing the many challenges of a world experiencing vast transformations as we strive to have a positive impact on society,” he added.
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