Communication and management

Module coordinator: Arnaud LEGOUT

Arnaud LEGOUT, Géraldine QUETIN


  • 6 ECTS

This module has 3 main objectives:

  • To give complements on how to write and speak French, which will be useful for your daily life.
  • Improve your English language skills and provide the students with guidelines about how to give good talks from small talks to colleagues to a large audience of hundreds of attendees, and how to write technical and scientific documents from small white papers to international publications.
  • Provide an introduction to entrepreneurship, business models and business planning, focusing on innovative IT projects. It gives basic knowledge on marketing, finance, business model strategy, IP management and legal issues, Human Resources and organization, project management, etc. including fund raising and presenting your idea to targeted potential partners. The course is equally based on lecture and on a virtual project application chosen by the students themselves.


  • 3 oral examination
  • 1 Long term exercise
  • 1 Long exam


  • Arnaud Legout. How to Give a Good Talk? Course material. Slides (cel-00529505, version 5, - 10 April 2013), INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, April 2013.

  • J. M. Williams, G. G. Colomb. Style, Lessons in Clarity and Grace. Tenth edition.