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Curriculum Vitae in English
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Jeudi, 06 Août 2015 08:14

Curriculum Vitae

Sandrine FERNEZ-WALCH
Associate Professor in management
(Maître de Conférences hors classe)
Centre de Recherche en Management (EAC 5032 CNRS)
University of Toulouse 1 Capitole
2, rue du Doyen Gabriel Marty, 31042 Toulouse Cedex, France       
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Education   
Habilitation à diriger des recherches en sciences de gestion (HDR, Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, 2001); Qualification required to supervise PhD students in France
- PhD in industrial economics: L’ Glossary Link innovation au quotidien dans une entreprise industrielle (MINES Paris Tech, 1991)
- Diploma of Ingénieur agronome (AgroParis Tech, specialized Grande Ecole in agricultural engineering, 1985)

Work experience

Various jobs occupied during my career
- Associate Professor , Université Toulouse 1 Capitole since 1992
- Assistant Professor, MINES Paris Tech (1986-1992); also worked part time in the human resources department for the Danone Group on organisational change in 1987 and 1988
- Research engineer at Centre de Gestion Scientifique de MINES Paris Tech, a French Grande Ecole (1985-1986)
Courses
- Dealing with management and strategy: project management, strategic management, innovation management, organisational theories, intelligence activities, etc.
- Initial education and training programmes in universities, grandes écoles and other engineering schools
- In France, Vietnam and Greece (English speaking courses)
Main research topics
1.    Multi-project management and innovation project management (since 2003). Specific skills were acquired thanks collaborative research projects, conducted with companies such as Liebherr Aerospace Toulouse. Liebherr Aerospace Toulouse is an international aircraft system manufacturer. During the research, a multi-project management framework was developed and implemented. This framework structures the R&D and innovation process of the company, by linking both innovation project management and strategy.
2.     Improving innovation management practices in small business firms
This topic is based on a research project conducted with a non-profit organisation (Thésame). Thésame manages an important public innovation support programme, which is funded by the Rhône-Alpes Region and the European Union. It aims to improve innovation management practices in around 400 small business firms. My mission was to invent a new evaluating framework in order to check if the program is relevant according to the supported firms.
3.     Health management effectiveness (since September 2014)
This qualitative interpretative research, in collaboration with a PhD student, aims to develop an adapted framework in order to understand how the French health system has evolved due to the implementation of new public management, and how non profit organizations’ general managers might increase their effectiveness and maintain their values system at the same time.
Other significant activities
- In charge of the Master 1 Gestion de l’Entreprise Sociale et de Santé in the Toulouse School of management (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole), which aims to train expert practitioners of the health and social sectors so that they become general managers: implementing continuous improvement; enhancing the legitimacy and the visibility of the diploma; partners prospecting; significant improvement in the educational content in order to take the sharp change of the French healthcare system into account.
- Books written: for instance, three editions of Le Management de l’innovation, de la stratégie aux projets. These books both aim to update innovation management related academic knowledge and to provide a guidebook to practitioners.
- Evaluating international conferences papers (European Academy of Management, EURAM) and research projects (CIFRE-French Ministry of Research Training in Industry Convention for instance).
- Member of a community of practice, aiming to bring research and development managers closer together.

Special skills
- Innovation management, strategic management and project management
- Interpretative research according to an integrative scientific multi-disciplinary perspective
- Cooperative research projects with firms and non-profit organizations
- Providing an interface between fundamental research in management science and management practices
- Training programme development
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