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Curriculum Vitae in English
Sandrine FERNEZ-WALCH English
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Jeudi, 06 Août 2015 08:14

Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor in management (Maître de Conférences hors classe)
Toulouse School Management Research, TSM-Research (EAC 5032 CNRS), University of Toulouse Capitole
2, rue du Doyen Gabriel Marty, 31042 Toulouse Cedex, France       
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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’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

Jobs occupied during my career
- Associate Professor and researcher, 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)
- Mainly dealing with innovation management, project management, strategic management and organization theories
- Initial education and training programmes in universities, grandes écoles and other engineering schools
- In France and abroad (English speaking courses)
Main research topics
1.    Innovation multi-project management (since 2003).
Specific skills were acquired, thanks to 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.     Understanting and improving R&D and innovation management practices in organizations
This research topic deals with studying and improving innovation management practices in organizations by taking the organizational context (values, governance structure, technology, social responsability for instance). It is  based on research projects funded by private organizations.
Other significant activities
- In charge of the Master 1 Gestion de l’Entreprise Sociale et de Santé in Toulouse School of Management (Université Toulouse 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:
Four editions of Le Management de l’innovation, de la stratégie aux projets. These books aim to update innovation management related academic knowledge and to provide a guidebook to practitioners.
The multiple Facets of Innovation Project Management. This research book aims to provide a multi-disciplinary view of innovation project management theory and practice in established firms. It can be read by both researchers and practitioners.
- Evaluating international academic conferences papers, research projects for public funders (CIFRE-French Ministry of Research Training in Industry Convention for instance), participating to national and international PhD jurys.
- Member of a community of practice, aiming to bring R&D and innovation managers closer together.

Special skills
- Project management, innovation management and strategy as practice
- 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
- Organization analysis and design
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