Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of Padova

Program Description

Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of Padova

An educational program to train future entrepreneurs and managers with an open-minded approach, working in a global setting and leveraging on training experiences focused on the cross-fertilization of ideas and practices.

Students will explore the innovation frontiers going beyond technological innovation to include also market-driven innovation and social innovation, combining the languages and frameworks of economics and management through integrated courses. Students will not only benefit from theoretical analyses and cutting-edge research developed at DSEA, but they will also go through learning-by-doing processes within the managerial labs proposed in EI.

A global perspective on the business, technological, and institutional scenarios, coupled with solid roots in the experience on how doing business and promote economic development in multiple countries (experiencing Made in Italy model). The double perspective of economics and management will be constantly applied through the Degree, supported by law.

Exploration of emerging business models together with the acquisition of strong quantitative methods and tools will help students to positively approach their future careers within a broad set of opportunities.

Career Opportunities

The Course aims at transferring knowledge and develops skills to access to managerial and entrepreneurial careers:

a) In small and medium-sized firms that have started strategic paths of growth, internationalization, or innovation requiring professionals able to understand macroeconomic and sectoral trends as well as to support the implementation of new business strategies;

b) in large firms that, through spin-offs or dedicated business units, are carrying out business innovation processes or new strategic paths requiring specialized professionals able to manage those new activities and exploit innovation results through 26/10/2016 ad hoc strategies;

→ In KIBS (Knowledge Intensive Business Services) that are implementing paths of strategic growth or managerial innovation hence requiring professionals able to understand market relations and organizational implication of such approaches and support them;

→ In innovative sectors of manufacturing, services, and culture.

The Course does not formally require an internship, but students are fully supported to find the right partner by the Stage & Placement Service. A large number of case study presentations and business events are organized to further enhance internship and work opportunities.

Study Abroad Opportunities

Students will benefit from an international learning environment in Padova, but also abroad exploiting the network of more than 80 university partners for the Erasmus+ program, bilateral agreements and other structured partnerships.

How to apply

General information for international applicants

Candidates (EU and non-EU citizens residing abroad) must complete their pre-enrolment by following carefully the instructions which can be found in the admission notices. Non-EU candidates residing abroad must present their pre-enrolment application at an Italian Embassy.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 4, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2018
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
- The University of Padova offers full tuition fee-waivers to students enrolling in one of its degree courses completely held in English. Fee-waivers are offered for 1 academic year.
Information
Deadline
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28th February 2018 (early selection for candidates with a foreign degree).
Locations
Italy - Padua, Veneto
Start date : Oct. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
28th February 2018 (early selection for candidates with a foreign degree).
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Dates
Oct. 2018
Italy - Padua, Veneto
Application deadline Request Info
28th February 2018 (early selection for candidates with a foreign degree).
End date Request Info