Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

General

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Program Description

Are you a problem solver and creative thinker? Do you want to create new things that matter to society? Our Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship will prepare you for a future as a successful innovator or entrepreneur.

Why

AMS is on a mission… to educate and support people from all over the world who want to create new things that matter for society. This curriculum prepares you for a future as a successful and innovative entrepreneur in your own start-up or an existing enterprise. A mix of professors, top entrepreneurs, senior managers, and experienced investors will help you by teaching you how to use state-of-the-art theories to understand and predict reality, evaluate opportunities and build and grow sustainable businesses.

As soon as you start the program, you will work during the innovation and entrepreneurship labs on your own start-up idea or use similar techniques to introduce innovation within the existing business.

A team of top investors and design thinking coaches supplemented with successful seasoned entrepreneurs in residence will guide you throughout all the steps in the development of upcoming, innovative business. By using various interactive pedagogic instruments like workshops, case studies, simulations, exercises, video-analysis and life cases, the course stimulates active learning and thorough understanding. As a result, you will develop the creative attitude and innovation skills of an enterprising leader.

The Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is on a mission...

… to educate & support students and help them transform their ideas into successful business cases which can make a valuable difference to our society.

Learning objectives

After attending this program:

  • you have acquired state-of-the-art knowledge of, and practice with digital & disruptive business models, design thinking, innovation strategy and management, lean start-up methods and tools and marketing & finance for new entrepreneurs and innovators;
  • innovation and entrepreneurship will be part of your DNA;
  • you have developed the creative mindset and innovation skills of a (corporate) entrepreneurial leader;
  • you have broadened your network by meeting entrepreneurs, corporate innovators, and CEOs of innovative companies during the corporate workshops, innovation and entrepreneurship labs and master project;
  • you know how to turn a creative idea into a successful business that matters for society.

Who are we looking for?

  • You are recently graduated, you have a master’s degree with little or no work experience.
  • You have an interest in starting up your own company in the short or long term.
  • OR you have a real interest in innovations and you see yourself working in a career as INTRApreneur within an organization.
  • You are open-minded in creativity as well as in working/collaborating with people from all over the world.

Degree

Upon successful completion of this master, you will receive the following degree: ‘Master in Management: Innovation & Entrepreneurship’.

Curriculum

Personal Development Journey: Global Leadership Skills

Module I: Inspire

  • Start-up Bootcamp
  • Creative Thinking
  • Technologies of Tomorrow
  • Electives*

Module II: Build

  • Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Innovation Management
  • Finance for New Businesses
  • Design Thinking – Milan Trip

Module III: Grow

  • Business Planning and Business Modeling
  • Entrepreneurial marketing
  • Sales and Negotiations for Innovation
  • Growth Strategy – Ecosystem trip

Master Project

Note: Curriculum is subject to change

Admission

Academic background
  • A 4-year academic university degree
  • A 3-year academic degree and an additional relevant degree of at least 60 ECTS credits
  • A 3-year academic degree + min. 1 year of relevant work experience (*)
  • A 4-year professional degree (*)

(*) Subject to special eligibility conditions.

If you are not sure whether you qualify, feel free to email your resume (CV) and transcripts to our admission team (admissions@ams.ac.be)

English proficiency

Proof of English proficiency for our English Master’s programs: IELTS (minimum of 6.5 overall) or TOEFL (minimum of 95)

or

Evaluated during face to face interview

Exceptions:

  • Students who completed their higher education in English
  • Native English speakers
Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

Antwerp Management School, the autonomous management school of the University of Antwerp (Belgium), offers 8 accredited Advanced Masters in a truly international context with study options in: Belgium ... Read More

Antwerp Management School, the autonomous management school of the University of Antwerp (Belgium), offers 8 accredited Advanced Masters in a truly international context with study options in: Belgium, China, Brazil, Italy and the USA. Moreover, we are ranked #37 in the Financial Times for our Master in Management (2019). Read less

Accreditations

AACSB Accredited