Masters Programs in Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship

An entrepreneur is someone who possesses a new enterprise, business or an idea and transforms these undertakings to economic goods. The process of becoming a successful entrepreneur is long and hard and often needs more than just a bachelor's degree to guarantee success. A Master in Entrepreneurship can increase your chances and allow a deeper reflection.

If you have a strong desire for setting up your own business, a Master in Entrepreneurship will enable you to make this dream come true and give you knowledge in how to build and run your very own enterprise. A Master in Entrepreneurship not only focuses on this but also reflects on common mistakes and how you can improve from your previous encounters and experience with entrepreneurship during your bachelors study.

This page offers many various Master in Entrepreneurship programs: you can find anything from a master in International Project Development to master in Technology and Entrepreneurship. Start the search for your future Master in Entrepreneurship degree right away!

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Global Entrepreneurship Program

emlyon business school
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 France Lyon

The Global Entrepreneurship Program is a consortium of international business schools jointly run by three internationally-leading institutions in entrepreneurship [+]

Global Entrepreneurship Program

The Global Entrepreneurship Program is jointly run by emlyon business school (Europe) and Zhejiang University (Asia) in collaboration with Pace University (North America), who together form a partnership of international business schools recognized as experts in Global Entrepreneurship.

emlyon business school prides itself on providing globally distinguished lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management. Zhejiang University has placed itself as one of China’s top national universities as it embraces a solid research foundation and has substantial technical strength. As Pace University believes that opportunity comes with entrepreneurship, the institution hosts a multitude of entrepreneurship-focused events every year. Furthermore the Lubin School of Business of Pace University has been named one of the top 100 Entrepreneurial Colleges and Universities in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine for three consecutive years. ... [-]


Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management (MGEM) at the University of San Francisco will take you to Barcelona, Taipei, and San Francisco, revealing successful, creative, and innovative business practices through the cultural lens of three vibrant cities. [+]

The Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management (MGEM) at the University of San Francisco will take you to Barcelona, Taipei, and San Francisco, revealing successful, creative, and innovative business practices through the cultural lens of three vibrant cities. The MGEM program combines direct exposure to multinational entrepreneurial firms with an international cohort of students to provide you with global business skills for success. - Spend four months in each participating city and graduate in one year - Offered at USF's San Francisco Downtown Campus, in conjunction with Institut Quimic de Sarria (Barcelona) and Fu Jen Catholic University (Taipei) - All courses are taught in English - Undergraduate degree must be conferred within the past three years Entry Requirements - Official Transcript(s) – Upload copies of transcripts from each accredited college or university attended to the online application. If admitted to the program, instructions for sending official, sealed transcripts will be provided. - Résumé – Submit a current résumé demonstrating relevant work experience. - Letters of Recommendation – Two letters of recommendation are required. At least one recommendation should come from a college professor who is well-acquainted with the applicant's academic capability. If the recommender must submit a hard copy letter by mail, please request that your recommender complete this form to include with his/her letter. - Statement of Purpose or Essay – A 500 to 1000 word essay about yourself, your background, and your short- and long-term professional goals is required. Please be sure to address why you have decided to pursue this degree at the University of San Francisco. You may also want to include information about your family and personal interests. - Interview - The University of San Francisco School of Management interviews are by invitation only. As such, should you be selected to interview, an invitation will be sent to the email account associated with your online application and include all necessary details. - English Proficiency – All applicants are required to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic score. Any applicant who has completed two or more years of a degree program at a higher education institution in the U.S.A., or any of the exempt countries (contact us for more information), is waived of this requirement. For applicants from any South American, European, and/or African Country, please apply to Institut Quimic de Sarria (IQS). For applicants from any Asian or Oceanic Country, please apply to Fu Jen Catholic University (FJU). [-]

Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship

Karolinska Institutet
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies. [+]

Masters in Entrepreneurship. The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies. Do you envision yourself working in the life science industry in the future? As a graduate from the Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship (MBE) you will have a solid foundation for working with the development and management of projects and companies in the life science field. A key concept within this programme is the application of knowledge in the real world. We use real cases to learn from and many of the lecturers are experienced business leaders who share their knowledge and act as inspiration. The programme is interdisciplinary with regards to the background of both the students as well as teachers and the pedagogical methods that are used in the programme. Some of the courses in the programme are offered together with our partner institutions in Stockholm. The business administration courses are offered by the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and the elective courses by Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship. The programme includes two internships at companies, authorities or other relevant organisations, in Sweden or abroad, where you apply what you have learnt to create a mutually beneficial experience for you and the hosting company. The degree project is also commonly performed in a company setting. These experiences give you valuable knowledge and insights as well as networks that will provide you with a head start for your future career. Programme outline *might be subject to changes Semester 1 Industrial management Entrepreneurship in the life sciences Project management Behavioural management control Semester 1 and 2 Development of products in the biomedical industry Semester 2 Market analysis Practical Placement 1 Elective course Semester 3 Business development Scientific method Practical placement Semester 4 Degree project Career opportunities The programme provides a solid foundation for a career in the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical technology or other related industries working with marketing, project management, business development or venture capital among other relevant positions. Specific entry requirements A bachelor's degree or a professional degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in health care, biomedicine, biology, cellular and molecular biology, pharmaceutics, chemistry, medicine or biotechnology. Proficiency in the English language should be documented by an internationally recognized test such as TOEFL: internet based (iBT) with a total score of at least 90 and minimum score of 20 on written test, paper based (PBT) with a total score of at least 575, and minimum score of 4.5 on written test, or IELTS (academic) with an overall mark of at least 6.5 and no band less than 5.5; or other documentation that according to regulations certifies the equivalence of English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school. Selection The selection is based on an overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications such as previous education, relevant work and/or research experience and statement of intent. Letters of recommendation are not required. Applicants to Karolinska Institutet´s Global Master´s programmes are asked to complete a CV form that will be used in the selection process. Contact the Admissions Office at KI if you have any questions, admissions@ki.se Application and tuition fees If you have citizenship within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. Application fee 900 SEK Tuition fee Total amount: 360 000 SEK First instalment: 90 000 SEK [-]

Master High-Tech Entrepreneurship

Harbour.Space
Campus Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

This intensive Master of High-Tech Entrepreneurship program is designed for graduate students interested in starting and sustaining a technology business. The program combines real world experiences with courses on the fundamentals of finance, people management and creative thinking within entrepreneurial environments. [+]

This program is taught in ENGLISH. Harbour.Space is a unique blend of academics program, start-up accelerator, venture builder, and real world experience designed to prepare students to become the next generation of successful high tech entrepreneurs. The Master of High-Tech Entrepreneurship program methodology combines the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley, with the processes developed by leading technology entrepreneurs, accelerators such as Y Combinator and company builders such as Rocket Internet to quickly start and accelerate technology companies. To gain practical experience alongside the theory, students form teams and work on real world startup companies in those teams. Students should be prepared to work in a highly competitive environment that will challenge their skills and perseverance every day. Teams will be matched with mentors, and the best teams will be selected to pitch their ideas to investors. PROGRAM STRUCTURE 1 year The first year can be seen as a basic starter pack for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Students enter the programme with an idea they want to make reality. We start with the skills of presenting an idea well – because a lot of genius goes unnoticed in the world simply because an idea is communicated inadequately. Students will work on the basis of Lean/Pitch Canvas frameworks for idea validation, identity and communication strategy and they learn how to make their idea pass the business model test. Students learn how to identify opportunities and obstacles in business entrepreneurship. Furthermore, students are immersed in all the business basics of running a start-up: lean business models, business validation, business plan preparation, USP/SVP identification, etc. Modules From Zero to Hero Lean Start-up Design Thinking Digital Product Development Technical Project Management The Startup Stack Capstone Project - Alfa Version Sales Basics Hiring & Leading Teams Needs Finding and Concept Creation Customer Acquisition for Start-ups Business Models / Business Model Innovation Capstone Project – MVP version The Power of Storytelling in Business Identity and Communications Building and Managing Professional Sales Organisations Interpersonal Dynamics and Conflict Resolution Global Value Chain Strategies Managing High Growth Enterprises Seminars & Workshops Capstone Project - Demo Day Program Leaders Ingo Beyer Von Morgenstern Prof. Dr. -ING. and MBA INSEAD, Director Emeritus European and Asian High Tech, Telecom and Media Practice McKinsey&Comp. Serial Internet Start-up Entrepreneur, Founder Qilin Capital Fund Kamran Elahian Founder of Venture Capital Firm Global Catalyst Partners (GCP), Partner of 500 Start Ups LIVING IN BARCELONA Studying in Barcelona has the following advantages: Barcelona is #1 in Europe for quality of life and clearness of environment (2012 Quality of Life City Rankings – Mercer Survey) Barcelona is #1 in the world for the level of infrastructure and urban development (2011, Ernst & Young). The region of Catalonia, where Barcelona is the capital, contributes significantly to the Spanish GDP. The growth of Catalonia’s GDP is currently 3.3%, much higher than in Europe on average. Catalonia’s exports are €42.2 billion, higher than in any other region of Spain. 7,000+ innovation and technological companies during the last 10 years. Barcelona is 6th in Europe for attractiveness and comfort for doing business (European Attractiveness Survey 2011, Ernst & Young), Barcelona is 2nd in Europe (after London) for being promoted as a business center (European Cities Monitor 2011); Barcelona is 2nd in the world for hosting different international conferences and congresses (City and Country World Report 2011, ICCA ). Barcelona is the host of the annual World Mobile Congress, which attracts thousands of international companies that work in the mobile industry. 7,000,000 + millions of tourists / year 20° C - average temperature during the day 2437 hours of sunshine/ year Cost of living 550 euro / month [-]

Master of Design (MDes) Design Practices

HK PolyU School of Design
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

The Master of Design (Design Practices) is a hands-on, studio-based specialism directed at students who want to deepen their innovative abilities, who are curious about design and business integration,and who enjoy the creative form challenges of making objects and ideas that improve people’s lives. [+]

Masters in Entrepreneurship. The Master of Design (Design Practices) is a hands-on, studio-based specialism directed at students who want to deepen their innovative abilities, who are curious about design and business integration,and who enjoy the creative form challenges of making objects and ideas that improve people’s lives. Designers with a Bachelor’s degree in product design, fashion design, interaction design, architecture, product engineering, interior design or communication design may find Design Practices to be a logical next step in their professional development. Aims This specialism focuses on design as a strategic tool for the consumer economy. Interdisciplinary projects embrace business strategy and brand development, identifying opportunities for innovation and user experience. This full-time international program responds to the world’s industrial and technological transformation with a focus on China. The development of a high level of research, analysis, strategic vision, aesthetics, and technical mastery in development, fabrication and commercialization of design prepares students for leadership roles. Objectives This specialism seeks to join practical strategies for innovation with formal aspects of design development, by making design through: real-world project development teamwork approaches to problem solving cultural considerations as well as business & technology customers’ needs and goals design entrepreneurship and brand creation Entrance Requirement A Bachelor’s degree in design or the equivalent in a related discipline and professional experience in design is preferred. Scholarships Scholarships for Graduates of QS Top Design Schools (2017) To off-set 10% or 15% (holder of a First Class bachelor’s degree) of tuition, regardless of which MDes programmes students are admitted to – applicable to graduates of QS world’s top universities for art & design - 2016. Scholarships (offered by MDes full-time specialisms) On a competitive basis, to off-set 25%–50% of tuition – applicable to all non-local students and PolyU Design alumni who accepted an admission offer. Admission Dates for September 2017 Entry Application Period Starts: 22 Nov 2016 First Round Review: 20 Jan 2017 Application Deadline: 28 Apr 2017 Interview: Mid Feb to May 2017 Announcement of result: 2 weeks after interview [-]

Master (MDes) Design Management Innovation

Ravensbourne
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Master of Design course provides the opportunity for you to develop creative thinking and innovative strategies through an advanced understanding of the practical application of design [+]

MDes Design Management Innovation

The Master of Design course provides the opportunity for you to develop creative thinking and innovative strategies through an advanced understanding of the practical application of design thinking and design strategy that can be applied in a global context. 

In the corporate world design managers oversee the development of products and services and manage the innovation process workflow. However, they also have a significant strategic role in managing the articulation of a business strategy, product and service values, requiring continuous improvement of the customer experience and often involving the management of external specialists. Additionally they may be engaged in broader organisational development issues.... [-]


MSc in Entrepreneurship

Global Business School Barcelona
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is an advanced graduate degree that provides students with the tools to acquire the skills and competencies needed for successful entrepreneurship careers in a dynamic global business environment. It is an exciting program designed to equip students with a specialist understanding of the field of entrepreneurial management. [+]

Masters in Entrepreneurship. The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is an advanced graduate degree that provides students with the tools to acquire the skills and competencies needed for successful entrepreneurship careers in a dynamic global business environment. It is an exciting program designed to equip students with a specialist understanding of the field of entrepreneurial management. The MSc in Entrepreneurship is not simply a set of different management disciplines, but it is based on promoting creativity and entrepreneurship skills. Students benefit from the close links that Global Business School Barcelona share with the industry through industrial visits and interaction with professors, experienced entrepreneurs, themselves. Entrepreneurial skills have never been more important than they are in today’s dynamic world. Companies in Spain, Europe, and everywhere in the world need entrepreneurial managers to perform different tasks in the global business environment; they need people who are able to anticipate, stimulate, and manage change - this is what the MSc in Entrepreneurship program is about. The MSc in Entrepreneurship from Global Business School Barcelona prepares you to be a successful entrepreneur in a global context, whether it is for starting your own business or developing an entrepreneurial project within an existing organization. Language English. If your English level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive English Language Preparation course before starting your degree. Duration Students would normally be expected to complete a Master's degree in English within one academic year of full-time studies. Depending on the starting quarter, it may take from 9 to 12 months. Deadline Because of the modular format, applications are accepted all year round. Students may start their studies in October, January, or April. Students who are not citizens of the European Union are encouraged to apply earlier in order to allow time for student visa processing. Entry Requirements To qualify for admission to this degree, you must: - have earned a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, or higher degree, OR have a minimum of three years of working experience; - provide a proof of English language proficiency; - complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents [-]

Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AMIE)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Italy Milan Belgium Brussels + 2 more

The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is aimed at young graduates who want to think and act as entrepreneurs and become innovative leaders. In fact, the emergence of new technologies and the broadening of global markets create continuous opportunities for new business development and challenge the established market positions. [+]

In Partnership with Solvay Brussels Business School, Belgium Start date: September 
Duration: 12 months (6 months at MIP, 6 months at Solvay) 
Format: Full Time Course fee: € 15,000 Teaching language: English 
Location: Milan, Italy and Brussels, Belgium Required qualification: 4 or 5 year Bachelor's degree (minimum 180 ECTS) The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is aimed at young graduates who want to think and act as entrepreneurs and become innovative leaders. In fact, the emergence of new technologies and the broadening of global markets create continuous opportunities for new business development and challenge the established market positions. Course Objectives These are only some of the competencies which the Master aims at developing in candidates: Learn how to develop a new business idea from the concept design to the execution. Learn to introduce and manage innovations in a cost-effective and sustainable way. Identify new market and social opportunities for new and existing businesses. Build your own personal network with managers, investors, designers, entrepreneurs, incubators, and consultants from different industries and countries. Build managerial and organizational skills, and your capability to work in team. Programme Structure The course is entirely taught in English and has a duration of 12 months starting in September, 6 months held at MIP, Milan and 6 months held at Solvay, Brussels. The programme comprises three experiential modules: The ‘New Venture Lab’ where they will have to act as an entrepreneur to create a business model of start-up from scratch. The ‘Innovation-In-Action Lab’ where they will have to act as a business consultant in one established small or medium enterprise. The ‘Corporate Entrepreneurship Lab’ where they will have to act as a team-member taking part in the launch of a new corporate project. For most international specializing masters, MIP offers an intensive Italian language course during the first week of classes. Students have then the opportunity to attend a standard Italian language course (up to 40 hours) along the semester. Admissions Ideal Candidates for the AMIE Programme AMIE is an Advanced Master addressed to young graduates who want to become entrepreneurs or envisage entrepreneurial careers as family business managers; or to join the founding team of a startup; or to work as associates in charge of corporate R&D projects or as consultants to assist companies in the implementation of innovative and creative projects. Applications Applications are now closed for the September 2016 intake. Applications for the 2017 intake will open in September 2016. Non-EU students are encouraged to apply at least three months before the start of the programme in order to allow enough time for the Declaration of Value (DOV) procedure for Italy and establishment of the student visa. If you would like more information about the Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, please download our programme brochure by clicking the link on the left, or write to infomasters@mip.polimi.it and we will respond to your requests in a timely fashion. Admission Requirements The minimum requirements for the AMIE programme are: Online application CV or resume in English Application fee of €100 Cover letter in English Copies of University degrees and academic transcripts (Master or Msc with four or five years of study overall or Bachelor Degree of 180 ECTS credits or equivalent, preferably followed by 1-2 years of working experience) Copy of English certificate (TOEFL, TOEIC or equivalent) for non-native speakers One letter of recommendation Applicants will have to sit for a final motivational interview. AMIE Programme Fees For the September 2016 intake, the tuition fee is €15,000 (didactic material included) International Students in Milan - Assistance Once you have been accepted to the International Master, you will be faced with a whole new "To Do" list. This will include visas, housing, insurance, setting yourself up in Milan and much more. Students will be put in touch with MIP's International Students Office which will be able to provide you with useful assistance and information in order to help your move to Italy go smoothly and your stay in Milan very comfortable. [-]

Master in Responsible Management-Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 - 12 months October 2017 Germany Berlin

M.A. in Responsible Management – Specialization in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation) [+]

Masters in Entrepreneurship. M.A. in Responsible Management – Specialization in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation Steinbeis University Berlin - Institute Corporate Responsibility Management (ICRM) offers the Master's Program M.A. in Responsible Management (MRM) since May 2010. ICRM has recently initiated a new study track, Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which aims at equipping current and future entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop innovative projects and ventures that create positive impact. In the framework of the study track, two new seminars will be offered: Social Entrepreneurship Social Innovation There will be a strong emphasis on project-based and peer-to-peer learning, facilitated through diverse participants, field trips, coaching and alike. Participants of these seminars will be awarded with Steinbeis University Certificates, which can be upgraded to the Master’s Program M.A. in Responsible Management. In this way, participants have the opportunity to consolidate their graduate education by learning both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to create / lead sustainable ventures. [-]

Master of Management Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Antwerp Management School
Campus Full time 10 months August 2017 Belgium Antwerp

This Master program breeds corporate innovators to take on this task. The program is a balanced mix between learning state-of the art knowledge on innovation strategy and management and a hands-on lab where you will apply corporate entrepreneurial tools in a real-life setting with business games and entrepreneurial boot camps. You will experience how to start up a corporate venture. You will develop the creative mind-set and the innovation capabilities of an entrepreneurial leader. [+]

Master of Management Innovation and Entrepreneurship The systematic introduction of innovation in companies is considered to be one of the most important challenges of the future. Innovation has become a crucial tool for creating competitive advantage on a global scale. Entrepreneurship and innovation are crucial to create a competitive advantage on a global scale. Innovation is the process of turning opportunities into new ideas and turning these ideas into marketable products and processes. This Master program breeds corporate innovators to take on this task. The program is a balanced mix between learning state-of the art knowledge on innovation strategy and management and a hands-on lab where you will apply corporate entrepreneurial tools in a real-life setting with business games and entrepreneurial boot camps. You will experience how to start up a corporate venture. You will develop the creative mind-set and the innovation capabilities of an entrepreneurial leader. Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? This master will equip participants with the necessary knowledge on innovation management, with a creative mindset, with entrepreneurial skills and with innovation tools to become an effective innovation executive. The program is designed to empower, challenge and support young professionals to create an incredible advantage for their international career at an innovative company. It will be a truly global experience with students and faculty from different nationalities and a unique opportunity to expand your international network. Eduniversal Master Ranking 2014-2015 TOP 100 - Global ranking Ranked N°40 in Entrepreneurship, Worldwide What can you expect? Content level: Deepening Expertise After attending this program You will have acquired state-of the art knowledge on innovation strategy and management, innovation finance and corporate entrepreneurial leadership You will have acquired conceptual and practical knowledge on corporate entrepreneurial tools such as business model innovation and entrepreneurial finance You will have acquired knowledge on innovative & entrepreneurial marketing You will have experienced how to apply the different entrepreneurial tools and conceptual models during business games, workshops You will have developed the creative mindset and innovation capabilities of a (corporate) entrepreneurial leader (design thinking) You will have experienced innovation and corporate entrepreneurship by meeting entrepreneurs, corporate innovators and CEOs of innovative companies during the corporate workshops and master project You will have learned how to develop a creative idea and turn it into a successful business. Dublin Descriptors and Learning outcomes Master of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Dates Starts: 28th of August, 2017 Ends: 31st of August 2018 Fees €11950 (VAT exempted) Includes: all student facilities at Antwerp Management School and the costs of excursions. Excludes: books and documentation. Location Antwerp Management School Sint-Jacobsmarkt 9-13 BE-2000 Antwerp Belgium Requirements Applicants should have a degree representing four years of a full-time university-level study, which resulted in a master’s degree of equivalent bachelor’s degree (full-time, 4-year curriculum, excluding preparatory years or orientation). It is possible to apply before completing your studies, in which case the selection procedure will take place assuming you graduate from your present studies before the start of the program. It is required to be fluent in English, both written and spoken. Degree/certification The master degree “Master of Management: Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, is officially acknowledged by the Flemish Community and will be handed out upon successfully completing the exams. The program is AACSB, NVAO and Eduniversal accredited. [-]

Master of Entrepreneurship

HELP University
Campus Full time October 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Drawing on HELP University's own start-up and successful emergence as both a business and social enterprise, and expressing its core value of sharing success [+]

Masters in Entrepreneurship. Drawing on HELP University's own start-up and successful emergence as both a business and social enterprise, and expressing its core value of sharing success, the HELP Master of Entrepreneurship was initiated to support the growth of dynamic entrepreneurship and ignite the entrepreneurial spirit in individuals to actualize their aspirations. The course aims to provide promising entrepreneurs and corporate intrapreneurs with the necessary knowledge, and management and technical competencies to activate and commercialize new business ventures successfully and/or to plan and execute business strategies within private or public sector organizations, locally and internationally. The programme comprises specifically designed management disciplines for candidates to learn and appreciate the scope and processes in entrepreneurial, innovative and new venture management activities, and to seize the opportunities to become more enterprising and entrepreneurial in their attitudes and behaviour. Intakes April and October with course registration and commencement open throughout the year. [-]

Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Luxembourg

Entrepreneurship has become an increasingly popular activity that can be evidenced in different spheres of the economy and society. More commonly, entrepreneurial behaviours are associated with new start up ventures where risk, ownership and management are combined to exploit new market or technological opportunities. [+]

Entrepreneurship has become an increasingly popular activity that can be evidenced in different spheres of the economy and society. More commonly, entrepreneurial behaviours are associated with new start up ventures where risk, ownership and management are combined to exploit new market or technological opportunities. But such activities can also be seen in corporate, social, public, civic, community and small business contexts to reflect organizational efforts to sustain competitive advantage, uniqueness and novelty. This is partly because the twenty-first century is characterized by a fast moving, competitive and global economy. Sustaining a competitive advantage requires that individuals, companies and nations are able to anticipate and stimulate (rather than merely manage) change. Entrepreneurship is about exploiting ambiguities and contingencies. More importantly, entrepreneurship is about experiencing a tension between ‘what is’ in the present and ‘what should be’ in the future – and then converting that tension into an entrepreneurial problem that can resolve the tension. Such a process demands concepts and knowledge from different disciplines, and the integration of these concepts with the know-how and practical experience of daily business practice. The programme aims at achieving that integration, optimally balancing theory and know-how. Entrepreneurship is a programme of the Luxembourg Business Academy, a partnership between the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce. Who is the programme for and what will the programme offer you? The programme is a two-year full-time Master’s degree, which is targeted at: Bachelor graduates in any discipline from Luxembourg and the Grande Région wishing to develop their entrepreneurial/innovation skills and knowledge Graduates from Europe in any discipline looking to undertake a specific masters degree in entrepreneurship/innovation Graduates and young professionals from non-Europe, who, in addition to the education and degree offered by the MEI, seek exposure to the infrastructure for entrepreneurship, internships and job opportunities that Luxembourg has to offer Professional people or other practitioners who intend to start a business and want to learn the skills involved in this The key learning outcomes of the Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation are to: Extend knowledge and understanding of the foundational principles of new venture creation and business start up in different societal contexts (social, corporate, ‘for profit’ etc.). Students will be able to critically assess and extend their entrepreneurial skills through direct interaction with colleagues/tutors on the course as well as entrepreneurs and local companies. Develop critical, analytical and problem-solving skills. Students will learn how to recognise, analyse and offer solutions to innovation, entrepreneurial and strategic management issues in different organizational settings, using appropriate conceptual tools and theoretical frameworks. Enable the ability to understand the components of a business plan and to appreciate different business and financial models as well as constructing a detailed financial and marketing plan. Advance employability skills in team working, presentation and leadership as well as facilitating inter-cultural communication. Students will learn how to convey their ideas, express their creativity and synthesise their thinking/knowledge both verbally and in written format. They will hone their presentation skills, learn about negotiation skills and project management. Provide an understanding of the local regulatory, tax and legal issues involved when starting a new venture and access to a wide set of business networks in Luxembourg economy. Employment opportunities: Normally, candidates who complete the programme find employment opportunities in areas of innovation management/small business management/start-ups/entrepreneurial contexts or corporate contexts and the public sector. Schematic description of the programme In year One, the curriculum is divided into five study blocks which are designed to cover all the technical and practical aspects required when starting a new venture (whether a social, business, or corporate venture) as well as some foundational theoretical issues/frameworks: New Venture planning Innovation Management Financial Issues for entrepreneurial ventures Marketing and new venture creation Business and project management skills In year two, there will also be five study blocks. Advanced entrepreneurship Advanced Innovation and the Innovation Audit Strategic Management Advanced small business management and leadership Research methodology and thesis Mode of delivery This is participative and interactive. In all courses there is a balance between theory and practice (we use cases from businesses, talks by business owners and entrepreneurs, visits to incubators, the Chamber of Commerce or companies). In some courses, we involve practitioners drawn from local business community. In the second year there is more reflective and theoretical discussion about organizational practices (and the meaning/implications of, for example, entrepreneurship for society and the role of innovation in the wider economy). This means that students are stretched to think critically about these processes rather than merely taking them for granted as accepted ways of thinking or organizing. Study abroad option In semester three, students have the option to study abroad during which they can take relevant courses at partner institutions in different international environments (NB: the particular partners are still being developed). Enrolment To obtain the degree “Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation”, students must pass all the courses over the two years. We also envisage that some students might want to join for year one alone, or only for year two. To enroll only for the first year of the two-year course: Students need to have: a BA degree with 180 ECTS in any discipline subject area and a demonstrated entrepreneurial motivation (see below for criteria). The one year option would be appropriate for people who intend to start a business and want to learn the core theories as well as the practical skills involved. Subject to successful completion of courses in year one, students could exit at the end of that year with their awarded credits (normally 60 ECTS in which case they are awarded a Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation). To enroll only for the second year of the two-year course: Students need to have: a four-year BA degree (in any topic); or a 3-year BA and 1-year Masters in a Business and Management topic achieving 240 ECTS. Applicants to the second year need to demonstrate 60 ECTS in courses related to finance/marketing/entrepreneurship/innovation/project management topics. For entrance to either year, evidence of an entrepreneurial motivation is required. This can be demonstrated by: Founding an active company or social enterprise Application for or holding of a patent Applied for or owning a trademark Winning or being shortlisted in a design competition Being a named director on a new venture (up to 5 years old) Having an article published in a recognised scientific journal or trade press publication Created a product idea that was used or developed by a company Candidates who believe they have significant innovation or entrepreneurship experience but in an area that is not specified above will have the opportunity to state this in the application. Language requirements: For international students who did not complete a 4-year bachelor's degree at an American, British, Canadian or Australian college or university, proof of proficiency in English is required for admission. We accept the following test scores, as long as they are not more than 2 years old: the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a score of at least 600 on the paper-based test, 250 on the computer-based version, or 100 on the Internet-based examination with no less than 20 on each of the four test components. the PTE (Pearson Test of English - Academic) with a minimum score of 70 the IELTS with a score of 7, with no less than 6 on each band score. Application procedure Interested candidates should follow the standard university applications procedure AND submit a motivation letter outlining their entrepreneurial motivation and intentions. [-]

Professional Footwear Innovation

SLEM Footwear & Education Center
Campus Full time 9 months November 2017 Netherlands Waalwijk Italy Florence China Guangdong + 4 more

SLEM offers a unique program, combining forecasting, design, technology and business, educating footwear entrepreneurs, forecasters and consultants. [+]

Masters in Entrepreneurship. [-]

Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Vlerick Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Leuven

You have the ideas - we’ll teach you how to think and act like an innovative entrepreneur! Today’s business world is constantly changing and management strategies need to be redefined non-stop. [+]

You have the ideas - we’ll teach you how to think and act like an innovative entrepreneur! Today’s business world is constantly changing and management strategies need to be redefined non-stop. So, companies are looking for people who can generate new ideas, apply frameworks and respond to this changing environment. This programme teaches you how to identify and manage new business opportunities. It’s the gateway to a career as an innovative leader in any kind of company- a large consultancy firm, a multinational, or your own business. During the discruption tour to Silicon Valley you'll get the chance to visit innovative companies, investors and incubators. Financial Times: We’re ranked No. 9 worldwide in the Financial Times’ MBA ranking for Entrepreneurship. This programme takes place in Leuven, one of Belgium’s most vibrant university towns and a high-tech hotspot in Europe. Our partner University (KU Leuven) is considered the second most innovative European university, behind Imperial College London, in a 2015 ranking by press agency Reuters. KU Leuven is ranked 16th worldwide. Programme Content In the first part of the programme you'll get a broad view on all management domains. Starting with a crash course on management essentials, you then move on to the core subjects. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action learning challenges and personal development exercises. Throughout the year you'll work with your team on developing your own new business idea during the start-up accelerator. Experienced coaches will help and challenge you on the way. The second part of the programme focuses entirely on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. You'll first take some specialised courses and then choose an industry-focused strategic innovation boot camp. One of the highlights of the year is no doubt the disruption tour to Silicon valley in which you'll visit several innovative start-ups and get to meet successful entrepreneurs. In the last two months of the programme you'll either work on an innovation consultancy project or your own start-up. During Summer, you can apply for an optional internship in a start-up through one of our partners’ incubator or accelerator programmes. Learning Experience Your heart races when you see new ways of working and producing. Where others may see chaos, you see exciting market disruption. Our Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will transform your way of thinking into a true innovation mindset. You'll acquire the necessary skills to start a business, create innovations, manage change, and lead others in the process of turning an idea into a viable business opportunity. This Masters includes a disruption tour to Silicon Valley, with visits to innovative companies, investors and incubators. It is the ideal preparation for a wide spectrum of career opportunities, such as becoming an entrepreneur, an innovation manager in a large corporation or an innovation and R&D consultant. You will learn new concepts through hands-on experience with a two-month, full-time innovation consultancy assignment or your own start-up. [-]

Master in Management, Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master’s programme offers the ideal opportunity to specialize in this fascinating area of research where a wide range of disciplines meet... [+]

Master in Management, Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship in the Health and Life Sciences (MPA)

 

New biomedical innovations in a world that is becoming ever more complex give rise to a wide range of ethical, legal and social questions and dilemmas. Is the new whooping-cough vaccine better than the old one? How can we control Q fever?How should we implement notions of patient-centred care? What will be the impact of developments in genomics on basic health insurance? Providing the best possible answers to these questions calls for cooperation between several disciplines and actors in society, from government, industry and social institutions to consumers and patients. The Master’s programme offers the ideal opportunity to specialize in this fascinating area of research where a wide range of disciplines meet.... [-]