Throughout the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Specialization, students gain the competencies to manage technology innovation, entrepreneurial ventures and commercialization processes in generating business plans and ideas.
The Innovation & Entrepreneurship MBA, supported by the Technology Commercialization Centre (TCC) , provides a valuable tool to jump to the forefront of new venture creation and innovation management.
Focusing on all levels of innovation management, from idea generation, through feasibility studies, and finally to market launch, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Specialization develops knowledge and skills in the important areas of:
- Identifying opportunities
- Facilitating innovation and development
- Managing intellectual property
- Building new organizations and markets
During the first-year of MBA studies, Innovation & Entrepreneurship students complete the same core courses as all other MBA students. Students are able to take Innovation & Entrepreneurship electives during the first-year of the program.
In year two, students choose from a wide range of electives in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, either focusing on one key area such as finance or management, or gaining a general overview of all areas. Students will apply their knowledge in a project course by developing business and strategy plans for University spin-off companies or other start-ups.