MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MBA with Concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Our MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship prepares you to lead and capitalize on new opportunities in global business in the digital age.

  • Online
  • 18 months
  • Spanish

MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

In today's business world, competition is fierce, and new challenges are constant. Obtaining a Master of Business Administration (MBA) provides you with solid knowledge, professional networks, and growth opportunities to stand out. The MBA is much more than just an academic degree; it is a highly versatile and valuable program that caters to various professional profiles and aspirations.

By enhancing strategic and management capabilities, the MBA positions itself as an exceptional choice for those looking to reach new heights in their careers and make a significant impact in the business world. MBA graduates become highly skilled leaders, ready to tackle the challenges of a dynamic and competitive business environment, driving the success of their organizations and contributing to economic and social progress in their respective fields.

Program Description

Our MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship is tailored to empower individuals with essential skills and insights in areas like creativity, leadership, and problem-solving. With a special focus on teamwork and problem-solving, our program equips you with the skills to create new value and embark on your entrepreneurial journey.

What makes this program unique and why study it?

You will be able to anticipate market disruptions, adapt to economic fluctuations, and respond swiftly to emerging needs. BIU places you at the forefront of the business world, merging current knowledge with leadership and innovation techniques, where you will find:

  1. Understanding of the Current Business Landscape: You will gain a deep understanding of contemporary challenges and opportunities, including employee retention, inflation, and the vitality of startups in their 1st year.
  2. Elevated Professional Satisfaction: Studies show that self-employed professionals enjoy a 71% job satisfaction rate, compared to 61% for those in traditional jobs. You will learn how to enhance this satisfaction in business environments. 
  3. Advanced Analytical Capability: You will be prepared to dissect and understand trends from data and make strategic decisions that drive innovation and growth.
  4. Profitability Focus: You will learn strategies to optimize and scale income across various sectors.
  5. Global Entrepreneurial Vision: You will appreciate a global perspective on innovation and entrepreneurship, taking into account the existence of 582 million entrepreneurs worldwide.
  6. SUJIS Program: BIU created the Step Up Journey Into Success classes, to empower your soft skills (Forbes Magazine) highly valued by employers in the global landscape. Students participate in comprehensive classes focused on developing and refining their soft skills. We provide guidance, strategies, and practical exercises to enhance our students' ability to showcase their personal attributes, gaining a deeper understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses in soft skills. This enables them to present themselves as highly qualified candidates during interviews and throughout their professional careers. Actively participating and recording your involvement in each generated space is the key to enjoying these advantages. The SUJIS program is voluntary and free for everyone in the BIU community.

Key objectives of the program

  • Cultivate Entrepreneurial Mindset: Develop a comprehensive understanding of entrepreneurial thinking, encompassing its conceptual, operational, and cultural dimensions, to foster an entrepreneurial mindset that embraces innovation, risk-taking, and opportunity recognition.
  • Nurture Creative Problem-Solving: Equip students with the ability to think critically and creatively, fostering a problem-solving orientation that addresses complex business challenges through innovative approaches and unconventional strategies.
  • Empower Leadership in Innovation: Provide a platform for enhancing leadership capabilities within innovation and entrepreneurial contexts, enabling graduates to guide teams through uncertainty, lead change, and instill a culture of innovation.
  • Comprehend Diverse Business Models: Develop the skills to discern and analyze various business models, particularly those prevailing in technology-intensive sectors, and enable graduates to critically evaluate their functioning and relevance.
  • Strategize Innovation Adoption: Equip students with the capacity to analyze and develop strategies for the integration of innovation across organizational structures, offering the competence to strategically embed innovation practices into core business processes.
  • Create Compelling Brand Narratives: Provide the skills to craft resonant brand narratives that engage consumers on an emotional level, fostering identification and affinity through adept storytelling techniques.
  • Forge Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Foster the ability to collaborate effectively across diverse disciplines, bridging gaps between business, technology, design, and marketing to realize holistic and innovative solutions.
  • Prepare for Entrepreneurial Leadership: Equip graduates with the skills, tools, and analytical acumen necessary to assume leadership roles in entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, and innovation management, contributing to the success of startups, established corporations, and consulting initiatives.
  • Forge Robust Professional Networks: Instill the value of networking by cultivating connections with peers, mentors, industry experts, and potential collaborators, thereby building a formidable professional network within the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Facilitate Ethical and Inclusive Innovation: Promote an understanding of ethical considerations and inclusivity in innovation, fostering a commitment to responsible and equitable business practices that resonate with diverse audiences and stakeholders.

Access and Career Opportunities

  • The MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship is ideal for individuals aspiring to be innovative leaders, entrepreneurs, or professionals who wish to drive change and innovation within established organizations. It's for those seeking to develop the skills necessary to identify opportunities, lead innovation initiatives, and create their own ventures, such as:

    • Innovators: Individuals determined to advance their careers within the innovation sector, applying business practices and methodologies to transform ideas into tangible realities.
    • Technology and Start-Ups Specialists: Professionals who wish to incorporate and leverage technological and digital solutions in the creation and management of new businesses.
    • Business Data Analysts: Professionals who seek to understand and use large volumes of data to optimize and customize business strategies and decision making.
    • Experts in Legislation and Regulation for Start-Ups: Individuals who work at the intersection of public policy, regulations and the business world, seeking to understand and adapt to regulatory frameworks for entrepreneurs.
    • Business and Entrepreneurial Strategists: Individuals in charge of conceptualizing, planning and executing innovative solutions, from the design of business models to the implementation of new practices in Start-Ups and established companies.
  • With an MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, you will gain a multifaceted skill set that empowers you to excel in a dynamic business landscape. Your expertise will span the spectrum of innovation, from ideation to strategic implementation, as well as navigating the intricacies of entrepreneurial endeavors. Cultivate your ability to identify opportunities, devise creative solutions, and lead initiatives that drive growth, fostering your potential to make a tangible impact in various roles across the spectrum of innovation and entrepreneurship.

    • Business Development Manager: Identify growth opportunities and strategic partnerships that align with the organization's goals. Analyze market trends, forge alliances, and create strategies to expand the business's market presence and revenue streams.
    • Product Manager - Innovation: Oversee the development and launch of new products or services. Conduct market research, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and ensure that innovative offerings meet customer needs and align with the organization's vision.
    • Venture Capital Associate: Work in investment firms to identify and evaluate investment opportunities in early-stage startups. Analyze business models, market potential, and financial projections to make informed investment decisions.
    • Corporate Innovation Strategist: develop and execute strategies to foster innovation within established companies. Identify growth opportunities, lead initiatives for process optimization, and facilitate the integration of innovative practices throughout the organization.
    • Technology Commercialization Specialist: Bridge the gap between research and market application. Evaluate new technologies, assess market viability, develop commercialization strategies, and guide the process of bringing innovative technologies to market.
    • Innovation Consultant: Provide expert guidance to organizations seeking to enhance their innovation efforts. Conduct assessments, recommend strategies for fostering innovation, and assist in the implementation of innovative initiatives.
    • Business Model Analyst: Assess and analyze existing business models to identify areas for improvement and innovation. Explore new revenue streams, cost structures, and value propositions to drive sustainable business growth.
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