Innovation and Entrepreneurship, M.B.A. | University of Alberta | Edmonton, Canada
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

24 months
Duration
8874 CAD/year
4486 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Throughout the Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the University of Alberta, students gain the competencies to manage technology innovation, entrepreneurial ventures and commercialization processes in generating business plans and ideas.

Overview

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the University of Alberta, 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

The Program

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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • New Venture Creation (Required)
  • Strategic Management of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Required)
  • Intellectual Property Law & Commercialization
  • Venture Capital
  • Marketing Research
  • From Science to Business - Translational and Entrepreneurial Challenges
  • Innovation & Sustainability - The Cleantech Revolution
  • Managing Innovation
  • Advising Family Business
  • Managing Family Enterprise
  • International Family Enterprise
  • High Technology Business Development
  • Design Thinking and Innovation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
550

Other requirements

General requirements

In assessing a candidate's academic and professional qualifications, the following criteria are used:

  • Recognized undergraduate degree with GPA of at least 3.0 (see international GPA equivalents)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score
  • English Language Proficiency for Non-native English speakers (see exemptions)
  • Professional work experience
  • Statement of Intent letter
  • Two letters of reference
  • Admissions interviews 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8874 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8874 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4486 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4486 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

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