Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation
As a joint program by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and UnternehmerTUM, the Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation helps you gain a holistic understanding of entrepreneurial processes, and to develop your leadership skills. Engaging with like-minded professionals, faculty, and members of our entrepreneurial ecosystem, you will gain powerful insights and bonds.
Target Groups: Corporate Innovators, PhD Students, Founders
Area of Focus: Business Design, Leadership & Enablement
Next Date: October 17, 2023 - March 8, 2025
Learning Goals: Business Design, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Strategy, Finance & Accounting, Marketing & Operations, Innovation Management
Duration: 3 Semesters + Master Thesis
ECTS : 90
Scope: Approx. 1 course block per month, 64 course days in total
Application Requirements : Master’s entry qualification (Bachelor, Diploma, Magister, “Staatsexamen”, at least 3 years of professional experience, initial leadership experience is an advantage, proficiency in English (skills will be assessed during the admission process)
Be an Entrepreneurial Leader
The Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation by Technical University of Munich and UnternehmerTUM, Germany's leading Center for Innovation & Business Creation, is committed to being an outstanding entrepreneurship program for professionals.
Get an Excellent Management Education
- A sound foundation in state-of-the-art management skills
- Interactive case studies and action-based learning
- Deep insights into the art of new venture creation Input from experienced entrepreneurs, corporate innovators and professors
Receive Hands-on Startup Coaching
- Direct application of learnings in team and impact projects
- Implementation of the Business Design Approach
- Support from experienced experts from various fields
- Prototyping in the high-tech workshop MakerSpace
Join a world-class Innovation Ecosystem
- TUM is a world-class university with a focus on entrepreneurship
- UnternehmerTUM is Germany's leading Center for Innovation & Business Creation
- Access to TUM's and UnternehmerTUM's startup network, services and corporate partners
- An active alumni club that provides lifelong support
Is the program accredited?
When does the next intake start?
Classes start once a year in the fall semester. The next intake will start in October 2022.
When do classes take place?
Classes take place about every four weeks in course blocks of 2 to 6 days, including weekends.
What is the workload like?
From our experience the workload can be challenging, but it is doable for a full-time employee. Since course days are devoted to subject-specific input and insights from researchers and practitioners, we ask you to reserve free time for the reading of articles and case studies as well as for the preparation of presentations.
What is the payment process of the tuition fee?
The tuition is paid in four installments, which results in € 9,750 per semester plus the student union fees.
Do you offer scholarships or financial support?
We currently do not offer scholarships or financial support for our students. We advise our candidates to search online for scholarships or to win their employers’ support for the program.
Do I need to be a German citizen to take part in the program?
No. We have many international students and appreciate the interculturality they bring to the program.
Do I need to speak German in order to take part in the program?
No. The program and the application process are completely held in English. German language proficiency is therefore not a requirement. As soon as you are admitted to the MBA program and enrolled at TUM, you have full access to TUM resources including the Language Center of TUM where you can register for free German courses.
Do I need to take the GMAT?
No. We do not require a GMAT. We favor an individual evaluation of your suitability for the program based on your qualification, professional experience as well as your entrepreneurial drive and interest in innovation and business creation.
Do internships account for the required work experience?
No. Internships do not account for the required work experience. The three years of work experience primarily address the practical experience after your first university degree ensuring an exchange of thoughts and knowledge with classmates and lecturers on eye level.