Executive Master In Entrepreneurship

Introduction  

The EMENT curriculum will provide students with a rigorous and critical grounding in key core and functional areas of business, entrepreneurship and their inter-relationships. Integrative, interactive and global outlook are the key philosophical drivers behind the curriculum. It further puts emphasis on developing leadership through strategic management with a significant practical and professional orientation. In full compliance with all relevant standards, the programme offers the students the intellectual and practical knowledge required to enhance their competitiveness in the national and global market, and in creating competitive companies that will effectively participate in a global economy.

Entrance Qualifications       

  • Bachelor’ degree
  • Professional experience in a corporate, governmental, or equally relevant environment
  • Currently employed or self-employed, or wishing to start a business
  • Postgraduate students from other international recognized tertiary institutions to participate in parts of the EMENT programme in order to get the acquired credits recognized at their home institutions (enabled via international accreditation).

Program Structure

The Executive Master in Entrepreneurship will require completion of 60 credit of coursework, including a practicum component. The duration of the course is five semesters for full time students and 6 semesters for part time students. The overall structure of the program has been developed to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to shape, assess, and launch a scalable company. Experiential learning is a central part of the programme. Students are guided through a series of courses that will parallel the students’ hands-on activities as they work through the business creation process from opportunity assessment to launch or other types of entrepreneurial activities. Coaching will be provided by established entrepreneurs as wells as by professionals who know about entrepreneurship but not entrepreneurs. Therefore, students may be required to undertake excursions.

The structure of the programme is as follows:

The students will be required to complete 24 credits for core courses, 12 credits for optional courses and 24 credits of New Venture Creation/Project.

Core Courses

Strategic Management

Marketing Strategy

Business Research Methods

Introduction To Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Creativity and Innovation Management 

Financing The Enterprise Veture

Public Policy and Entrepreneurship 

ENT 705 Intellectual Property Management 

New Venture Creation/ Entrepreneurial projects 

Optional Courses

Practicum of Entrepreneurship

Business Development Services

Managing Growth

Social Entrepreneurship

Governance and entrepreneurship

Globalisation and international business management

New Venture Creation project

For the New Venture Creation project, students will be required to develop a business idea up to the business plan development or a turnaround strategy. Furthermore, the student will be required to take the initial steps for implementation of the business plan or the turnaround strategy.

Duration of the Program

The normal duration for a student in Executive Master in Entrepreneurship programme shall be as follows:

  1. A minimum of 5 to a maximum of 6 semesters on a full-time basis;
  2. A minimum of 6 to a maximum of 8 semesters on a part-time basis.
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