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Learn how to develop innovation projects within your organization

MicroMasters® Program in
Innovation & Entrepreneurship

What you will learn

  • Determine strategies and tools that entrepreneurs and startups use to develop and launch innovations.
  • Identify concepts of business model, design unique value propositions and distinguish principles of innovation.
  • Distinguish elements of a business model and value technology as a strategy to identify with the key audience.
  • Explain the importance of innovation that takes place in organizations and identify how innovation is linked to the development strategies of organizations.
  • Apply strategies, tools, models to orchestrate family business, identify and apply the characteristics that will allow you to be a good business leader.
  • Distinguish the models of entrepreneurship and innovation for implementing trends in entrepreneurship in your business today.

In a highly interconnected, fast-moving world, business and innovation cycles have been shrinking like never before. Companies’ life has decreased to less than a third in the last 30 years. Democratization of innovation has opened limitless possibilities for many people, companies and regions around the world. Entrepreneurs, innovators and startups, in particular, have taken advantage of the opportunities that digital transformation is currently taking place.

This MicroMasters program consisting of 6 online courses is dedicated to understanding:

  • Strategy, key concepts and tools that entrepreneurs require to create value and scale their business projects or new venture.
  • Methodologies for solving problems and innovative solutions that require research, persistence and determination.
  • Business models and how to start a new entrepreneurial project or build a growth company; how to build, manage and maintain corporate venture capital and a corporate entrepreneurship mechanism for innovation; and the specific tools and models to create synergy in the family business and develop a transgenerational entrepreneurial spirit.

This program is focused on innovation and entrepreneurship for startups, corporations and family businesses. Moreover, gives sources of innovation and best practices that can be applied on marketing strategies helping to open up to new markets.

Expert instruction
6 graduate-level courses
Progress at your own speed
7 months
6 - 8 hours per week
Discounted price: $588.60
Pre-discounted price: $654USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. TecdeMonterreyX's Innovation & Entrepreneurship MicroMasters® Program

  2. 7–8 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    Learn the dynamics of family businesses, in order to apply the skills, tools and instruments that involve leading and orchestrating a successfully family business.

  3. 7–8 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    Learn best practices, entrepreneurship and innovation models and how to take advantage of the strengths of the family business in order to achieve success. During this course you will carry out a transgenerational entrepreneurship project.

  4. 5–8 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Learn how innovative entrepreneurship and how startups can generate value in the business world.

  5. 5–8 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Business models are an important tool when starting a new business or building a growth company. Business model analysis provides us with a simple and effective framework for evaluating new opportunities.

  6. 5–8 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Business world faces challenges and opportunities that require innovative approaches and a new set of skills. This online course offers you methodologies for innovation and problem resolution.

  7. 5–8 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    In this online course, you will learn to identify concepts of corporate entrepreneurship. In addition, this course will present an introduction to entrepreneurial culture oriented to the development of the organization.

  8. What is a MicroMasters Program?
    MicroMasters programs are a series of graduate level courses from top universities designed to advance your career. MicroMasters program certificates showcase deep learning and in-demand skills to employers and can help you get started on a path toward completing an advanced degree.

    How to Earn a MicroMasters Program Certificate
    To earn the program certificate, learners must successfully earn a verified certificate in all six courses.

    From Program Certificate to a Master’s Degree
    MicroMasters programs are designed to offer learners a pathway to an advanced degree and can count as credit toward completing a Master’s degree program. Learners who successfully earn this MicroMasters program certificate may apply for admission to a Master’s program, and if accepted, the MicroMasters program certificate will count towards the degree.

    Completion of all 6 courses in the Innovation & Entrepreneurship MicroMasters program represents the completion of ONE of the following courses at the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey:

    1. EM4001 Innovation and Future Thinking
    2. EM4002 Entrepreneurial Mindset

    Both of these lead into the Master's in Business Administration. In order to receive the recognition of the credential, the student has to be enrolled in EGADE Business School.

    Each on-campus course contributes 5% to the entire Master's trajectory.

    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) also offers a pathway to credit toward RIT's Master of Science in Professional Studies. If accepted into the program at RIT, students will be eligible for up to 9 credits which will serve toward one concentration required for this interdisciplinary degree. The MS in Professional Studies– which can be completed online or in-person – is a customized, flexible program that meets industry demand by enabling students to strategically combine multiple, complementary fields of study to reflect their unique career and educational goals.

    • Apply strategies and startup tools to innovate and create new value in your company and markets.
    • Plan, apply, and execute product innovation skills to develop and launch new products and services.
    • Innovation management in corporate entrepreneurship strategies to develop and launch new products and services or for the strategic renewal of the organization.
    • Apply best practices in family business, distinguish models of entrepreneurship and innova-tion, and implement the ten deficiencies of entrepreneurship in your entrepreneurial project today.
    • Carry out a transgenerational entrepreneurship project and determine the components of entrepreneurship.

Meet your instructors
from Tecnológico de Monterrey (TecdeMonterreyX)

Experts from TecdeMonterreyX committed to teaching online learning

Program endorsements

As the leading global logistics company with a presence in 220 countries and terri-tories worldwide, UPS recognizes how stu-dent talent can change a company thanks to its analytical and independent thinking skills, its effectiveness in communication, its multicultural and inclusive vision, his digital domain, his eagerness for innovation and constant learning. All these skills are tested in the MicroMasters program at the Tecno-lógico de Monterrey, with which we are ex-cited to participate and transfer part of our business experiences.

Michael Cuesta , Marketing Director, UPS México

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  • Earning a Micromasters Program certificate does not guarantee admission to a full master’s degree. If you apply and are accepted into the face-to-face program associated with the MicroMasters program, the certificate will count towards obtaining the full degree. To successfully obtain a Micromasters Program Certificate, yo must complete all courses, exams, projects (with passing grades determined by each university) and obtain the Verified Certificate for each course.
  • Obtaining a Micromasters Program certificate will give you the tools to stand out in the industry and area the program is known for. but this does not guarantee a job interview or a job. However, you can share your certificate on your LinkedIn page and on your resume to demonstrate your achievements and highlight the knowledge acquired.
  • All the courses that make up this Micromasters Program can be taken individually. The registration and payment process, if the Verified Certificate is desired, is the same as in a normal course.
  • This will depend on the organization and planning of your time. The MicroMasters program is designed to complete in 26 weeks, however, some participants take longer than the estimated time.

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