Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (MSc)

Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (MSc), 1TEMM9

The Certificate Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (CTEM) program helps students to enlarge their knowledge and improve their practice-based experience in the area of business management and technology entrepreneurship. All TU/e master, PDEng and PhD students can enroll in the program. The certificate is awarded jointly by the Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences and the TU/e Innovation Lab.

Learning Goals

The CTEM program helps students to:

- Broaden their knowledge by gaining insight into technology entrepreneurship and strategic, tactic and operational aspects of management of product development.

- Understand and interpret the role of technology entrepreneurship and business management in large established organizations, small‐ and medium‐sized enterprises and start‐ups.

- Be able to operate successfully in a corporate environment by means of the acquired business knowledge and skills.

Workload

The workload of the certificate program consists of 25 ECTS, of which 10 ECTS (see component 3) have to be followed on top of the regular MSc or PhD program.

The certificate program consists of three components and starts twice a year.

Basic Course Technology Entrepreneurship (5 ECTS)

Component 1: Master Course 1ZM20 Technology Entrepreneurship (5 ECTS) in Quartile 2.

Electives in the field of technology entrepreneurship and management (10 ECTS)

Component 2: Electives in the field of technology entrepreneurship and management (10 ECTS), choose two of the following courses:   

Obligatory courses in the field of technology entrepreneurship and management (10 ECTS)

Component 3: Follow the two courses 1ZM16 Management of Product Development (Q1, 5 ECTS) and 1ZM11 Marketing and Innovation (Q3, 5 ECTS). Please note: students of the Innovation Management master (IM) have to follow the two courses 7LY8M0 Smart Cities (Q3, 5 ECTS) and 1ZM60 Selling new products (Q4, 5 ECTS), instead of the courses 1ZM16 and 1ZM11.

Pass/Fail

The certificate program is successfully completed when the student passes every element of the certificate program by obtaining a 6 or higher or by fulfilling the requirements.

As soon as the student has successfully completed the program, (s)he needs to send an email (containing name and ID number) to Onderwijsadministratie-IEIS@remove-this.tue.nl with the request to receive the signed certificate.

More information during the kick-off meeting

Interested in obtaining your Certificate Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (CTEM)? Send an e-mail to ctem@tue.nl with your questions and/or motivation to enroll in the program. Based on this e-mail we will invite you for the kick-off meeting that takes place at the beginning of each semester (September and February).

Enrollment

  • Complete the registration form ESA & submit the form to the Education and Student Affairs Center (ESA)

  • Subscribe for the CTEM program via Osiris (1TEMM9)

Contact

For specific questions, you can contact ctem@remove-this.tue.nl or Myriam Cloodt (m.m.a.h.cloodt@tue.nl)