Full-Time MBA in Innovation & Entrepreneurship


Program Description

Create. Innovate. Lead. One year transforms everything.

#1 program in Mexico & Latin America for Employability, and #39 at a global scale

QS Global Full-Time MBA Ranking 2020

The Full-Time MBA in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is a one-year program designed to foster high-impact venture creation and corporate intrapreneurship for a diverse and talented group of individuals who bring to the program their distinct perspectives to enrich the learning experience in a multidisciplinary environment. Our dynamic methodology features collaborative learning, challenge-based learning, design thinking, faculty developed case studies, business simulations, and corporate consulting in favor of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Format Full-time
Duration 1 year
Location Mexico City
Program intake September
Language English

Your transformative year at EGADE Business School

Throughout the year, either through the Innovation Lab, specialized workshops or in the travel learning experiences, the program is designed to permanently reinforce each innovation and entrepreneurship competence in such a way that facilitates either your incorporation to a company or your abilities to create and grow an enterprise in an accelerated way.

As a student, you will learn to grow and inspire successful teams, achieve proficient communication with your stakeholders and advance your business through innovation. The best part is that you are not alone. During this year you will be surrounded by an accomplished group of peers with the same drive to succeed as yours, making this program a thorough learning experience within a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.

Survival skills for entrepreneurs

While this program teaches in-depth courses on Business Analytics and Corporate Governance it also focuses on strengthening entrepreneurs with powerful soft skills, such as critical/integrative thinking and problem-solving abilities, to help them survive and succeed within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Take your next step

Whether you plan to start or grow a business or become a catalyst for innovation in your organization, this program is designed to support your professional and personal goals:

  • Executives and corporate intrapreneurs who focus on innovation & transformation

Learn to use cutting-edge resources to design new business models, market opportunities, and strategies, as well as an entrepreneurship culture that will help create significant value in your organization.

  • Start-up entrepreneurs who want to create groundbreaking ventures

Make sure your ideas come to life. This program will provide you with practical knowledge on how to create, evaluate, develop and launch your business venture. Work on improving your business model until you succeed.

  • Entrepreneurs who need to scale their business

Thrive with a distinctive mindset that will broaden your view on how to explore new markets, business models and strategies that will usher sustainable and rapid growth in your company.

One year transforms everything

1. A well-rounded curriculum

Being in this program implies a comprehensive learning experience featuring skills such as leadership assessment, executive coaching, and career planning. It also means that you will get a chance to attend relevant events, such as INCmty (Latin America's leading entrepreneurship festival), and take a study tour to Guadalajara’s Creative Digital City, which has a renowned high-tech cluster and vibrant start-up culture.

2. A powerful global network

You have a chance to grow your international network by connecting with accomplished peers at the Full-Time MBA in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and connecting with the remarkable EXATEC-EGADE alumni. You will also be able to strengthen your global network with MBA students and alumni from 30 prestigious international business schools due to EGADE Business School's membership at the Global Network for Advanced Management.

3. A one of a kind innovation lab

The Innovation Lab is a one of a kind program in which students participate in challenges where they have to apply their new skill set to solve real issues for a renowned company. Throughout this process, students receive mentorship from the company's top executives.

4. Entrepreneurial ecosystem @EGADE Business School

Stay on top of your game and keep updating your knowledge with keynote conferences, entrepreneurship and innovation workshops, and networking activities, while participating in programs such as our Entrepreneurs Club, New Venture Challenge, I-Corps program, Innovation Challenge, Venture Capital Pitch sessions, and Global Launchpad.

5. Global residencies in the ultimate startup hubs

Get the most out of this program by gaining international perspectives, insights, and experience through its global residencies:

  • Silicon Valley, USA
  • Israel (commonly known as the start-up nation)
  • China

Learn more about the admission process

Admission to this innovative MBA is highly competitive. The admissions committee carefully reviews each application, looking at every quantitative and qualitative aspect of an applicant’s professional and academic background, and will assess the potential for academic success and professional growth.

Admission requirements
Minimum / Average Professional experience 3+ years
Age range 22 - 40
Education Undergraduate degree required
Minimum / Average GMAT 550 / 600
Language English proficiency exam (TOEFL, IBT or equivalent)
Test PAEP (or GMAT/GRE/Executive Assessment equivalent).
Additional requirements
  • Application form
  • Admission test score (PAEP or equivalent)
  • Two professional recommendation letters
  • Updated CV Official documentation
  • English proficiency certificate (TOEFL or equivalent)
  • A statement of purpose
  • Interview with the Program Director or faculty member
Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

EGADE Business School at Tecnológico de Monterrey has built a globally recognized reputation as the leading Latin American business education institution, committed to empowering omnipreneurial leader ... Read More

EGADE Business School at Tecnológico de Monterrey has built a globally recognized reputation as the leading Latin American business education institution, committed to empowering omnipreneurial leaders who create shared value and transform society. Read less
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