About the Certificate
The graduate certificate in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship is designed such that students have an efficient path through the coursework. The required courses are important for both entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, i.e., those working within an organization.
The key learning goals for the graduate certificate in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship include:
- learn to leverage divergent and convergent thinking techniques to creatively solve problems,
- design and evaluate business models and business model innovations,
- understand how to make innovation central to strategy,
- learn to identify and test assumptions as well as unknowns, and
- identify entrepreneurial opportunity.
Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Students are accepted into the certificate program in both the Fall and Spring terms.
Bachelor's Degree: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college is required. Applicants who earned their baccalaureate degree from an institution where the language of instruction was other than English, with the exception of those who subsequently earned a master’s degree in a country where the language of instruction is English, must report scores for a standardized test of English.
Statement of Goals: In 250 words or less, describe your goals and motivations for pursuing this certificate program.
Resume: Current resume or CV is required.
Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 9
|SGM 5139||Lean Entrepreneurship / Innovation: Fast & Frugal Methods to Launch Startups & Test Innovative Ideas||3|
|SGM 5142||Business Model Innovation||3|
|Select one from the following:||3|
|Management of Technology and Innovation|
|Innovation Intelligence: Plan, Build, Protect, and Monetize a Technology / Innovation Portfolio|
|Entrepreneurial Thinking and New Venture Creation|
|Global Innovation Strategy: Creating Agile, Innovative, Globally-Competitive Organizations|
|Creativity Unleashed: Harnessing Creativity to Solve Real-World Innovation Challenges|
|Plan, Pitch, and Fund an Entrepreneurial Start-Up|
|Open Innovation and Managing Strategic Alliances|
|Total Credit Hours||9|
GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum
Certificate Program Web Address:
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute (IEI)
Submission Address for Application Materials:
Director, Temple University Entrepreneurship Academy:
Alan B. Kerzner
Senior Associate Director for Specialized Master’s Programs