What is the MSc in Business, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship?
The MSc in Business, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship is aimed at non business graduates in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The course was designed to help non-business graduates develop skills and knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing, strategy, project management, finance, data analytics and management. Developed in collaboration with companies in the south east region including the TSSG group, FeedHenry and Glanbia, it aims to produce high quality graduates with entrepreneurship, innovation and cross-enterprise skills.
The aim of the mBITE programme is to help science, technology, engineering, maths (STEM) graduates to broaden their skills and knowledge base making their core skills more transferable and useable; whilst building new skills in sales and marketing, business innovation, product development and management.
The delivery of the programme incorporates lectures, workshops by leading entrepreneurs, a dedicated seminar programme on topics relating to entrepreneurship and innovation and visits to entrepreneurial start-up companies in the region. In addition, practical training is also provided in key skills areas such as ICT/analytics, marketing, finance and management. The students also undertake workshops on job readiness, business simulation and applied projects in business consulting and project management.
The programme draws graduates mainly from STEM areas and allows them to leverage their undergraduate specialism into the area of enterprise development and management. In this way the programme allows participants the opportunity to reframe their career, positioning them to develop new business ventures.