Executive Master's in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The program

Executive Master's in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Official degree title: Master’s in Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Executive

Drastic changes in the world can generate economic gains and losses and opportunities for entrepreneurs who know how to explore them. But, more than creating new products, an entrepreneur must be able to develop business models, leaving their mark on society.

The Executive Master's in Innovation & Entrepreneurship aims to train managers and leaders capable of questioning, discovering, and creating, contributing to the development of their businesses and the economy. By taking advantage of the entire innovation ecosystem and existing entrepreneurship in Portugal and the position of Nova SBE, Students will develop concepts and processes that will contribute to transforming practices in their companies.


Participant's Profile

  • Team Leaders and Members responsible for the areas of Corporate Innovation and Strategy.
  • High potential employees in the company that will define the strategy in the medium term.
  • Complementary team members to the innovation process, such as Compliance, Legal, IT, Marketing, and Human Resources.
  • Freelancers and Entrepreneurs, or Startup Managers.

1st Semester
Comprises a set of mandatory curricular units specific to the management area and a set of elective curricular units that allow students to deepen their knowledge in chosen management areas.

2nd Semester
Dedicated to the development of the final work (work project), consisting of a practical application project.


  • Technology Based Entrepreneurship - Startup & Growth – 4 ECTS
  • Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship – 4 ECTS
  • New Product and Service and Open Innovation – 4 ECTS
  • Applied Business Analytics - Data and Technology in Innovation and Entrepreneurship – 4 ECTS
  • Business Models Design and Lean Startup – 4 ECTS
  • Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures – 4 ECTS
  • Applied Research and Methodologies – 2 ECTS

Set of introductory courses that aim to address the basic principles of management. – 10 ECTS

The students will be able to choose the ones that best suit their needs, there are a recommended set of optional curricular units for the program within the annual offer for the executive master's degree.

The executive master's aims to expose students to innovative trends in the areas of the program, preparing them to deal with the important challenges that companies face today. The work project is intended to prepare students for research activities applied to business reality, whether of a qualitative or quantitative nature, in close collaboration with the supervisor.

Want to know more before applying?

We know that taking this important step in your career can raise some questions.

For this reason, there are several initiatives, such as online and face-to-face events, to find out everything about the fundamental takeaways of each executive master's degree, as well as the distinguished faculty that will accompany you during your program.

We also organize completely free career counseling sessions to help you with the decision-making process.

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