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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

AMS is on a mission… to educate and support people that want to create new things that matter for society. This curriculum prepares students for a future as a successful and innovative entrepreneur in their own start-up or an existing enterprise.

Language

English

First start date

12.09.2022

Duration

1 year

Price

€16.950

Location

Antwerp, Belgium

Degree

Master in Management
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Language

English

First start date

12.09.2022

Duration

1 year

Price

€16.950

Location

Antwerp, Belgium

Degree

Master in Management
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Why

At AMS, we believe that setting up new businesses only for economic growth and profit is a model of the past and contributes to the problems of tomorrow. We want to educate future managers with a global mindset and societal consciousness. Sustainability is at the core of our mission.

Our MIE program is unique in its kind: we want to teach you how to put ideas into sustainable business concepts, how to create impact that matters for society, either by starting your own business or by learning the tools to innovate within a company.

Join the sustainable revolution, join the MIE!

Sustainability

The MIE focuses on teaching students from all over the world how to create sustainable solutions for society. Sustainability is firmly embedded in the MIE program:

  • We value social entrepreneurship
  • In many courses sustainability is at the core. e.g. we teach about ethics on new digital technologies such as Artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual reality, 5G,…
  • During the Global Leadership skills track (see below), you will have to work on an Action Learning Project (ALP), realising some of the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals).

Top-ranked program & internationally accredited Master of Science degree

The AACSB and NVAO accreditations awarded to Antwerp Management School clearly demonstrate AMS’ permanent attention to quality education. AMS is also listed in the Financial Times Rankings, Our EMBA has a top position in this ranking: ranked nr° 45 worldwide.The FT ranking positions our full-time master's programs in the TOP 20 worldwide for international mobility.

AMS takes into account the principles of responsible management education as presented by PRME.
Our master's programs are highly ranked in Eduniversal Rankings en QS World University Rankings. In the QS World University Rankings, you can find our programs in the top 10 Best value for money.

Eduniversal Master Ranking 2021:
N°15 in Entrepreneurship

This program was one of the first in his kind worldwide and improved every year in the rankings. Now it is among the best 30 entrepreneurship master's programs in the world.

After successful completion of the program, you will receive an official and internationally accredited Master of Science (MSc) degree issued by Antwerp Management School ; ‘Master in Management: Innovation and Entrepreneurship'.

Study in Milan

In POLI.design (Consorzio del Politecnico di Milano), the world’s best school in Design Thinking, you will spend a week learning techniques that will be immediately implemented in practice. During three weeks you will work full-time on a design-related exercise for an international company, the so-called “innovation sprint”.

In 2019 students brought their creative ideas to life for AirFrance and Samsonite.

International network & international trip

You will be part of a very international program. It will be a truly global experience with students and faculty from different nationalities and a unique opportunity to expand your international network. You will learn how to cope with different cultures and the complexities of international business communications. 

At the end of the program, the group will be split up in three groups. Each group will be visiting an upcoming highly innovative ecosystem in the world that could be possible places to scale-up. Every year the students visit different locations, in the past our students went to Lisbon, Zürich, and Stockholm. Every year a different destination!

More than 80 start-ups

The Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship has already brought forth 80 start-ups. From start-up to great and successful enterprise. From medical products, to coffeebars, from fashion, to apps, the founders all followed the same program.

Twikit (Scale-up of the year 2018), Bao Living, Poppy, Board of Innovation, Captain Kombucha, Jakhals, Loop, Zetapulse, Sealjobs, Getintheloop, and many more...

Get inspired!

Start-up sprint competition

Thanks to a partnership between AMS and NSX, a spin-off of UAntwerp, you, as a MIE student, have access to top technology. NSX conducts research and valorization of the innovative Normalized Systems technology.

NSX designs particularly fine-grained modular software based on this technology. This software makes changes (and therefore innovations) quickly possible. As a MIE student you can participate in the Start-Up Sprint Competition, which will lift your start-up to a higher level. The winning students will receive effective support from NSX worth 20.000 euros.

Winners of 2020: Ruth De Vits, Sébastien Devlies and Pauline Salez.

Kickstart your career

The program is designed to empower, challenge and support young professionals in creating an incredible advantage for their international career.

Throughout the academic year, several activities will be organized at AMS by the Career Management Services which can inspire and help you in making a good career decision, including job interview trainings, career fairs, networking events, case evenings. Individual and peer coaching is offered to help you explore your talents, interests and needs, relate these to what companies offer in terms of jobs and career opportunities, and prepare yourself for job interviews and assessments. 

Graduates from this program start working in a variety of companies and industries either driving innovation in a corporation, accelerating in leading innovation firms or revamping the family business. Companies include Google, Ecover, EY, Salesforce, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Unilever, AB Inbev, Nestlé, Too Good To Go, LEGO, Deloitte, and Showpad.

Or graduates found their own start-up: Twikit (Scale-up of the year 2018), Bao Living, Poppy, Board of Innovation, Captain Kombucha, Jakhals, Loop, Zetapulse, Sealjobs, Getintheloop, and many more.

Launch your own start-up at Antwerp Management School

Graduates from the MIE program who want to develop a start-up can use our building: AMS provides a free working place and a place where you can meet clients.

Personal development journey: Global Leadership Skills

Your personal development is a core element in the journey you will undertake during your year at Antwerp Management School.  

At AMS, we look beyond the mere transfer of technical knowledge. As our mission statement explicitly mentions, we also want to stimulate your personal development. Our approach is straightforward: the better you feel as a person, the more confident you are when dealing with complicated business situations. The more accurate your self-image, the better you are able to work with other people and lead others in a responsible manner that commands respect. 

Through the Global Leadership Skills, we build upon the three mission pillars of Antwerp Management School: Self-Awareness, Global Perspective and Societal Consciousness. 

  • Self-Awareness: leads to stronger cooperation with others.
  • Global perspective: leads to a developed global mindset, allowing you to find better solutions to problems and complex issues.
  • Societal Consciousness: leads to sustainability in essential economic processes, a fundamental value in business.

We will offer you relevant frameworks that help you understand who you are and how you relate to others. We will support you in understanding your strengths and needs, and defining your areas for growth. We will challenge you in developing a personal leadership claim that entails a global and sustainable perspective. 

Global Leadership Skills development is more than a ‘nice to have’, it is a basic prerequisite for career success and recruiters will be assessing this when you apply for a job. Today’s employers are looking for exactly the same set of soft skills you will develop during the Global Leadership Skills: self-awareness, the ability to work collaboratively with others, leadership skills, openness to and respect for different perspectives, multicultural awareness. 

Antwerp, city of creators

Antwerp is a creative city for investors and entrepreneurs, always open for new ideas and concepts. The City of Antwerp and its business partners are undertaking many initiatives to encourage innovative entrepreneurship and attract new investments. Some examples:

Antwerp has a very lively, active and fast growing and internationally connected start-up scene.

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