Welcome

The Master’s degree in Management and Technology Entrepreneurship MMTE at the UAI is a unique program in Chile that allows students to transform science and knowledge into business and facilitate its growth. It is specially designed to support technology-based ventures and provide management tools in the protection and commercialization of intellectual property both in established companies and in startups. Students will have an ecosystem of technological innovation at their disposal that will provide them with the opportunity to interact with academics and students who carry out real-life cases regarding management, technological entrepreneurship and innovation in Chile, and by means of research and development centers, spaces of entrepreneurial activity and a wide network of companies who collaborate with the university.

 

Eduardo Bitrán
Director of the Postgraduate Programme

 

Objectives

  • Develop the ability to generate, adapt, acquire and use technologies to achieve dynamic competitive advantages.
  • Develop skills to manage technology as part of strategy and business models.
  • Develop skills to create new technology ventures with high growth potential.
  • Increase the likelihood of success of technological start-ups within businesses and non-profit organizations.
  • Identify and manage public programs to support technological development, R & D projects between research centers and industry, technology transfer and business creation.
  • Identify and manage the incorporation of cross-cutting technologies such as biotechnology, information and communication technologies, automation and robotics into productive and service-related companies. 

Curriculum

The curriculum is organized into three quarters from April to January of the following year wherein courses, workshops and seminars are offered. Subsequently, the graduation workshop takes place during the fourth quarter.

  • Technology Module: Prototype Design and Innovation, Technological Trends
  • Management Module: Intellectual Property Management and Contracts for Entrepreneurs, Management of Intangible Assets, Evaluation and Financing of Technology Projects, Competitive Strategy, Corporate Management and Innovation, Models and Business Plans, Technology Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship Module: Technological Entrepreneurship, Finance for Entrepreneurs
  • Management Skills Workshop: Negotiation, Effective Presentations, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Relational Skills Workshop
  • Series of “Trends” Talks