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November 15, 2017

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Master of Science in Innovation and Business

The Master of Science in Innovation and Business is a 10-month, full-time graduate degree program that gives young professionals in the so-called STEAM disciplines of science, technology, engineering, agriculture, architecture, mathematics, and medicine the necessary skills to realize the next wave of innovation.

The course teaches students the fundamental business, design, and leadership skills via team-based innovation projects. The result? Technopreneurs and corporate innovators with better business savvy. At the end of the program, these innovators will have been trained to create technology-driven products and services to benefit people and planet while generating profit.

Program at a glance

10 Months

to make your ideas a reality

2 Career Paths

as an innovator in a company or in a startup

1 Demo Day

to showcase your innovation and pitch your business

FAQ

What kind of time commitment does the course require?

Students will have 10 months of intensive training during which they must turn their ideas into reality.

Part-time work is discouraged as classes are generally held between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and most of the student’s time will be devoted to post-class group work. Additionally, the program offers a number of opportunities to join competitions here and abroad.

The program culminates in a Demo Day during which students showcase their innovation and pitch their business.

How much is the tuition fee?

USD 19,500

What other costs do I need to consider?

Food, accommodations (e.g., dorm), and paraphernalia outside regular case materials will be for the account of the student.

Do I have to pay the entire tuition fee before classes start?

Tuition can be paid either in full or two installments, one per term. Alternatively, students can pay a reservation fee before the enrollment deadline, which will be deducted from the total fee. For details, call 892 4011 ext. 1855, or e-mail mib@aim.edu.

Am I qualified to take up a Master of Science in Innovation and Business?

The minimum qualifications to join the program are as follows:

  • A bachelor's degree in any of the STEAM fields or equivalent
  • Proficiency in oral and written English (IELTS Band 6 for candidates from non-English speaking countries)

What do I need to submit to apply for the MIB program?

The preliminary requirements that must be sent to mib@AIM.edu are as follows:

  • Complete online application form
  • Video essay
  • Curriculum vitae
  • GMAT, GRE, or AIM Admissions Test Score Report
  • Transcript of Academic Records
  • Professional recommendation
  • Valid government-issued ID or ID passport page for non-Filipino candidates

Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview with the faculty on a mutually convenient date.

Summary

The Master of Science in Innovation and Business is a 10-month, full-time degree program for graduates of the STEAM disciplines of science, technology, engineering, agriculture, architecture, mathematics, and medicine.

AT THE END OF THE PROGRAM, STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO:

Anticipate Trends

Foresee opportunities and threats by spotting game-changing trends and forces.

Convey Ideas

Communicate with customers and managers to provide technical and business insights.

Work in Teams

Engage diverse teams to tackle multidisciplinary challenges.

Create Solutions

Develop customer-focused technology products and services for emerging economies.

Model Businesses

Make good business decisions from an understanding of marketing, finance and costs.

Start Ventures

Pursue and manage the creation of new businesses as a technology entrepreneur and product manager.

"Innovation is more important than invention. Innovation implies industry."

Diosdado ‘Dado’ Banatao
Technology Innovator, Silicon Valley Entrepreneur
Founder, AIM – Dado Banatao Incubator