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Richmond, The American International University in London: Master of Business Administration (MBA): Entrepreneurship

Institution Richmond, The American International University in London
Department Richmond, The American International University in London
Web https://www.richmond.ac.uk
Email admissions@richmond.ac.uk
Telephone 020 8332 8330
Study type Taught

Summary

New for Fall 2021, this MBA programme really is unique.

It gives you the opportunity to gain an MBA, one of the most prestigious degrees in the world, at an international and specialist University in London. In fact, you will get two degrees, one from the US and one from the UK, creating more opportunities on graduation. What is more, this programme also provides an entrepreneurial twist, which will set you apart from the competition.

That’s because this MBA, organised in in partnership with Draper University, includes an innovative five-week, ‘Hero Training’ programme. This fully residential and immersive learning experience has been created for ambitious entrepreneurs who are looking to build on their skill sets, expand their network, get ahead in launching a business, and seeking opportunities to pitch for investment.

The first semester begins with a thorough study of economic analysis for managers, global marketing strategy and explores how to manage both organisations and people.

In the second semester, you will move on to examine the principles of strategic management, financial management and how to conduct business research as well as a course exclusive to this MBA at Richmond, entrepreneurship and innovation management.

The MBA faculty team at Richmond, which includes both academics and experienced industry professionals, is collaborative and supportive. They practice the latest teaching methods which stimulate critical thinking and creativity and encourage you to explore boundaries in your thinking and actions.

In the third semester, you will then live and study for five weeks in Silicon Valley, in California, USA, at Draper University. This section of the MBA programme is designed to develop your skills in entrepreneurship, innovative thinking, providing a technology and business mind-set in the epicentre of Silicon Valley surrounded by top innovators and entrepreneurship leaders.

With this course at Draper University, you can learn to think like an entrepreneur with modules such as future and innovation, VC training, being a great mentor, corporate entrepreneurship and Silicon Valley immersion.

Every week, you will be completing 40 hours of learning which will enable the progression of your business and the development of your network in Silicon Valley.

Draper University will focus on the business development and innovation aspect of the programme, while Richmond will provide you with all the business and management acumen of an MBA at an international university. It’s a winning combination.

Please note that non-US citizens will need a US Visitor (B) visa to enter the country for the five-week course at Draper University.

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