Innovation Management, Graduate Certificate

Creative thinkers bring new ideas to life. They embrace critical thinking and seek continuous improvement. However, with any business venture, there are challenges that must be overcome to establish sustainable growth.

Are you interested in learning about the techniques required to manage an innovative business environment? In our Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management, you will have the opportunity to build a strong conceptual understanding of the processes behind developing a business plan, the legal environment for innovation, the new product development process, and much more. This targeted curriculum will help you learn to introduce an innovative culture and mindset to your business to develop and sustain its growth.

Once you have completed your D’Amore-McKim Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management, endless opportunities lie ahead. Apply to a master’s degree program and the credits you have already earned may be applied toward an eligible program, or explore new opportunities for career growth.

Learn more about this program on the D’Amore-McKim website.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirement

ENTR 6200Enterprise Growth and Innovation3


Complete 9 semester hours from the following:9
Business Planning for New Ventures
Social Enterprise
Business Model Design and Innovation
Family Business Leadership and Governance
Competing in Dynamic, Innovation-Driven Markets
Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects of Business and Innovation
Corporate Entrepreneurship through Global Growth, Acquisitions, and Alliances
Law for Managers and Entrepreneurs
New Product Development
Emerging and Disruptive Technologies
Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling
Lean Design and Development
Managing a Technology-Based Business
The Technical Entrepreneur as Leader

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

12 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required