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Business School: Mba

Course Title: Masters in Entrepreneurship

Venue: Arusha, Dar-es-Salaam and Mwanza, TANZANIA; Lilongwe, MALAWI; Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE and Harare, ZIMBABWE  
Learning Duration:  2 years 
Fees: 7000 USD
Payment Details: Advanced payments are made annually or per semester by arrangement. Fee does not include text books among other exclusions.

 

Objectives
The programme is designed to benefit individual, organizations and the entire society in Africa. Entrepreneurial activities are highly promoted the world over. In every society the need for new business cannot be overemphasized. Existing organizations also require creative ideas and innovations that would make them exploit and develop new business approaches, as well as expansion, diversification and enhancement of competitive position. All these are career opportunities for students in this program. 
Program Structure
The program is structured in such a way to combine on-site learning activities with off-site activities. The intensive on-site learning activities are preceded by preparatory reading and related exercises for submission to the school. There is also post-session follow up work involving activities like problem solving assignment, paper writing based on field research, and independent reading. 
Along with a highly intensive and motivating curriculum, students will have time to pursue an Entrepreneurial Project (30 credits) on their own. The projects will be presented to a panel of bankers and or micro-finance institutions with possibility for securing loan/financing to feasible and sound projects. A highly qualified teaching staff and experienced business mentors will assist students in developing their business projects. 
 The program consists of the following four broad modules and an entrepreneurial project:
1.Entrepreneurial Process  and Opportunity Recognition (7.5 ECTS) 
2.Entrepreneurial Marketing (7.5 ECTS) 
3.Market Exploitation and Resource Acquisition (7.5 ECTS) 
4.Managing New Venture Growth (7.5 ECTS)
5.Entrepreneurial Project (30 ECTS)
The program is offered on a part – time basis. Students are required for on-site sessions at program venue for four weeks and thereafter three weeks after every three months making total of sixteen classroom weeks. Thereafter they will undertake research leading to their entrepreneurial projects for six months at places of their choice. 
Learning outcomes
Graduates from this program should be able to create new businesses as well as exploring new business opportunities and thinking within existing organizations. More specifically, students should be capable of developing business opportunity into viable and successful new businesses; examine and convert information into feasible business proposal; manage and sustain growth of newly established business venture.  Further, students from already established businesses should be capable of grasping new business opportunities for their organization; identify and evaluate various innovative strategies for value creation in their organizations; deal with complex business environment in a way to strengthen organizational competitiveness. 
Admission Criteria
Admission requirements for Master Programme in Entrepreneurship will be as follows:
i.Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or equivalent
ii.Internationally recognized full professional qualification
iii.Proficiency in both spoken and written English
Application Procedures
Candidates must submit an application form with the following:
i.Certified copy of degree or professional certificate
ii.Copy of official transcript
iii.Current curriculum vitae
iv.At least one letter of recommendation from a person who is in a position to judge the candidate’s ability
v.A non – refundable processing fee of US$ 30
Degree Awarding Institution
Successful students will be awarded a Masters degree in Entrepreneurship from Lund University.  Established in 1666, Lund University is one of the largest, oldest and broadest universities in Scandinavia and has consistently been ranked among the world’s top universities. It is the leading research university in Sweden in terms of research grants. With eight faculties, Lund University activities cover education and research in engineering; science; economics and management; medicine; humanities; theology; fine arts; music and drama. Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM) is one of the eight faculties under which entrepreneurship training and education falls.  LUSEM is an EQUIS accredited member of EFM

Objectives

The programme is designed to benefit individual, organizations and the entire society in Africa. Entrepreneurial activities are highly promoted the world over. In every society the need for new business cannot be overemphasized. Existing organizations also require creative ideas and innovations that would make them exploit and develop new business approaches, as well as expansion, diversification and enhancement of competitive position. All these are career opportunities for students in this program. 

 

Program Structure

The program is structured in such a way to combine on-site learning activities with off-site activities. The intensive on-site learning activities are preceded by preparatory reading and related exercises for submission to the school. There is also post-session follow up work involving activities like problem solving assignment, paper writing based on field research, and independent reading. 

Along with a highly intensive and motivating curriculum, students will have time to pursue an Entrepreneurial Project (30 credits) on their own. The projects will be presented to a panel of bankers and or micro-finance institutions with possibility for securing loan/financing to feasible and sound projects. A highly qualified teaching staff and experienced business mentors will assist students in developing their business projects. 

The program consists of the following nine broad modules and an entrepreneurial project:

  1. Entrepreneurial Process  and Opportunity Recognition
  2. Entrepreneurial Marketing
  3. Feasibility Analysis
  4. Entrepreneurial Finance and Resource Acquisition
  5. Managing New Venture Growth
  6. Management and Organizational Change
  7. Research Methods
  8. Statistical Analysis.
  9. Entrepreneurial Project

The program is offered on a part – time basis. Students are required for on-site sessions at program venue for three to four weeks after every three months making total of nineteen classroom weeks. Thereafter they will undertake research leading to their entrepreneurial projects for five to six months at places of their choice.

 

Learning outcomes

Graduates from this program should be able to create new businesses as well as exploring new business opportunities and thinking within existing organizations. More specifically, students should be capable of developing business opportunity into viable and successful new businesses; examine and convert information into feasible business proposal; manage and sustain growth of newly established business venture.  Further, students from already established businesses should be capable of grasping new business opportunities for their organization; identify and evaluate various innovative strategies for value creation in their organizations; deal with complex business environment in a way to strengthen organizational competitiveness. 

 

Admission Criteria

Admission requirements for Master Programme in Entrepreneurship will be as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or equivalent
  • Internationally recognized full professional qualification
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English

 

Application Procedures

Candidates must submit an application form with the following:

  • Certified copy of degree or professional certificate
  • Copy of official transcript
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • At least one letter of recommendation from a person who is in a position to judge the candidate’s ability
  • A non – refundable processing fee of US$ 30

Commencement Dates

Arusha

7 March 2016

Dar es Salaam

2 May 2016

Lilongwe

2 May 2016

Harare

18 July 2016

Maputo

1 August 2016

Dar es Salaam

7 November 2016

Arusha

28 November 2016

Mwanza

5 September 2016

 

Admission Form

Download the admission form here

 

Course No:  2015-08-04-1-1-1008

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