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Master in Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing

Graduate School of Business

Direction
Prof. María Jesús Nieto Sánchez
Language
Spanish
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
60
Campus
Getafe
Applications

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Departments
"Conde de Campomanes" Institute of Entrepreneurship and Family Business

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    LAST PLACES COURSE 2017/18


    This Master offers specialised advanced training in the field of entrepreneurship and business venturing. The purpose of the Master is to offer the best training for the identification of business opportunities and the development and practice of successful business projects. 

    Likewise, the master pretends encourage and promote entrepreurship and business activity, with the academic world thus contributing to social and economic development.

    The Master in Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing is aimed at all those who wish to be:

    • Entrepreneurs wishing to develop their business initiatives and business ideas by themselves.
    • “Intrapreneurship” or corporate entrepreneurs  seeking an active role in any company, setting up new business projects, new divisions, launch of new product lines, or any business initiative.
    • Social entrepreneurs interested in setting up business projects with a social purpose.
    • Business Consultants or Advisers.
    • Professionals in public and private entrepreneurial organisations.

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    Reasons to study master in Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing

     

     

     

     

    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • ☛ More than 80% of the students are foreigners and around 20 different nacionalities in class
    • ☛ Wide network of collaborators with more than 60 startups and organizations dedicated to entrepreneurship
    • ☛ Small groups: 40 students per class
    • ☛ UC3M leader in university entrepreneurship (Emprende UC3M, StartUc3m, Alternativa Emprender) and international reference center (Nº20 of the ranking "QS Top 50 Under 50")
    • ☛ Own scholarships (up to 50% of enrollment) and 2 aids from Fundación Carolina

     

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  • PROGRAM

    The program and methodology of the master are designed from the perspective of creating a balance between academic rigour and practical application. The different subjects combine theoretical and practical classes, in which students will apply and integrate the knowledge acquired in different phases of business projects.

    The program is also characterised by offering a wide range of optional subjects, as a result of which each student is able to adapt their education to their own interests, needs and projects. In addition, a series of professional seminars will be given so that students will be able to learn directly from the real entrepreneurial experiences. Students will actively participate in various activities developed over the course all addressing the entrepreneurial phenomenon (workshops, round tables, conferences, entrepreneurs' club etc.).

    Finally, the program is completed with a final dissertation in which students will be required to propose and develop a viable business project which could successfully be put into practice
    All students will carry out Internships through which they will discover at first hand the problems and challenges of setting up a new business, developing new projects for a company etc.

    C= Compulsory: 36 ECTS

    E= Elective Course: 12 ECTS

    Master Thesis: 6 ECTS

    Interships: 6 ECTS

     

    Elective courses will only be offered if there is a minimum of 10 enrolled students.

  • FACULTY

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid has extensive experience in promoting and encouraging entrepreneurial spirit and providing training in business venturing.  The Master's in Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing has a broad selection of specialist teachers and lecturers for each of the subjects taught in the program.

    Our teaching staff numbers well known experts in their different fields from both the academic and the professional spheres.
    We also have a considerable number of entrepreneurs collaborating in the different programme activities.

    UC3M FACULTY

    • ARAGÓN GÓMEZ, CRISTINA
      Department of Private Social and International Law
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Labour Law - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    • CERVIÑO, JULIO
      Department of Business Administration
      Associate Professor
      Phd in Business and Economics - Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
    • FELIU REY, JORGE
      Department of Private Law
      PhD Assistant Professor
      PhD in Law - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    • GARCÍA MANDALONIZ, MARTA
      Department of Private Law
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Law - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
      Vicedecana de Derecho y Administración de Empresas
    • GONZÁLEZ CUÉLLAR, MARÍA LUISA
      Associate Professor of Financial and Taxation Law
      PhD in Law - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
      Vice-President of Students and University Life - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    • LILLO, ROSA
      Department of Statistics
      Full Professor of Statistics and Operations Research
      PhD in Mathematics - Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • MOLINA LÓPEZ, JOSÉ MANUEL
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Full Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
      PhD in Telecommunications Engineer - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
    • NIETO, MARÍA JESÚS
      Department of Mechanical Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
      Subdirectora del Instituto de Iniciativas Empresariales y Empresa Familiar “Conde Campomanes”
    • NÚÑEZ-NICKEL, MANUEL
      Department of Business Administration
      Full Professor of Accounting and Finance
      PhD in Economics - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    • ORTIZ CALLE, ENRIQUE
      Department of Public State Law
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Law - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    • PARASKEVOPOULOU, EVITA
      Department of Business Administration
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Science, Technology and Innovation - Manchester Business School (University of Manchester, Reino Unido)
    • PAZ APARICIO, CARMEN
      Department of Mechanical Engineering
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Business Management - Universidad de Oviedo
      Managementt Development Program (PDD), IESE Business School, Madrid
    • REVILLA, ANTONIO
      Department of Mechanical Engineering
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Business Management - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
      Máster en Métodos de Investigación Social, London School of Economics and Political Science (Reino Unido)
    • RODRÍGUEZ MÁRQUEZ, ALICIA
      Professor of Business Organization
      PhD in Business Management - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
      Master in International Advocacy Practice - Universidad de Murcia
      Vice Dean of Student Orientation - Facultad CCSSyJJ - UC3M
      Lawyer - Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Málaga
    • RODRÍGUEZ DE LAS HERAS, TERESA
      Department of Private Law
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Law, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
      Vicerrectora adjunta de Relaciones Internacionales y Cooperación
    • SÁNCHEZ-BUENO, MARÍA JOSÉ
      Department of Mechanical Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Business Management - Universidad de Salamanca
    • SANTAMARÍA, LUIS
      Department of Business Administration
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Business Management - Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
    • STIRPE, LUIGI
      Department of Mechanical Engineering
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Business Management - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

    EXTERNAL FACULTY

    • CASTELLS,  ÁLVARO
      MBA y MGC by ESEM
      Fundador y director de golfradical.com, golfynet.com y deporteradical.com
      Director en Europa del grupo de consultoría Cisco
    • CUESTA, ÁLVARO
      Lawyer and technology entrepreneur
      Degree in Law
      Fundador y CEO de Sonar Ventures
      Presidente del Consejo joven de la Confederación de empresarios de Madrid
    • EZQUER, FERMÍN
      Degree in Economics and Business Administration
      Co-fundador y Global Managing y Director
      THINK CREATIVE
    • FARACHE, LEO
      MBA, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid
      Director General
      RMD-DIVERSUS
    • GALDÓN, CONCHITA
      Master in Public Administration and International Development - Harvard Kennedy School
      Co-fundadora y CEO
      PUENTES GLOBAL
    • GARCÍA GARCÍA, ÁNGEL
      Administración y Dirección de Empresas - Universidad Calos III de Madrid
      Máster en Dirección de Recursos Humanos - Centro de Estudios Garrigues de Madrid
      Fundador y CEO del portal Playea.es
      Fundador y CEO de ShuffleU
      Consultor de Formación en Dosabrazos
    • HERNÁNDEZ FERNÁNDEZ, CARLOS
      Master in Human Resources
      Degree in Sociology and Journalism and Diploma in Social Work
      Fundador y CEO
      DOS ABRAZOS
    • MAGARIÑO, VÍCTOR
      MBA, Escuela de Negocios EDEA (Madrid)
      Director de Marketing y Ventas
      COMUNYCARSE, S.L.
    • MIRÓ MORIANO, FRANCISCO JAVIER
      Licenciado en Derecho - Universidad de Sevilla
      Executive MBA - Instituto de Empresa
      Coordinador de Puentes Global
    • MUÑOZ, ADÁN
      Telecommunication engineer - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
      Co-fundador y Director general de desarrollo de productos
      BQ
    • ROSA, JAVIER
      EMBA, PDD, PMP
      Industrial Engineer
      Fundador y CEO de Q&L y F2M-Tweels
      Manager en BQ
    • VOS SAZ, ANTONIO
      PhD in Business Management - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
      Founder of Asociación Empresarial “Parque Tecnológico Leganés Industrial”
      CFO Club de Campo Villa de Madrid
  • ADMISSION

    Places available:40

     

    Requirements

    In order to register for the course, a university degree qualifying students for access to a master's degree or equivalent in the country of issue is required. Students with qualifications issued by countries which are not members of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) will not be required to validate their degrees, although the University will check that they have an equivalent level to official Spanish university qualifications.

    Graduates of any academic qualification are eligible to register on the master's degree course, irrespective of their area of specialisation. Given that business activity and the entrepreneurial phenomenon covers any area of society, qualifications from any branch of knowledge are considered appropriate: engineers, humanists, jurists, economists, journalists, architects, scientific experts etc.

     

    Admission criteria

    Admission to the program will be based on the decision of the academic committee which will assess each candidate's  potential, taking into account their motivation and the merits of the documentation accompanying their application:

    ADMISSION CRITERIA %
    Title of degree and transcripts* 30%
    Interest and motivation of the candidate to suit the objectives of the program 25%
    Training and activities evidencing knowledge** 10%
    English and other languages 10%
    Professional experience 15%
    Complementary formation 10%

    *Where appropriate, postgraduate qualifications and academic record
    **In the case of candidates from degrees not similar to the program content

    Language requirements

    You can check the language requirements of generic language required to study a master at UC3M, depending on is in Spanish, English or bilingual.

    Foreign students

    Once admitted to the Master, foreign students with university degree issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EEES, must present, for enrollment, the diploma attesting equivalent training that allows access to postgraduate studies, legalized by diplomatic procedures, or “The Hague Convention Apostille”. More information about Legalization of Documents.

    If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

     

    Application

    The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process it is important to consult the supporting information that we offer below:

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    UC3M Scholarships for the Year 2017/2018 *

    For the academic year 2017-18 has been published a call for a maximum of 5 grants for payment of the net enrollment rates for students accepted into the Master, with the following provision:

    • 5 grants of € 4,500, € 3,000 or €1,500

    Application deadline: 31st May 2017.

    Resolution: June 2017.


    The number of grants and amounts specified in the Annex to the notice, may vary depending on the conditions of the candidates who apply to them, can be even deserted as assessed by the Selection Committee for each program.


    » Financial aid/scholarships for tuition offered by School of Graduate Studies

    » Electronic Bulletin of the UC3M (BOEL)

    General Information about grants and scholarships

    You can find more information about scholarships of UC3M and other agencies or entities.

    Financial aid/scholarships for graduate programs

    Career Services

    University's Foundation (Fundación Universidad Carlos III) holds a careers service ( UC3M Guidance&Employment) which orientates, informs and helps graduates to get through the labour market.

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

    Enrollment

    Once you submit the application for admission, you will have to wait for the official acceptance in the Master program, before starting the enrollment process.

    Direct access general information enrollment and type Master

     

    Academic calendar

    Academic Calendar 2016/17

    Academic Calendar 2017/18

     

    Program course schedule

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    Course 2017/18: classes are given in the afternoons, from Monday to Thursday.

     

    Exam dates

    Direct access to exams schedule

     

    Quality Assurance

    Information about quality in the progam

    General Information

            

    If you are a student on our master's course, Pack to Spain can help when you arrive with a discount at 10% on all services.

    Material Resources of the program

    Information about material resources of Getafe Campus

  • COLLABORATIONS

    Collaborators with the Master's course

    10ENTREPRENEURS
    Ofrece programas intensivos para emprendedores para lanzar o expandir su negocio en Estados Unidos, conectando con inversores, clientes y colaboradores al menor coste posible.
     

    APTENT SOLUCIONES S.L.​
    Ofrece programas intensivos para emprendedores para lanzar o expandir su negocio en Estados Unidos, conectando con inversores, clientes y colaboradores al menor coste posible.
     

    ASEARCO​
    The association of entrepreneurs in Arganda del Rey and ASEARCO region. It has 600 members, mainly SMEs and freelancers from all sectors of activity. With almost 40 years of existence has become one of the major players of the business growth in the region and in an inclusive organization that responds to the needs and problems of the associated companies. Also, hundreds of companies have been created thanks to the advice that ASEARCO provides entrepreneurs.
     

    BUFETE DE MARKETING
    Consultoría que realiza proyectos estratégicos y de investigación de mercados, con una probada experiencia en el diseño, desarrollo e implantación de herramientas para el análisis de los mercados. 
     

    CHINESPAIN
    Plataforma de experiencias turísticas españolas adaptadas a los gustos de los turistas chinos.
     

    CREA - ROBÓTICA EDUCATIVA
    Empresa especializada en la organización de cursos basados en robótica educativa e impresión 3D, creación de contenido docente y formación de formadores.
     

    DOS ABRAZOS
    An educational project that helps people coexist in the workplace.
     

    ELTENEDOR
    Leading website in the online booking sector in Spain and France. It offers a restaurant booking service with interesting promotions and discounts; and restaurants can benefit from an efficient booking management service.
     

    REPSOL FOUNDATION ENTREPRENEURS' FUND
    Repsol, one of the largest global energy, promotes the Entrepreneur's Fund through its Repsol Foundation. This initiative is part of the Repsol Group's strategy for encouraging sustainability in current energy models.
     

    FOOD IN THE BOX
    International gastronomy business founded by a former student of this master's degree (first year of the course). A new way of visiting  a different country every month through its cuisine, with  new gastronomic experiences (products + recipes to make at home)

    FRUITBULL​
    Primera aplicación online que te permite conocer el precio de las frutas y verduras en tiempo real, para decidir con seguridad e información actualizada el momento óptimo de recolección y compraventa.
     

    FUNDACIÓN AMAS SOCIAL​
    Organización dedicada a la atención de personas con discapacidad y sus familias con el objetivo de que puedan desarrollar su proyecto de vida, promoviendo su inclusión plena en la sociedad.
     

     

    GREMYO
    E-business B2B2C, founded by a former student of this master's course (first year of the course), which offers services to innovative entrepreneurs. Gremyo arose from a desire to make their life and work easier. The company seeks to reduce entrepreneurs' overheads by  offering the latest market trends at the lowest prices.
     

    HUB MADRID
    An innovative coworking project which inspires, connects and promotes social innovators.
     

    INCHINA
    Company funded with Spanish capital specialising in the Chinese market and aiming to build bridges between Spain and China in order to facilitate business development. Its principal services include: training, translation and interpretation, marketing and communications, visa processing and lobbying services between China and Spain.
     

    INSTITUTE FOR RESPONSABILITY AND SOCIAL INNOVATION (IRIS)
    This collaborative think tank proposes new models and promotes leadership and responsibility of people and organisations in order to resolve social and environmental challenges in the world.
     

    PACK TO SPAIN
    Company that helps international students arriving in Spain settle in their new life. It offers the basic and necessary services that foreign students need when they arrive in our country.
     

    PUENTES GLOBALES
    Agency specialising in international mobility designed to generate opportunities for entrepreneurs and employees at a global level.
     

    PARQUE CIENTÍFICO DE LA UC3M
    The biggest scientific, technological and tertiary park in Spain. It provides a space for developing "clusters" and technological companies, in particular those concerned with R+D+i. Its aim is innovation and endeavours to promote economic development, and improve employment opportunities and business competitiveness
     

    PRODUPIN
    Manufacturer of personalised promotional products.
    Produpin is one of the European leaders in the manufacture of promotional and advertising products, advertising souvenirs, merchandising, corporate gifts, events and everything that a logo design or personalised customised brand needs.
     

    SONAR VENTURES
    This company launches internet companies. They use lean startup tools and trend analysis in order to develop scalable businesses. They adapt efficient business models to the Spanish and Latin American market and act as local agents (partners) in the global startup ecosystem.
     

    SOTICOL. ROBOTICS SYSTEMS, S.L.
    Empresa de base tecnológica cuya área tecnológica de especialización está centrada tanto en el diseño de controladores óptimos para sistemas dinámicos no-lineales (y lineales) e inestables (y estables), como en la ejecución de la planificación del movimiento de dichos sistemas.
     

    START_UC3M
    Start UC3M is the first Association of Entrepreneurs of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. It is working to encourage entrepreneurship at the UC3M.
     

    THINK CREATIVE
    This business model and organisational improvement consultancy has offices in Madrid, Mexico and New York. We share a way of thinking, a specific way of doing things consistent with addressing any challenge from a number of directions, without confining itself to categories, classifications or predetermined labels, going beyond "best practice" and traditional models.
     

    VIVERO DE CARABANCHEL
    This is the biggest in Madrid City Council’s business Incubator Network aimed at self employed workers, professionals, microbusiness, cooperatives and employment companies which are developing the start up of a business project or social economy enterprise who wish to receive direct services.
     

    VIVERO DE PUENTE DE VALLECAS
    Assists young textile sector companies starting up in the world of business, facilitating their initial steps. It is managed by the Association of Garment Businesses of Madrid (ASECOM)
     

    ZEUS CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES, S.L. ​
    Ayuda a las jóvenes empresas del sector textil que inician su andadura en el mundo empresarial, facilitando sus primeros pasos. Está gestionado por la Asociación de Empresas Confeccionistas de Madrid (ASECOM)

     

    Activities

    ALTERNATIVA EMPRENDER (Entrepreneurial Alternative)

    Event organized by the Master jointly other partners. It offers lectures, workshops, and an space to connect with people from different backgrounds and profiles to develop a business project.

    In addition, it includes a competition of business ideas "IDEAE", in which you can present your business idea to a jury and get attractive prizes.

     

    Visit: www.alternativaemprender.com