Management of Innovation

Master of Science (MSc) in Management of Innovation

Using marketing, strategy and project management, the MSc in Management of Innovation from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University explores new products and production processes.

Learn how to gain competitive advantage through innovation. Meet academics and experts in the day-to-day business of new product development and R&D, from multinationals and innovative start-ups.

This MSc in Management of Innovation from RSM uses the latest knowledge and techniques for researching and analysing business processes with exposure to real business to explore the commercial, social, financial, technical and legal dimensions of innovation.

Rotterdam School of Management, ErasmusUniversity is ranked as a top 10 player by the Financial Times European Masters in Management list. It has the widest selection of one-year MSc programmes in theNetherlandsand is located in a city with a truly international flavour.

Why study a Master in Management of Innovation in Rotterdam?

Why a Master in Management of Innovation?
  • knowledge of the innovation process and management reflecting the latest commercial, social, financial, technical and legal aspects;
  • insights from academic literature combined with case-based teaching;
  • opportunities for practical experience;
  • the opportunity to meet innovation management experts such as executives from multinational companies and innovative start-ups.

Career opportunities Master in Management of Innovation

Career opportunities Master in Management of Innovation

Graduates enjoy excellent career prospects in a wide range of positions such as product manager or new business developer. The master in Management of Innovation (MI) teaches the skills to identify and specify product and service features and to show companies how to innovate and define product strategy. The master MI supports the development process of new products and services.


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Education objectives Master in Management of Innovation

Education objectives Master in Management of Innovation You will:
  • learn to understand how organisations achieve the competitive edge through innovation;
  • learn about development and exploitation of new products and services as an Innovation Manager of the future;
  • develop strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills;
  • learn to define overall product strategy;
and gain a MSc in Management of Innovation.

Curriculum Master in Management of Innovation

Curriculum Master in Management of Innovation
  • Strategy of Innovation
  • Innovation in Chains and Networks
  • Innovation Project Management
  • Organisation of Innovation
  • Thesis Research Skills
  • Creativity for Innovation
  • Innovation and Interface Management
  • Open Services Innovation
  • MI Business Project

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Mode of education Master in Management of Innovation

Mode of education Master in Management of Innovation

In addition to lectures, you will work in small groups on business cases and assignments. Many of the exercises are carried out in teams. Skills training, presentations, visiting lecturers and practitioners are all part of the curriculum. In order to graduate you will be trained in analytical and research skills and must  write an individual thesis on a topic of your choice.


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Target audience Master in Management of Innovation

Target audience Master in Management of Innovation

This one-year master programme is for bachelor graduates with a background in business, economics or engineering. It is aimed at those who are interested combining insights from marketing, strategy, supply chain management, project management and business process management. Master students on this programme have ambitions to become experts in innovation management.

Admission criteria Master in Management of Innovation

Admission criteria Master in Management of Innovation
  • Pre-determined undergraduate degree from a research university
  • GMAT > 600
  • GPA equivalent to 7 out of 10 in the Dutch education system
  • English language requirement (TOEFL / IELTS)


For exact admission requirements please visit RSM’s admission pages.

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Application Master in Management of Innovation

Application Master in Management of Innovation

You should apply directly to Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) through its online application system (OLAF). Please visit RSM’s admission pages for comprehensive instructions on how to proceed.


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