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The University Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management for Engineering Professionals is designed for individuals seeking professional development in entrepreneurship and innovation at the graduate level. Individuals who obtain the certificate will have knowledge of fundamental principles of technology management, technical innovation and entrepreneurship, engineering economy, finance, leadership, marketing and strategies for sustainability. The certificate program is designed to help the student enable the creation of a new organization or transform an existing one. Whether launching a new technical business, working as an experienced engineer or leading an entrepreneurial unit within a larger hi-tech enterprise, the University Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management for Engineering Professionals can help the student build relevant professional knowledge. The courses included in this certificate focus on some of the challenges faced by technical entrepreneurs and provide a solid foundation for creating additional value within a new or existing hi-tech business. Faculty members, with both academic credentials and relevant business experience in industry, will help students build these skills, tools and techniques needed to lead and manage innovation and creativity within an engineering firm. This applied program is offered in a highly interactive format, which provides flexibility to the working individual and also makes it possible to immediately apply what is learned in the program.