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Innovation Ecosystem Immersion for Catholic University of Chile

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Innovation Ecosystem Immersion for Catholic University of Chile

Course Description

The Georgia Tech Immersion program for the Master’s in Industrial Engineering (MII) program of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) focuses on innovation with an emphasis in intrapreneurship. The program combines rigorous academic content with real-world, hands-on training, and brings participants face-to-face with important players of the Atlanta ecosystem. Participants will benefit from modules presented by Georgia Tech faculty and experienced practitioners, as well as site visits coordinated to connect the dots between lectures and the real world. The lectures, workshops, panel discussions, individual and group exercises, case studies, short simulations, student projects, and presentations offer a dynamic curriculum focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, new venture creation, risk capital financing, and global scalability. The immersion program will consist of a five-day workshops held at EI2 of Georgia Tech, located in Atlanta, Georgia. The program is designed for 20 participants.

Course Content


  • Intrapreneurship
  • Corporate innovation
  • Corporate ventures: startups and spinoffs
  • Strategy and innovation


  • Lean startup methodology
  • Design thinking and design sprints (lecture and workshop)
  • Business model design (lecture and workshop)
  • Minimum viable product


  • Storytelling (lecture and workshop)
  • Customer discovery (lecture and workshop)
  • Effective presentations
  • Team creativity

Who Should Attend

This is a customized program for students and alumni of the Master’s in Industrial Engineering program from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

What You Will Learn

  • The principles and fundamentals of high-tech entrepreneurship
  • The positioning of new technology products or services
  • Key business skills in a learn-by-doing environment
  • Corporate innovation strategies using knowledge gained from site visits to leading Atlanta corporations

How You Will Benefit

  • Immerse in and interact with the vibrant ecosystem of Atlanta.
  • Broaden your knowledge of business applications, methodologies, and techniques used in advanced and developing economies.
  • Collaborate on team learning projects that imitate real-world scenarios and foster enduring collegial relationships.
  • Taught by Experts in the Field
  • Grow Your Professional Network

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  • Flexible Schedule
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  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate

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