Accelerate: Building Business from Science and Technology Management and Entrepreneurship for Technical Professionals

Specialized Programs
14 Oct 2019 - 14 Mar 2020
9:00-18:00h (face-to-face sessions)
6 months
Tuition Fees
€ 11,800


Accelerate: Building Business from Science and Technology is a blended program that aids science and technology specialists to unlock their entrepreneurial potential. Prominent industry professionals lead the program, in which participants become experts in the fundamental business skills required for the transition from lab to market.

The Blended Methodology of the program combines virtual learning with face-to-face sessions at our campus in Madrid, meaning that participants do not have to disrupt their work schedule to receive career-transforming specialist training. In an innovative, globally minded learning environment, participants will gain knowledge and insight into strategy, economic environment, finance, marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship, and various legal issues. The practical focus of the program will ensure that participants have hands-on experience of constructing business plans and financial models; skills indispensable to the market professional.

Benefits of the program

  • Learn from dynamic industry experts.
  • Immerse yourself in a diverse learning environment.
  • Receive groundbreaking training without interrupting your work schedule.
  • Unlock the door to entrepreneurship.


  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of marketing, strategy, funding and entrepreneurship.
  • A host of new professional opportunities.
  • A platform to launch your technical expertise into the global market.
  • Academic and professional support from a world-leading institution.

Why IE Business School?

IE Business school is a dynamic hub of market-focused education. With an aim to mirror the frontline of sector developments, our innovative programs explore the most up-to-date knowledge and industry skills. Students learn using practical, hands-on methodologies, led by a world-class faculty with real industry experience.We pride ourselves on our diverse, international environment, welcoming students from over 130 nationalities on campus and with 160 nationalities represented in the wider alumni network. This melting pot of backgrounds, talents and cultures is the ideal greenhouse for ambitious entrepreneurial professionals with a global outlook and the drive to lead transformational change.


  • This course gave me confidence to explore job opportunities I wouldn´t have explored before. Adding it to my CV attracted the interest of Headhunters in the search of candidates to enter the Biotech/Pharma sector.

    Juan Guinea Viniegra

    Medical Department in Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Upcoming events


21 feb 2019

Inteligencia Artificial en salud, ¿estamos preparados?

Inteligencia Artificial en salud, ¿estamos preparados?

Aula Magna 19H, Madrid, Spain, Español

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26 feb 2019

Mesa Redonda: Las claves de la transformación del sector retail

Conoce las historias de éxito de Antiguos Alumnos del IE del Programa del Sector Retail

Aula E-001 y E-002 19H, Madrid, Spain, Español

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27 feb 2019

From Leader to CXO: How do YOU play the business game?

Top Managers mindset should go beyond

Online 18H, Online, Inglés

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6 mar 2019

Master Class – Understanding Machine Learning

Master Class - Understanding Machine Learning

Online 18H, Online,

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