MGIM Overview

In the Master of Global Innovation Management program, students:

• Gain a Global Perspective
• Learn to Lead Innovation
• Get Real Company Experience

The MGIM Advantage

The MGIM program will equip you with the core business management skills, global exposure and practical on-the-ground experience you’ll need to make a positive impact in business and innovation management.

Employers want technically trained graduates who have global experience, an unconventional perspective, and the ability to make an immediate, positive impact on their organizations. The MGIM degree is your competitive advantage in the global job market.

2 Degrees, 1 Year

Upon successful of the MGIM Program, students earn two master’s degrees, one in Global Innovation Management from NC State University and the second in Master Administration des Enterprises from the Institut d’Administration des Enterprises d’Aix-en-Provence, France.

Students complete a total of 30 credit hours (or 66 ECTS) over two semesters (10 months). Plus, students can opt to complete an optional summer internship in China The MGIM program structure incorporates an Innovation Project throughout. In each project phase, students are expected to accomplish specific activities and deliver specific outputs. The courses and workshops are scheduled in order to provide students with the required concepts, methods and tools according to an appropriate timing.

Road to MBA

Students who earn the dual master degree in Global Innovation Management from NC State and IAE-Aix can earn their MBA from NC State Jenkins Graduate School of Management after completing just one additional year of full-time study. Full-time MBA students are eligible to apply for financial aid in the form of graduate assistantships or scholarships.