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The MCCT Master's degree is based on the commercial potential of the technology. It focuses on the intersection of the Business, Innovation and Technology areas. The success of a technological innovation lies in knowing how to market it, how to take it to the market and benefit society.

The students of the master's program acquire the business skills to monetize and make profitable the creation of an innovative, technology-based product or service, either as entrepreneurs of their own startup, as executives of a multinational company, as a researcher or as an academic.

The thirteen-course master's program begins in August of each year with a team building session and ends in September of the following year. Each of the twelve monthly session comprises of four days, Thursday through Sunday, in which two subjects are taught. Each subject is taught for two consecutive months covering a total of 32 class hours per course. Additional contact hours with faculty are provided through videoconferencing and other electronic means.

During the twelve-month period, students must develop a team project to take a technology to market. From the first session, students must select a technology from a portfolio of the student’s technologies or technologies provided by Mexican research centers and universities. During the program, students evaluate the market potential of technologies using the QuicklookTM methodology and create business cases and commercialization roadmaps to develop a viable business.



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Duration: 1 year.

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Classes are 4 consecutive days per month (Thursday to Sunday).

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Learning with a practical approach.

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Orientation sessions and team formation prior to the beginning of the program.

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    Outstanding faculty members that come from the following universities:
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Texas A & M
  • University of Alabama
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
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Trip to Austin to present a final business project before a panel of judges made up of professors, entrepreneurs and investors.

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