FlexiMasters™ in Technopreneurship and Innovation

Course Overview

The FlexiMasters™ in Technopreneurship and Innovation is a specially designed, government subsidised programme for working professionals who are looking to learn about entrepreneurship, the essential skillsets required, and turning novel ideas into successful ventures.

All courses will be held online via the NTU Virtual Learning Environment.

                       

Course Duration

8 months

Course Mode

Part-time (online)

Course Intake

 Course commences on 19 August 2023.

     

Course Details

The FlexiMasters™ in Technopreneurship and Innovation equips participants with essential entrepreneurial skills and business acumen to turn novel ideas into successful ventures. This FlexiMasters™ offers a springboard for participants with entrepreneurial intentions to work with leading educators, researchers, inventors and business leaders around the world.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to transfer earned credits towards the Master of Science in Technopreneurship and Innovation degree.
     

Course Highlights

Introduces entrepreneurship and innovation concepts, and the entrepreneurial approach to new venture creation. Students learn to develop and apply entrepreneurial thinking systematically, with an emphasis on conceptualisation, planning, and starting of a business.
Introduces the marketing framework and business development strategies, supplemented with specific methodologies and tools to apply in real-life entrepreneurship scenarios.
Illustrates entrepreneurial financing from both the perspective of an entrepreneur looking to build his venture and the perspective of a venture capitalist looking to invest in promising startups.
Introduces the framework of entrepreneurial management and strategies for startups seeking venture growth. Related topics of leadership, operations, human resources, supply chain, legal and regulatory issues are discussed in a ‘hands-on’ format.
Presents a series of distinguished technology expert talks and facilitated reviews to walk the students through the specialised fields relating to technopreneurship and innovation, enabling students to develop a technopreneurship mindset.

Course Schedule

The course schedule for FlexiMasters™ in Technopreneurship and Innovation will be released at a later date.

     

Admission Info

Anyone who are looking to learn about Technopreneurship and Innovation and holds one of the following:

Diploma in any discipline from the following polytechnics, Singapore Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic or Republic Polytechnic. 

A bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

Full Course Fees

Funding Type​​ Fees GST (7%) Fees Payable:
Full Course $27,000.00 $1,890.00 $28,890.00
Per Module $5,400.00 $378.00 $5,778.00


1. SkillsFuture Series

Full Course Fees

Funding Type​​ Subsidy Criterial​​ Programme
Base Grant 70% Singaporean /​​ Singaporean PR age 21 and above Course Fee: $27,000 - $18,900
GST: $567
Full Fee Payable: $8,667
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) 90% Singaporean age 40 and above Course Fee: $27,000 - $24,300
GST: $567
Full Fee Payable: $3,267
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) 90% Singaporean / Singaporean PR who is SME sponsored Course Fee: $27,000 - $24,300
GST: $567
Full Fee Payable: $3,267

Course Fees per module

Funding​​ Type Subsidy Criterial Programme
Base Grant 70%
(capped at $13,000)
Singaporean / Singaporean PR age 21 and above Course Fee: $5,400
GST: $113.40
Course Fee Payable: $1,733.40
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) 90%
(capped at $13,000)
Singaporean age 40 and above Course Fee: $5,400
GST: $113.40
Course​ Fee Payable: $653.40
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) 90%
(capped at $13,000)
Singaporean / Singaporean PR who is SME sponsored Course Fee: $5,400
GST: $113.40
Course​ Fee Payable: $653.40


2.
SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits (up to S$500) to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding. This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via MySkillsFuture.sg must be made within 60 days before course commencement. Please click here for the user guide on how to submit your claim.

From 1 April 2020, a one-off  SkillsFuture Credit top-up of $500 will be provided to every Singapore Citizens aged 25 years and above as at 31 December 2020. This top-up will expire on 31 December 2025. Eligible Singaporeans can now start using their one-off credit top-up to offset the full fee payable.

3. Absentee Payroll

Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect. 

4. NTU Alumni Course Credit

From 1 July 2019, NTU alumni may utilise their course credits of S$1,600.00 to co-pay up to 50% of the nett fee (exclusive of prevailing GST) payable for courses with starting date from 1 July 2019 onwards. There will be no administrative fee involved for the use of NTU Alumni Course Credits on courses with starting date from 1 July 2019 onwards. For more information, please visit here

 

Class Participation and Attendance: 20%
Assignments/Quizzes: 30%
End of Course Assessment/Projects: 50%

Applicate must submit their highest educational transcript for verification purposes.
     

For enquiries, contact us at

Ms Chen Yang Yang   ntc_fleximasters@ntu.edu.sg

Registration is open.

1 Nov 2022 - 31 May 2023

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