Program Highlights

The leading specialization in Israel in strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship, aimed at implementing effective, strategic change processes and building agile organizations.
The program includes practical experience (practicum) in leading companies such as: Let-Lab Incubator, SouthUp Incubator, InfraLab Incubator, Innovation at Enel Group, Innovation at Bosch, Implementation of Strategies, GoNoGo, Competitive Advantages, Effective Plan, TheDock, and more.
Our lecturers come from the core of the business world, with diverse and complementary perspectives to upgrade your thinking ability, tools and professional skills. Core faculty members include: Dr. Gil Avnimelech, Dr. Boaz Shalit, and Dr. Ohad Raf.


This unique specialization is the only one in Israel that deals with the management of an ongoing and systematic process of entrepreneurship, innovation and strategic change. In the internship, we will provide you with tools for building infrastructure, organizational culture and processes for creating an agile organization.

In an age of dynamic markets, globalization, crises and disruptive events, the ability to initiate, innovate and change is a significant competitive advantage for organizations. In the internship, you will learn to make strategic decisions, manage processes of change and innovation, and make intelligent use of internal and external organizational entrepreneurship. You will gain profound strategic understanding and acquire diverse and innovative thinking patterns, and the tools and skills necessary to manage these processes.

Among the study topics in the specialization: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, Growth Strategies (Global and Corporate), Strategic Change Management, Innovation Management in Organizations, Open Innovation Management and Venture Capital, Strategic Simulation for Business, and more.


The program includes a practicum that allows students to integrate into roles in the fields of strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship in order to gain practical experience applying the tools they’ve developed during their studies.

During their practicum, students will engage in incubators and accelerators where they will undergo a variety of practical experiences, including:

  • Experience the process of selecting and supporting ventures such as DriveTLV, Zero21, Lab-Let, Spyre, theDock, and more.
  • Working with innovation departments within established companies such as Osem-Nestlé, Strauss, the European Institute of Innovation & Technology, and more to experience the entire innovation process.
  • Develop experience in company consulting, market analysis, and writing business plans with strategic and business consulting companies such as Innovate Israel, Yissum Strategies, GoNoGo, GPS, Glam Consultants, and more.
I Believe
Shaked Wax Global Technical Sales Manager at IBM
I arrived after 15 years of industry experience and the degree still renewed me. Everything I learned - I applied in my role: strategy, innovative thinking, practical models. Tools that were critical to staying relevant and continuing to grow and succeed in my field
I Believe
Roni Kedar Strategy and Marketing Manager, at STXI Motion
Everything fell into place during the internship. Each lesson managed to challenge the status quo and make me think about how I apply the insights as early as tomorrow morning. Indeed, not a day goes by without the words vision and vocation guiding me in my role and personal life.

Our Program Graduates Speak

"I entered an internship at a crossroads in my career - whether to pursue a military career or embark on an entrepreneurial adventure - and I completed the internship if a clear decision to become an entrepreneur and with the tools necessary to implement that decision"
Aviad Schneiderman
Entrepreneur and CEO, Aura Smart Air
Graduate of the 2018 class
"The studies in the internship merged perfectly for me with leading a move to promote open innovation in society. This internship is the leading in Israel in the field of open innovation in corporations and the ecosystem of entrepreneurship in Israel. Dr. Gil Avnimelech was the right person to connect practical theory to the real world and he did it in a professional and fascinating way."
Limor Gil Sheni
VP of Marketing and Sales, DSV Israel
Graduate of the 2019 class
"Even after 25 years of experience in management and development positions in the Israeli high-tech industry, my studies specializing in strategy and business entrepreneurship have added tools and helped me succeed in a senior management position in the challenging and exciting SpaceIL project."
Eran Schmidt
Deputy Director of the SpaceIL Program
Graduate of the 2014 class

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