Curriculum

Disruption and innovation impact all areas of the workforce and fundamentally change how businesses grow. As companies race to innovate in a shifting digital landscape, Hult’s Master of Disruptive Innovation will enable you to link successful business decisions with technological advancement.

Your Master of Disruptive Innovation at a glance

Who is this program for?

After completing a Master of International Business degree, students who want to influence decision making through harnessing technological advancements can earn a Master of Disruptive Innovation degree as part of the Dual Degree Program.

What you’ll learn

As companies like Uber and Airbnb disrupt historical business models and redefine the competitive landscape of their industries, business leaders understand more than ever that harnessing disruptive technologies is critical to drive rapid innovation and maintain relevance. Employers seek candidates with both business and digital acumen. That’s why the Master of Disruptive Innovation degree is designed to equip students with both a business understanding and the knowledge of how people, technology, and digitization impact decision-making.

Why Hult?

At Hult’s centrally located San Francisco campus, you’ll study disruptive innovation just 3 miles from some of the industry’s most influential innovators, including Twitter, Uber, Pinterest, Dropbox, and Yelp. Plus, learn from real- world practitioners who bring theories to life in the classroom. For instance, Hult professor of strategic brand management Pete Boland worked for Microsoft before becoming Senior Vice President at Charles Schwab.

How it works

September

Immersion - 3 weeks

Immersion

Introduction and orientation to launch the program.

Career development

Continuous career assessment, coaching, and advice from dedicated advisors.
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October to December

Module A - 12 weeks

Business Knowledge

Courses designed to teach you the fundamental concepts of business theory.
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Career development continues...

January to April

Module B - 11 weeks Module C - 6 weeks

Business Knowledge continues...

Business Challenge

An extensive group project to solve a challenge for a major corporation or launch your own enterprise.
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Career development continues...

May to August

Module D - 6 weeks
Module E - 6 weeks

Specializations & electives

Elective classes that allow you to customize your program to a specific career.
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Career development continues...

Immersion

3 weeks: Sep

Immersion

Introduction and orientation to launch the program.

Career development

Continuous career assessment, coaching, and advice from dedicated advisors.

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Module A

12 weeks: Oct-Dec

Business knowledge

Courses designed to teach you the fundamental concepts of business theory.

Module B

11 weeks: Jan-Mar

Business Challenge

An extensive group project to solve a challenge for a major corporation or launch your own enterprise.

Module C

6 weeks: Mar-Apr

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Module D

6 weeks: May-Jun

Electives

Elective classes that allow you to customize your program to a specific career.

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Module E

6 weeks: Jul-Aug
To view the full curriculum for the Master of Disruptive Innovation dual degree program commencing September 2017, click here.

Credit structure

Hult awards U.S. degrees. The following chart reflects number of US course credits available per module.

Module    US course credits  
Immersion 6
Module A 12
Module B 12
Module C 6
Module D 6
Module E 6
Total 48

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