April 17 2014

Business Management for Engineers (BME)

Individuals who wish to obtain a certificate in Business Management for Engineers must:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree
  • Complete the following core courses:
    • ENG/TE 560: Managing Advanced Technology I (1 hour)
    • ENG/TE 565: Technology Innovation and Strategy (2 hours)
  • Students are required to take one of the following to fulfill their core courses:
    • ENG/TE 460: Lectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship (1 hour)
    • ENG/TE 561: Managing Advanced Technology II (1 hour)
  • Complete any combination of the following elective courses for a total of at least two credit hours:
    • GE 400: Engineering Law (3 hours)
    • ENG/TE 466: High Tech Venture Marketing (2 hours)
    • ENG/TE 566: Finance for Engineering Management (2 hours)
    • Attendance of the Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Workshop (equivalent to 2 hours course credit)
  • Earn at least a B- in each course
  • Submit the following materials to the TEC upon completion of coursework:
    • Application form: Fill Out Application Here
    • Transcript of the courses you’ve completed toward the BME certificate or your course grade report from the Self-Service System
    • Processing fee: $100 check made payable to the University of Illinois


All materials must be submitted to the Technology Entrepreneur Center (TEC):

351 Coordinated Science Laboratory
1308 W. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Attn: Brooke Newell, TEC - Certificate Programs


If you have any questions, please contact Brooke Newell.

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