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Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership – Practical Information

Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership™

Be succesful in business innovation and product development and prepare your company for the future. CEL™ is a proven 7-month executive program where managers learn how to turn opportunities into profitable businesses.

How to Apply

Admission to the CEL™ Program is exclusively through corporate sponsorship and by invitation only. To arrange an introductory informational meeting please e-mail Program Director Jakob Holst. Your company applies for admission to the program by nominating the team and the business idea project.


The price per participant starts at DKK 95,500 including tuition, meals and materials.

Important Dates

Registration deadline (contracts): May 2019

Program starts: 19 August

Program ends: 12 March 2020

What is CEL™:

  • An intensive, 7-month international program in corporate entrepreneurship running from August to March

  • Milestone based structure

  • Class structure is team based with a maximum of 10 company teams, of 2-3 participants each, working on a new business creation project for their company


The workload for the CEL™ program varies greatly from project to project, but most teams should expect to spend an average of 20 hours/week/person during the program. This includes attending courses, preparation, assignments and work on the advancement of the project.


All educational material is in English and assignment submissions are expected to be in English.


DTU Executive School of Business
Building 421 Entrance C
2800 Kgs. Lyngby (Directions)

DTU Executive is designed specifically for executive programs and is housed in its own building on the DTU campus. The facilities include an amphitheater-shaped auditorium with every modern teaching amenity. The structure and intimacy of the auditorium stimulates dialogue with both the instructor and fellow participants. There is a wireless network throughout the building ensuring pervasive connectivity to the Internet. Separate breakout rooms adjoin the auditorium as well as a café area. In addition to this, DTU Executive has a flexible and multi-purpose dining area.

All About CEL™

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Don't hesitate to contact
Program Director
Anne Malberg Horsager
(+45) 2183 5673

Don't hesitate to contact
Program Coordinator
Marie Buur Madsen
(+45) 4525 6113 

CEL™ Schedule 2019-20

Module 1a & 1b
19-21 August

Module 2a & 2b
16-17 September
9-10 October

Module 3a, 3b & 3c
25-26 November
4-5 December
22-23 January 2020

Module 4a, 4b & 4c
21 January 2020
2 March 2020
11 March 2020

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