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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): June 2018

Program starts: 20 August 2018

Program ends: 14 March 2019

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 Business 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 Business has a flexible and multi-purpose dining area.

Jakob Holst
Don't hesitate to contact
Executive Director
Jakob Holst
(+45) 4525 6119

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CEL™ Schedule 2018-19

Module 1a & 1b
20-22 August

Module 2a & 2b
24-25 September
10-11 October

Module 3a, 3b & 3c
26-27 November
6-7 December
23-24 January 2019

Module 4a, 4b & 4c
28 February 2019
13-14 March 2019

19 JULI 2018