Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Barcelona

 

The Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Barcelona is a comprehensive program intended to engage international students invested in learning with the fundamental business practices shaping the world today. Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation students take an in-depth look at global markets and become aware of the cultural implications of doing business in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and other regions worldwide.

The Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Barcelona arms students to tackle the challenges of an often fractionalized, globalized economy and the aptitude to effectively work across borders. The Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Barcelona incorporates modern methodologies, case studies, situational analysis, simulation games, and practical projects into the core curriculum through a pragmatic approach, readying students to meet today’s real-life challenges head on.

Students graduating from GBSB Global with a Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation degree, additionally obtain Level 4 and Level 5 ATHE Extended Diploma in Management, officially recognized by OFQUAL in the UK, which allows students to complete a top-up year in the leading UK universities and earn a double Bachelors’ degree.

The Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Barcelona program offers eight majors:

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DEGREE

Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation

Extended Diploma in Management awarded by ATHE (OFQUAL UK)
Second Bachelor’s Degree from the UK (An Optional Top-Up Year)*

*Top-up Degree Option at the following UK Universities: University of Northampton, University of Derby, University of Worcester, University of Sunderland, Coventry University.

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DURATION

3 years
Optional Top-up Year

Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation languages

LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Barcelona

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Full Time | Daytime

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TUITION FEES

from €5,750 per year
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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


bachelor of business administration in barcelona student diversity

Student Body Representing
More than 70 Nationalities

BA in barcelona Internationally Recognized Certifications

ACCA and Microsoft
Certifications on Top
of Your Degree

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Focus on Innovation
and Technology

Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in barcelona Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities
with Multinational Companies

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Practical Group
Projects and Lectures

BA barcelona faculty with experience

Multicultural Faculty
with Industry Experience

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


Fully accredited by ASIC approved by Ofsted and an affiliate of ENQA

bachelor of business administration Barcelona ASIC accredited

Accredited as ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education) centre, an awarding organization in the UK

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Awarded as a Four Stars Business School by QS Ranking System

BA in Barcelona Awarded as a Four Stars by QS Ranking System

The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education

bachelor of business administration in Barcelona LEADER IN digital EDUCATION accredited by Microsoft

Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

BA in Barcelona LEADER IN Business EDUCATION

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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BE IN DEMAND:
Acquire the knowledge and skills in one of the most central, dynamic yet stable fields today with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Barcelona.

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IMPROVE YOUR INNOVATIVE POTENTIAL:
Take courses on design thinking, creativity, and the psychology of new product development. Be at the forefront of innovation and strive to create change.

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EMBRACE NEW OPPORTUNITIES:
Direct your studies and career in the direction you feel most driven to succeed. With eight in-demand specializations, invest in the career path that is right for you.

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GAIN THE TOOLS TO BE HIGHLY COMPETITIVE:
Obtain the hard skills like accounting, information technologies, and financial analysis, in addition to developing the increasingly valuable soft skills such as leadership, people management, and organizational communications that will make you more marketable.

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BUILD A GLOBAL NETWORK:
Earn a Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Barcelona degree and benefit from GBSB Global’s professional relationships and connections across borders and industries.

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DEVELOP A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE:
Gain the aptitude and ability to traverse financial markets, international and domestic trade, and the multi-faceted legal arena in business.

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SPECIALIZE IN WHAT INTERESTS YOU:
You can prepare for your future ideal career by specializing in one of the business areas. Choose from: Digital Entrepreneurship, Management, Digital Communication & PR, Digital Marketing, Finance & FinTech, Fashion & Luxury Business, Sports and eSports Management.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Invest in your future self by earning your Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Barcelona and take your career to an uncharted level. GBSB Global Business School in Spain offer support to help students plan and achieve career success in Europe and around the world. Take advantage of the wide range of career development services GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona offers from professional workshops and corporate presentations on campus to career evaluation resources.

Benefit from Career Development Workshops and Exclusive Company Visits During Your Bachelor Studies

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Year 1 (60 ECTS)

Core Courses

Customer Relationship Management

Business Environment

Communication Skills

Business Law

Marketing Mix

People in Organizations

Resource Management

Entrepreneurship

Finance for Managers I

Spanish Language & Additional Workshops

Optional Spanish Language (A1)

Year 2 (60 ECTS)

Core Courses

Business Organizations in a Global Context

People Management

Business Ethics

Planning a New Business Venture

Managing Communication

Finance for Managers II

Research Project

Marketing Principles and Practice

Specialization Courses

A student will complete three courses corresponding to Bachelor specialization.

Year 3 (60 ECTS)

Core Courses

Professional and Career Development

Innovative and Creative Thinking

Corporate Finance

Disruptive Technologies for Innovation and Change

Specialization Courses

A student will complete three courses corresponding to Bachelor specialization.

BA Undergraduate Dissertation

The Bachelor Undergraduate Dissertation allows students to reflect and integrate their learning over their three years of study, and create an original work in an area of their interest related to the major. The BA Undergraduate Dissertation represents the student’s integration of theoretical constructs drawn from course work, application of theory and the mastery of academic skills.


Specialization Courses

Digital Entrepreneurship

Valuating and Fundraising a Digital Start-up


E-Commerce Development


Knowledge Management and Learning Organisations


Talent Management in the Digital Era


Design Thinking and Agile Methodology for Innovation


Social Entrepreneurship

Fashion and Luxury Business

Sustainable Fashion and Luxury


Digital Branding


Recreation, Leisure and Wellness Business


Fashion & Luxury Marketing


Event Management & Sponsoring


Management of Retail and Electronic Distribution Channels

Management

Communication Strategies & Media Planning


E-commerce Management


Employment & Labor Law


Sales Management


Reputation & Relationship Management


Financial Statement Analysis

Finance & FinTech

Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning


Investments


Advanced Issues in Accounting


Foundations of FinTech


FinTech in Banking: Challenges and Opportunities


Investor Relations

Sports and eSports Management

Digital Marketing Strategy


Talent Management


Sports Analytics


Event Coordination & Sponsoring


Premium Brand Management


Sports Marketing

Digital Marketing

Digital Branding


Management of Retail and Electronic Distribution Channels


Pricing Strategies and Digital Products


E-Commerce Development


Sales Management


Consumer Behaviour and Emerging Technologies

Digital Communication & PR

Digital Branding


Digital Communication Strategies and Digital Media


Principles of Public Relations


Visual Communications for Digital and Offline Channels


Reputation and Relationship Management in the Digital Era


Investor Relations

 

GBSB Global Business School uses the quarter system where there are four 10 week study periods (or quarters) during the year. Students are expected to attend three quarters, but may attend all four quarters (including summer quarters) to graduate sooner. Summer quarters are available based on the number of students signed up.

STARTING DATES ACADEMIC YEAR 2021- 2022

Our flexible approach to education and unique curricular design allows new students to start their studies in the beginning of each academic quarter. The starting dates for new undergraduate and graduate students are the following:

BBA/MA/MSc Programs
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2021
Winter Quarter – January 10, 2022
Spring Quarter – April 19, 2022

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2021-2022

FALL QUARTER

September 2021 - December 2021

Orientation Day
Oct 1 (BCN), Sept 30 (MAD)

Pre-Weeks (MBA)

Sept. 20 - Oct. 1

WEEK 1

October 4 - 8

WEEK 2

October 11 - 15

WEEK 3

October 18 - 22

WEEK 4

October 25 - 29

WEEK 5

November 1 - 5

WEEK 6

November 8 - 12

WEEK 7

November 15 - 19

WEEK 8

November 22 - 26

WEEK 9

Nov. 29 - Dec. 3

WEEK 10

December 6 - 10

WEEK 11

December 13 - 17

Defense Week

December 20 and 21

Christmas Holidays

Dec. 22 - Jan. 9

WINTER QUARTER

January 2022 - March 2022

Orientation Day
January 10

WEEK 1

January 10 - 14

WEEK 2

January 17 - 21

WEEK 3

January 24 - 28

WEEK 4

Jan. 31 - Feb. 4

WEEK 5

February 7 - 11

WEEK 6

February 14 - 18

WEEK 7

February 21 - 25

WEEK 8

Feb. 28 - March 4

WEEK 9

March 7 - 11

WEEK 10

March 14 - 18

WEEK 11

March 21 - 25

Defense Week

Mar. 28 - Apr. 1

Global Study Trip

March 25 (Tentative)

Spring Holidays

April 2 - 18

SPRING QUARTER

April 2022 - June 2022

Orientation Day
April 19

WEEK 1

April 19 - 22

WEEK 2

April 25 - 29

WEEK 3

May 2 - 6

WEEK 4

May 9 - 13

WEEK 5

May 16 - 20

WEEK 6

May 23 - 27

WEEK 7

May 30 - June 3

WEEK 8

June 6 - 10

WEEK 9

June 13 - 17

WEEK 10

June 20 - 24

WEEK 11

June 27 - July 1

Defense Week

July 4 - 8

Graduation Ceremony

July 11 (tentative)

Summer Holidays

July - September

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: December 22 - January 9

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2022: April 2 - 11

 

 

JOSEP BOSCH

Academic Background
Bachelor and Master Degree, Journalism, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Head of Media, World Trade Organization, Switzerland
Spokesman and Information Officer, World Trade Organization, Switzerland
Geneva Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, Switzerland
Hong Kong and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, China
Tokyo Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, Japan
Correspondent, Efe, UK

VICTORIANO TRAVIESO MORALES

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Law, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
PG DIP, Legal Studies, Contractual, Conveyancing, Trusts & Equities, European Competition Law, Criminal Law, Commendation, London South Bank University, UK
Postgraduate Degree, Legal Practice, BPP Law School, UK

Career Experience
Senior Spanish Lawyer and English Solicitor, Gimbrere International Advocaten, S.L.P., Spain
Practicing English Solicitor, Stepinlaw Abogados, Spain
Spanish Lawyer and English Solicitor, De Haan & Mulder, S.L.P., Spain

FERRAN TEIXES

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Philology, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Master Degree, Economics and Management, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Certified Lego ® Serious Play ® Facilitator

Career Experience
Advisory Board Member, IGNITE Serious Play, Spain
Managing Director, Agrupació Pedagògica Sant Nicolau, Spain

ARIANNA MAZEO

Academic Background
BA, Sociology and Communication, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Master Degree, Education and ICT, University of Catalunya, Spain
Master Degree, European Policies, Digital Creativity and Design Innovation, University Roma Tre, Italy

Career Experience
Senior Managing Director of Master’s Degree in Design and Communication, ELISAVA, Spain
Director, Desis Lab ELISAVA/ Desis Network, Spain

XAVIER BERNARD

Academic Background
BA, International Marketing, EDHEC Business School, France
MBA, International Marketing, EDHEC Business School, France
MA, Mountain & Rural Development, University of Toulouse, France

Career Experience
Managing Director, Pyrenees Working Community, Spain
Project Manager, European Cooperative Society, Spain
Consultant, Technologic Forest Center, Spain

VICTORIA BALLESTA

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Law, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
MBA, ESADE Business School, Spain
MBA, Exchange Program, UCLA, USA
MA, Digital Marketing & Inbound Marketing, IEBS Business School, Spain
PhD, Civil Law, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Founder & Manager, Victoria’s Cakes, Spain
Marketing & Digital Manager, CLB/Teknon/Ruber Internacional/Inmaculada, Spain
Marketing & Trade Marketing Manager/Business Development Manager, Omega Pharma, Spain

REYNALD NAULLEAU

Academic Background
BA, SKEMA Business School, France
MSc, Strategic Tourism Management, SKEMA Business School/European School of Management, France

Career Experience
CEO & Founder, ZGOAT, France
Area Manager, Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, France
Sales Manager, Louvre Hotels, France

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND DIGITAL INNOVATION IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:

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The entry profile should include one of the following:

  • A GCE Advanced level profile with achievement in 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
  • Other related level 3 subjects
  • Other equivalent international qualifications (high school diploma)
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Have a high level of English language

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Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

On Campus

Blended
1st term Online

Online

Registration Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)

200 EUR

200 EUR

200 EUR

Administrative Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)

950 EUR

950 EUR

950 EUR

Tuition Fee for One Academic Year (60 ECTS Credits)

8,750 EUR

6,750 EUR

5,750 EUR

The above mentioned tuition fees are applicable for students who start their studies from October 2021 onwards.

All tuition fees are the same for EU and non-EU students.

Tuition fees for visiting students: 165 EUR per 1 ECTS credit or 2,917 EUR per Quarter (20 ECTS credits).

Bachelor´s Program Duration: 9 Quarters = 3 Academic Years

A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.
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If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee of 5% of the remaining tuition amount will be charged.
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Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
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Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
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Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

 
 

WHY BARCELONA


GBSB Global Business School Barcelona Campus first in europe

Barcelona is a 1st in Europe
for quality of life and
clearness of environment

(European Cities Monitor 2011, 2012 Quality
of Life City Rankings - Mercer Survey)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona second place in europe for business center

Barcelona is a 2nd Place in Europe
(after London) for beign promoted
as a business center

(European Cities Monitor 2011)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona 1,6 million residents

Million Residents in Barcelona
(2016)

GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona mediterranial climate

Barcelona has a typical Mediterranean
climate
with mild winters
and warm, sunny summers

GBSB Global Barcelona 2,342 mobile industry companies

international companies (that work
in the mobile industry) come

to the yearly World Mobile Congress in Barcelona

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