FULL TIME - 2 + 1 YEARS
PART TIME - 4 YEARS + UP TO 2 YEARS
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Discover the art of new product ideation, understand global markets, and unravel the essence of digital start-ups with GBSB Global's Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation with Digital Entrepreneurship in Madrid.
This intensive three-year program is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs and future business leaders who seek innovative solutions to today's societal challenges. The BA teaches students to thrive on diverse digital platforms, using real-world business concepts from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America to address common business problems and develop solutions. Students delve into the intricacies of planning, innovation, and sustainable business practices. Armed with this comprehensive knowledge, graduates are well prepared to enter the business world the day after graduation.
Throughout this innovative BA program, students are encouraged to specialize in their areas of interest while receiving a comprehensive business education with a digital focus. The program explores the latest trends in digital innovation, reinforces theoretical knowledge with practical experience, cultivates agile thinking, and seamlessly adapts to the new remote reality shaping today's world.
GBSB Global Business School is pending its accreditation with the Department of Education, Science and Universities in Madrid, Spain to deliver Undergraduate Higher Diploma in Business Administration and Digital Innovation (120 ECTS, EQF/MQF Level 5) face-to-face from our campus in Madrid, Spain. Once you’ve obtained your Undergraduate Higher Diploma in Business Administration and Digital Innovation, tailor your final year to your needs, culminating in your Bachelor (B.A.) of Business Administration and Digital Innovation with Digital Entrepreneurship (180 ECTS, EQF/MQF Level 6) delivered by GBSB Global Business School either online, in Malta, or go to our campus in Barcelona to combine your online studies with an additional Diploma in Applied Business Innovation.
YEAR 1 & 2
International Immersion, Study Abroad, and Multi-Campus Experience
RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
GBSB Global is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in the USA
GBSB Global is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) in the UK
Awarded as a Five Star Program by QS Ranking System
GBSB Global Business School has been ranked by Forbes in its 2022 List of Best Business Schools in Spain
Aidan McKevitt, USA
Answering the question "Do you think a business degree helped you start a business?", Aidan believes his degree significantly contributed when he aimed to establish a structured and enduring company. It instilled the confidence necessary to communicate with legal, financial experts, and team members effectively, ensuring he was well-informed and not taken advantage of when outsourcing. He acknowledges that GBSB Global's education played a key role in this transformation.
Being an American launching a business in Spain, his international experiences and interactions with people from diverse backgrounds gave him the self-assurance to thrive in an international work environment, communicate effectively, and understand the nuances of managing various cultures. Ultimately, his business degree, complemented by GBSB Global's global perspective, set the stage for informed decision-making and a deep understanding of international business dynamics, not only facilitating the initiation of his entrepreneurial journey but ensuring its enduring success in the global marketplace.
Take advantage of industry visits and workshops led by experts in the field.
Learn from real entrepreneurs and business owners.
Get exclusive access to startup and venture capital events.
Get started by creating a practical business plan.
Start your own business or join an innovative startup.
Enjoy a diverse student body (150+ nationalities).
Transform the world incrementally, one idea at a time. If you aspire to ignite your entrepreneurial drive, the Business Bachelor with Entrepreneurship in Madrid is where innovative concepts become tangible realities.
The Business Bachelor program with Entrepreneurship is a comprehensive 180 ECTS credit curriculum, integrating essential business principles with specialized courses in entrepreneurship. This program encompasses modules on various subjects such as business ethics, marketing, accounting, finance, and other specialized topics, ranging from international talent management to digital business law and the strategic management of digital innovation.
Attaining the Business Bachelor degree with a focus on Digital Entrepreneurship in Madrid will elevate you into a highly sought-after specialist, capable of showcasing profound and game-changing business expertise that will shape the future of business practices. Graduates acquire the skills to launch their ventures through hands-on training in real-world situations, fostering innovative and adaptable thinking.
YOUR BACHELOR JOURNEY AT A GLANCE
+ Department of Education, Science and Universities in Madrid
|Undergraduate Higher Diploma in Business Administration and Digital Innovation (120 ECTS, EQF/MQF Level 5)|
|Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation (180 ECTS, MQF/EQF Level 6)|
+ Private Professional Diploma (GBSB Global Spain)
Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation
(180 ECTS, MQF/EQF Level 6)
+ Diploma in Applied Business Innovation (GBSB Global Spain)
PROGRAM STRUCTURE AND POSSIBLE EXIT AWARDS:
- Global Business Environment (7 ECTS)
- Business Communication (6 ECTS)
- Introduction to Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation (7 ECTS)
- Fundamentals of Marketing in the Digital Era (13 ECTS)
- Principles of Accounting (7 ECTS)
- Business Law in a Digital Context (7 ECTS)
- Business Math and Statistics (13 ECTS)
Possible Exit Award
- Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration and Digital Innovation
(32 ECTS, EQF/MQF Level 5)
- Undergraduate Diploma in Business Administration and Digital Innovation
(60 ECTS, EQF/MQF Level 5)
- Strategic Management of Enterprise and Digital Innovation (13 ECTS)
- Managerial Accounting (6 ECTS)
- Leadership and Organizational Behaviour (6 ECTS)
- Starting a New Digital Business (7 ECTS)
- Business Economics (7 ECTS)
- Business Research Methods (6 ECTS)
- Three units corresponding to a chosen specialization area
Possible Exit Award
- Undergraduate Higher Diploma in Business Administration and Digital Innovation
(120 ECTS, EQF/MQF Level 5)
- Professional and Career Development (6 ECTS)
- Innovative and Creative Thinking (4 ECTS)
- Corporate Finance (7 ECTS)
- Disruptive Technologies for Innovation and Change (13 ECTS)
- Three units corresponding to a chosen specialization area
- Undergraduate Dissertation (15 ECTS)
- Bachelor (B.A.) of Business Administration and Digital Innovation with Digital Entrepreneurship
(180 ECTS, MQF/EQF Level 6)
BUSINESS BACHELOR WITH DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
IN MADRID SPECIALIZATION UNITS
- 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
Please download the Course Outline below for full program details including module learning outcomes, learning hours, teaching, learning and assessment methods, grading system and pass rates.
Understand professional theoretical and practical knowledge related to business administration, including both broad knowledge in the field of business administration and a significant degree of specialized managerial knowledge in digital innovation;
Possess advanced professional knowledge of business administration and digital innovation in a specific industry or functional area chosen as an elective in the undergraduate program;
Critically understand approaches to fostering a culture of digital innovation within an organization through talent and knowledge management, and incorporating the values of entrepreneurship, continuous learning, and digital transformation into the organization's strategic goals;
Understand the management methods and digital technologies required in the complex and challenging global business environment, innovation in the methods and technologies used, and the impact of digital technologies on individuals and societies;
Demonstrate a professional understanding of digital business issues and how they can be interpreted through different theoretical approaches;
Critically understand the principles contained in the Agenda for Sustainable Development, as defined by UNESCO, as they relate to social welfare, business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
Gathers and interprets relevant data on problems, obstacles, and opportunities facing international organizations to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, technological, scientific, or ethical issues for the purpose of evaluating alternative approaches and strategies an organization may adopt to meet stakeholder needs and minimize risk within changing internal and external environments;
Conducts research on business and digital innovation issues that may relate to general business and innovation processes or to a specific business function or digital technology, requiring familiarity with a range of data, research sources and appropriate methodologies;
Demonstrates innovative theoretical and practical responses to the management of strategic, operational, and transformational processes by which an organization plans and coordinates the use of resources and innovation efforts with the overall goal of securing or maintaining competitive advantage;
Works effectively as a member of a team, continually reflecting on the group process to evaluate the management of projects and people;
Demonstrates innovation in managing intra-entrepreneurial processes and strategies to design a digital product or service by assessing the commercial viability of digital technologies and business opportunities and by planning, organizing, and executing a project or new venture;
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of digital tools for business and innovation purposes in multiple media and modes (autonomous, collaborative, exploratory, design).
Engage in critical thinking in the areas of business administration and digital innovation, demonstrating independent thinking and problem solving supported by evidence-based reasoning;
Manage complex professional activities in an efficient and professional manner to implement managerial decisions, taking into account the organizational context along with various constraints;
Demonstrate administrative design and resources in the elaboration of social, ethical, innovative and international approaches to complex management and digital business situations, and take responsibility for their consequences;
Demonstrate creativity and initiative in the development of digital transformation and digital intra-enterprise projects, liaising and collaborating with others to achieve a high level of team performance;
Have developed the learning skills necessary to continue professional development in business management and digital innovation by critically assessing personal strengths and weaknesses and keeping abreast of relevant management and digital business technologies, ideas, and practices;
Have developed the digital literacy and digital technology skills necessary to access learning opportunities and pursue leadership careers in dynamic, innovative digital organizations.
Master the art of strategic business planning while gaining expertise in innovation and sustainable practices. Equip yourself to be a seasoned professional who can effectively pitch businesses to potential investors.
With our G-Accelerator startup mentorship and training program, launch your own venture while earning your degree, or choose a rewarding career in a multinational corporation where you can advance to mid- or C-level management.
Use your skills to turn breakthrough ideas into actionable plans, tackle challenges as an experienced management consultant, manage accounts and pursue new business opportunities, or delve into research and development. With your deep understanding of business concepts, procedures, and practices, the possibilities are endless.
JOBS YOU CAN LAND WITH BUSINESS BACHELOR
WITH DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
THE SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES VARIES, BUT THOSE
ARE THE MOST COMMON TASKS YOU WOULD DO AS A:
SOFTWARE PRODUCT MANAGER
- Create, construct, or upkeep a fresh or current website or application
- Compose and develop programming languages, oversee tools, generate content, administer applications, and handle digital media
- Revise, compose, or craft website materials, while guiding team members engaged in content creation
- Supervise security, usability, and strategic efficiency
BUSINESS DIRECTOR- DIGITAL STRATEGY
- Establish and guide the company's evolution
- Concentrate on shaping the overarching strategy, identifying and assessing new investment opportunities, and aiding in the execution of the strategy across the entire enterprise and various business divisions
- Key areas of significance encompass digital payments and e-commerce, digital identity, technological platforms, and the advancement of cutting-edge technologies like machine learning, AI, and blockchain
DIGITAL PRODUCT MANAGER
- Excel in a setting that places a high premium on collaboration and transparency
- Uplift the team, recognizing that innovation is fueled by diverse perspectives
- Engage in the product lifecycle, involving research, development, engineering, manufacturing, launch, and distribution
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
- Comprehend the company's operational methods, protocols, and fundamental principles
- Provide observations and key findings derived from the collected data
- Generate meticulously crafted reports and in-depth analyses of the subject matter
ADMISSION AND FEES
To qualify for admission to the Business Administration and Digital Innovation undergraduate program in Madrid, you must have the following profile:
The entry profile should include one of the following:
- A/S or A levels at the appropriate level or Matriculation Certificate Exam with three subject exams with grades of A, B, C or D
- International Baccalaureate Diploma with 34 points or Mathematics with a minimum grade of 4 (HL/SL) and one program-related subject with a minimum grade of 4 (HL/SL);
- GCSE/IGSCE "O" Levels: five subject exams with grades A, B, C or D and A/S or A Levels: three subject exams with grades A, B, C or D
- AP Program
- Other high school diploma or equivalent (other education systems)
Proof of proficiency in English:
- English as a native language
- TOEFL - Minimum score: 213 (computer-based), 79/80 (internet-based), or 550 (paper-based)
- IELTS - minimum score: 6.0 Cambridge ESOL
- Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Minimum score: C
- English as the language of instruction during previous studies in the formal education system Internal English level test at GBSB Global
Candidates must complete all required admission forms and submit all required documentation
Online + Barcelona
|Application Fee||100 €|
|Registration Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €||200 €|
|Administrative Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)||950 €||950 €||950 €||950 €||950 €|
|Tuition Fee for One Academic Year (60 ECTS Credits)**||10750 €||10750 €||Fee Valid in Malta at the Time||10750 €|
|Optional Diploma in Applied Business Innovation (ABI)||1900 €|
*Fees apply to students who begin their studies on campus. Please note that fees will remain the same should the student choose to complete their education online for the remainder of the 3-year program.
**Fees apply to students starting in the 2023-2024 academic year.
All tuition fees are the same for EU and non-EU students.
*Failure to pay by the due date will result in a penalty fee of 5% of the remaining tuition. Payments are accepted online or by bank transfer (fees may apply).
*Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials. Students wishing to participate in Global Study Trips may do so for an additional fee.