Master in Digital Business in Barcelona

 

GBSB Global Business School’s Master in Digital Business in Barcelona aims to meet the challenges of the business world which is transforming with the advancements in technology. The Master in Digital Business in Barcelona prepares students to compete in a highly digitalized economy, providing them with skills training in social media, online advertising, digital marketing, big data management and analytics. These competencies give students the cutting edge over their peers.

Lead the transformation and change the way the world conducts business by earning a Master in Digital Business in Barcelona. This Master program offered in Spain and taught entirely in English is one of the most innovative, offering students the most comprehensive education around. GBSB Global’s professors are practicing professionals and provide both experience and insight into the world of digital business by using a range of multimedia teaching techniques and methodologies. Embody the advancements in technology and be the change the world needs today. There is no limit to the success you can achieve earning a Master in Digital Business in Barcelona.

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DEGREE

Master of Science in Digital Business

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DURATION

9 months

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Barcelona

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Full Time
Mornings & Afternoons

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TUITION FEES

€14,640

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


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Two Study Tracks:
Digital Startup or Corporate Challenges

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Faculty with
Industry Experience

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Company Visits

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Students from More
Than 70 Different Countries

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Exclusive Access to Digital Business,
Startup & Tech Events

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Practical Knowledge
Applicable on a Global Scale

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


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

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

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Part of the Microsoft Imagine Academy and offers students official Microsoft certifications

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Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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MANAGERIAL PROFICIENCIES OF WORLDWIDE LEADERS:
Gain confidence exercising presentation skills, corporate ethics, leadership, and international negotiation methods.

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DIGITAL BUSINESS MARKETING STRATEGIES:
Understand the ground rules in digital marketing procedures and learn the tools and techniques regarding UX and how it significantly impacts conversion rates.

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PROCEDURAL STRATEGIES IN DIGITAL BUSINESS:
Learn the business models based on e-commerce and mobile platforms, and gain the applicable skills to effectively use the models in business.

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TACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF DIGITAL BUSINESSES:
Understand the digital strategies disrupting the way traditional business is managed while earning your Master in Digital Business in Barcelona.

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DIGITAL LAW & LEGAL RIGHTS:
Examine the digital rights, also described as legal rights and regulatory restrictions, in a digital business model.

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AGILE METHODOLOGIES & DESIGN THINKING:
Use innovative learning methods to understand the alternatives to traditional project management while studying digital business in Barcelona.

CHOOSE YOUR STUDY TRACK


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CREATING A DIGITAL STARTUP:
Strategize, outline, and direct a professional business plan from square one for a digital startup.

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DIGITAL BUSINESS CHALLENGES:
Support your company, tackling the digital transformation process and provide valuable insight to achieve its goals.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Benefit from GBSB Global Business School’s broad range of resources that will help construct the framework for your professional pursuits in digital business in Barcelona, Spain, Europe or on the international stage. Students studying for their Master in Digital Business in Barcelona get ready for the next stage in their career by participating in professional workshops, corporate business presentations on campus, and career orientation services.

Career Development Workshops, Services Online Directory, Internship Assistance, Finding Employment

Employment At Top Companies

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Optional Intensive Free Spanish Language Course for Beginners

Managerial Competencies of Global Leaders

  • Leadership and Managing Multicultural Teams
  • Ethics and Responsibility
  • Cross-Cultural Negations and Communication

Marketing Strategies of Digital Business

  • Marketing Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • UX & Conversion

Operations Strategies of Digital Business

  • Operations Management
  • Digital Operations

Strategic Management of Digital Businesses in a Global Environment

  • Understanding International Macroeconomy
  • Global Strategy & Management
  • Digital Strategy

Digital Law and the Legal Environment

  • Government & Legal Environment of Business
  • Digital Law

Agile Methodologies and Design Thinking

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Design Thinking

Two Study Tracks to Choose From

Designing a Digital Startup

  • Discovering Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Creativity and Psychology of New Product Development
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Business Plan Design

Digital Corporate Challenges

  • Social Media Management
  • Enabling Gamification through Digital Technologies
  • Big Data
  • Research Methods in International Business

Final Project
A practical project in which the students perform a research on a specific topic of interest in the area of digital business.

 

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 2018- 2019

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/MBA/MSc Programs
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

MA Programs
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018-2019

FALL QUARTER

October 2018 - December 2018

Orientation Days
September 27-28

WEEK 1

October 1 - 5

WEEK 2

October 8 - 12

WEEK 3

October 15 - 19

WEEK 4

October 22 - 26

WEEK 5

Oct. 28 - Nov. 2

WEEK 6

November 5 - 9

WEEK 7

November 12 - 16

WEEK 8

November 19 - 23

WEEK 9

November 26 - 30

WEEK 10

December 3 - 7

WEEK 11

December 10 - 14

ACCA, MOS exams

December 13 - 18

WINTER QUARTER

January 2019 - March 2019

Orientation Day
January 7

WEEK 1

January 7 - 11

WEEK 2

January 14 - 18

WEEK 3

January 21 - 25

WEEK 4

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1

WEEK 5

February 4 - 8

WEEK 6

February 11 - 15

WEEK 7

February 18 - 22

WEEK 8

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1

WEEK 9

March 4 - 8

WEEK 10

March 11 - 15

WEEK 11

March 18 - 22

ACCA, MOS exams

March 21 - 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2019 - June 2019

Orientation Day
April 1

WEEK 1

April 1 - 5

WEEK 2

April 8 - 12

Easter Break

April 14 - 22

WEEK 3

April 23 - 26

WEEK 4

Apr. 29 - May 3

WEEK 5

May 6 - 10

WEEK 6

May 13 - 17

WEEK 7

May 20 - 24

WEEK 8

May 27 - 31

WEEK 9

June 3 - 7

WEEK 10

June 10 - 14

WEEK 11

June 17 - 21

ACCA, MOS exams

June 19 - 26

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 22 – Jan 6

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2019: March 23 - 31

EASTER BREAK 2019: April 14 - 22

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2019: July - October 2019

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019: June 27, 2019

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (January): (Week 3 of Winter term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (April): (Week 3 of Spring term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (June): (during last week of the month)

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

January: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April: 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 22nd: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June: 10th: Monday of Pentecostes(Local), 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgel de la Merce(Local)

October: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

 

FERRAN TEIXES I ARGILES

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Philology, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Master Degree, Economics and Management, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Advisory Board Member, IGNITE Serious Play, Spain
Managing Director, Agrupació Pedagògica Sant Nicolau, Spain
Author of the Book “Gamification – To Motivate by Playing” Editorial UOC, 2015
Certified Lego ® Serious Play ® Facilitator

VICTORIA BALLESTA FERRER

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

CARLES REVILLA CANAS

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, International Trade, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Bachelor Degree, Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Master Degree, International Business and Marketing, Johannes Kepler Universitat Linz, Spain

Career Experience
Digital Strategist, Freelance, Spain
International Digital Marketing Manager, ACC1O, Spain
Export Manager of European Markets, Delta, Spain

JORDI FERNANDEZ ROYO

Academic Background
BA, Business Economics, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
BA, Business Economics, ESADE Business School, Spain
Postgraduate Degree, Digital Marketing, Ramon Llull University, Spain
MBA, Marketing, ESADE Business School, Spain
PhD, Management Sciences in Corporate Marketing and Corporate Strategy, Ramon Llull University, Spain

Career Experience
Deputy Director of Strategic Marketing, Schneider Electric, France
Coordinator of Marketing, EUNCET Business School, Spain
Consulting Partner, Marketing Consulting Agency, Spain

ELENA TECCHIATI

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Psychology, University of Cologne, Germany
Master Degree, Organizational Psychology and Human Resources, University of Ramon Llull, Spain

Career Experience
Coach and Trainer, Liw E.V. & Liw B&T, Bayer Business Services, Germany
Assistant, RHR International, Germany
Advertising and Event Manager, Kat Marketing, Germany

INGE LARSEN

Academic Background
BSc, International Business Administration and Modern Languages, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
MSc, International Business Development, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
MBA, International Business Development, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Career Experience
Co-Founder and Consultant, Incuba Network S.A.C., Peru
Administrator and Commercial Manager, JOKI Export & Import S.A.C., Peru, Germany
Operations Specialist and Financial Claims Analyst, Hewlett-Packard, Spain

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

JULIA SOKOLOVA

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Oxford Brookes University, UK
MBA, ESADE Business School, Spain

Career Experience
ACCA Tutor & Director, ACCADEMIA, Spain
Methodology Expert & Project Manager, Financial Reporting, Mechel, Russia
Corporate Consolidation Manager, JT International, Switzerland
Financial Analyst, JT International, Switzerland

GONZALO MARTIN

Academic Background
BBA, University of London, UK
MSc, Operations Management, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, UOC, Spain
Master Degree, Chinese Business and International Relations, BFSU Intl. School of Business, China

Career Experience
Procurement Representative EMEA, Ecolab, Spain
Indirect Category Manager EMEA, BrightPoint, Spain
Senior Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager, Compo, Germany
Senior Financial Auditor, EY, UK

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER IN DIGITAL BUSINESS IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:

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Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or higher;
be in the process of finalizing your Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent),
or demonstrate a high level of relevant professional experience

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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

Tuition Fee for the Program (60 ECTS credits)

14,640 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

4,880 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

244 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

4,880 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

7,320 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program.

Master´s Program Duration: 3 Quarters = 1 Academic Year

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 is applied as per Terms and Conditions.
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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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