Master in Business Innovation in Barcelona

 

GBSB Global Business School’s Master in Business Innovation in Barcelona teaches students how to effectively manage, articulate, and implement innovative systems into business operations. The Master in Business Innovation in Barcelona educates students on how to analyze global industries, to identify markets of uncertainty and change, and to add value to a product or service through innovation. This degree takes a proactive, hands-on approach teaching agile methodologies and creative thinking.

This Master in Business Innovation in Spain will look at design thinking, product innovation, business model design, and knowledge management to prepare students for the challenges that lay ahead. The Master in Business Innovation in Barcelona graduates students capable to meet global demands, to navigate international negotiations, to perform market research, and to act in accordance with sustainable and ethical business practices.

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DEGREE

Master of Arts in Business Innovation
Dual Degree Program with University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC)*

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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

Part Time | Evenings

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TUITION FEES

€9,900

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


GBSB Global Business School Barcelona leader in business innovation

Leading Business School
in the Area of
Innovation & Technologies

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Practical Company Visits
& Meetings with Entrepreneurs

Master in business innovation spain with students from 70 different countries

Students from
70 Different Countries

Master in business innovation Barcelona Innovative Methods

Innovative Methods Such as
Lego Series Plays
& Rapid Prototyping

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Digital Technologies
Integrated Throughout
the Learning Process

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Career Opportunities
at Top Start-ups &
Technology Companies

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

master in business innovation LEADER IN digital EDUCATION accredited by Microsoft

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

master in business innovation LEADER IN Business EDUCATION

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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ADVANCE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:
Gain the competitive edge in business strategy development, negotiations, market analysis and problem solving.

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INCREASE YOUR POTENTIAL IN BUSINESS INNOVATION:
Learn about business model design, intra-entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity, and new product procurement.

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UNDERSTAND INTERCULTURAL BUSINESS PRACTICES:
Obtain the knowledge and understanding needed in multinational business management to effectively communicate and collaborate in international settings.

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DEVELOP DIGITAL SKILLS:
Learn the technical skills required to compete in the business world as it moves towards digitalization.

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PROCURE A NETWORK OF BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS:
Take advantage of GBSB Global’s professional network while studying for your MA in Business Innovation in Barcelona.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Take charge of your future and professional career by earning a Master in Business Innovation in Barcelona. Benefit from a wide range of career development resources offered by GBSB Global from specialized workshops and corporate presentations on campus to career planning & assessment services.

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Career Opportunities with some of
the Best Digital and Technological Companies

Employment At Top Companies

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Core Courses

54 ECTS

BLOCK 1 Core Competencies of Global Managers

The Ethical Dimension of Sustainable Business


Management and International Negotiations


Financial Strategies for Business Development


Understanding the International Macroeconomy


Research Methods in International Business

BLOCK 2 Core Courses in Innovation and Creativity

Design Thinking and Business Model Design


Product Innovation Management


Knowledge Management

BLOCK 3 Marketing Innovations

Intra-Entrepreneurship – Creating Brand Value


Marketing of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Products


Global Marketing

BLOCK 4 Career Development

People Management – Leadership


Global Study Trips (Optional)


Career Workshops and Assessment Sessions (Optional)


Company Presentations (Optional)


Final Project – 6 ECTS
The FINAL PROJECT is an individual assignment that focuses on a specific topic of interest.

 

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 2017- 2018

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 2, 2017
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018

MA Programs
Fall Quarter – October 2, 2017; November 13, 2017
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018; February 19, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018; May 21, 2018

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2017-2018

FALL QUARTER

October 2017 - December 2017

Orientation Days
September 28-29

WEEK 1

October 2 - 6

WEEK 2

October 9 - 13

WEEK 3

October 16 - 20

WEEK 4

October 23 - 27

WEEK 5

Oct. 30 - Nov. 3

WEEK 6

November 6 - 10

WEEK 7

November 13 - 17

WEEK 8

November 20 - 24

WEEK 9

Nov. 27 - Dec. 1

WEEK 10

December 4 - 8

WEEK 11

December 11 - 15

WINTER QUARTER

January 2018 - March 2018

Orientation Day
January 8

WEEK 1

January 8 - 12

WEEK 2

January 15 - 19

WEEK 3

January 22 - 26

WEEK 4

Jan. 29 - Feb. 2

WEEK 5

February 5 - 9

WEEK 6

February 12 - 16

WEEK 7

February 19 - 23

WEEK 8

Feb. 26 - Mar. 2

WEEK 9

March 5 - 9

WEEK 10

March 12 - 16

WEEK 11

March 19 - 23

SPRING QUARTER

April 2018 - June 2018

Orientation Day
April 9

WEEK 1

April 9 - 13

WEEK 2

April 16 - 20

WEEK 3

April 23 - 27

WEEK 4

Apr. 30 - May 4

WEEK 5

May 7 - 11

WEEK 6

May 14 - 18

WEEK 7

May 21 - 25

WEEK 8

May 28 - June 1

WEEK 9

June 4 - 8

WEEK 10

June 11 - 15

WEEK 11

June 18 - 22

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 18 – Jan 7

EASTER BREAK: March 26 - 30

SPRING HOLIDAYS: March 26 - April 8

SUMMER HOLIDAYS: June - October 2018

GRADUATION CEREMONY: June 28, 2018

 

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

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

STEPHEN HARRISON

Academic Background
BSc, Mathematics, Exeter University, UK
MBA, Marketing, University of Phoenix, USA
Master Degree, Marketing, ESERP Business School, Spain

Career Experience
CEO, Gerentes Internacionales S.A., Spain
Independent Consultant/Coach, Spain
Financial & Business Consultant, Spain

JORDI CASTELLS

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Telecommunications Engineering, Polytechnic University of Catalunya, Spain
Master Degree, Research and Market Techniques, Open University of Catalunya, Spain

Career Experience
Co-Founder, CLIMB21, Spain
Tutor, ACC1O, Spain
National Expert, YUZZ, Spain
Certified Lego ® Serious Play ® Facilitator

BERNARDO ESPINOSA

Academic Background
BA, Civil Engineering, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Spain
Master Degree, Environmental Urban Design, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Spain
Master Degree, Environmental Engineering Technology & Environmental Technology, University of Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Founder, North Group LTD, Spain
Founder and General Manager, Stonex Surveying, Mexico, Italy, China
Founder and General Manager, Axis Ingenieria, Mexico

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

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER IN BUSINESS INNOVATION 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)

9,900 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

3,300 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

165 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

3,300 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

4,950 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.
·
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