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 Master Program (university-specific) 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

Afternoons & Evenings

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TUITION FEES

Upon Request

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

master business innovation ASIC accredited

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.

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

Employment At Top Companies

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Become a Leader & a Global Manager

Transversal Competencies of Global Leaders

  • Communication, Time Management & Leadership
  • Ethics & Responsibility

Design, Innovate and Learn What It Takes to Create & Manage Innovative Business Models and Products

Design Thinking & Business Model Design

(Lego® Serious Play® Workshop & Meetings with Managers *)

Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean & XP

(Agile Methodologies Workshop & Meetings with Managers *)

Product Innovation Management & New Product Development (NPD)

(Rapid Prototyping Workshop *)

Participate in Transformation Processes & Make the Best Use of Knowledge (the Engine that Propels Innovative Business)

Knowledge Management & Business Intelligence

(Meetings with Managers *)

Digital Transformation & Technologies

  • Strategic Management of Technology
  • Digital Transformation & Change Management

(Learning-by-doing: a consultancy study conducted by students and involving a real digital transformation case)

Take Innovations to the Market & Learn About Project Management in Intra- and Entrepreneurship Settings

Marketing of Innovations

Project Development & Finance

  • Financial Strategies for Business Development
  • Entrepreneurial Project Management

Capstone Master Project:
A practical group project in which the students perform an organizational analysis or audit, a case study or original research on a specific topic of interest.

* Workshops are subject to change. Meetings with managers involve guest speaker lectures on campus as well as practical visits to companies; the number of such meetings may vary.

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)

 

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)

Upon Request

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.
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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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