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  Master's Program in Design Management - IED Barcelona


Istituto Europeo di Design    Management Lab

Full time January MA 11 months
Business & Management (5) Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Unleash your potential with the Master's Program in Design Management at IED Barcelona. This prestigious programme equips you with the skills to navigate the complex business world, where design plays a pivotal role in driving innovation and change. Through a blend of design thinking, business strategies, and market insights, you will learn to create effective products and services that address today's challenges such as sustainability and diversity. The hands-on approach, led by industry experts, allows you to work on real-industry projects, honing your decision-making skills and fostering innovation. Whether you come from a design, management, or theoretical background, this programme welcomes you to join a diverse community of like-minded individuals. Upon completion, you'll be prepared for a range of exciting career opportunities in design management, brand strategy, innovation, and more. Embrace the power of design in business and shape a successful future with IED Barcelona.

About the course

MISSION AND GOALS

Day after day the business world is becoming more complex to manage with lower and lower margin for errors. In this context the value of a discipline resides in its ability to facilitate better-informed decisions. This highly competitive environment requires knowledge that helps increase effectiveness, knowledge that reduces the number of failures associated to the risk of innovation. As Marketing did in the past, Design is being identified as the next discipline to join the pool of functions required for successful Business Management.

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Entry Requirements

The Master's Program recognizes and welcomes students from a range of backgrounds in design, management and theoretical fields.

Designers of all disciplines (Graphic Design, Product Design and Interior Design), architects, professionals from Business and Management areas, Marketing and Communication are welcome to join the program.

THIS COURSE IS HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE


Fees

€ 24.700,00

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Student Profiles

Marco De Vincenzo

Graduated in 2021

Marco De Vincenzo is a Creative Director and founder of his namesake brand. At twenty-one, the designer joined the creative offices of Fendi, where he currently holds the position of Leather goods Head Designer. In 2009 Marco won the “Who Is On Next” competition organized by Vogue Italia. In 2014, LVMH signed a partnership with Marco leading to international growth for the brand. Today, Marco de Vincenzo is recognized internationally as one of the most innovative and exciting voices in made in Italy fashion. In May 2022, he was appointed Creative Director at ETRO while keeping his collaboration with FENDI.

Assel Akhmidzhanova

Graduated in 2021

After a bachelor in Visual Art in Kazakhstan Assel started working in fashion retail – but she realized that she wanted to deal with art as an organizer. She got enrolled in IED – Master in Arts Management and she started to be more interested in the modern art of the world and of her country.

“IED helped me to make the shift from fashion retail onto modern art. I really loved that our teachers were not only theoretical but practical professionals working in this sphere. We could visit the Uffizi gallery, speak to its General Manager, our teachers organized Pitti Uomo – it was a great opportunity indeed to go deep into the sphere. IED provided collaboration and projects with them. Also IED helped me to meet a lot of interesting creative people”.

Her most significant project by now has been ”Green, Yellow, Red and Green again” exhibition by Almagul Menlibaeva at TSE Art Destination, in Astana. The gallery deals with the analysis and exhibiting of Central Asian art, they often also invite foreign artists. That one was a modern photography, video installation and digital art.

Xueyu Ji

Graduated in 2021

ADI-FAD, the Industrial Design Association linked to FAD (Fostering Arts and Design) invited young, designers who’d recently graduated to submit their Final, Master or Postgraduate Project to participate in the ADI 2022 Awards for the ADI 2022 Medals.

These awards were created in 1976 to build bridges between the academic world and industry. They’re something of a tradition on the Spanish design scene, rewarding a new generation of talent.

The aim is to acknowledge and promote innovative projects, with particular emphasis on the creative process and research; the formal, functional and aesthetic presentation of the final project; the sustainability of the project, its social impact and the appropriate application of technologies and materials.

There are 12 award winners’ medals: 9 bronze, 2 silver and 1 gold.

Two IED Madrid students made the final, winning a silver and the ADI 2022 gold medal.

It’s the most prestigious design award in Spain in the category, as well as being highly acclaimed at international level.


The medals went to:

GOLD, Xueyu Ji for the SWAY project

Sway is a measuring instrument that transforms visual information into auditory information.

It’s designed inclusively for everyone, and especially for blind people. Sway turns visual information into auditory information so a blind person can hear it.

Scholarships

Eligibility

IED supports young creatives through a dedicated set of scholarships, promotions and financial aid.
Select a course typology, check requirements and follow the relevant steps. Ask your advisor for specific information regarding deadlines and further details.


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