When a social, corporate or technological model reaches its maturation phase, it comes to a point where what used to work no longer works. Today, innovating in new products, services and processes is still necessary but not enough. In order to keep being competitive there is the need to adapting to a new environment, which has new features and technologies.
Therefore the Master in International Business Innovation (IMBI), does not intend to talk about what innovation is, but prepare you to be able to innovate in a global environment where understanding the importance of new technologies, personal improvement, etc. would allow you to build disruptive Business Models, which would provide new value to the society and greater positioning for your business.
In fact, Innovation is nothing new in itself. Throughout our history as human being we have always innovated. What today is new is the way, the resources, technologies and models with which we face a new, different and global environment.
The Master in International Business Innovation (IMBI) seeks to develop the capabilities and skills of companies staff from different sectors and departments to enable them to respond to the new challenges they face in the current society. An environment that has suffered a structural change needs a different, more entrepreneurial approach.
Therefore, this program is designed for professionals, entrepreneurs, managers, students, and everyone who wants to acquire a new vision and dimension of the current environment and needs to consolidate and develop an innovative mindset to create and manage a business through an innovative leadership.
Throughout the Master in International Business Innovation (IMBI) you will develop all your skills, competencies and your entrepreneurial sense, having to design and develop a Business Innovation Plan, which should be viable in the current market. The Business Innovation Plan will be done in work teams.
Therefore, our goal is that as you go through the master you could be able to consolidate the knowledge learned in your project. Along the master are three mentoring sessions held by experts, who provide guidance and support to project development.
Finally, at the end of the master each team will make a presentation of their project in front of a panel of specialists and experts, who will evaluate them.
ECTS Educational System
The Master in International Business Innovation (MBI) is regulated by the European Credit Transfer System, a system which measures and values the required work to be done by the students in order to acquire all the necessary competences, knowledge, and skills to overcome the different subjects of the Master.
This master has a total of 60 ECTS, equivalent to 1500 hours of student involvement of which 15 ECTS correspond to the completion of the final Master project.
Modules of the Program
The Strategy and creation of business Models
Developing Creativity and Systematic Innovation
Starting a new Business: Leadership, Personal Improvement and Entrepreneurship
New Technologies and Open Source Tools and Technology Transfer and Protection
Project Management and Innovation
Business Game Simulation
Methodology of the Master
The methodology of the Master in International Business Innovation (MBI) is based on active participation of students through our online Campus in many activities, such as analysis and resolution of real business experiences and case studies. Therefore our methodology is based on “learning by doing” methodology.
A new environment requires new ways to the learn and at Barcelona Executive Business School
, if we are different in anything, it is concretely in this.
This program is not intended to theorize about innovation but learn to innovate by focusing the effort on optimizing solutions that had a strong impact on society. Innovation involves adaptation, and this is precisely what this program pursues. We provide participants with methodologies, tools and criteria so that they can manage any aspect in their business.
Furthermore, the master requires a combination of individual and team work, analyzing and resolving different activities, real business experiences, case studies, business simulations, forums, discussions, etc. Not to mention the final Project of the master, which is the backbone of this Master.
Our Professors of the Master in International Business Innovation (MBI), are not academic people, but professional and executive managers, businessmen and entrepreneurs who constantly face situations which ask for them to innovate and create new opportunities.
Resume (CV) Motivation letterPassport or ID copy University or Bachelor DegreeAcademic record (Transcript/Grades)Professional experienceProficiency / Advanced level in English or Spanish skills, depending if you choose to study the master 100% in Spanish or 100% in English, in case it is not your mother tongue.