Masters Programs in Innovation

Compare 86 Masters Programs in Innovation

Innovation

Students pursuing a master’s degree in innovation are seeking to advance their education in the business field. This course of study allows creative thinkers to gain additional knowledge to support and further develop their ability to keep businesses competitive in a constantly changing economic and social environment.

 

What is a Master in Innovation? A master program in innovation answers the increasing need for cutting-edge strategies in management and advertising. Changing technologies and the broadening scope of the global market require experts who can interpret social trends and diverse cultures to enhance company growth. Innovation professionals also spawn new business ideas, develop original product lines and redefine existing goods and services to give industry a fresh insight into the needs and desires of consumers.

 

The benefits of the program include development of creative thinking in focused applications. The student learns how to study social elements and market trends and integrate them into strategies for company growth. Rather than imparting static knowledge, the courses equip students to continuously draw information from global sources and become leaders in advancement.

 

Cost for a degree will vary according to course program and location of the college or university. Students should investigate global options to find the curriculum that best suits their interests and needs.

 

Careers in the field are growing with the continuing challenge of remaining competitive. Innovation experts are in high demand in management, marketing, product development and creation of new business. Graduates may work as part of integrated teams within a corporation or be engaged as independent consultants to observe current practices and create strategies for improvement. The advanced understanding of the economic advantages of technology and the ability to stay abreast of changes make the innovation professional a valuable asset to any business.

 

To investigate the world-wide options of advancing your career through a Master in Innovation, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

 

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MA In Design And Product Development

Escuela Superior de Diseño de Barcelona
Online Full time 12 months November 2017 Spain Barcelona

Meet the tools necessary for the generation of a product from the first contact with the company through the different stages of development. [+]

Masters in Innovation. How should an object? Think how it must have, for example, a chair, without having assessed before anything that affects our future chair itself, or in essence, the idea of ​​"gimmick" to support the buttocks; not only would like to start the cart before the horse, we would risk that it would be useless. Would he then meet our "gimmick" your goal? Clearly, an object must be beautiful to generate attraction to the potential consumer; but what value would generate a more beautiful chair, if uncomfortable, does not fit well with the table, mars the pavement when I move, does not fit the budget of the company, ... Worthless. Whenever not clearly specify the briefing we had to do an uncomfortable chair; for example, for a visitor not feel at ease and leave quickly. In this master's degree in product design propose understand how not the objective, but as a consequence. When all factors to consider (business, social context, target audience, usability, functionality, ...) are determined and analyzed by the student, the form will cease to be somewhat arbitrary. The program provides industrial design tools needed for the generation of a product from the first contact with the company through the different stages of development. GOALS The main objectives of this program are: To provide the knowledge and skills to create new objects. Training the ability to create creative, formally and conceptually innovative products. Learn to make and justify decisions that affect the outcome. Develop their own methodologies for the design process. Selecting the optimal methodology for each process. Selecting material and suitable production process for the product designed. Anticipate and solve production problems. Master the technical language of materials, processes and linkages. 3d generate agile physical volumes that serve to make the necessary changes in the project according to the analyzes of the pieces. Using digital modeling tools for communicating ideas and projects and for technical decision-making. Manage phases of a project. Calculate fees and budgets. Negotiate confidentiality agreements and collaboration with companies. Understand and define a briefing. CURRICULUM The Master in Design and Product Development is structured from the following areas and subjects that provide students with the knowledge and tools to project: Conceptual area Research and user experience analysis tools project context that may help students to identify opportunities and problems linked to the product will be introduced. Since creativity involved in the design process is impossible to create a methodology that paute the process and following it effectively guarantee us a successful outcome; but we can use different methods to help us project efficiently and locate areas for innovation. user-product relationships and user-context will arise. The course will help students to express themselves and understand the design vocabulary. cross readings He proposes a quick immersion in the creative world. A subject of projective character that aims to teach students to look at the world around you with different eyes; reading, interpreting, constantly questioning. Encouraging the student faces the project with the same active and critical attitude. It will analyze why and how objects are born; giving value to those objects that have a strong conceptual load and an intimate relationship with the user, these two factors that ultimately determine the shape. Management area Project management The design process and communication with companies from the point of view of management, conceptual and practical level to be addressed. Since contact with the company to exit the product to market, the student through the different phases of the project, legal nuances and economic conditions will be guided. Being familiar with the steps of the project, the student will have the ability to manage time and resources. Representation area 3D modeling / CAD the student will be initiated in the use of SolidWorks for 2D sketching and modeling parameterized 3D solid. Creating complex parts and assemblies. 3D rendering Prepare in 3dStudio MAX and VRay for rendering scenarios modeled parts: learn to light, place cameras, create materials and apply maps. graphic communication tools They are included in this course tools that help students in the correct communication of the projects; laying the groundwork for the preparation of clear, explanatory and attractive to serve the idea to communicate graphic documents. basic practices of photography, layouts, typography, graphics resources will be made, etc. Production area Materials and transformation processes (I) - Plastics, ceramic / glass the student will be introduced in the processes of transformation of plastics, ceramics and glass. We study the most common processes, highlighting the technical requirements, production volumes, fixed costs as well as the most important plastics. Composites and discuss the advantages of nanotech materials. Materials and transformation processes (II) - metals, woods the student will be introduced in the transformation processes of metals and woods. We study the most common processes, highlighting the technical requirements, production volumes and fixed costs. area Proyectual Projects (I) - The importance of the concept Projects I develop the creative capacity of students and motivate their taste for innovation, developing fresh, brief and agile projects. The projects in this subject generated creativity precedence over all other valuable aspects. conceptually strong products implementing the subjects learned in the conceptual area will be searched. focus on verbal communication and presentation of first ideas and projects will be provided. Projects (II) - The origin of form Projects II will implement restrictions linked to projects for companies with specific and limited brienfings. The projects emphasize the importance of decision-making at different stages of the design process. The student will become familiar with the formal work and understand where form arises, nothing random. While the concept projects I primábamos against other aspects; at this stage we experience the need for formalization consistent with studies and analyzes conducted before project start. focus on verbal communication and presentation of first ideas and projects will be provided. Master Thesis The final master project involves the realization by the student of a project that acquired skills in all subjects taught in the master apply. The subjects should not function as separate entities. The student will not be assimilated knowledge taught if you do not have the ability to apply learning to throughout the year in a practical project. The curriculum is divided into four modules. The materials that make up the curriculum are distributed as follows: SUBJECTS ECTS Conceptual Area - Research and User Experience 5 Conceptual area - Cross Readings 5 Area Management - Project Management 5 Projects I - - Projects Area Importance of Concept 5 Representation area - Graphic Communication Tools 5 / td> Representation area - 3D Modeling / CAD 5 Representation area - 3D rendering 5 Projects II - - Project Area The Origin of Form 5 Production area - Materials and Processes of Transformation I - Plastics, Ceramics / Glass 5 Production area - Materials and Processes of Transformation II - Metals, Woods 5 Projects Area - Final Master Project 10 TOTAL ECTS 60 Requirements  Recommended profile This Master is aimed at people who have the following profile: Graduates in Design Engineers in Industrial Design Fine Arts graduates architects Graduates in the fields of engineering, technology, production or design university professors in the fields of engineering, technology, production or design. professional profiles with experience in this area In cases where the student accredits previous higher education to a process of accreditation of university degree, the Academic Committee will evaluate the CV and portfolio of the candidate and the curriculum completed, which should maintain a reasonable equivalence with existing studies degree in the same area. Degree People who pass the program evaluation will obtain a double degree: Course at ESdesign - Superior School of Design Barcelona Course at the International University of Valencia, who credited them as professionals in the specialty studied. Career prospects Students taking this Master can develop their career in the following areas: Industrial design studies technical and innovation departments Packaging 3D Modeler Materials Research Free-lance professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, startup company ... [-]

Master's in Management

ESMT Berlin
Campus Full time 22 months September 2017 Germany Berlin Region

©Beginning in September 2015, ESMT offers an exciting, new and international master's program for beginning professionals who show outstanding potential. [+]

ESMT's Master's in Management (MIM) bridges your talent and tomorrow's business.

The Master’s in Management is a 22-month, pre-experience program, designed to teach students how to enhance analytical and technological skills, developed in undergraduate work, and use them in an applied business management setting. The program is designed for students from an analytical or quantitative (science, technology, engineering, economics, finance, mathematics or business) background, who have a maximum of two years work experience.

The ESMT Master's in Management program combines applied work in companies with high-quality coursework and research on the latest business management theories. Admitted students use the time at ESMT to gain valuable knowledge and interdisciplinary experience on how to apply their expertise to economic and management problems.... [-]


Master Agribusiness Development

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a Master in Agribusiness Development for Bachelor graduates or young professionals. [+]

Master in Agribusiness Development

 

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a Master in Agribusiness Development for Bachelor graduates or young professionals.

 

International corporations in the agrifood sector increasingly need professionals qualified in change management, who can act locally and think globally. All graduates from this Master programme will have first-hand knowledge of change processes in a business context outside their own branch and will have acquired valuable insights into the differences in international business cultures and work ethics and the role they can play to deal with these issues in change processes. These people bring the science of life to the business of food.... [-]


Master Design (MDes) Social Innovation

Ravensbourne
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Master of Design in Social Innovation applies the lens of design thinking to address some of society’s most intractable social, environmental and economic challenges. [+]

The Master of Design in Social Innovation applies the lens of design thinking to address some of society’s most intractable social, environmental and economic challenges. Its focus is on the organisational models, methods and approaches needed to shape positive social change, sustainable growth and new business models. In the face of the promise of untold growth we are now confronted by a harsh reality: that in the second decade of the 21st century the traditional model of ‘business as usual’ is no longer viable. In applying a range of approaches to designing and prototyping social ventures and models of organisation, the MDes in Social Innovation will equip you with a practice-based approach to embedding innovation in the area of sustainability, community resilience, corporate social responsibility, venture philanthropy and organisational agility. Working with a cross- disciplinary team of professionals, the course will allow you to learn about radical ideas, evolve these ideas and test them in a ‘lived’ organisational environment. The MDes Social Innovation will demonstrate that many of the most successful designs, innovations and innovators have learned to operate across the boundaries between disciplines, sectors, organisations and traditional services. At its heart lie three design principles: an holistic approach - the need to approach innovation from a ‘holistic’ point of view, drawing on its potential impact in terms of people, technology, the environment, psychological and emotional meaning and long-term sustainability a core intent - the potential to develop a ‘core intent’ and value proposition to organisational models to stimulate commercial and brand value through interaction, social value, collaboration and ideas generation participatory and inclusive - the importance of developing social and environmental solutions ‘with’ and ‘by’ key stakeholders, customers/markets etc. and not simply ‘to’ and ‘for’ people. The course will develop your ideas and skills in people-centred and organisational leadership as a way of transforming the way that public, private and not-for-profit services are shaped using design thinking methodologies. [-]

Master High-Tech Entrepreneurship

Harbour.Space
Campus Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

This intensive Master of High-Tech Entrepreneurship program is designed for graduate students interested in starting and sustaining a technology business. The program combines real world experiences with courses on the fundamentals of finance, people management and creative thinking within entrepreneurial environments. [+]

Masters in Innovation. This program is taught in ENGLISH. Harbour.Space is a unique blend of academics program, start-up accelerator, venture builder, and real world experience designed to prepare students to become the next generation of successful high tech entrepreneurs. The Master of High-Tech Entrepreneurship program methodology combines the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley, with the processes developed by leading technology entrepreneurs, accelerators such as Y Combinator and company builders such as Rocket Internet to quickly start and accelerate technology companies. To gain practical experience alongside the theory, students form teams and work on real world startup companies in those teams. Students should be prepared to work in a highly competitive environment that will challenge their skills and perseverance every day. Teams will be matched with mentors, and the best teams will be selected to pitch their ideas to investors. PROGRAM STRUCTURE 1 year The first year can be seen as a basic starter pack for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Students enter the programme with an idea they want to make reality. We start with the skills of presenting an idea well – because a lot of genius goes unnoticed in the world simply because an idea is communicated inadequately. Students will work on the basis of Lean/Pitch Canvas frameworks for idea validation, identity and communication strategy and they learn how to make their idea pass the business model test. Students learn how to identify opportunities and obstacles in business entrepreneurship. Furthermore, students are immersed in all the business basics of running a start-up: lean business models, business validation, business plan preparation, USP/SVP identification, etc. Modules From Zero to Hero Lean Start-up Design Thinking Digital Product Development Technical Project Management The Startup Stack Capstone Project - Alfa Version Sales Basics Hiring & Leading Teams Needs Finding and Concept Creation Customer Acquisition for Start-ups Business Models / Business Model Innovation Capstone Project – MVP version The Power of Storytelling in Business Identity and Communications Building and Managing Professional Sales Organisations Interpersonal Dynamics and Conflict Resolution Global Value Chain Strategies Managing High Growth Enterprises Seminars & Workshops Capstone Project - Demo Day Program Leaders Ingo Beyer Von Morgenstern Prof. Dr. -ING. and MBA INSEAD, Director Emeritus European and Asian High Tech, Telecom and Media Practice McKinsey&Comp. Serial Internet Start-up Entrepreneur, Founder Qilin Capital Fund Kamran Elahian Founder of Venture Capital Firm Global Catalyst Partners (GCP), Partner of 500 Start Ups LIVING IN BARCELONA Studying in Barcelona has the following advantages: Barcelona is #1 in Europe for quality of life and clearness of environment (2012 Quality of Life City Rankings – Mercer Survey) Barcelona is #1 in the world for the level of infrastructure and urban development (2011, Ernst & Young). The region of Catalonia, where Barcelona is the capital, contributes significantly to the Spanish GDP. The growth of Catalonia’s GDP is currently 3.3%, much higher than in Europe on average. Catalonia’s exports are €42.2 billion, higher than in any other region of Spain. 7,000+ innovation and technological companies during the last 10 years. Barcelona is 6th in Europe for attractiveness and comfort for doing business (European Attractiveness Survey 2011, Ernst & Young), Barcelona is 2nd in Europe (after London) for being promoted as a business center (European Cities Monitor 2011); Barcelona is 2nd in the world for hosting different international conferences and congresses (City and Country World Report 2011, ICCA ). Barcelona is the host of the annual World Mobile Congress, which attracts thousands of international companies that work in the mobile industry. 7,000,000 + millions of tourists / year 20° C - average temperature during the day 2437 hours of sunshine/ year Cost of living 550 euro / month [-]

Master in Competitiveness & Innovation (English)

University of Deusto: Deusto Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain San Sebastian

The programme relies on a close collaboration between Deusto Business School and Orkestra- Basque Institute of Competitiveness, one of the leading authorities on understanding and promoting territorial competitiveness. [+]

Program Description The programme relies on a close collaboration between Deusto Business School and Orkestra- Basque Institute of Competitiveness, one of the leading authorities on understanding and promoting territorial competitiveness. The programme aims to develop the knowledge and capabilities necessary to identify and analyse the key factors driving competitiveness and innovation at the organisational and territorial levels. It will promote an understanding of the key relationships between these levels of analysis that will support effective decision making amidst the complexity of real-world innovation and competitiveness. Programme
 Basic common training: Semester 1 (September-January) 

a) Competitiveness and innovation: theoretical foundations Competitiveness and innovation theories Territorial competitiveness and innovation systems Business competitiveness and innovation management b) Responsible sustainability and innovation in an interconnected world

 Candidates may choose one of these itineraries: Semester 2 (February-June)

 c.1) Strategic Projects in Competitiveness and Innovation: Professional itinerary Change and innovation management Value creation Practicum Master’s Final Thesis c.2) First Steps in Competitiveness and Innovation Research: Research itinerary Theories and scientific bases focused on competitiveness and innovation research Research methods, and skills on academic research communication Master’s Final Thesis Total: 60 ECTS
 Admission requirements Academic qualifications:

 Degree in Business Management or a related discipline that contains a significant focus on business/management subjects If applicants have a degree in an unrelated discipline, professional experience with strategic projects in the fields of competitiveness and administration may be considered as relevant, but entry will be conditional on passing an entrance exam. Candidates who are in the final year of their undergraduate studies may also apply, although the definitive offer of a place on the programme will be conditional on the successful completion of their studies. English level: The following accreditations may be submitted: Certificate in Advanced English – CAE 
BEC Higher 
TOEFL (above 80 points) 
IELTS (above 6.5 points) Failing such accreditations, candidates also have the possibility to take an internal level test organised by the Language Institute of Deusto University, or to take and pass the Institute’s C1 level English course. Professional experience: 

 Candidates are not required to have prior professional experience, although if they have, it will be considered an asset.


 Professional Careers Graduates of this Master’s degree will develop their full potential and achieve the highest goals in: Strategic consulting. Innovation consulting. Research and Technology organizations. Advisory and development services for public institutions. Public administration (national, regional, local) and institutions, in areas related to the design of public policies, economic development and innovation. Regional development agencies, cluster associations and other related institutions. Innovation or R&D departments of institutions or companies. General management of companies. Associations, foundations, institutes, etc requiring a strategic projects manager. University departments and research centres. The Deusto Business School Career Services Department aims to foster contact with business and equip participants in the official Master’s programmes with tools to improve their employability. 
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MICROMASTERS Program In Leadership And Teamwork In Groups Of Continuous Improvement (Polytechnic University Of Valencia)

edX MicroMasters Programs
Online Full time Part time 16 - 32 weeks January 2017 USA Cambridge + 1 more

Become a leading innovator in-sigma 6 Micromasters program Leadership and teamwork in groups of continuous improvement of UPV environments. [+]

Masters in Innovation. Become a leading innovator in-sigma 6 Micromasters program Leadership and teamwork in groups of continuous improvement of UPV environments. Master the knowledge and skills needed to lead and participate effectively in teams of continuous improvement and innovation in environments 6 sigma and lean manufacturing. Micromasters program in leadership and teamwork for continuous innovation of the UPV is an advanced professional graduate course, equivalent to four months of work in the Master in Lean Manufacturing UPV. The credential Micromasters allow you to prove that you know the main programs of human resource management that encourage employee involvement in continuous improvement and innovation, to know how to use the main tools groupware to identify problems, look for alternatives and prioritize in an action plan and know your skills as a leader and your innovative capacity and have worked to develop them. And if you want to continue your training in this area, you can validate the credential Micromasters by 4 subjects (7 ECTS) Master in Lean Manufacturing UPV. Job Outlook Work environments lean manufacturing / 6-sigma are increasingly common in production. In these environments make lack intermediate controls who can manage teams of participatory encouraging continuous improvement and innovation. This program Micromasters develops the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to work as Lean Champion in a lean production team, responsible for continuous improvement in an environment 6 sigma and similar positions. What you'll learn: The main programs of human resource management for continuous improvement and innovation To use the main groupware tools to identify problems, look for alternatives and prioritize a plan of action A leading and managing teams and motivating participatory A self-diagnose your leadership skills and innovation To assess the ability of leadership and innovation in others Details Micromasters program How to get the credential program Micromasters You must approve and obtain a certificate verified each course that integrates Micromasters program and approve the final draft. Use your credentials to reach the next level Master in Lean Manufacturing (face) Students who get the credential Micromasters can apply for admission to this Master's degree and validation of the subjects of the program Micromasters by 4 subjects of the master ( "Kaizen, the process of continuous improvement" "" human resources in industrial plants "," Management Skills for businesses and professionals "and" Troubleshooting ") totaling 7 ECTS credits and corresponds to 21% of the teaching load of the Master. courses How to implement process improvement groups We will see the phases of process improvement, the characteristics of the ideal equipment and techniques for working groups troubleshooting. Participative management (High Involvement Work Practices) Participative Management define, discuss its implementation and measuring the degree of deployment of HIWP practices in companies. Leadership for middle managers Learn about the different styles of leadership, learn to be an effective leader and establishes a personal plan to improve your skills. How to diagnose my innovation skills Learn to know your innovative skills and evaluate those of others applying ... For whom will serve Micromasters this program? Micromasters program on "Leadership and teamwork in groups of continuous improvement" is aimed at students who already have a college degree. [-]

Master in Responsible Management-Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 - 12 months October 2017 Germany Berlin

M.A. in Responsible Management – Specialization in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation) [+]

M.A. in Responsible Management – Specialization in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation Steinbeis University Berlin - Institute Corporate Responsibility Management (ICRM) offers the Master's Program M.A. in Responsible Management (MRM) since May 2010. ICRM has recently initiated a new study track, Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which aims at equipping current and future entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop innovative projects and ventures that create positive impact. In the framework of the study track, two new seminars will be offered: Social Entrepreneurship Social Innovation There will be a strong emphasis on project-based and peer-to-peer learning, facilitated through diverse participants, field trips, coaching and alike. Participants of these seminars will be awarded with Steinbeis University Certificates, which can be upgraded to the Master’s Program M.A. in Responsible Management. In this way, participants have the opportunity to consolidate their graduate education by learning both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to create / lead sustainable ventures. [-]

Master Degree in Innovative Hospitality Management

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The Master programme in Innovative Hospitality Management is the result of an international collaboration between TSI-Tourism Sant Ignasi affiliated to the ESADE Foundation and a [+]

Master in hospitality: innovation and management

The Master programme in Innovative Hospitality Management is the result of an international collaboration between TSI-Tourism Sant Ignasi affiliated to the ESADE Foundation and a member of Ramon Llull University (Barcelona, Spain) and the Hotel Management School Maastricht (HMSM) of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Maastricht, the Netherlands). This one-year master in hospitality programme, held in association with the Oxford Brookes University Business School (Oxford, UK), is directed at graduates with a particular interest in the creative and multicultural aspects of the hospitality industry.

The three pillars of this masters in hospitality (Innovative Hospitality Management MSc) programme are:... [-]


International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Japan Beppu Germany Birkenfeld + 2 more

The Master in International Material Flow Management (IMAT) program is APU’s flagship dual master degree program with the Trier University of Applied Sciences, conducted by the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS) in Germany. Students of IMAT get the opportunity to study at APU in Beppu, Japan, the birthplace of the One Village One Product (OVOP) movement, in their first year and at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld (ECB), the first Zero Emission (ZE) campus in Europe, in their second year. [+]

International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program IMAT is a dual-degree program managed jointly by APU and the Institute of Applied Material Flow Management (IFaS), an innovative research institute of the Trier University of Applied Sciences (Germany). Students will spend their first year studying at APU and the second year at the Zero-Emission Campus Birkenfeld in Germany. The program offers integrated knowledge in engineering, economics, law and natural and social sciences. In addition to the learning goals of the Sustainability Science division, IMAT offers multidisciplinary courses to prepare students to become young professionals in zero emission systems design with profound knowledge in renewable energy, integrated water resource management and other sustainable community development areas. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct field work in Japan and participate in an internship in Germany. IMAT students will have to submit a master’s thesis to IfaS in Germany. A concise summary of this thesis is to be submitted to APU in the form of a research report. Upon completion of the program, students receive two master’s degrees, a Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy (from APU) and a Master of Engineering in International Material Flow Management (from Trier University of Applied Sciences). For further information regarding the IMAT Program, please visit: http://www.imat-master.com/our-programmes/imat-in-japan/curriculum/ ... [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [+]

Masters in Innovation. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation, is primarily intended for specialised training of professionals of all levels of education and teaching, especially those that perform functions of coordination and guidance related to curriculum management; teachers wishing to reinforce their skills in building class and school curriculum projects; supervisors and advisers that accompany the Initiation to Professional Practice; technicians and consultants who, in different local or national organisations and projects, intervene in the design, development and evaluation of curricula and teaching material, or supervise curriculum development and innovation projects. The training path in this area of specialisation will enable master's students to acquire and develop knowledge and skills in curriculum development; discuss policies, models, processes and practices in curriculum; build design, management and project evaluation devices, framed within the requirements of educational innovation and develop research skills and knowledge production relevant to the transformation of curriculum practices in different educational and training contexts. The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Nordic Master Programme in Innovative Governance and Public Management (Master of Administrative Sciences)

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

NORDIG educates international experts who profoundly understand the dynamics of public-private collaboration and knowledge intensive professional work in the context of global trends and Nordic welfare societies. [+]

NORDIG educates international experts who profoundly understand the dynamics of public-private collaboration and knowledge intensive professional work in the context of global trends and Nordic welfare societies. Degree: Master of Administrative Sciences Duration: 2 years Extent: 120 ECTS When to apply: 1.12.2016 – 13.1.2017 Start date: August 2017 Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 8000 euros per year Read more about Scholarships The programme builds on Nordic research excellence in public administration, innovations and services. The programme brings together the teachers, students and regional partners in innovative learning environment to challenge the current societal problems and practices. Nordic Master Programme in Innovative Governance and Public Management aims to challenge the traditional contents and sector-oriented learning approaches that are typically applied in the field of public administration and public policy. It brings together elements from social sciences and engineering, combining the strengths of soft and hard applied sciences, resulting to a spirit of solution-focused and resource-oriented entrepreneurialism, interdisciplinary and close relations to society. It provides the students a unique learning environment enabling them to come up with smart solutions and sustainable learning outcomes in the field of public administration and management, in the contexts of public-private partnership, public value creation, co-production and deliberative democracy as well as innovation systems, digitalization and smart solutions. Programme is organized jointly by University of Tampere (Finland), University of Agder (Norway) and Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) Why NORDIG? The programme gives the opportunity to study in three excellent Nordic universities. NORDIG puts a strong emphasis on the interplay between theory and practice. It equips graduates with excellent learning and networking skills. They will be able to understand and manage complex networks, service production and value chains. These skills and competencies are particularly relevant given the changing nature of the public and private sectors; such as the blurring of boundaries between the two, the pressure for responding swiftly to societal demands, as well as the enormous socio-economic and political challenges facing European societies in years to come. Study objectives The programme educates students to understand public interests and values and the impacts of public services and policies on citizens, organisations and society at large. The curriculum adds a truly Nordic dimension through studies on public administration and public policy across the whole of the Nordic region. The graduates will be equipped with generic and domain-specific competencies needed in the labour market and post-graduate studies. Graduates will have adequate knowledge of the philosophy of the social sciences and theories of public and innovation policy, public administration, organisational studies and management in order to qualify them to enrol on PhD programmes in public administration and to be able to obtain and utilise the latest academic knowledge from the respective fields. In addition, graduates will develop their managerial skills in order to manage teams and projects – as well as their own learning and knowledge – and to coordinate and develop service systems and value chains both within and across organisational settings. Their adaptive leadership skills will be developed in conjunction with basic training in inter-cultural communication, learning and negotiation skills. The attitudes supported in the programme build on Nordic public values such as transparency, efficiency, equality and fairness, and focus on innovation, openness, problem-solving, partnership networks and global responsibility. The domain-specific competencies of the programme are derived from the Nordic tradition in public administration and management, in combination with novel (pragmatic) insights from the extended network composed of non-degree providing partners. The most important domain-specific competencies attained in the programme include understanding the following: the complexities associated with the policy process; the specificity of the public domain as an operating environment; structures and operating principles of knowledge-intensive innovation systems; the management of public processes, organisations and service systems; public leadership. The generic competencies of the programme highlight the importance of lifelong learning and the ability to work together with experts from different disciplinary, professional and cultural backgrounds. The programme puts a strong emphasis on the interplay between theory and practice. A pragmatic epistemological approach is one of its cross-cutting themes. One semester is dedicated to critical issues related to learning, creativity and communication, which are practiced hands-on in the interdisciplinary context of KTH’s Open Lab. The core aim is to identify and address the so-called ‘wicked problems’ (for which no simple solutions exist) and, in turn, utilize the theoretical knowledge and available technological solutions to solve a multiplicity of societal problems associated with public governance and service provision. Nevertheless, the programmes research-intensive in nature and thus puts a special emphasis on methodological aspects, such as academic writing skills and data-gathering. Career opportunities The programme equips graduates with excellent learning and networking skills. They will be able to understand and manage complex networks, service production and value chains. These skills and competencies are particularly relevant given the changing nature of the public and private sectors; such as the blurring of boundaries between the two, the pressure for responding swiftly to societal demands, as well as the enormous socio-economic and political challenges facing European societies in years to come. Doctoral study opportunities This master's degree provides the required background if you wish to pursue doctoral studies in Administrative and Social sciences, for example in UTA’s Doctoral Programme of School of Management. Eligibility Eligible to apply to a Master's degree programme is a person who has completed a university level Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of Social sciences (eg. Administrative Sciences, Political Science, Business Administration) or other relevant field (eg. Engineering) has fluency in English sufficiently advanced for academic studies. For the requirements, please see the section on Language requirements below. Language requirements Applicants must submit evidence on a good command of English for academic purposes. There are two ways of indicating English language proficiency: previous studies and language tests. [-]

Master Technology And Innovation Management

FOM Hochschule
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich Neuss Stuttgart Essen Münster Düsseldorf Hamburg Cologne + 7 more

With the Master's degree program Technology and Innovation Management, the FOM University responds to the growing needs of the economy on a success-oriented [+]

Master Technology and Innovation Management

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.) The master's degree program in Technology and Innovation Management, The FOM University Responds to the growing needs of the economy at a performance-based innovation management. The master's degree program equips you with the know-how and tools to develop on efficient innovation management in and for companies and implement proactive exploits the creative potential. , The Relatively young research and field of work offers, so in terms of your Master Thesis shape, the best opportunities, the practice and the research landscape in this field of competence. Support You will learn among other things, as part of the FOM Research Forum in Which you participate as a student and exchange ideas with experts in yourfield to current industry-specific issues. finish your studies with a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Technology and Innovation Management.... [-]


MA In Entrepreneurial Development And Innovation

Universidad de Salamanca
Online Part time 20 months September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Master in Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation is a proper degree from the University of Salamanca, designed for the professional training of specialists and people interested in the development and training of entrepreneurs. Aims both know, as know-how, as well as the change in attitudes and whose goal is to meet the growing need for training in social processes ... [+]

Master in Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation The Master in Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation is a proper degree from the University of Salamanca, designed for the professional training of specialists and people interested in the development and training of entrepreneurs. Aims both know, as know-how, as well as the change in attitudes and whose goal is to meet the growing need for training in social development processes, development, consulting and monitoring of entrepreneurship. The social reality of today needs entrepreneurs. Society demands qualified persons, involved in the process of counseling and monitoring of the undertaking, and people, to launch social enterprise or business. Taking into consideration interdisciplinary content, collated with an active and participative methodology, in which the online classes are integrated with individual and group work; and counseling by teachers to the demands of the / participants. He is a Master of eminently practical applied and where the fundamental aspect of training is the training and mentoring in entrepreneurship. It is taught in the online mode to facilitate learning methodology adapted to the needs and interests of the participant; To do this, we have designed a platform that ensures constant attention and easy access to information with individualized counseling through tutor / guardian. Objectives and Skills Train professionals, and those interested in issues of entrepreneurship, both in order to create a proper business to know foster, develop and advise on issues of entrepreneurship to other / other (trainer / trainer of trainers). At the end of the training process / participant will be able to: Have advanced knowledge of entrepreneurs factors that enhance entrepreneurial spirit. Have advanced knowledge of institutional factors that enhance the entrepreneurial spirit. Have knowledge of methodologies to conduct research in the area of ​​entrepreneurship. Have knowledge of information and communication technologies that enable research in the area of ​​entrepreneurship. Critically analyze the main theories and concepts associated with areas of Social Entrepreneurship and Social Services. Having technical and scientific expertise that would ensure achieving accurate and reproducible results from that valid conclusions can be drawn in the area of ​​entrepreneurship. Admission Criteria The participant profile is heterogeneous, it is aimed at professionals in the areas of political science, law, management and business administration, engineering, economics, psychology, sociology, pedagogy, social education, labor relations, etc. It also applies to practitioners who wish to broaden their knowledge in entrepreneurial training, as entrepreneurs and small business owners as well as professionals and executives. And in his case applicants from other undergraduate degrees. The / graduate student / a may aspire to function in tasks: Consulting: Intervention in building processes, development, consulting and monitoring of the undertaking. Advice in evaluation and research aspects related to entrepreneurship. Self-employment: Professionals who want to become entrepreneurs, businessmen, entrepreneurs or intra-existing companies. Local development agents or potentiating agents of entrepreneurship, both private and public. Public Administration: qualified to work in the different government agencies responsible for promoting SMEs working with professionals. And technical management tasks. Management addresses attached to companies and groups of companies nongovernmental institutions. Teaching type Our educational model is as central to the student. It is implemented asynchronously and 100% online, so the / students can connect and learning activities independently of time and space. The educational process is carried out in a Virtual Campus designed based on the most modern pedagogical principles, favoring an efficient connectivity between students, teachers and administrators. The courses are developed according to a defined academic calendar, which allows the entire group of students progress at the same rate until the conclusion of the program. Each course or subject is run by a teacher or specialist, expert teacher in it. Before starting the training process, the / students receive their data to the virtual campus as well as a next-generation iPad device, through which they have immediate access to academic activities conducted on campus. During the first two weeks of school the / students participate in an induction course where know in detail the educational process, learn to use the virtual campus and install the eBooks that are used in each subject. Each course lasts for five weeks and before starting the next matter is contemplated a week of recess. All materials have learning activities and evaluation activities to be performed weekly, among them are: reading scientific literature specialist, forums, online quizzes and assignments. In developing each subject interaction between students and teachers it is promoted by participating in discussion forums, case studies and accomplishment of tasks. The / the students can request support from your teacher at any time of year. Each subject includes audiovisual recordings of the main content, eBooks, complementary digital library resources, access to a virtual library with thousands of books available and synchronous video conferencing with the / the teachers who aim to facilitate the construction of knowledge and resolve doubts arise. The / students who do not have time and time availability to participate in videoconferencing, can then access the recorded version. Title Upon completion of the Master, the University of Salamanca delivers the / participants who have met all admission requirements and passed all the courses and the final dissertation, the following proper title: Master of Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation Support and Guidance The quality of the academic and administrative processes is monitored in each of its phases, thanks to the integration of all computer systems. Both teachers and students are continuously monitored in order to support them in fulfilling their duties and obligations. For this it has an enhanced group of professionals at the Center for Care of / the students and teachers, who quickly resolve all doubts, questions or difficulties arising in the development process. [-]

Master of Management Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Antwerp Management School
Campus Full time 10 months August 2017 Belgium Antwerp

This Master program breeds corporate innovators to take on this task. The program is a balanced mix between learning state-of the art knowledge on innovation strategy and management and a hands-on lab where you will apply corporate entrepreneurial tools in a real-life setting with business games and entrepreneurial boot camps. You will experience how to start up a corporate venture. You will develop the creative mind-set and the innovation capabilities of an entrepreneurial leader. [+]

Masters in Innovation. Master of Management Innovation and Entrepreneurship The systematic introduction of innovation in companies is considered to be one of the most important challenges of the future. Innovation has become a crucial tool for creating competitive advantage on a global scale. Entrepreneurship and innovation are crucial to create a competitive advantage on a global scale. Innovation is the process of turning opportunities into new ideas and turning these ideas into marketable products and processes. This Master program breeds corporate innovators to take on this task. The program is a balanced mix between learning state-of the art knowledge on innovation strategy and management and a hands-on lab where you will apply corporate entrepreneurial tools in a real-life setting with business games and entrepreneurial boot camps. You will experience how to start up a corporate venture. You will develop the creative mind-set and the innovation capabilities of an entrepreneurial leader. Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? This master will equip participants with the necessary knowledge on innovation management, with a creative mindset, with entrepreneurial skills and with innovation tools to become an effective innovation executive. The program is designed to empower, challenge and support young professionals to create an incredible advantage for their international career at an innovative company. It will be a truly global experience with students and faculty from different nationalities and a unique opportunity to expand your international network. Eduniversal Master Ranking 2014-2015 TOP 100 - Global ranking Ranked N°40 in Entrepreneurship, Worldwide What can you expect? Content level: Deepening Expertise After attending this program You will have acquired state-of the art knowledge on innovation strategy and management, innovation finance and corporate entrepreneurial leadership You will have acquired conceptual and practical knowledge on corporate entrepreneurial tools such as business model innovation and entrepreneurial finance You will have acquired knowledge on innovative & entrepreneurial marketing You will have experienced how to apply the different entrepreneurial tools and conceptual models during business games, workshops You will have developed the creative mindset and innovation capabilities of a (corporate) entrepreneurial leader (design thinking) You will have experienced innovation and corporate entrepreneurship by meeting entrepreneurs, corporate innovators and CEOs of innovative companies during the corporate workshops and master project You will have learned how to develop a creative idea and turn it into a successful business. Dublin Descriptors and Learning outcomes Master of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Dates Starts: 28th of August, 2017 Ends: 31st of August 2018 Fees €11950 (VAT exempted) Includes: all student facilities at Antwerp Management School and the costs of excursions. Excludes: books and documentation. Location Antwerp Management School Sint-Jacobsmarkt 9-13 BE-2000 Antwerp Belgium Requirements Applicants should have a degree representing four years of a full-time university-level study, which resulted in a master’s degree of equivalent bachelor’s degree (full-time, 4-year curriculum, excluding preparatory years or orientation). It is possible to apply before completing your studies, in which case the selection procedure will take place assuming you graduate from your present studies before the start of the program. It is required to be fluent in English, both written and spoken. Degree/certification The master degree “Master of Management: Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, is officially acknowledged by the Flemish Community and will be handed out upon successfully completing the exams. The program is AACSB, NVAO and Eduniversal accredited. [-]