Masters Programs in Innovation

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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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Master's in Management

ESMT Berlin
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

ESMT's Master's in Management (MIM) prepares talented minds for careers in global business. [+]

Masters in Innovation. ESMT's Master's in Management (MIM) prepares talented minds for careers in global business. The ESMT Master's in Management combines fieldwork in global companies with applied coursework and research on the latest business and management theories. Admitted students have a variety of academic backgrounds and use the time at ESMT to gain valuable knowledge and interdisciplinary experience to apply their previous expertise to economic and management problems. The program is divided into two streams with a focus on international management. One stream (Quantitative Business) is designed for quantitative decision analysts and one stream for creative and strategic thinkers (Innovative Management). Depending on the stream, students can choose among four specializations: Business Analytics Finance & Investments Entrepreneurship & Innovation Global & Digital Strategy The ESMT MIM program uses an interdisciplinary approach: students apply analytical models to understand the global economy, product development, and new techniques in technology management within global companies. Students planning to pursue a further academic career also have unique access to research practices and projects with ESMT's faculty. A Master's degree bridging innovation and applied business ESMT's Master's in Management is an innovative program designed with input from top German companies. The two-year degree gathers a selected group of talented individuals who can show strategic thinking in their application to the MIM. Courses emphasize how these techniques and research methods can further an organization's global goals in a business context. Students will complete projects and an internship with global companies before graduation; some of this work... [-]

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... [-]

Master of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management

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

This intensive Master of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management 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 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management program methodology combines the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley, with the processes developed by leading technology entrepreneurs and 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 within 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 This intensive programme is designed for graduate students interested in starting and sustaining a technology business. The programme combines real world experiences with courses on the fundamentals of finance, people management and creative thinking within entrepreneurial environments. Modules From Zero to Hero Business Models / Business Model Innovation Lean Start-up Capstone Project – MVP version Design Thinking The Power of Storytelling in Business Digital Product Development Identity and Communications Technical Project Management Building and Managing Professional Sales Organisations The Startup Stack Interpersonal Dynamics and Conflict Resolution Capstone Project - Alfa Version Global Value Chain Strategies Sales Basics Managing High Growth Enterprises Hiring &... [-]

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:... [-]


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) [+]

Masters in 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. [-]

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). ... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Innovation. 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... [-]

Master in IT, Management and Innovation

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

This programme provides knowledge and skills in three key areas: project management, the use of IT in business, organisational and technological innovation, and the evaluation of IT in organisations. [+]

This programme provides knowledge and skills in three key areas: project management, the use of IT in business, organisational and technological innovation, and the evaluation of IT in organisations. The programme targets students with a bachelor degree in informatics/informa­tion systems, business administration or computer science. During the first semester, courses focus on project management and how to manage and evaluate information tech­nology innovations. During this semester, students perform a real-life project in groups. The second semester provides deep theoretical knowledge and tools required for managing and analysing information technology and information systems. The research methods cour­se during the second semester gives students knowledge of state-of-the-art research and the analytical skills to inde­pendently perform scientific work. All courses are given in English. The programme is open to students from around the world, and courses have a diverse international participation of students. This international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective of the issues discussed in class. Internship Part of the elective semester can be devoted to an internship. Study abroad Students have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of our many partner universities. The alternative to international exchange is to study elective courses at JIBS. Both alternatives allows you to create your own individualized profile. After graduation After successfully completing the programme, students will have acquired good analytical skills and the ability to think strategically in terms of both business and technology and be qualified to work in local or international companies as IT managers, chief information officers or... [-]

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... [-]

Advanced Master in Innovation & Strategic Management

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The Advanced Master in Innovation & Strategic Management will provide students with the tools, skills and mindset needed to deal with the challenge of fast-evolving organisations. [+]

This Advanced Master in innovation and strategic management has been developed to provide participants with the tools, skills and mindset that are necessary to deal with the challenge of fast evolving and changing organisations. Its design pushes participant to develop their ability to be entrepreneurial, analyze complex challenges and influence their environment early in their career.The master covers the main disciplines of management (i.e. strategy, marketing, finance, project management...) with a focus on the future. It encompasses all types of innovation, from technology to social, from new product/services to new business models and organisational forms. Join the online information sessions on Solvay Advanced Masters next March 21-22-23, 2017! Register at http://coms.solvay.edu/am-online-infosession ... [-]

Master in Creative Direction

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters March 2018 Germany Munich

This study programme can prepare students to take on leadership roles by giving them knowledge in design disciplines as well as an in­depth understanding of management and communication. [+]

Masters in Innovation. Do you want to play an active role at the interface between the product and development process? A creative director works in the design and entertainment industry, e.g. in advertising, communications design, live communication or the games, film, music, fashion or event industries, and plays an important role at the interface between the product and its development process. Other job titles include art director or lead designer. He or she is responsible for leading the communication and interaction design process as well as for other conceptual tasks. A creative director is also a team leader with expertise in graphic or general design, motion graphics and other related fields. This role requires a complex set of skills which cannot only be acquired through a study programme but also needs to be developed through professional work experience in relevant industries. Nevertheless, this study programme can prepare students to take on leadership roles by giving them knowledge in design disciplines as well as an in­depth understanding of management and communication. Gaining experience in large teams and projects is important, as a creative director has to oversee and manage projects, make decisions and take on responsibilities so deadlines and budgets can be met. Creative directors need to enable the teams they lead to come up with the best, most creative ideas. In order to do this, he or she needs to learn fast and incorporate team members’ ideas and strategies into project solutions.   Macromedia is the only university in Germany to... [-]

Master in Industrial Innovation (Double University Degree)

ESDi - Design School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Obtain two Master’s degrees in one context of internationalization. Master in Production and Innovation of Industries of the University Ramón Llull. Master’s Degree (Official) in Innovation of Textiles Industries of the University Ramón Llull. [+]

SPECIALIZE IN INNOVATION Obtain two Master’s degrees in one context of internationalization. Master in Production and Innovation of Industries of the University Ramón Llull. Master’s Degree (Official) in Innovation of Textiles Industries of the University Ramón Llull. The students, once they have passed the master, obtain two titles: I) Master in Production and Innovation of Industries by Ramón Llull University. This Master is based on the design thinking that has been applied for years ESDI. A powerful tool to develop not only innovative products but also innovation projects business. A tool that allows you to achieve results from a user-centered view by endowing to companies a powerful response in these times of change and need for innovation. Design thinking pivots on three key factors for success: economic viability, technological feasibility and social utility (the satisfaction of the needs of the people). These three factors are essential for an innovative project to be successful. An innovation or has a transfer in the market or is not innovation, and for this it is essential to develop a business model that is assumed by a company willing to take advantage of innovative ideas. And there is not negotiation model that is sustained without a good definition of the processes of promotion, commercialization and distribution of its products and services, why industries nowadays consume and produce services. These are pre- and post-production activities, such as innovation, design, marketing and communication; As much or more important in the generation of value, as the generation of... [-]

Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bolzano

The goal of this two-year programme is to provide students with a solid theoretical understanding of entrepreneurial and economic subjects, focusing on two aspects: how to build up new companies and how to develop innovation within a company. [+]

Masters in Innovation. Get top-notch business knowledge on start-ups and innovation from us. Turn your ideas into your start-up! The goal of this two-year programme is to provide students with a solid theoretical understanding of entrepreneurial and economic subjects, focusing on two aspects: how to build up new companies and how to develop innovation within a company. Areas that characterize the study of entrepreneurship include setting up a business plan, analysing the human, economic and financial resources necessary to set up a business and understanding how to recognize market opportunities. Innovation is understood broadly as the creation and application of new skills applied to product development, managerial processes and competitive strategies. Students are required to undertake an internship. Career opportunities: Graduates will find an occupation in knowledge-intensive industries, as well as in traditional sectors which are experiencing a transformation process due to innovation. An entrepreneurial approach is being applied in medium and large public and private companies and in the service sector as a way to administer and manage and to allocate resources. Graduates may also apply for positions as project managers in the development of new products and in the management of innovation. The Entrepreneurial Laboratory A qualifying element of this educational path is represented by the “Entrepreneurial Laboratory”, which is a formative context in which the course contents belonging to heterogeneous disciplinary fields are linked in a systematic way, applying didactic learning methods based on problems. In the laboratory the progressively acquired skills are utilized by the students... [-]

Master in Global Innovation Design: London - New York - Tokyo

Royal College of Art
Campus Full time 2 years July 2017 United Kingdom London

A unique, transnational Master’s design initiative that brings together three major centres of design, culture, enterprise and industry: London, New York and Tokyo. [+]

London – New York – Tokyo

Global Innovation Design (GID) is a new joint Master's programme between the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London. It is a unique, transnational Master’s design initiative that brings together three major centres of design, culture, enterprise and industry: Europe, North America and Asia. The programme is a world-class design collaboration between four internationally renowned academic institutions. Each partner brings distinct expertise and complementary approaches to design, engineering, technology and business with an emphasis on internationally oriented design and innovation. GID offers a new global style of learning and unique educational and cultural experiences designed to meet the changing needs of enterprise in the twenty-first century. GID Master's students on the joint RCA/Imperial College programme study in New York and Tokyo during their first year and then in London for their graduation year. Graduates from the programme are expected to be central to innovation leadership in the twenty-first century. The programme is full time and runs over a period of two calendar years.... [-]


MPhil in Innovation

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The MPhil Innovation is a unique approach to developing new ideas for potential commercialisation. It has been developed following collaborative work between the schools of Arts, Media and Education, Business and Creative Technologies and the Institute for Materials Research and Innovation. The qualification will be of relevance if you have a personal research interest, if you are working in a research and development role in one of these... [+]

Masters in Innovation. Innovation - MPhil The MPhil Innovation is a unique approach to developing new ideas for potential commercialisation. It has been developed following collaborative work between the schools of Arts, Media and Education, Business and Creative Technologies and the Institute for Materials Research and Innovation. The qualification will be of relevance if you have a personal research interest, if you are working in a research and development role in one of these fields, or in a sector where these different disciplines overlap. As an MPhil student you will have the opportunity to use the research challenges you are working on as the basis of your study, enabling you to work towards a postgraduate degree through the publication, prototyping and commercialisation plans of your innovative research and development proposal. In addition, you will have access to the University’s resources and research expertise as further support for your development idea. The principles of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship will be central to your MPhil study in order to enhance and reinforce your technical and business skills, and support your personal and professional development in your area of expertise. Subject overview The MPhil thesis will consist of three sections: publication, for which you will publish a paper in an international journal or present it at an international conference, or have a provisional patent accepted; prototype, for which you will provide a detailed description of a designed and tested prototype ready for production, including capabilities and limitations (all prototypes will be displayed at... [-]