Masters Programs in Innovation

Compare 85 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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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. [+]

Masters in Innovation. 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... [-]

Master High-Tech Entrepreneurship

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

This intensive Master 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. [+]

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 High-Tech Entrepreneurship 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 & Leading Teams Seminars & Workshops Needs... [-]

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. [-]

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... [-]

Masters In Nanotechnology (mnt)

Tecnológico de Monterrey
Campus Full time 4 semesters July 2017 Mexico Monterrey Mexico State + 1 more

In recent decades, Mexico has been characterized as a country with an important economic dimension, privileged geographical location, young population and openness to globalization, positioning itself as an attractive country for investment and industrial sector achieving global relevance. To take advantage of these features has been developed this program Nanotechnology will help the creation and application of knowledge in the areas of materials science at the nanoscale. [+]

Masters in Innovation. Description In recent decades, Mexico has been characterized as a country with an important economic dimension, privileged geographical location, young population and openness to globalization, positioning itself as an attractive country for investment and industrial sector achieving global relevance. To take advantage of these features has been developed this program nanotechnology which will help the creation and application of knowledge in the areas of materials science at the nanoscale. Target Train professionals for industry and academia who, as agents of change, be able to do applied research, technological development, innovation, and technology transfer in the areas of nanotechnology. Addressed to The Master in Nanotechnology is aimed at professionals in areas of engineering and natural sciences mainly interested in conducting high-impact research to contribute to the knowledge of any of the specialty areas of nanotechnology. Students entering this program should have excellent academic background, vocation in knowledge generation, fluent communication, working professionally under strict ethical standards that are open to new ways of assimilation of knowledge and professional practice and they are intellectually curious. Study plan First semester F4002 Computer Simulations GI5000 Methods Research and Innovation MA4007 Partial Differential Equations Course OP4000 stamp Second semester MA4009 Statistical Methods NT5011 Thesis I Thermodynamics of materials Q4001 Third semester NT5012 Thesis II OP5042 Elective I OP5043 Elective II Fourth semester NT5013 Thesis III OP5044 Elective III OP5045 Elective IV graduates At the end of the program students will be able to: Demonstrate a high level of theoretical and methodological knowledge... [-]

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. [+]

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 in order to... [-]

Master's Degree In Management, Strategy And Business Innovation (Milan) - Italian Path

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 11 months October 2017 Italy Milan

The master aims to train future managers and entrepreneurs capable of contributing to the success of enterprises by providing the technical and managerial skills needed to enter today with professionalism and competence in the ongoing change process. [+]

Masters in Innovation. The Master aims to train future managers and entrepreneurs capable of contributing to the success of enterprises by providing technical and managerial skills needed to enter today with professionalism and competence in the ongoing change process. These skills today are a fundamental added value for a qualified entry into the world of work and above all to operate within the most strategic functions for business development as well as to enter fully into the consulting business. The Master also provides the tools to help understand and implement the processes of innovation and digital transformation. STRUCTURE The 16th Master Management, Strategy and Innovation of Enterprise, full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, a total duration of 11 months, of which 7 of classroom training and four months of internships in companies, corporations or consulting firms . In support of classroom teaching, distance learning sessions are planned with the use of e-learning platform of the Business School of the Sole 24 Ore, a dedicated web environment through which, in remote mode, you can consult documents , handouts, multimedia courses and interact with peers and teachers even in collaborative learning. PROGRAM The Master addresses the following topics: Fundamentals of management: elements of economics and business management The company system of business management models and tools Strategy and business innovation Finance and management control Marketing Human resources Industry 4.0 and Supply Chain Management Project Management Corporate Internationalization SMEs and family entrepreneurship Launching a start up Digital transformation STAGE The internship is an... [-]

Oss Specialty Optimization And Security Systems

University of Technology Troyes - UTT
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 France Troyes

In order to face the economic, technical, environmental, social, increasingly severe weighing on industrial and service activities, it becomes necessary to implement tools to aid decision more and more elaborate. The specialty Optimization and Security Systems (OSS) implements decision support tools to control and optimize industrial processes. [+]

Presentation In order to face the economic, technical, environmental, social, increasingly severe weighing on industrial and service activities, it becomes necessary to implement tools to aid decision more and more elaborate. The specialty Optimization and Security Systems (OSS) implements decision support tools to control and optimize industrial processes. Highlights A multidisciplinary approach techniques and modeling methods Dual skills, both professional and research: a methodological competence modeling and a knowledge of application areas Prerequisites DIPLOMA Entry into M1 license (180 ECTS) or equivalent, VAP, VAE Entry into M2: M1 (240 ECTS) or equivalent, VAP, VAE DISCIPLINED Logistics Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Automation (EEA) Applied mathematics Industrial Engineering educational goals The OSS specialization aims at the development of valuation models and performance optimization for controlling industrial processes. Regarding the control of industrial processes, we can distinguish the following major issues: Design, organization and management of production systems (combinatorial problems for scheduling and placement, inventory management and workflow); Logistics (optimization of transport and distribution, control of the supply chain); Complex Systems Dependability (evaluation and optimization of system reliability, industrial risk) Monitoring and diagnostics systems (monitoring the state of a system, locating and fault diagnosis) Recommended licenses Informative license Bachelors Engineering Mathematics license Professional objectives OSS specialty objective is to offer students a double competenceBoth scientific and professional: Methodological expertise in modeling, by providing training to various complementary approaches from several disciplines (applied mathematics, operations research, stochastic processes, decision theory, information processing, data analysis, simulation, ...); Knowledge of application areas, based on the implementation... [-]

Master in Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI)

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Russia Moscow

The programme prepares students for careers in management and policy for science, technology and innovation, covering the full spectrum from generating knowledge to applying and using it for technology and innovation. Among the topics covered are practical technology and innovation management (including strategy making and implementation), idea generation, finance and marketing innovation. [+]

Masters in Innovation. Programme Overview The programme prepares students for careers in management and policy for science, technology and innovation, covering the full spectrum from generating knowledge to applying and using it for technology and innovation. Among the topics covered are practical technology and innovation management (including strategy making and implementation), idea generation, finance and marketing innovation. Advanced courses teach policy for science, technology and innovation, measurement and economics of innovation, regional policy and public private partnerships for science and innovation. There is no other programme in the world that addresses these issues from this specific angle. An emphasis is placed on interactive learning. Lectures and seminars provoke lively discussions between professors and students, providing bilateral consultation for ambitious students who share our vision. The programme seeks to educate and train self-motivated experts who are fearless when it comes to raising issues and initiating change. Based in Moscow, the programme also offers students opportunities to take courses at HSE's international partner universities, do internships in Russia or abroad, and write a Master’s thesis during their final semester of study. This programme combines theoretical education and practical experience, and with a focus on international expertise and experience. The personal qualities and intellectual potential of the students enrolled in the programme will be enriched and developed so that they will be able to apply policy and management skills in science, technology, and innovation to work undertaken during their subsequent careers with major companies, organizations and government bodies. Curriculum Core courses Core courses... [-]

Master Digital Business Innovation and Transformation

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Austria Krems

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As change agents, our graduates will guide companies into the future. They have the skills needed to coordinate and manage digital transformation in any industry. This master programme focuses on the required business administration skills, in combination with core competences such as communication, cooperation, data mining and design thinking. For further informationen please consult our website www.fh-krems.ac.at. [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Innovation. 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 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.... [-]


M.Des. in Design led Innovation

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2017 India Bangalore

The Design-Led Innovation program is designed as a better alternative compared to an MBA and is focused on the implementation of design practices as a management capability that drives innovation and business model design in organizations. It is an emerging approach that drives global competitiveness through deep understanding of the context and the ecosystem. [+]

Masters in Innovation. M.Des. in Design led Innovation The Design-Led Innovation program is designed as a better alternative compared to an MBA and is focused on the implementation of design practices as a management capability that drives innovation and business model design in organizations. It is an emerging approach that drives global competitiveness through deep understanding of the context and the ecosystem. If you want to create innovations that users did not expect and are so different from those that dominate the market that people eventually like and are passionate to use; If you want to create solutions that are not only desired but also viable and responsible, then the Design-Led-Innovation program is for you. The vision of this program is to create innovators who will explore and apply the understanding of human behavior, context, business strategy and technology towards the creation of innovative and sustainable products and services with the potential to drive positive change individually as well as at a larger social level. At Srishti, Design-Led Innovation concentrates on innovative physical-digital User Experience. We think of Design-Led Innovation not just as “Design Driven” in its traditional sense, but more about “designing for emerging usages and technologies” to project and foresee what can be. We take the best practices from several disciplines and promote creative art and design thinking grounded in Humanities to push the boundaries of both the technological and business aspects of innovation. We define innovation as a product or service that is not only desirable, but... [-]

MSc Applied Economics and International Development

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This degree provides training in the application of economic principles to the problems of international development. [+]

The MSc in Applied Economics and International Development provides training in the application of economic principles to the problems of international development. The programme is designed for students with a good first degree in a sciences or social sciences subject, who would like to pursue a career in economics and international development. You must also have some previous quantitative background, eg a good mark in mathematics from a pre-university school course. The programme offers great flexibility and breadth of choice in module options in the areas of international finance, trade and development, environment and rural economies. Independent rankings In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of Economics was ranked 21st in the UK for research intensity and 84% of our research was judged to be of international quality. The School’s environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of research of international excellence. Fees The 2017/18 tuition fees for this programme are: Full-time: £6500 UK/EU; £14670 Overseas Part-time: £3250 UK/EU; £7340 Overseas Exceptions may apply. Key facts Schools: School of Economics Subject areas: Economics Award: MSc Location: Canterbury Mode of study: Full-time or part-time Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time Start: 18 September 2017 Accredited by: University of Kent Total Kent credits: 180 Total ECTS credits: 90 [-]

Master in Chemical Innovation and Regulation

University of Bologna School of Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Bologna

The Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Chemical Innovation and Regulation (EMMC ChIR) is a Joint Master course developed by the Consortium of Universities. These are the University of Algarve, the University of Barcelona, the University of Bologna and Heriot Watt University. [+]

Masters in Innovation. The Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Chemical Innovation and Regulation (EMMC ChIR) is a Joint Master course developed by the Consortium of Universities. These are the University of Algarve, the University of Barcelona, the University of Bologna and Heriot Watt University. The Universities in the Consortium have agreed on the following Quality Policy regarding the EMMC ChIR: The mission of the EMMC ChIR is to provide its students with the all tools and knowledge from the scientific, the regulatory and the economic point of view necessary to manage the risks of chemicals responsibly and to meet responsibilities over chemical legislation worldwide. ChIR stakeholders are any institution or individual concerned with the risks of chemical substances over humans and the environment, namely the European Chemicals Agency, the national chemicals regulation bodies, chemical industry companies, and the public in general. ChIR will continuously update its curriculum and structure looking towards the fulfillment of its stakeholders’ expectations by preparing professionals highly competent to deal with the challenges of chemical innovation and safe regulation of chemical substances. The vision of the EMMC ChIR is to become the reference in Higher Education for the regulation of chemical substances. The EMMC ChIR aspires to be a model of successful European cooperation, promoting scientific research to support regulations on new chemical substances. The EMMC ChIR will contribute to the competitiveness of European and non-European companies by compliance with international regulations on the use of chemical substances and through the development of new safer alternatives.... [-]