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 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:... [-]


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... [-]

Maestría En Nanotecnología (mnt)

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

En las últimas décadas, México se ha caracterizado como un país con una importante dimensión económica, posición geográfica privilegiada, población joven y apertura a la globalización, posicionándose como un país atractivo para la inversión y logrando un sector industrial de relevancia mundial. Para aprovechar estas características se ha desarrollado este programa de Nanotecnología que ayudará a la creación y aplicación de los conocimientos en las áreas de ciencias de materiales en nanoescala. [+]

Masters in Innovation. Descripción En las últimas décadas, México se ha caracterizado como un país con una importante dimensión económica, posición geográfica privilegiada, población joven y apertura a la globalización, posicionándose como un país atractivo para la inversión y logrando un sector industrial de relevancia mundial. Para aprovechar estas características se ha desarrollado este programa de Nanotecnología que ayudará a la creación y aplicación de los conocimientos en las áreas de ciencias de materiales en nanoescala. Objetivo Formar profesionistas para la industria y la academia, quienes, como agentes de cambio, sean capaces de hacer investigación aplicada, desarrollo tecnológico, innovación, y transferencia de tecnología, en los ámbitos de la nanotecnología. Dirigido a El programa de Maestría en Nanotecnología está dirigido a profesionistas de áreas de ingeniería y ciencias naturales y exactas principalmente, interesados en realizar investigación de alto impacto, para contribuir al conocimiento de alguna de las áreas de especialidad de Nanotecnología. Los alumnos que ingresen a este programa deberán contar con excelentes antecedentes académicos, vocación en la generación de conocimiento, fluidez de comunicación, que trabajen profesionalmente bajo estrictos estándares éticos, que sean abiertos a las nuevas maneras de asimilación del conocimiento y la práctica profesional y que sean curiosos intelectualmente. Plan de Estudio Primer Semestre F4002 Simulaciones computacionales GI5000 Métodos de investigación e innovación MA4007 Ecuaciones diferenciales parciales OP4000 Curso sello Segundo Semestre MA4009 Métodos estadísticos NT5011 Tesis I Q4001 Termodinámica de materiales Tercer Semestre NT5012 Tesis II OP5042 Optativo I OP5043 Optativo II Cuarto Semestre NT5013 Tesis III OP5044... [-]

MSc in e-Business and Digital Marketing

International Hellenic University (IHU)
Campus Full time Part time 14 - 26 months October 2017 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

Entrepreneurial skills, when combined with deep technical knowledge, can lead to producing innovative ideas in the global competitive e-Business environment. This new postgraduate course aims at providing balanced and well-designed training [+]

Entrepreneurial skills, when combined with deep technical knowledge, can lead to producing innovative ideas in the global competitive e-Business environment. This new postgraduate course aims at providing balanced and well-designed training in both the principles of software and telecommunications applied to e-Business practices, as well as the essential managerial, marketing and financing skills needed to start-up and successfully run an e-Business. The 14-month course will appeal to graduates pursuing a career in a range of entrepreneurial, managerial and marketing positions in the ICT or other similar IT-oriented domain in the emergent creative economy. The syllabus provides a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, focusing on e-Business/e-Commerce applications and the underlying technologies: Project management, leadership and team working Management and marketing Entrepreneurial skills and knowledge needed to develop start-up businesses Key skills on strategic decisions, regarding innovation and technology management, Essential communication skills Exercise practice-oriented teaching based on case studies and real-world examples Skills related to data analysis and evaluation Planning and time management The MSc in e-Business and Digital Marketing programme promotes learning and teaching characterised by a diversity of resources and teaching styles and techniques, which recognise that the University operates in an ever-changing environment. Teaching and learning methods should assist the development of these skills, by encouraging not merely the capacity for abstract reasoning, but also the students' capacities for independent and self-motivated learning, problem-solving skills, and some of the knowledge and skills, which are common to employment in many fields. This programme is designed for University... [-]

Master's in Entrepreneurship ("Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow")

National research Ogarev Mordovia State University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Saransk

The Master’s degree program “Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow” is aimed in teaching students theoretical knowledge and practical skills on establishing small entrepreneurial companies and maintaining their sustainable development at the challenging markets. [+]

Masters in Innovation. The Master’s degree program “Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow” The Master’s degree program “Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow” is aimed in teaching students theoretical knowledge and practical skills on establishing small entrepreneurial companies and maintaining their sustainable development at the challenging markets. The key parts of the Master’s program for each student is the chance to introduce his or her business idea to the real market and the practical work on creation new start-up company on the business-incubator basis under supervise of well-experienced Russian and European teachers. The Master’s program is conducted by consortium of 4 universities: Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (the Netherlands) National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University (Russia, Saransk) Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (Russia, Nizhny Novgorod) Samara State Technical University (Russia, Samara) The program includes: Four semesters of study in the Russian partner-universities; Lectures and practical labs delivered by European teachers (in English); Interactive teaching methods and e-learning platform; An internship in European business-incubator. Learning outcomes The student who successfully finishes the Master program will be able to: analyze markets and identify promising innovative product-market combinations; develop and maintain an innovative and creative mindset in realizing PMC-challenges; commence his/her entrepreneurial goals by means of idea generation and business development; develop business plans; cooperate successfully with colleagues of other disciplines/cultures; do sound research and conduct a feasibility study; practicing ethical business-leadership; create ventures by means of knowledge management; assess and create value by virtue of risk management; think and plan his/her goals a strategic... [-]

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. [+]

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 is also sustainable,... [-]

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... [-]

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. [+]

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 offer such a... [-]

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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Masters in Innovation. 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. [-]

Master in Social Technology Management

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

This programme aims at training high quality business and management specialists and social entrepreneurs. This goal is achieved by developing their knowledge and skills of new and distinctive socio-economic-technological processes, ongoing in the knowledge society, the impact of new and emerging technologies on social processes. [+]

(joint study programme with Fernando Pessoa University, Portugal) This programme aims at training high quality business and management specialists and social entrepreneurs. This goal is achieved by developing their knowledge and skills of new and distinctive socio-economic-technological processes, ongoing in the knowledge society, the impact of new and emerging technologies on social processes. During the studies are developed their practical management skills needed to recognize and successfully apply the potential of new and emerging technologies (from fundamental research and practice) in developing, shaping and managing organizations, such as private companies, NGOs and social enterprises, successful community initiatives and similar. Interdisciplinary extending studies programme, combining social science (management) and technological aspects of contemporary organizational environment and innovations. The study programme is characterized by its structure and flexibility, which will reveal the ever-changing labour market needs. Students will be given an opportunity to study the subjects according to managerial tasks they desire to prepare for and depending on a sector - public, private or non-governmental – they are preparing to apply the acquired knowledge. Entry requirements Bachelor: graduates of university bachelor‘s studies in any study field can apply to this programme. Applicants are to have basic knowledge in management: management, organizational behaviour, project management, strategic management basics. If these study subjects are not completed in university bachelor cycle studies, the entrant will have to take bridging courses of the subjects during master study cycle. English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language... [-]

MPhil in Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

This MPhil program seeks to develop students' entrepreneurial spirit so they can initiate innovation within companies or start their own business using hi-tech technologies. It aims to play a catalytic role in developing an innovative educational culture and entrepreneurship ecosystems on the University campus and to accelerate knowledge transfer to impact society. [+]

Masters in Innovation. The opportunities for entrepreneurship are vast in the current global environment. Technical innovations are making great impacts to people’s lives and contributing successes to different economies. In this unique program, students are provided the opportunities to experience the entrepreneurship journey through coursework, internship, and the creation of a marketable product/offering and the business plan that goes with it. The TLE program offers students with interdisciplinary experiences and opens up career prospects to technology management and entrepreneurship. This MPhil program seeks to develop students' entrepreneurial spirit so they can initiate innovation within companies or start their own business using hi-tech technologies. It aims to play a catalytic role in developing an innovative educational culture and entrepreneurship ecosystems on the University campus and to accelerate knowledge transfer to impact society. Students are required to undertake coursework including TLE and technology core courses, attend TLE seminars, participate in business competitions, and undergo industrial internship for a minimum of two months. Students must also successfully complete and defend a thesis that demonstrates their research capabilities for product development and understanding of the commercial aspects on how to make the product successful in the marketplace. The program duration is two years of full-time study. Research Foci The Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship (TLE) program specifically addresses the development of technical innovation, leadership skills and capabilities for entrepreneurship. For their research, students can select the development of a product based on their own idea or work on one of the current ideas from a... [-]