Master in Management of Creative Industries | LCI Barcelona

Master in Management of Creative Industries

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Masters and Postgraduates | MA009 | Master in Management of Creative Industries

Increase your competitiveness and boost your career in the growing sector of creative industries

The creative economy is one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the world's economy (it generates 3% of the global GDP and employs more than 29 million people worldwide). This industry needs highly qualified professionals with transversal skills and in-depth knowledge about design, business and innovation methods and culture.

This program integrates design and innovation principles with a dynamic learning by doing experience that will help students to improve their business management, leadership and innovation skills. To achieve this, the master is based on cutting-edge methodologies

The students will combine a year of international experience with the flexibility of the blended modality, learning by doing in real challenges and interacting with high level professional professors in fashion design, new media, interior design, product design, video games and graphic design

The focus will be on the development of students' innovative projects, whether they are for a start-up or for an established company. They will have to work as a team and collaborate with the local innovation ecosystem in order to improve the end results of their projects.

  • Degree: Master in Management of Creative Industries
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Duration: 1 academic year
  • Start date: October
  • Language: English
  • Course type: Blended
    • Online (synchronous and asynchronous)
    • Two face to face stages in Barcelona

This program is designed for managers, designers and entrepreneurs in middle and high management positions. Senior profiles with relevant work experience and studies related either to design or management who wants to learn more about and progress into the creative industries sector and the global market, as well as creative managers and designers who wish to improve their management and innovation capabilities and methodologies. 

The master aims to meet the training needs for professionals in different fields such as fashion design, video games, visual design and communication (including graphic, motion and interaction design), interior design, product design and new media who want to acquire in-depth knowledge and tools for management and innovation within the creative industries.


IGNASI CLOS (DIRECTOR)

Master in Business Innovation from Deusto Business School and B.A. in Business and International Marketing from ESCI-UPF. He worked as an internationalization consultant in the US agencies of Acc10 (New York and Miami) for two years and as a Strategy and Operations consultant in Deloitte SL for four years. From 2010 he is involved in innovation and entrepreneurship as a consultant for small companies and as an associated director of open innovation projects from Induct's group office in Barcelona. He is also co-founder of the consultancy agency of innovation SDLI - Sociedad de la Innovación, and he teaches Innovation and Enterpreneurship at the UPF and Open Innovation at the UOC (MBA).



MILENA VERRIÉ BIOSCA (COORDINATOR)

Co-founder and director of EST Socioeconomic & ICT Studies and coordinator of the Research & Innovation Smart Specialization Project in L'Hospitalet. Holding a B.A. in Business Management and she has worked for local and international organizations, focusing on socio-economic development, innovation, strategic planning, project management and international cooperation. She has also participated in the implementation of projects on entrepreneurship and microfinance. In 2015 she coordinated the Course on Applied Management of the RIS3 Strategy (University of Vic - UCC).

Students will face several challenges in a real innovative city: Barcelona. They will have the opportunity to experience for themselves a complex design ecosystem by visiting companies, meeting experts and discovering organizations and government infrastructures.

Discover the projects made by our students through the Portfolio platform.

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