Master in Sustainable Business & Innovation

English
12 months
September
Full time
0 - 3 years
20,800€

The Master in Sustainable Business and Innovation is a truly unique, holistically driven program offering a different business paradigm for today´s young professionals. Our unique methodology ensures that you will develop the critical and design thinking skills to analyze, perform and inspire in an ever increasing volatile, uncertain, and complex business environment. However, we go one step further. While hard skills may be enough to get your foot in the door, the soft skills obtained in communication, negotiation, teamwork, and leadership are what will lift you in developing a world-class career in a company, organization, or even your own business.

The Master in Sustainable Business and Innovation is targeted towards students from diverse backgrounds, both cultural and academic, who aim to develop their career and skills in helping businesses and organizations to solve urgent and emerging environmental, economic, societal, and welfare global challenges.

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Dates and timetable

Start: 27 September 2018
Finish: 6 September 2019
Timetable: Monday - Friday, 9.30h - 13.30h

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Enjoy the Barcelona lifestyle

As the only top-ranked business school in the Barcelona city centre, EADA is where you want to be. We offer a unique learning environment, with the hustle and bustle of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe waiting to be explored just a few steps away.

>10 MINUTES BY FOOT TO PLAZA DE CATALUÑA
> 15 MINUTES BY BIKE TO THE BEACH

 

 

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Get your hands dirty

Our practical methodology means that you are not passively taking notes as lecturers drone on and on. You actively participate in engaging class discussions, sharing your insights and debating innovative solutions to real sustainable business problems – all under the guidance of our expert faculty.

> 100% OF FACULTY WITH EXPERIENCE
> +80 CASE STUDIES PER YEAR

 

 

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Stand out from the crowd

At EADA, you stand out just by being yourself. Small class sizes and individual follow-up make the most of your unique potential. Joint activities with other programmes allow you to integrate into the larger EADA community without losing that personal touch.

> 25-30 PARTICIPANTS PER CLASS
> +300 MASTER PEERS FOR NETWORKING

 

 

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Develop the leader in you

Anyone can be a boss, but it takes blood and sweat to become a true leader. Our intense leadership development programme takes you from the reflection phase right through to implementation, preparing you to be a self-aware, effective leader of change.

> 14-HECTARE RESIDENTIAL TRAINING CAMPUS
> 4 LEADERSHIP MODULES

 

 

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Internationalise your profile

There is no better preparation for your future career than spending a year at EADA, with multicultural, multidisciplinary teams analysing how to create sustainable business models through innovation. Your global perspective may start here, but this is just the beginning.

> +85 NATIONALITIES REPRESENTED
> 70% INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

 

 

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Hack your dream career

Business is what we do. With a curriculum focused on sustainability and innovation, regular networking opportunities and recruiting events with top organisations, it is no wonder that graduates have their pick of careers.

> +350 PARTNER COMPANIES & ORGANISATIONS
> +120,000 ALUMNI CONTACTS ALL OVER THE WORLD

 

 

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INTERNATIONAL MASTER IN MANAGEMENT
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EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKING
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Events

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Programme Structure

PHASE 1

1st trimester: Sept. - Dec.

Orientation module

  • Precourse: financial statements, statistics, and economics
  • Precourse: Career Services
  • Case Method
  • Beginner Spanish course (optional)

 

Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Self-leadership Foundations
  • Leading Individuals & Teams I

 

Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • The Role of Business in Society: New Holistic Management Models
  • Financing for Inclusive Development and Social Impact Investment
  • Organisational Development and Change
  • Sustainable Operations
  • Impact Evaluation

PHASE 2

2nd trimester: Jan. - Mar.

Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Leading Individuals & Teams II

 

Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • Strategy and Sustainability
  • Applied Analytics for the Global Development Industry 4.0
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
  • Sustainability Marketing

 

International Week

Negotiation Week

International Business Trip

PHASE 3

3rd trimester: Apr. - Jun.

Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Leading Change

 

Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Management
  • Holistic Management and Organisational Development
  • International Development Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals
  • New Economies (circular, sharing, collaborative, smart cities)
  • Design Thinking
  • Technological Management and the Changing Nature of Work

 

Final Project

Tutorials throughout the year, presentation between Jul. and Sept.

PHASE 4

4th trimester: Sept. - Dec.

Exchange programme (optional)

One-term exchange with + 30 partner schools around the world. Double degree option from: Aston Business School (U.K.), EDHEC (France), EBS (Germany) and HHL (Germany).

Students applying to take part in the exchange programme must complete the admission process (in some cases including GMAT, TOEFL, etc.) with the participating school.

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Conferences and off-campus visits

Conferences and off-campus visits in collaboration with leading organisations are an integral part of the Master in Sustainable Business & Innovation, providing you with the opportunity to see best practices in action and network with world-renowned professionals from around the world. You gain an inside look into the culture and day-to-day life of a wide range of organisations and explore different professions in real operating environments.

International week: Sustainability & Responsible Management

This week gives you a broader vision of sustainability with visiting experts and professionals from all over the world. Electives, workshops, round tables and challenges provide the opportunity to engage with leaders in the field who can respond to questions by drawing from their own experience.

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International Business Trip

During the International Business Trip, you get out of EADA for a first-hand look at innovation and its role in sustainability through classes in partner universities and visits abroad. Last year’s class visited Maastricht (the Netherlands) and Brussels (Belgium), where participants networked with innovative leaders in the fields of public policy, agriculture and healthcare, the circular economy and Blockchain.

Final Project

In the final project, you work as a business consultant – this is your chance to put what you have learned throughout the year to the test, integrating theory and practice to solve management problems and make the most significant impact. Each challenge is aligned with the UN’s sustainable development goals and begins with fieldwork to identify the main issues and stakeholders. You select your challenge and develop it together with your group under the guidance of an experienced tutor.

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