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Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Design for Innovation Strategy

Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED)

6 months
5900 EUR/full
5900 EUR/full
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The Postgraduate in Design for Innovation Strategy at Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED)  equips students with design-specific methodologies and tools allowing them to identify new business opportunities and come up with valuable solutions. 

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Global trends such as technological breakthroughs, a growing population, scarce resources and climate change are posing major challenges for companies. And an innovation-based strategy is crucial to ensure sustainable long‑term growth. Here, design plays a key role in promoting and facilitating innovation.

The Postgraduate in Design for Innovation Strategy at Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED) trains leaders with the ability to manage complex design processes and take on new challenges to promote innovation. To this end, the course proposes a dynamic methodology and a practical approach based on analysing data, exchanging information and discussing case studies, as well as including conferences, talks and workshops

Job opportunities

  • Coordinate and develop processes for design innovation and its implementation as a strategic tool.
  • Identification of business opportunities through the methodologies learned.
  • Strategic vision for the conceptualization and development of new products and services.
  • Management and promotion of creative culture within the company.
  • Have the skills and vision for working in multidisciplinary teams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation Tools And Methodologies
  • Design Thinking Process
  • Design & Innovation Research
  • Generating Business Models
  • Sustainable Innovation
  • Product Design Innovation
  • Service Design Innovation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • ID (Spanish students) or Passport (international students) scanned
  • University Diploma (Bachelor, Undergraduate Degree or equivalent) scanned
  • Motivation Letter in the Postgraduate’s language
  • CV in the Postgraduate’s language specifying languages level and computer skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Spanish or English as appropriate. For courses taught in English requires an intermediate level, corresponding to a paper TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6,5. For courses in Spanish requires a level B2.  In case you don’t have any qualification, it will be necessary to assess your level through an in-person or Skype interview
  • Portfolio for creative Postgraduates

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5900 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5900 EUR for the full programme during 6 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5900 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5900 EUR for the full programme during 6 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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