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International Executive Master in Design Strategy and System Innovation, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The International Executive Master in Design Strategy and System Innovation from - Milan (Italy), which will be held in China in collaboration with the Institute Lantao Culture Beijing, is aimed at professionals who wish to gain knowledge, methodologies and tools to promote innovation as well as identify and achieve strategic objectives.


The International Executive Master in Design Strategy and System Innovation from - Milan (Italy) explains methods and culture of the project that have been developed in terms of procedures and approaches inside the Design System of Politecnico over the years, with the aim of supporting the process of change and innovation for businesses, local authorities, institutions and organizations.

Employment opportunities

At the end of the Master, the participants, that already have their own cultural and professional experience, will have acquired additional knowledge about the characteristics and systemic approach to the project and innovation of the product system issues. In addition, students enrolled in the Master will acquire knowledge about: strategic design, design management, service design, design thinking, branding and the construction of the identity. 

Thanks to the acquired systemic and strategic vision, they will be able to develop their entrepreneurship as well as work for design companies, business consulting, distribution or manufacturing industries, knowing from time to time to identify appropriate strategies and techniques.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Design
  • Experience Design
  • Business Innovation
  • Service design
  • Visual storytelling
  • Branding
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Art Direction
  • Future studies
  • Product design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The enrolment at the Specializing Master requires a Bachelor of Science degree, or a Master of Science degree in Industrial Design, Architecture, Engineering, Economics and Communicaton Science or, in alternative, an equivalent qualification. Anyhow, the Academic board has the right to consider the enrolment of candidates holding the abovementioned titles in other disciplines. For those who graduated not in Italy, equivalent study titles will be considered if recognized in the respective course of studies. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Milano

  • 850 - 1450 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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