• Objectives and Competences

Objectives of the Degree

Due to its clearly defined professional nature, the aim of the Master's Degree in Industrial Management is to offer additional education to recent university graduates with technical or scientific degrees. For their future professional careers this Master’s Degree will enable them to access employment opportunities in business administration and management, particularly in industrial companies.

As the Master's Degree in Industrial Management broadens students' business knowledge, it is an opportunity to apply the technical and scientific skills acquired during their undergraduate studies into practice in the business world.

Competences to be acquired

In today's business world, companies need employees in the following three major areas:

  • General area, for which general education is required. It includes managers who need to have a global vision of the company and its surroundings. Shared services, such as finance, business, information systems and human resources, providing services available to all the departments of the company
  • Specific areas, including tasks that require specific training and are related to specific jobs or specific departments The Master's Degree in Industrial Management deepens students' understanding of those three areas and complements the scientific education the University graduates already possess. It provides them with the ability to design, generate and market new products, commercialize existing products or optimize production processes and improve strategies with their current employer.

The master's degree complements and deepens the scientific and technical education previously acquired in engineering or other degrees, both with respect to contents and skills. With a clear focus on business needs, students will acquire specific skills related to the business world as well as cross-curricular skills.
The Master's Degree in Industrial Management will enable students to acquire the following competences:

Analyze existing relations in the global economic environment, the economic factors involved and their repercussions on companies

Interpret company accounts and reach valid conclusions with respect to the prevailing financial situation and likely future developments

Make decisions in line with company objectives in the fields of investment and obtaining financing

In-depth analysis of consumer and customer needs using the following tools: product, price, promotion and distribution

Manage the company's processes and resources to obtain customer satisfaction as effectively and efficiently as possible

Be familiar with the social and legal environment of a company

The cross-curricular skills students will acquire during the master's degree are the following:

Ethical commitment

Analytical thinking

Achievement orientation

Influential and impactful communication

Leadership and team management

Initiative and entrepreneurial spirit

Customer orientation

Global and international vision

Knowledge of new technologies