The rapid development of digitalisation in every aspect of economy brings forth unprecedented production efficiency, attributing to dramatically increasing demands for new products with forefront design and ever-shorter product life cycles.
Under this trend, specialists with exclusive, interdisciplinary expertise in design and management are needed. Crucial in creating high value-added products and services for consumers, creativity and high-quality design and the resulted innovations are proven to be essential to corporate competitiveness and growth. High-qualified professionals with strong design competence and management skills are to fulfil the double function in companies and organisations to optimise innovation methods and processes while ensuring creative design quality for a sustainable growth.
The FOM Master’s study program “Design & Innovation Management” is developed to meet the market demand for specialised professionals capable of design and innovation management. The program contents, combing the reputable management expertise of FOM University of Applied Sciences and the strength of design and innovation, integrate sound methodological knowledge in the two subject areas as well as soft skills in view of personal development. Through practice-oriented modules, students are to acquire transfer competence to consolidate their practical competence in design and innovation management. A course of advanced business English rounds up the program with an international perspective.
The Master’s degree in Design- and Innovation Management will be completed with the academic degree Master of Arts (M.A.).