International Design Business Management, Master of Arts (Art and Design)
IDBM is a pioneering study programme that embodies the vision of Aalto University by integrating design and technology with global business development. Through transdisciplinary teamwork and real-life business challenges provided by our prominent industry partners, the programme prepares students as the next generation of creative professionals. IDBM is uniquely positioned as the only programme offered in all six schools of Aalto, allowing programme graduates to earn a Master’s degree in either business, design, or technology. Students graduating from the School of Arts, Design and Architecture will complete and be awarded a Master of Arts (MA) Degree in International Design Business Management (IDBM).
We do not work in silos, so why should we study in one? IDBM students tackle complex, real-life challenges in multidisciplinary teams and develop holistic perspectives of tomorrow’s challenges. The programme embraces design more broadly as a method, mindset, and competitive advantage. It does so by focusing on product, service and business design, technology, and innovation management. IDBM graduates have:
- The ability to work in and lead diverse teams. Graduates have discovered and unlocked their potential in multidisciplinary teams. They have developed important interpersonal and communications skills through collaborative industry projects. Become an effective team player by improving vital project management skills.
- A forward-looking view of the world. Graduates possess knowledge about current and future trends shaping organisations and societies.
- Not only business sense but design and tech-savviness. Graduates have expanded their competence achieved in business by bringing in design and technical perspectives to gain a more holistic view on how to create value for end-users.
·Competence to manage, develop and lead design-driven strategies. Graduates have gained insight into how design is managed and how its impact can be evaluated and analysed. They have learnt from industry leaders how to create new ideas and execute them with design-driven strategies and processes.
Upon graduation from the IDBM programme, graduates are ready to take on significant roles in teams working at the intersection of design, business, and technology. They are able to drive innovation and lead initiatives to undertake new business ventures in global environments.
You can apply through www.studyinfo.fi.
Degree / diploma
Master of Arts (Art and Design)