Learn how to drive change.

 

The Master's Programme in International Design Business Management helps you become a future creative professional in integrating design and technology with global business development through transdisciplinary teamwork and real-life challenges provided by our renowned industry partners.

IDBM students tackle complex, real-life challenges in multidisciplinary teams and develop holistic perspectives on the questions of tomorrow. 

The IDBM curriculum integrates business, design and technology to enable students to create new value and meaningful innovation. Graduates of the program earn a master’s degree in business, design or technology, and gain extensive inter-disciplinary teamwork experience that enables them to work in a wide variety of fields.

"IDBM is about developing a mindset that enables you to work really well with people from different backgrounds"  -  Marjukka Mäkelä

"IDBM is about developing a mindset that enables you to work really well with people from different backgrounds"

- Marjukka Mäkelä

"It’s about understanding different point of views and working with different kinds of people"  -  Virva Haltsonen

"It’s about understanding different point of views and working with different kinds of people"

- Virva Haltsonen

"IDBM supported me in developing an understanding for the broader context beyond my specific capabilities"  -  Phillip Lindberg

"IDBM supported me in developing an understanding for the broader context beyond my specific capabilities"

- Phillip Lindberg

Create real-world impact.

At the heart of the IDBM program is a six-month long, learning-by-doing industry project in collaboration with industry partners. The projects are done in small, 4-5 student, multidisciplinary teams and deal with challenges of the project partners. Team assignments include research trips to destinations related to the projects.

In the past, IDBM teams have worked with the following organisations:

 
 

Faculty & Staff

 
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