GLOBAL MASTER'S IN
Internet of Things (IoT)
Acquire knowledge about how IoT technologies work and develop management skills that allow you to bridge the gap between technical and business needs.
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1 academic Year (60 ECTS)
With live virtual classes
Enrollment Period Open
Starting date: November 2021
The Global Master’s in Internet of Things (IoT) brings a genuine perspective that combines both business and technical approaches
This program will provide students with an end to end view of IoT projects, with special emphasis in their Proof of Concept (PoC).
The master's has been designed for professionals who want to transform and improve their business models thanks to IoT, adding a differential value to increase their competitiveness in the global market.
Benefits of choosing this Master's program
Experience a 360º Transversal Program
This master’s covers the transversal needs for those who want to implement IoT and take their business to a new level. The program addresses how the business model can be affected, how to manage the implementation and new architectures, edge computing, cloud technologies, visualization, and analytics involved (observability, AI or Machine Learning).
Go deeper into IoT’s Double Business Application
IoT solutions can be incorporated both in the production processes of businesses (to improve them or gather data) or directly in the products. This differentiation changes the focus and processes to be carried out during the development of the project. Only a specific master’s like this one will permit you to learn the difference in approach and management.
Shape your IoT idea into a world-ready project
Throughout the program you will work on a Final Master’s Thesis focused on an IoT project of your choice. You will work in groups composed by multidisciplinary profiles applying agile methodologies.
Develop Technical and Management Skills
This master’s degree proposes a well-planned program that takes care not only of technical and business competencies but also deploys the best practices to succeed in IoT projects, integrating the communication among different stakeholders.
Get a multisectoral approach
IoT solutions can be applied in many markets and there are thousands of business niches where it can be used with significant results. For instance, the automation industry, retail, manufacturing, food processing, farms, and much more.
Explore the potential of IoT for different departments
This master’s seeks to explore the possibilities that IoT adds to the different departments of a company (such as Marketing or Human Resources). This program will allow the participants to open their spectrum of innovation and identify new value propositions for enterprises.
Business Models and Project Management
M1. Fundamental concepts
M2. Business models, market realities and Industry 4.0 application
M3. Tools and methodologies for day-to-day
M4. How to approach projects, budgets and teams.
New Paradigm of Architectures
M5. IoT architectures
M6. Security and cybersecurity
Edge and Fog, Connecting Things
M7. Edge vs Fog computing
M8. Hardware development and prototyping.
M9. Industrial and professional devices
M10. Communications and protocols
M11. Securing communications and connectivity
Cloud, Visualization and Analytics
M12. Cloud computing
M13. Analytics and data visualization
M14. Cloud security and taking care of data
Master’s Final Thesis
The Master’s Final Project will be developed progressively throughout the program, but an important space is reserved at the end of the course for the total integration of the elements worked on, in addition to the deliverables for their evaluation. All the professors provide consultancy services in their field of expertise to help with the thesis development.
Technologist and IoT expert with more than 20 years of experience in Industry 4.0. Technology and business mentor, helping IT organizations transform and reinvent themselves with agile methodologies.
Developer Advocate at Balena.io
Co-founder of the IoT Coffe Talk, member of the Internet of Things Council and former co-founder of the IoT platform thethings.io startup. Manager at the IoT communities in Barcelona and Munich. Responsible for co-organizing the international event IoT Stars at the MWC at Barcelona.
Marketing and Product Strategist Director
Over 19+ years in product and marketing strategy in leadership positions, bringing digital transformation to existing companies. Telecom Engineering background.
Electrical engineering and electronics.
Researching senior software developer for industrial automation and software based innovations.
Antonio Liñán Colina
Telecommunications Engineer. Director Of Engineering at relayr
Experience working in complex Industrial Projects in the Internet of Things context: Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing, device retrofitting, and end-to-end Solutions Architecture, with a sweet spot for Embedded systems (Edge devices and solutions, PLCs, and wireless devices) and highly robust and modern Software Architecture.
Solutions Consultant Data & IoT
Highly driven, well trained IT Manager with 15 years Industry experience in technically complex technology companies. Always focused on customer success and satisfaction.
Laura Blasco Fernández
IT Audit at CaixaBank
Computer engineer with 10 years of experience in analysis and development of security policies, standards and procedures and performing security testing, amongst other experiences.
Mechatronics Engineer specialized in IOT & Robotics
Highly experienced with Electro-mechanical design and Software Systems integration for complex physical systems and processes. A passionate open-source advocate, focused at the intersection of hardware and software design for perceptive physical world observability.
Electronic Engineer. CEO in DiproTech and Owner/CTO of thethings.iO
Specialized in Telecommunications and robotics. Expert in embedded systems and IoT device hardware development with more than 15 years of experience helping companies to develop complete vertical solutions from the Proof Of Concept to the industrialization.
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