Master Plus is a modern and innovative education with a unique curriculum which proposes in-depth experience in chosen master’s study program. Unlike other more traditional programs, this track presents distinctive opportunity to receive advices and individual consultations from mentors from their professional experience and knowledge.
In the frame of the course students will receive valuable mentoring opportunities throughout the studies, and not only. In Master Plus you will:
- Gain practical advice, inspiration, and support
- Enhance planning strategies and fundamentals of integrated communication design
- Learn from experiences of others
- Boost knowledge on how to analyze digital businesses
- Recognize the value of networking
- Become more empowered to make decision
- Cultivate vital soft skills
- Develop professional relationships with potential business partners
Meetings with the mentor are planned at least twice a month. Work with a mentor is included in the study program plan 2 CP/semester (in total 6 CP).
The mentor program if offered in following study programs:
You need to choose the master’s program. Afterwards, you will have an opportunity to choose any of three mentoring courses offered, regardless of the chosen study program and specialization.
Dr. Ioseb Gabelaia
Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation
A Communications and Marketing Management specialist with over 10 years of extensive experience
Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CSSMBB)
Master Scrum Accredited Certified (MSAC)
An individual who values 4C’s:
Critical and Creative Thinking, Collaboration and Communication
- What is Design Thinking?
- Applying Design Thinking in Strategic Innovation
- Changing Management Models
- Think beyond Uncertainty Mode
Course Language: English
Limit for a Group: up to 10 people
Enrolment Requirements: Professional experience in the field of Business and Management
Our world is increasingly complex and challenging to interpret. Multiple forces affect the rules of what is possible and probable, therefore, discovering valuable opportunities is increasingly exciting.
The mentoring course is not an academic exercise on how to design thinking principles that can be rooted into an organization to give it awareness into valuable opportunities heretofore unseen from traditional ways.
The course presents a framework and way of working that adjusts uncertainty surrounding most decision-making companies face today. It also shares a practice on how to insert a new design thinking into a modern enterprise that will enable a new tendency of collaboration, vision, and knowledge to improve the excellence of decision making, the allocation of funds to the best opportunities, and eventually the development of a reliable stream of value creation.
The job market demands professionals to demonstrate the skills and capability needed to stand out in an increasingly competitive environment. For many, it is earning advanced degrees that highlight hard work, perseverance, and commitment to become as experienced as possible.
The Master Plus track will allow you to acquire advanced techniques, knowledge, and research capabilities while guiding your own lengthy career development agenda.
During the master’s plus, you will explore current perspectives in the marketplace, in addition to the original courses taking during the master’s studies. Compared to regular master programs, masters plus dives deeper into the theories and practical reasoning behind established methods, giving you a more complete understanding of the problem. The outcome is an opportunity to uncover new techniques and apply them in a professional setting.
The main advantages:
- A mentor different than lecturer or thesis supervisor
- A case study setting
- A coach during the studies
- Analytical thinking – approaches
- Promoting a teamwork style to problem-solving
- Ability to solve problems – techniques
- Self-evaluating your contribution to established goals.
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The mentor you will have for two years during which he/she will provide you with individual consultations, give an advice and inspiration as well!
The meeting with your chosen mentor will take place at TSI and online, depends on the work and purpose. The meetings will take place as individual consultations, seminars, group work, guest lecture etc., led by mentor.
Tuition fee of MasterPlus track with the mentor support is additionally EUR 500 per year.
Of course, you can apply for master’s study programs without using the Master Plus course. It is also possible to change mentors during three semesters. Three mentors are offered this Winter Intake.
It will be included as a special seminar with credits in the diploma.