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Top 13 Master's Programs in Product Development 2019

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

In an organization, product development is concerned with the development of new ideas and innovations that lead to new products. Areas of business that utilize these skills include research and development, marketing, sales strategy, and design. Individuals educated in product development may become members of interdepartmental product development teams.

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Aalborg University

The Master’s programme in Global Systems Design enables you to handle modern day business and organisational complexity. You learn how to analyse and model specific busin ... [+]

Competition is intensifying on global markets. In order to survive, private companies, as well as public organisations, must innovate manufacturing and business processes as well as products and services to be able to provide customers and stakeholders with solutions of high quality in a cost-efficient and sustainable manner. At the same time, they must ensure a profitable and competitive business. The Master’s programme in Global Systems Design enables you to handle modern day business and organisational complexity. You learn how to analyse and model specific business processes and systems. You will be trained to develop innovative product-, service-, and process design solutions and simulate their operational performance and make cost-benefit studies of their business impact.... [-]

Denmark Aalborg Copenhagen Esbjerg
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Universidad Sergio Arboleda

Colombian companies are now competing with "World Class Companies", with high standards for innovation, productivity and quality of their products and / or services, whic ... [+]

Master in Production and Operations Colombian companies are now competing with "World Class Companies", with high standards for innovation, productivity and quality of their products and / or services, which is necessary to generate strategies to close the gap to achieve excellence in all economic sectors in which they want to participate. Organizations are aware of the importance of training professional staff on knowledge and the adaptation of new methodologies in production and operations that are crucial today given the high levels of competition and the increase of resources. The areas of production and operations have been modernizing their methods, management and technology, seeking to optimize productivity, increasing efficiency, effectiveness and flexibility of production systems and supply operations and distribution nationwide and internationally. Failure to develop, with high quality, companies in the region will continue to lose market share to the multinationals and the import of manufactured goods delivered, in a timely manner and very low prices. Because of this the Sergio Arboleda University has developed the Master's program in the area of ​​production and operations to human resource training with high levels of knowledge and management, able to achieve competitive companies with innovative products and services that generate higher value added . The Master Production and Operations specific aims the design and management of production systems and operations and national chains and international production, for which we developed a training program that includes technology for modeling and simulation, advanced training in logistics and quality and also an area... [-]

Colombia Bogotá Santa Marta
January 2020
Full time
Campus
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Northern (Arctic) Federal University

The purpose of the master's program: training of qualified managers who can create and manage production with the challenges of the Arctic ... [+]

Master's Program - Production Management Place of study: Institute of Economics and Management (IEiU) Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after MV Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia Education: Master

Qualification of the graduate: Master of engineering and technology The purpose of the master's program: training of qualified managers who can create and manage production with the challenges of the Arctic region. The program is based on research opportunities, the organization and the practical experience of solving economic problems, including the development of industrial and investment potential. Features:

integration into the educational process of modern teaching methods, advanced information technologies based on integrated technical solutions; the use of innovative teaching methods and technologies, which are aimed at the development of creative, analytical and leadership qualities of undergraduates: projects in companies, the case method, business games and business simulation training; the use of modularity program allows you to create individual trajectories of training of students, including undergraduates to participate in the programs of international academic mobility. ... [-]
Russia Arkhangelsk
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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edX

Learn essential tools and techniques to manage the development, launch, and growth of digital products and advance your career as a product manager. ... [+]

Learn essential tools and techniques to manage the development, launch, and growth of digital products and advance your career as a product manager.

Product Manager is one of the hottest positions in the emerging digital economy.

The Product Manager is essentially the “CEO” of a digital product. They understand and articulate needs; set up roadmaps, plan and coordinate the development process; champion and launch products and oversee the product lifecycle. They are the implementers of ideas in digital business innovation.

In this Product Management MicroMasters program, you will gain hands-on experience in:

Creating product roadmaps Taking products from initial concept through user research, co-creation, and rapid prototyping Agile and lean management practices for creating software and digital products Social media and market testing methods Applying perspective from best practices in platform-based strategies. ... [-]
USA Cambridge
March 2019
Full time
Part time
30 - 45 
Online
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KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The master's programme in Production Engineering and Management is designed to provide product knowledge and skills with a holistic perspective. ... [+]

The master's programme in Production Engineering and Management is designed to provide product knowledge and skills with a holistic perspective.

After graduating from the programme students will have:

Basic understanding of various dimensions and functions of the broad field of production. Analytical skills needed to tackle the ever-changing problems and situations of modern competitive production. Conceptual and reasoning skills with appropriate decision support methods and tools used in production management. Communication and presentation skills necessary for leadership positions. Understanding of how environmental and cultural differences effect the production process. Understanding of the need and requirements for sustainable and energy efficient production processes. Production Engineering and Management at KTH ... [-]
Sweden Stockholm
August 2019
Full time
Campus
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Escuela Superior de Diseño de Barcelona

Meet the tools necessary for the generation of a product from the first contact with the company through the different stages of development. ... [+]

How should an object? Think how it must have, for example, a chair, without having assessed before anything that affects our future chair itself, or in essence, the idea of ​​"gimmick" to support the buttocks; not only would like to start the cart before the horse, we would risk that it would be useless. Would he then meet our "gimmick" your goal?

Clearly, an object must be beautiful to generate attraction to the potential consumer; but what value would generate a more beautiful chair, if uncomfortable, does not fit well with the table, mars the pavement when I move, does not fit the budget of the company, ... Worthless. Whenever not clearly specify the briefing we had to do an uncomfortable chair; for example, for a visitor not feel at ease and leave quickly.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
May 2019
Full time
12 
Online
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Dalarna University

Developing the next generation materials engineers by applying theory to practice. ... [+]

About

Over the years, Sweden has gained an international reputation for its high-quality steel production and advanced manufacturing technology that has come as a direct result of major strategic investment in education and research. The province of Dalarna is a strong base for the steel industry and home to Dalarna University.

Comprehensive and Applicable Knowledge

By taking this Master's Program in Materials Engineering and Product Development, you will gain in-depth knowledge in materials engineering and the product development process, both key to a successful career within the manufacturing industry.

Focus is on detailed comprehension of the connection between product development, production, microstructure, properties and performance of various products. You will acquire the competence and skills necessary to become an innovative technical problem-solver with knowledge of materials engineering and product development.... [-]

Sweden Borlänge
September 2019
Campus
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Mälardalen University

You get an understanding of the key issues involved in modern production and logistics systems. You'll be provided with the analytical and computing tools, their use and ... [+]

You get an understanding of the key issues involved in modern production and logistics systems. You'll be provided with the analytical and computing tools, their use and scope, enabling you to manage the development of the systems successfully and competitively.

The Programme

In this programme, you will acquire skills in modern production and logistics systems and will be able to analyze, evaluate and optimize the solutions. The programme includes projects together with industry and society. This programme offers a two-year curriculum involving a total of 120 credits. A Master's degree in Production and Logistics Management will also provide you with an advanced base in planning and optimisation of production and logistics, including the use of simulation software.... [-]

Sweden Eskilstuna
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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HECTOR School of Engineering and Management

Participants in the Management of Product Development master program are able to analyze, design, operate and implement the product development process at their companies ... [+]

Master Program in Management of Product Development

Part-time further qualification for engineers.

An integrated approach towards efficient product development uses virtual engineering processes to design highly utilized machine elements and systems.

Participants in the Management of Product Development master program are able to analyze, design, operate and implement the product development process at their companies in an optimized way.

The graduates can successfully translate innovative ideas and innovations into competitive products, with a special focus lying on major criteria like customized product solutions, reduction of production costs as well as optimization of quality standards. Furthermore, they are capable of accompanying and furthering innovation processes by highly creative techniques.... [-]

Germany Karlsruhe
September 2019
Part time
18 
Campus
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EAE Business School

Agile methodologies are already a reality and a requirement in the current business fabric, and its domain is a competitive need for the Project Managers of the 21st cent ... [+]

Nowadays, a significant part of the projects takes place in dynamic environments, with a high innovation component, so that changes are not seen as a threat but as an opportunity for development and learning.

Agile methodologies are already a reality and a requirement in the current business fabric, and its domain is a competitive need for the Project Managers of the 21st century. Growing is the number of projects that demand an 'agile approach' of management, as the predictive or waterfall framework is not effective; Therefore, the present Master in Agile Methodologies and Product Development deepens the agile development of new products through high performance teams oriented to innovation, regardless of the sector or market.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
October 2019
Full time
12 
Campus
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University of Oulu

Master's Programme in Product management (ProM) is a two-year programme taught in English. The programme educates product management professionals who can actively manage ... [+]

Master of Product Management

Master's Programme in Product management (ProM) is a two-year programme taught in English. The programme educates product management professionals who can actively manage products and the product range. The focus is on technology product management. It builds on the engineering disciplines and focuses on product management.

ProM provides courses in contemporary topics, with an emphasis on product management.The core of the programme is the product development process, the delivery process, and the entire demand-supply chain. Problem-solving and communication skills in the international context are highlighted. ProM includes close collaboration with industry and lectures practical cases to enhance the learning experience. Guest lecturers from industry are often invited to speak. Assignments are typically connected to practical industrial challenges, allowing students to gain industry experience as they start building networks in the business world. ProM also has strong links to all engineering disciplines at the Faculty of Technology.... [-]

Finland Oulu
August 2019
Full time
Campus
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Jönköping University

As competition between companies is getting tougher as the number of products on the market increases, many are realising the importance of product development and materi ... [+]

As competition between companies is getting tougher as the number of products on the market increases, many are realising the importance of product development and material knowledge as a competitive means. This programme covers the entire product development process, from conceptual engineering design to materials and manufacturing processes. Making complex things simpler

The steady increase in the use of computer support makes possible new methods, which are parallel to the entire product development process. With the help of advanced computer tools in design and construction, real and virtual prototypes can be produced much faster, and the time needed for development can be shortened. In addition, a product can be studied and tested at an early stage of product development for its design, usability, durability, safety and producibility. Important aspects of work with the development of components and products include the analysis of function and performance, the choice of materials and the methods of production. This programme gives an understanding of the theory behind and the practical use of the computer-based tools needed for these tasks.... [-]

Sweden Jönköping
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Jönköping University

The manufacturing industry now faces globalization challenges and this is the starting point of this Master's programme. The aim is to provide knowledge and competence th ... [+]

The manufacturing industry now faces globalization challenges and this is the starting point of this Master's program. The aim is to provide knowledge and competence that prepare the students for leading positions within the manufacturing industry. Making globalization work

Today, the manufacturing industry is an international industry. Product development and production may be carried out at different geographic locations, which require communication and coordination of the activities. The competitiveness of manufacturing companies relies to a high degree on their abilities to benefit from the increased globalization.

Preparing for leadership

This Master's program focuses on the role that production plays within manufacturing companies. Central themes include how production systems are developed, how the design of the products and the supply chain interrelate with the production system design, and how production systems are operated and managed. The program begins with a number of courses that provides the students with a common basis for these central themes. It ends with a final thesis work, at which the students applies the knowledge and skills gained during the program.... [-]

Sweden Jönköping
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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