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30 Jan - 2023

Reasons behind the mass layoffs in American Big Tech

The layoffs of 75,000 people in US tech companies are likely due to a combination of factors: Over-sizing, macro context, changes in the technology industry and changes in the company’s priorities.
27 Jan - 2023

AGAUR recognizes the UPF-BSM ISDaLab as an Emerging Research Group

The Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) of the Generalitat de Catalunya has recognized the 14 researchers of the UPF Barcelona School of Management that form the ISDaLab (I...
16 Jan - 2023

Barriers to financing social enterprising

Social enterprises have to overcome up to three different types of barriers in order to secure funding: at the individual, organizational and industry levels. Ramon Bastida, Vice Dean for Knowledge Tr...
23 Dec - 2022

UPF-BSM and ZIBS sign a long-term collaboration agreement

The aim of the agreement is to undertake activities in the near future on teaching, research, and/or cultural activities; the exchange of graduate students under various schemes; organizing and partic...
16 Dec - 2022

The UPF Barcelona School of Management awards the best master's degree and postgraduate projects of the 2021–2022 academic year

The fourth Student Project Awards recognized the 21 best master's degree and postgraduate projects, awarding upon 34 students of the 2022 graduation
14 Dec - 2022

Sixteen masters of the UPF Barcelona School of Management, classified in the EdUniversal 2022 ranking

The ranking includes 16 UPF-BSM master’s degrees this year, two more than in previous years. Of these, four are among the Top 50 in the world in their category, and two among the Top 100
9 Dec - 2022

UPF-BSM and CaixaBank, finalists in the AMBA & BGA «Excellence Awards» for their case study on the Risk School of the financial institution

The UPF Barcelona School of Management has participated in the category of «Best Business School Partnership», one of ten categories awarded by the AMBA Association, which recognises organisations tha...
30 Nov - 2022

The UPF Barcelona School of Management and the Vallformosa Foundation to promote a Chair of Territorial Transformation and Wellbeing

Directed by Sílvia Cóppulo, the Chair will work on a new model of a more equitable, inclusive and sustainable relationship between people, companies and the territory of the Penedès. 
22 Nov - 2022

Turnover of the consultancy sector in Catalonia exceeded 4,360 million euros in 2021, almost 2% of GDP, according to a study by the UPF-BSM and ACEC

This is a pioneering study, as there had been no other report that had assessed the impact of the consultancy sector in Catalonia before. It points out that the sector has 4,586 companies and it is ca...
16 Nov - 2022

"Microsoft's success has to contribute to the sucess of people, both inside and outside the company"

During the second session of «Leaders at UPF-BSM», Manuel Abellán, Industry Executive Higher Education at Microsoft Spain, explained to the students the current situation of the company, its commitmen...
15 Nov - 2022

400 students and nearly 70 companies participate in the «Talent Boost Week», the first employability week at UPF-BSM

For four days, the UPF-BSM offered its students and alumni the opportunity to connect with companies from different sectors to find professional careers and, at the same time, to offer participating f...
14 Nov - 2022

UPF-BSM, acknowledged for the second consecutive year as a school with international influence, according to EdUniversal

The international ranking has renewed the four "palms of excellence" of the UPF Barcelona School of Management and reaffirms it as a "Top Business School with Significant International Influence".&nbs...
8 Nov - 2022

Students of the UPF-BSM's Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication to explain pieces of the exhibition «Brain(s)» at the CCCB

During the session, students will address visitors with a talk to convey their vision of the works that have most captured their attention.
28 Oct - 2022

DSA comes into force to change the rules of how digital markets and platforms are regulated

European Parliament has approved the Digital Services Act, that will drastically change the rules of how digital markets and digital platforms are regulated in the EU by ensuring fair competition. DSA...
24 Oct - 2022

Does it make any sense to award a trophy like the 'Ballon d'Or' in NFT as well?

France Football gave the winners of the Ballon d'Or, besides the traditional trophy, a small device containing the prize in NFT. Does it make any sense? Why does blockchain want to get closer to the w...