The world of SPARK
Digital Tech and Data Science for Business
The new world of work needs sharp tech experts to spark digital innovation. No matter the function, company, or sector, tech gurus are in hot demand. Learn how to use technology to transform business in the World of Spark.
Think data science, artificial intelligence, bots, IoT, blockchain, virtual and augmented reality, robotics, and the digital technologies just around the corner.
WHY THE WORLD OF SPARK?
Because managing floods of data is a key challenge...
In the past two years alone, humans have created more data than in the entire history of humanity.
Every company now is really a tech company
CEO of Zuckerberg Media
4 of the 5 “Best Jobs” in 2017 are tech jobs.
Because sucess isn´t about keeping up, it's about leading.
Amazon is now delivering products by drone. Self-drving tractor-trailers will soon barrel onto highways near you. Face-detecting systems now authorize payments, provide access to facilities, and track down criminals. Will you design their next groundbreaking technology?
There are more than 500,000 open computing jobs nationwide, but less than 43,000 computer science students graduated into the workforce last year.
Below are examples of some of the exciting jobs in this world
Ways of working in the world of SPARK
People & InfluencePeople & Influence
These people like to catalyze projects and drive innovation by orchestrating activities and teams, and by identifying and bringing together the resources necessary to make things happen—working as the master chefs in the tech kitchen. They tend to have a service-orientation in that they enjoy working collaboratively with both external stakeholders (customers, clients, suppliers) and/or internal stakeholders (employees, department managers) to identify their needs and use-cases, and to help define projects that will have high impact. They are also like highly participative work that involves collegial teamwork, brainstorming, and co-development.
- Digital Strategist & Transformation Director
- Innovation Manager
- Technology Consultant
- Tech Development Lead
- Lead UX Consultant
- Cybersecurity & Digital Risk Director
Analyzing & ExplainingAnalyzing & Explaining
These people tend to approach challenges in a structured way, breaking down problems into pieces and then analyzing these pieces by reasoning, researching and collecting facts or data. They want to know “why”, “how” and “for what”. They like working with complex concepts or large amounts of information -- trying to find patterns, and to reduce and simplify as a way to reach conclusions or recommendations. They also like developing frameworks, data representations, and other ways to package information – and those who enjoy quantitative work often try to measure and model as a way to understand, explain, and optimize.
- Data Scientist
- AI & Machine Learning Modeler
- Digital Business Analyst
- Operations & Performance Analytics Lead
- IoT Integration Lead
- Cybersecurity Threat & Response Analyst
Creating & DevelopingCreating & Developing
These people tend to enjoy the process of building – starting with some basic ingredients – or even a blank slate – and working to bring something new and innovative to life. For example, they might enjoy developing an app, uncovering a cool pattern in complex data, or inventing a tech-based solution to a challenging business problem. They also like activities that involve turning their big ideas into tangible outputs that can be used by others or implemented within an organization.
- AI Developer
- Bot Developer
- Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality Developer
- UX/UI Programmer
- App Developer
- Robotics & Automation Developer
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HST Alumni in the world of SPARKOur Spark Alumni have landed first-rate positions in their respective fields around the world.
Analytical Consultant | GoogleMaster in Business Analytics & Big Data
Manager | EYMaster in Business Analytics & Big Data
Predictive Analytics | Big Data | Solution Advisor at SAPMaster in Business Analytics & Big Data
Ana María Herrero Fernández
Technology Consultant | PDM ConsultoresBACHELOR IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
Who's hiring in the world of SPARK?These are just a few of the top companies where you could see yourself working with a degree in the world of Spark.
DISCOVER OUR PROGRAMS IN THE WORLD OF SPARKThe new world of work needs sharp tech experts to spark digital innovation. No matter the function, company, or sector, tech gurus are in hot demand. Learn how to use technology to transform business.
A SCHOOL FOR THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
Master in Business Analytics & Big Data
The Master in Business Analytics & Big Data trains a new generation of data-savvy professionals who know how to dissect business functions and drive innovation using highly specialized analytical skills.Career World
October & AprilDuration
Global Master in Business Analytics and Big Data
The Global Master in Business Analytics & Big Data is a part-time program that prepares data-oriented experts to fill this new demand. Achieve success in the world of big data without sacrificing other professional commitments.Career World
Master in Cybersecurity
In today's fast-paced digital world, there’s an ever-increasing need to protect against cyber threats. The Master in Cybersecurity is designed to meet this demand by training the next generation of information security experts.Part-Time
Career World: Spark
Duration: 15 months
Start date: April
Location: Online & MadridFull-Time
Career World: Spark
Duration: 10 months
Start date: October
Executive Master in Digital Transformation & Innovation Leadership
The Executive Master in Digital Transformation & Innovation Leadership is designed for forward-thinking professionals who want to become experts in the latest digital technologies and innovation strategies.Career World
Madrid, Shanghai & onlineLanguage
Master in Computer Science & Business Technology
The Master in Computer Science & Business Technology trains students to build the technology that’s changing the world, and then apply it to the way businesses work. This unique skill set is in high demand in the data-driven era.Career World
Master in Digital Business & Innovation
The Master in Digital Business & Innovation equips students with both crucial digital skills and a holistic understanding of how digital technologies and innovation methods can be used to transform companies across sectors.Career World
Our master’s programs are handcrafted in response to employers’ needs in the new world of work. We train the forward-thinking disruptors and transformers of tomorrow.
- Master in Business Analytics & Big Data
Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics
The Bachelor in Data & Business Analytics is aimed at analytical-driven individuals who possess strong critical thinking abilities and wish to harness the power of data to transform the world.Duration
Segovia and Madrid
Bachelor in Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence
The Bachelor in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence is a top-tier program for disruptive individuals aspiring to change the world of technology as we know it. Participants use design theory and innovation to build digital technology that breaks new ground.Duration
Segovia and Madrid
Bachelor in Economics
The Bachelor in Economics is a challenging program involving economics, political science, behavioral science, and modern applied technology. With this foundation, you’ll be equipped to analyze the new reality of economics.Duration
Segovia and Madrid
Our bachelor’s programs are future-forward and fearless, shifting to stay ahead of the curve, making sure you build solid foundations of knowledge and skills to start your journey into the new world of work.
- Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics
Dual Degree International MBA + Master in Business Analytics and Big Data
This Dual Degree program shapes students into innovative experts who will define the future of business through data science and disruption. It pairs IE Business School’s flagship full-time program, the International MBA, with the Master in Business Analytics and Big Data from IE School of Human Sciences and Technology.DURATION
January or SeptemberLocation
The Dual Degree program at IE enables students to tailor their studies to their academic, personal and professional goals. It allows you to combine programs from different schools, transform your academic trajectory and optimize productivity by fast-tracking your degree.
- Dual Degree International MBA + Master in Business Analytics and Big Data
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