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Postgraduate Course in Technopolitics and Rights in the Digital Era
Wednesday and Thursday from 18.30 to 21.30 and Fridays from 16.30 to 21.30
The Postgraduate Course in Technopolitics and Rights in the Digital Era (common goods, democracy and communication in the information era) trains active players in the new models of the strategic action taking place in the context of the information era. Versatile professionals who carry out new forms of organization and action and lead sectors that transform and are in transformation.
Over the course, you will learn about new digital rights; you will understand the dynamics of networked action and the multiple options it offers; you will learn how to design, manage and lead policy transformation to adapt them to a current context; you will discover new forms of communication and participation; you will learn new methodologies for creating strategic action plan designs; and you will fully grasp the possibilities offered by the digital context and data to perfect your competencies and skills across all professional sectors.
The Postgraduate Course in Technopolitics and Rights in the Digital Era is aimed at public-sector managers, researchers and academics in the fields of political sciences, social sciences and humanities, along with journalists, lawyers, political officials, professionals, entrepreneurs, computer scientists, economists, activists and managers in the tertiary sector and of organizations undergoing transformation processes. It is also aimed at directors of organizations and institutions that drive programs of participation, networking, social responsibility and political involvement.
Why this program?
- Because we need professionals who are specifically trained in the network dynamics of the digital society, so that they can make the most of their potential, benefiting themselves and the organizations they work with, as well as the community at large.
- Because of the program’s methodology, which is action-oriented more than towards academic reflection or technological innovation. In this regard, specific technological knowledge is not required.
- Its objective is to help academic institutions, professionals and organizations to reposition themselves and adapt to the current scenario.
- Because of the program’s collaboration with XNet, specialists in technopolitical action, renowned for promoting free culture, net neutrality and digital rights in the post-Edward Snowden era, as well as for fostering devices for transformation such as the so-called Anti-Corruption Inboxes for whistleblowing, which have been used to expose such cases as Bankia and "Tarjetas Black" in Spain.
- Because our faculty is made up of top-level national and international professors, strengthening access to influential networks in the field.
- Because it uses its own advanced learning model, based on the educational philosophy expressed in the manifesto of the UPF Barcelona School of Management.
Find out what you are going to learn
(video in Spanish)