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Presentation of the Barcelona School of Management, the UPF business school


On Thursday 9 June the presentation took place of the Barcelona School of Management in the presence of the rector, Josep Joan Moreso, and the board of directors of the new business school. The creation of the Barcelona School of Management has been possible thanks to the experience acquired by Pompeu Fabra University throughout years of teaching and research in the corporate field.

The inaugural action, preceded by a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Barcelona School of Management, in the presence of almost one hundred academic directors, teaching staff at the Barcelona School of Management, members of the board of patrons and studies council lecturers at the UPF, people from companies and institutions connected to the institution and staff from the Barcelona School of Management. In the act, the rector presented the video of the new business school, which can be seen at:, and wished this new project every success. After the presentation, a meal/press call was given at which the rector of the UPF, Josep Joan Moreso, and the dean of the new school, Ana Valenzuela, explained the project to the press attending.

The Barcelona School of Management represent answers, ideas, research, exchange and training; it is a model of management school aspiring to be an international reference point in scientific production, transfer and the training of new managers for the 21 st century. The Barcelona School of Management gathers together training courses in economics, business and public administration and starts this coming academic year, as from September 2011.

The training to be delivered by the Barcelona School of Management is guaranteed by the teaching experience and prestige of the Department of Economics and Business of Pompeu Fabra University, which in recent years has become one of the leading centres in teaching and research on a European level.

The Barcelona School of Management is to form part of the Fundación Privada Instituto de Educación Continua, a private not-for-profit organisation created in 1993 by Pompeu Fabra University.

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