Dr. Vicenc Fernandez

Director of the UNESCO Chair of Higher Education Management

Associate Professor at the Department of Management
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)

Values and Principles

  • Work rigorously and transparently
  • Apply a contingent approach (each case, each institution, each group is unique)
  • To drive improvements with a significant impact in the medium and long term.
  • Promote equal opportunities
  • Promote the diversity of groups

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Courses and Trainings in Master and PhD's Degrees

Tools for Decision Making

Master's Degree in Technology and Engineering Management.

This course introduces students to concepts, principles and techniques of data analysis, linear programming, integer-mixed linear programming, and Markov chains for making smart and successful decisions in different contexts.

Business Analytics

Master's Degree in Technology and Engineering Management.

This course is an introduction to techniques to make data-driven decisions in the business context that go beyond the use of spreadsheets, still the standard for data analysis and manipulation in many organisations. Students learn to acquire, manipulate and visualise data, and to use techniques of data analysis of classification, prediction, clustering and pattern recognition.

Leading Teams

Master's Degree in Technology and Engineering Management.

This course offers the fundamentals of teams management. It will focus on how to develop teams, improve and sustain team performance, and understand the skills needed at the individual level and the dynamics among the members. Specifically, it will deepen on basic managerial skills (time management, communication, leadership and motivation).

Entrepreneurship for World Challenges

Master's Degree in Advanced Telecommunication Technologies.

This course introduces students to the process of setting up a new technology company, specifically, from the development of the business idea to the first round of search for funding (seed phase). Moreover, students develop their communications skills since they are crucial in each of the steps of the entrepreneurial process.

Reseach Methodology in Business

PhD Programme in Business Administration & Summer Schools for PhD Students.

Several courses: Introduction to Research; Qualitative Data Analysis; Qualitative Comparative Analysis; TextMining for Research; and, Presentations in Conferences.


Several Research Topics related to People Management

International Experience in Projects and Trainings

United Kingdom, Portugal, United States, Italy, China, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Sweden, France, Uzbekistan, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, etc.

Contact me

Phone: +34 93 401 74 00

Where I am

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Colom 11, Building TR6, Office 306
08222 - Terrassa (Barcelona) - Spain

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