MINI-Master in Food Design

SUMMER 2018: May 14 - Aug 3/ FALL 2018: Sept 24 - Dec 21 SPRING 2019: Feb 4 -  May 3

Design thinking and Innovation Management applied to Food Industry

Food Design combines two internationally acknowledged areas of the Italian excellence: Design and Food.
 
Italian Pasta, Pizza and Ice Cream feed the Planet with an excellent mix of nutrition and taste. Also, Italian Creativity, Culture and Entrepreneurship are very important points of reference for the Catering sector, Food Formats and Food Retailers.
 
With the Food Design Mini-Master program, BAU International Academy of Rome aims to train professionals in the food industry, able to design new products, spaces and processes to prepare, consume, enjoy and communicate food and related values.

The program is coordinated by the Food Designer

FRANCESCO SUBIOLI
 

Our Mini-Master program is divided into four 3-week modules, for a total duration of 12 weeks, with a dynamic mix of classes, labs and visits to food companies, concept stores, restaurants as well as gastronomic fairs and events. Internship opportunities are available at the end of the program for the participants who will have successfully completed the course of “Italian for Business” with DILIT INTERNATIONAL HOUSE 


MODULE 1: ITALIAN FOOD CULTURE & EXPERIENCE

SUMMER 2018: 14 MAY - 1 JUN / FALL 2018: SEPT 24-OCT 12/SPRING 2019: 4 FEB - 22 FEB

In this phase you will understand the cores of Italian food culture: agro-food districts and territorial networks; aestethics and symbols of the Italian vs Mediterranean diet; focus on raw materials; culinary traditions, styles and trends; the Italian food experience in the catering and distribution sectors.

 MODULE 2: DESIGN THINKING FOR THE FOOD INDUSTRY INNOVATION

SUMMER 2018: JUN 4-JUN 22/FALL 2018: OCT 15-NOV 2/SPRING 2019: 25 FEB - 15 MAR

Participants will conduct 4 weeks of executive labs in food design applied to: raw materials; food equipment; food places; customer service. Each week will end with a project work.

MODULE 3: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT & INTERNATIONALIZATION

SUMMER 2018: JUN 25 - JULY 13/ FALL 2018: NOV 5 - NOV 23/SPRING 2019: MAR 18 - APR 5

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to understand drivers of innovation and internationalization; apply strategic management theories and techniques to solve real life problems; assess market opportunities for companies seeking international expansion; implement strategic plans of internationalization.

MODULE 4: FOOD BRANDING

 SUMMER 2018: JUL 16 - AUG 3/ FALL 2018: NOV 26 - DEC 14/SPRING 2019: APR 8 - APR 26


Coached and supported by strategists and experts of food brand design, event, food journalism, viral marketing, neuromarketing and visual storytelling, you will learn how to brand your business with an inimitable mark of distinction.

ASK MORE INFO ABOUT:

  • the possibility to attend only one module : ITALIAN FOOD CULTURE / DESIGN THINKING FOR FOOD INNOVATION / FOOD BRANDING
  • our internship opportunities after the successful completion of "Italian for Business" with

Fees

12 WEEK MINI-MASTER: 3500 €

6 WEEK SPECIALIZATION: 2000 €

3 WEEK SPECIALIZATION: 1100 €

Internship +Italian for Business: 900€

Application Fee: 12 week program: 300 €,  3/6 week program: 150 €

 

Certificate of Attendance

At the end of each program enrolled students, who have attended at least 80% of the classes and successfully complete all required exams and projects, will receive a Certificate of attendance. An examination board composed of academicians and entrepreneurs will assess the final project presentation and award the student’s final certificate of attendance.

Entry Requirements

Deadline: Applicants, especially non european, are strongly suggested to complete the enrollment process at least 6 weeks before the beginning of the selected course. 

Admission Procedure

Following documents are required: 

1) Enrollment form (available online within the applicant’s personal area)  

2) Passport or ID for EU students

3) Motivation letter

4) CV

5) A copy of the applicant’s diploma

 

Candidate Selection

Selection is based on the assessment of your CV, motivation letter and portfolio. Enrollments are limited. Once admitted, candidates will receive an admission letter.

Every year BAU International Academy of Rome encourage students to apply for the partial grants available through BAU Foundation and promotes a number of total grants. For further information please visit the website and download the scholarship application form.