Communication, Design & Innovation

About the course

Short-term Professional Extension Program Abroad

Program Theme

Strategic and Innovative view in the Marketing Communication.


Undergraduates and graduates interested in IT Management and Digital Technologies area.


The course seeks to enable the Marketing Communication professional to articulate strategies in the company, along with creative processes of means and message.

Communication, Design & Innovation

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Free Business English module in California
  • Guidance and documents for obtaining the US Visa

  • Academic Preparation and Logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Classes taught by professors with extensive academic and professional experience;
  • Two meetings with local executives within the schedule of activities;
  • Develop a strategic and innovative vision in Marketing Communication;
  • Empower yourself by learning aligned strategies with creative processes of media vehicles, messages, and content;

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Testimonials from IBS Americas students who attended California State University, Northridge

January - 2023

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Identifying the target audience; determining communication objectives; designing the message; selecting communication channels.

Design and communication; graphic design versus visual communication design; perception and meaning; language and signification; communication; aesthetics.


Overcoming the innovation barrier; strategy innovation; integrated communication in the innovation communication process.

Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend that you take your laptop to develop the work and activities. It will also be useful for accessing the library and digital materials made available by the professors. 

The students will visit companies active in the local market or receive representatives at the university for lectures according to the course's area of study. It is expected that students have a very proactive attitude, asking interesting questions to the representative of the organization.

The Advanced programs are designed for graduate students with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in their field of interest.

Professor Ricardo Britto

PhD in Business Administration from FEA/USP, he is one of the most experienced Brazilian professors in International Business.

  • Location
    Northridge - United States
  • Dates
    3 weeks (January or July)
  • Investment
    U$ 6.740 + Enrollment: U$ 90
    Check opportunities for partial scholarships
  • Program Profile
    Full-time classes and lectures
  • Workload
    80h classes/activities/lectures
  • Additional Activity
    Business English module included in the program with 27 hours of classes
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 30
  • Certification
    Certificate in Executive Management and Business English
  • Language
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