August 4, 2010

Videos & Interviews

Videos & Interviews:


Eix 13 | Transformació digital i intel·ligència artificial. April 2018

Congrés d’Economia i Empresa de Catalunya. Cap aun model eficient i equitatiu.


Conferència “Transformació digital i intel·ligència artificial: perspectives”
Sr. Marc Torrens. Chief Innovation Officer de Strands

Presentació de conclusions:
Sr. Joan Torrent. Director del grup de recerca interdisciplinari sobre les TIC, i2TIC i de la Business School de la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Relator de l’eix 13



Com la tecnologia transformarà el món del treball.

Conferència a l’Ateneu Barcelonès, el 8 d’abril del 2016. Amb Joan Torrent, director de la Business School (UOC); Carles Ubach, director del postgrau de Direcció i Consultoria en Noves Tecnologies i Sistemes (UPC).


L’impacte de la tecnologia està transformant les maneres de treballar i, el que és més important, està fent desparèixer llocs de treball i n’està creant de nous. Com quedarà confi gurat el món del treball després de tots aquests canvis? [+info]


Vila-Real launch EURAM business network: Network firms in the XXI century

Conference “Network firms in the XXI century” by Dr. Joan Torrent, director of business studies at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and coordinator of the business network of the Mediterranean European Region in Vila-Real, 25/09/2014.
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Joan Torrent is interviewed on “L’Ebre al dia”, a TV program of xip/tv on 3rd March 2014. The success of failure:



Joan Torrent is interviewed on the article “La crisi impulsa definitivament la dona emprenedora” by ARA newspaper, based on “Enterprising women and small enterprises Research” report.


New report on Crèdit, a “Xarxa Televisions Locals” program, “Més dones emprenedores”, where Joan Torrent discuss about “Enterprising women and small enterprises Research” report.


Interview with Joan Torrent on “L’oracle” from Catalunya Radio (March 19th, 2012)

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Interview with Joan Torrent on inQualitas digital magazine.

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The i2TIC director, Dr.Joan Torrent, was interview on ‘Primera Columna’, a TV program of the ‘Canal21’. on 14th November 2011

The new business incubator space was the venue of the conference for entrepreneurs ‘Social Networks’, organized by UOC (the Open University of Catalonia). The sessions were aimed at highlighting the potential new entrepreneurs through Internet Social Networks, and are part of the activities promoted by the UOC to support entrepreneurship. During the interview on ‘Primera Columna’ program, the director of i2TIC, Joan Torrent, said the map of Catalan microenterprises is experiencing serious problems due to lack of funding, lack of training and lack of innovation. However, Torrent emphasised that thanks to new communication technologies and social networks, small and medium enterprises have at their disposal a powerful instrument.

Joan Torrent was interview on ‘Credit’, a TV program of the ‘Xarxa de Televisions Locals’, November 2011

In the interview, Joan Torrent explains the training needs of managers of SMEs:




Conference on “Entrepreneurship and Microenterprise in times of crisis,” by Dr. Joan Torrent, director of the i2TIC group, of UOC-IN3, as part of the ‘I Mostra d’Emprenedors del Vallès Oriental’ in Granollers, 18 October 2011.





Conference on ‘Entrepreneurship and micro enterprises in the knowledge economy’ by Joan Torrent, director of the i2TIC research group and the Business School on September 20, 2011

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Joan Torrent “The entrepreneurship and the micro enterprises in the knowledge economy”, 14.04.2011

Lecture “The entrepreneurship and the micro enterprises in the Knowledge Economy”, by Joan Torrent, lecturer in Business and Economics and Director of the i2TIC research group, and UOC Business School, under the Third Meeting Alumni in Sevilla, 14 April 2011.




Joan Torrent analyzes the current situation of the financial crisis – March 2011.

The lecturer of Economics and Business Studies and the Director of UOC Business School analyzes the evolution of the financial crisis since last interview on September 2010.





Joan Torrent analyzes the current situation of the economy – September 2010, Barcelona.

Lecturer of Economics and Business Studies, Joan Torrent analyzes the current situation of the economy: What is happening to the world economy? / Economic system reforms of the Spanish State / The Labour reform / Are we would have to rethink the production system to generate new jobs? / The Pension Reform / The current economic scenario.






The organizations in the Economic and Knowledge Society

X Seminari Compartim Centre d’Estudis Jurídics i Formació Especialitzada, 29 de juny de 2010.




“Protecting the multinationals is typical of nineteenth century”

Lecturer of Economics and Business Studies, Joan Torrent analyzes the current situation of the economy and the role that the innovation policies and education in the future through ICT. December 2009.



Roundtable “Networking in the public administration”.

IV Jornada del programa Compartim. CEJFE, December 2009.



Joan Torrent – Analyzes the evolution of the crisis in Spain

The lecturer of Economics and Business Studies analyzes the evolution of the financial crisis since last interview on November 2008.
In this video the main topic is Spain.



Joan Torrent -The Catalan financial system

The lecturer of Economics and Business Studies analyzes the evolution of the financial crisis since last interview on November 2008.
In this video the main topic is Catalonia.




Joan Torrent analyzes the financial crisis, 1/2

Lecturer of Economics and Business Studies Joan Torrent analyzes the causes and consequences of the current financial crisis, first part. October 2008, Barcelona.




Joan Torrent analitza la crisi financera, 2/2

Second part of the analysis of Lecturer of Economics and Business Studies Joan Torrent. October 2008, Barcelona.