Escac will be responsible for managing the degree in Commerce and Distribution, the only one of its kind in Catalonia.
The Foundation of the Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya (ESCAC), Las Escuelas Pías de Cataluña, and Dr. Dolors Puig, in her personal capacity, are the new members of the Patronato de la Fundación de la Escuela Superior de Comercio y Distribución (Escodi). They replace the Generalitat de Catalunya, Terrassa City Council and Terrassa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which promoted the creation of the school in 2000. Once Escodi’s training offer was consolidated with its affiliation to the University of Barcelona in 2017, the former employers decided to give other entities the opportunity to promote studies – unique in Catalonia – hand in hand with the expertise and creativity of the ESCAC. The change of patronage has already been approved by the various bodies and entities and was registered with the Generalitat on 3 October. The Generalitat and Terrassa City Council have already expressed their willingness to continue supporting university retail training in Catalonia.
Escodi’s objectives for this new stage are: