6 Credits (ECTS)
Digital Transformation, Prototyping, Business Modelling and Venture Innovation
This module will introduce you to processes of digital transformation, with particular attention to business prototyping, modelling and innovation. Prototyping is a powerful method for learning, thinking about and communicating your ideas.
This module also explores business modelling techniques for the digital age, scaling-up entrepreneurial ventures and driving growth. It also offers an introduction to coding and design.
In today’s world, successful entrepreneurship is mostly being run on digital platforms and through digital exposure. It is therefore important for entrepreneurs who wish to achieve success to know more about digital skills and how additional tools can help enhance innovation, as well as help keep you abreast with technology skillsets.
The ultimate aim of this module is to illustrate how you can ensure that innovation and digitalisation are fully aligned with your strategic direction in entrepreneurship.
Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:
- a Level 6 degree;
- a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a supervisory or managerial role.
Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to the study programme and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management.
This course is targeted at management professionals with supervisory and/or middle management experience such as:
- operations manager/coordinator
- financial manager
- supply chain manager
- shop floor manager/supervisor
- marketing and sales manager
- services manager/supervisor.
- retail managers/supervisors
- transport managers
- maintenance managers
- marketing managers
The target group focuses primarily on people already employed within supervisory and managerial roles who wish to have a more thorough background in the subject in order to progress further in their careers.
The programme aims to prepare you for senior posts such as that of general manager, head of department or director of any organisation, both in the private and public sector.
How you’ll be assessed
The programme comprises a total of 10 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.
The course comprises:
- 6 lectures per module;
- 3-hour lectures;
- 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
Module Intake Dates
Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management as presented in this brochure costs $10,450.*
Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.**
*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.
** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.