EXECUTIVE MASTER

OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS*

#1 Business School in Executive & InCompany Education in the Netherlands for 2020, according to the Financial Times

2,500 students enrolled annually, with a network of 16,000 alumni

Internationally recognized Master of Science degree (MSc), accredited by the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders (the “NVAO”)

Bridge the gap between business and IT

These are turbulent times for businesses, government agencies and non-profits. Businesses have dynamic needs, which require suitable technological solutions. They are also feeling the pinch from compliance, data security and the platform economy, in terms of both technology and organization. How do you successfully implement new technologies, like the “Internet of Things”, Blockchain, Cloud and Quantum computing, AI and machine learning? What will your business model look like? The Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations (MIMDT) gives you practical skills and knowledge that you can apply directly to bridge the gap between business and IT.

A degree that lets you have an impact on business and society? I’ll be happy to help you find the program or course of study that best suits your ambitions, learning goals and career path.

Marjolein Marijnen Program Adviser +31 13 466 3939

* This master is currently accredited under the name 'Executive Master of Information Management'. The application for the name change has been submitted to NVAO and a decision is expected within a few weeks. The content of this master is the same.

FOR WHOM?

Participant profile

Participants of the Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations are ambitious business managers and technology and innovation experts, working in settings such as internal organizations, the public sector or consulting firms. They often work at the interface between business and IT. The average participant has 10 to 15 years of relevant work experience, and comes from roles such as:

  • Consultant
  • Change Manager
  • CIO
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Transformation Manager
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Functional Manager
  • Innovation Manager
  • Information Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Security and/or Compliance Officer

InCompany program for organizations

TIAS School for Business and Society maintains close contacts with nationally and internationally operating organizations. We develop tailor-made courses for all subjects, disciplines and functions that are relevant to business transformation. This can be a 100% tailor made program or a customized program, made up of existing program components from our open courses. TIAS has its homebase in the Netherlands. But we offer our customized programs nationally and internationally. Online, onsite and in hybrid form (combination of online and onsite). With a 100% tailor-made program, we develop a course that seamlessly matches the needs of your organization. Unique and fully customized. With a customized program, we create a course based on existing program components and customize them to fit your organization. Easy, fast and effective. In close cooperation with clients, we design programs of academic top quality. Our approach is characterized as professional, personal with an excellent execution. In addition, we make the return on investment of our programs transparent and measurable with the aim of giving a strong boost to organizational and team development. Want to know more about TIAS InCompany training courses?

WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAM?

This program focuses on digital transformations: strategic change processes at the interface between business and IT. You will learn how to set these transformations in motion. And also how to maximize the benefits of new trends or technologies for business management or your organization. You will learn how to use assessments to analyze the continuous influx of new technologies. Can they be deployed, or not? If a technology can be deployed, you ensure that the business processes around it are set up and organized so it delivers real added value. You’ll be able to not only set up pilot projects, but also upscale successful pilots and integrate them into operational management. That’s why change management is also a key part of the program.

Gain insight into the relationship between day-to-day operational management, strategic needs and IT processes.

Become an information management expert by learning the ins and outs of the current IT landscape, digital transformations and the implementation of innovations.

Discover the business opportunities offered by new technologies, such as the “Internet of things”, blockchain, cloud and quantum computing, AI and machine learning.

Learn to connect the dots between different dimensions of information in the context of data, security, compliance and business objectives.

Organize the design and implementation of new business models around new technologies.

Inspiration from interaction: enjoy ample interaction with our faculty, made up of top experts from academia and the business world. Get inspired!

Flexible program: Studying with TIAS means flexibility. You choose whether to take the full Master’s program, or just one curriculum module. You can start at three different points in the year, and take as long as you need.

Participant evaluations An 8.3 out of 10: students score the Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations an 8.3 out of 10.

What can this program do for you? The Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations (MIMDT) offers you technological expertise and a deep understanding of business processes. This way you can better support your organization in making the right decisions at the interface between business and IT. Your new skills, knowledge and insights will boost your effectiveness in devising policies for suitable technological solutions, and in their implementation as a manager.

A WORD FROM ONE OF OUR PARTICIPANTS

THE EXPERIENCE OF SUZANNE

“I have a true passion for business and IT. And that’s exactly what this degree is all about.” “I’m the Head of Logistics at a machine manufacturing firm. I use what I learned in the program every day, by following the key data in the supply chain. In my previous role, I successfully reduced waste in the production process by gearing it towards a clear business model from an early stage. In the program, we learned to sell concepts to other students and improve them based on feedback. I truly have a passion for business and IT. And that’s exactly what this degree is all about.” Suzanne van Zeeland Head of logistics - Food Processing & Packaging bij GEA

PROGRAM DESIGN AND CONTENT

Combining knowledge of business processes and IT On top of technical expertise, IT professionals need an understanding of business processes. The Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations combines the business and technology aspects of information technology. This allows you to better contribute to sound IT decision-making in your organization. Content

  • Module 1 – Digital Strategy
  • Module 2 – Cyber Security and Strategic Business Architecture
  • Module 3 – Digital Transformations
  • Module 4 – IT Innovation
  • Module 5 – Final Project

The Executive Master of Information Management & Digital Transformations comprises four core modules, with a final project as the fifth module. The modules are divided over a period of 19 months. Each module consists of one or more master classes, lasting two to four months each. Before each master class, you use the online campus to prepare with texts and case studies. Next, you attend interactive meetings and lectures over several consecutive days. Once you complete all four core modules, you’ll have five months to work on the Final Project.

Organization of the Executive Master of Information Management & Digital Transformations:

PREMASTER

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Compulsory in case of Applied Science degree Duration: 4 to 6 weeks

BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS

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Business Research Methods I Required if you will take more than one module Duration: 4 weeks

MODULE 1 - DIGITAL STRATEGY

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Master class: Information Strategy and Management Start: November Duration: 2 months

MODULE 2 - CYBER SECURITY AND STRATEGIC BUSINESS ARCHITECTURE

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Master class 1: Strategic Business Architectures Master class 2: Information Security Management Start: December Duration: 4 months

MODULE 3 - DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS

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Master class 1: Sourcing Information Security Services Master class 2: Managing Implementation and Organizational Change Start: March Duration: 5 months

MODULE 4 – IT INNOVATION

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Master class 1: IT Innovation Start: October Duration: 2 months

MODULE 5 – FINAL PROJECT

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To earn your Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations (MIMDT), you must complete a Final Project. Final Project Module – Business Research Methods Module – Study Trip Module – Capita Selecta Duration: 5 months

Time investment

Each master class involves several consecutive days filled with interactive meetings and lectures. The time investment for the part-time Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations comes to 12 to 15 hours a week, not counting lectures. You can complete the entire Master’s program, or also take any of the four core modules separately.

Result: a Master’s Degree in Information Management and Digital Transformations

After successful completion of the program, you may use the title “Master of Information Management & Digital Transformations” (MIMDT). As this program is accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO), you will also be awarded the internationally recognized MSc title.

A WORD FROM OUR ACADEMIC DIRECTOR

Challenge yourself and make your mark “My work as a consultant is challenging – with never a dull moment. Groundbreaking new technologies keep the value chain in a constant state of digital transformation and integration. This is at the core of the Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformation at TIAS Business School. I have always combined my academic and executive work. This has enabled me to consistently provide optimal service, by helping leading clients make the most of available technologies. I invite you to do as I did, and combine your practical experience with an educational challenge for 19 months. I look forward to meeting you!” Prof. Erik Beulen, PhD Academic Director

COURSE OUTLINE

Duration

  • 2 to 4 months per module
  • The entire Master’s program is 19 months

Cost

  • €31,500 for the entire Master’s program (exempt from VAT)
  • Costs per module - Module Digital Strategy: €3,000 - Module Cyber Security and Strategic Business Architecture: €6,000 - Module Digital Transformations: €9,000 - Module IT Innovation: €6,000

Modular

You can also take individual modules from the program.

Location

Tilburg

Language

English

LEARN AT TIAS

Do you want to create more impact on your organization and on society?

With the flexible approach of TIAS, you create impact:

  • Tailor your education and learning path to your learning needs
  • Learn a lot in a short time through frequent interaction
  • Individual attention is at the heart of the TIAS approach
  • Learn at your own pace, both online and on-site
  • Start whenever you want

Would you like more information about our program design?

THE NEXT STEP

Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations

Get to know the Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations at TIAS in an online info session on Tuesday, December 1. Discover what we can do for you and your career!

Register for the Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations

I would love to help you explore how this program aligns with your ambitions, learning objectives and stage of your career. Please don’t hesitate to contact me for a personalized consultation.

Marjolein Marijnen Program Adviser +31 13 466 3939

Our vision We believe business exists to serve society

Our purpose

We develop leaders who serve society by transforming business

Our ambition

We are the go-to-school for business transformation that serves society. An international hub for life long development for leaders who want to have an impact on society through business, now and in the future.

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