About the Course
The programme is designed to develop managers facing the challenges of working within organisations that have undergone or are undergoing digital transformation. It will engage significantly with existing practical and theoretical approaches to digital transformation and management as well as drawing upon contemporary research in this rapidly developing area.
By doing so it will support the development of managers that are equipped with the theoretical and practical skills needed in the modern workplace.
On this programme you will learn how to:
- Plan effectively for successful digital transformation
- Apply and critically evaluate theoretical and practical change management tools, models and concepts in the context of digital transformation projects at a range of scales
- Evaluate and exploit opportunities created by disruptive digital technology
- Apply and synthesise knowledge and understanding relevant to 21st Century management and digital transformation
- Select and utilise appropriate analytical tools and innovative methods in support of informed and effective decision-making
- Take ownership of and undertake research on a topic relevant to management and Digital Transformation and report the research making ethically and sustainably sound recommendations
A Blended Learning Method
This degree encourages you to think digitally and to plan and run businesses digitally, the programme itself is to be delivered in blended mode (which means that up to 50% out of the classroom will be delivered digitally). The assessment strategy will be developed in a way that requires elements of virtual working and team management to further support the digital ethos of the programme.
The combination of face to face, distance learning and blended learning interactions all rely on an active learning approach. Your degree will be “brought to life” via online activities, innovative exercises, case material, group/collaborative working and the use of formative tasks and feedback.
- You will be taught highly relevant and contemporary content through lectures, tutorials, seminars, totalling 12 hours per week
- You are expected to study independently 38 hours per week outside of contact hours
- Assessed through a combination of coursework and presentations: including Coursework, group presentation, research proposal, business case, dissertation
- Benefit from being taught by a highly qualified faculty, experienced in delivering postgraduate programmes
- Class sizes are relatively small, providing a personalised and friendly learning environment