Develop your ICT and business skills to create more strategic and entrepreneurial approaches to applying ICT in your organisation.
The course has been created for professionals to develop more influence in their organisation; corporate executives to develop strategic ICT skills; public sector managers, especially in education or health, to protect services by exploiting ICT and SME directors to build business growth on innovative ICT.
The value of this course in helping develop high-level skills has been recognised by the UK government in the report Forging Futures.
You'll develop business, technology and leadership skills, making a strategic contribution to ICT in your organisation at a senior level and using technology to deliver business improvement.
Linking learning and development to your work activities, you can ensure your professional development is part of the strategic plan of the organisation and can consider and reflect on established views of the organisation, colleagues and yourself, to promote innovation and change.
What you study
i) Work based learning - You’ll be mentored and supported by dedicated consultants to deliver a package of work drawing on your current projects/activities.
ii) Three on-campus modules - (overall you’ll attend campus one day per month): • Project and Programme Governance • Leadership and Identity • Security Audit and Compliance
iii) MSc Dissertation - Your final project will allow you to use the tools and approaches you’ve developed on the course.
Participation in this course will indicate your aspirations and dedication to your management and enhance your chances of promotion. It may also open doors with other employers or improve your standing as a consultant.
Students accessing this programme will normally possess an honours degree and have three years work experience. They will be professionals working at a managerial level or have aspirations to do so in an organisation where ICT is key to business success.Candidates with ordinary degrees or non-degree level professional qualifications will be considered on the basis of their qualifications and experience.Additionally candidates whose first language is not English must possess a minimum IELTS score of 6.0.Candidates with recognised prior learning will be considered on an individual basis.
Recipient: Edinburgh Napier University
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