Master in Digital Transformation Leadership

Lead the change that is transforming entire organizations into digital ecosystems.

 

ON CAMPUS | ONLINE


  • FULL-TIME
  • BARCELONA
  • 9 MONTHS
  • IN ENGLISH
  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 17.500€ ON CAMPUS
  • 15.500€ ONLINE

Overview

The rise of digital technologies has accelerated business disruptions in any industry, generating huge opportunities driven by innovation.

Leading digital transformation requires a good understanding of the disruptive technologies but also abilities to manage change and uncertainty generated by the digital revolution itself.

This is not just about implementing technology and innovation, but also making the needed changes in the organization to drive transformation through new strategic initiatives. To achieve this goal, corporations need leaders able to shape the digital future with interdisciplinary skills such as:

  • Business strategy
  • Organization change management
  • Innovation-based opportunities
What will you learn?
You will focus on business strategy, on how to manage digital projects, how to take data-driven decisions, how to lead complexity in digital environments, how to manage change and diversity in an organization, and how to drive business innovation.

During the Master in Digital Transformation Leadership, you will get a deep understanding of emerging technologies and you will understand how to manage winning business strategies in a digital world.

This program will allow you to lead digital transformation by:

  • Identifying the major drivers of digital transformation in your industry,
  • Discovering innovation capabilities to manage knowledge, generate insights and maximize business value in the digital economy,
  • And changing management necessary for the organization to support digital-ready business.

The skills you will learn will qualify you for a diverse range of job roles across any industry immersed in the digital transformation.

 

Program details

  • Full-Time Program
  • Barcelona
  • 9 Months
  • English
  • Awarded by BTS and the University of Barcelona
  • Starts in October 2024
  • Professional Experience
  • 60 ECTs
  • Available ON CAMPUS | ONLINE

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Contents

Project-based learning

Digital Transformation

The aim of this module is to understand how the digital transformation is reshaping the economy. At the end of the subject, students will be able to build digital business strategies.

Agile

Students will immerse themselves in the Agile mindset by experimenting the Agile management practices. At the end of this subject, they will be able to practice Scrum, understand Kanban, develop an idea from Vision to Deployment from an Agile perspective, and define requirements with User Stories.

Change Management

Students will develop skills to manage change in the digital economy and adapt organizations to their new demands. They will face the needs of change management in individuals, teams, and within the organizations. In this module, participants will learn to prepare the right approach before dealing with complex change processes in order to minimize the chances of failure.

Digital Marketing

Students will learn to develop digital marketing strategies to generate awareness and visibility for digital products, attract and retain users, and understand how to optimize each phase of the conversion funnel.

Modern Finances and Budgeting

Students will learn to create a financial plan customized to the needs of agile companies that operate in digital environments. This module teaches students to create a budget planning that guarantees the necessary values ​​of an agile and innovative organization.

Lean Management

After this module, students will be able to apply the “lean model” to business management, optimizing the creation of value with the necessary resources. Participants will analyze and get rid of agents, processes or tools that represent additional costs, so that they can avoid unnecessary expenses or operational errors.  At the end of this module, students will know how to bring organizations closer to the concept of total quality so that the latter can focus on their most efficient resources.

Legal Tech

Students will work on the impact of digital disruption on regulations in order to manage the necessary legal requirements in digital corporations.

Disruptive Technologies

Students will learn more on the technologies that are transforming the current economic models and their impact in different industries.

Innovation

Students will work on the necessary skills for the generation of innovation, understanding their role in the framework of digital transformation. This module explores the abilities of creative thinking within the framework of the company, focusing on the generation of innovation opportunities articulated by data. We will teach students to recognize the characteristics and motivations of innovative people.

Data-driven Business

During this module, you will understand the different business models that arise from the data, understand and learn how the data that has been generated by digitization can be used to solve real problems and improve decision-making, increasing profits and/or reducing operating costs and fraud.

Cyber Security

The objective of this module is to understand the risks and vulnerabilities of digital projects and how to protect them properly. Students will learn the basic principles of security, including confidentiality, integrity, and availability, as well as the principles of symmetric and asymmetric cryptography. Students will apply these concepts to implement several practical scenarios, including the way to implement an end-to-end security solution for corporate networks.

Digital Talent and Culture

Students will learn to manage the talent of organizations that operate in digital environments. Besides, they will be taught how to promote a suitable corporate culture that ensures that the new structural needs that arise from the adoption of the current digital business models are met.

Advanced IT Management

After this module, students will be able to manage IT departments in organizations that use technology intensively.

Management and Leadership

Students will work on the different leadership and management models to operate successfully in the digital economy. During this module, they will discover how to manage the professional happiness of their team by applying the Ikigai model, which will ultimately help their team members discover what they like, what they are good at, what they can be paid for, and how they can improve society.

Entrepreneurship

Students will learn to shape opportunities, provide leadership across the organization, and build teams that add economic and social value. They will create and develop business models for start-ups based on customer development and continuous customer validation, managing at the same time financial metrics and dealing with investors.

Final Project

During the program, students will work on a final project that aims to develop a digital transformation strategy for a company that wants to operate successfully in digital environments.

Methodology

ACADEMIC BOARD

Highly qualified instructors and well known professionals

PROJECT MENTORS

Real & experienced professionals will mentor your digital projects

UNIVERSITY

Ensures academic accreditation, quality and certification

DIGITAL COMPANIES

Visit and learn from the tech leaders

ENTREPRENEURS

Inspire your own projects and new disruptive digital business

DIGITAL LABS R+D+I

Digital Labs & innovation projects exposure

CAREER MENTORS

Get professional orientation for your digital career

Participants

Student diversity groups at BTS reflects the industry need of talent

International diversity

Be among the best international talent coming from all over the world.

Digital projects, due to its escalability, become global projects that impact all kind of regions and cultures. International teams are now crucial to meet the needs of an increasingly multicultural user.

Gender diversity

BTS is over the average of digital industry in gender diversity.

We understand the importance of having a balanced ratio of woman in tech and that’s why 45% of BTS students are part of this gender.

Background diversity

We welcome students with tech and with business background.

Digital transformation is changing entire sectors that need talent ready to lead new digital projects.

To understand and detect opportunities in this new economy, you have to develop tech skills but also generate business links that permit you to build innovative projects.

Professional Experiences
Tech industry is exploding and the key digital companies need your talent. Barcelona Technology School connects your career with the digital industry while brings you the most demanded digital knowledge & skills.

About BTS

Strategic Advisory Board

Industry leaders, with experience in global digital brands, help
to develop talent ready to shape a better digital future.

Ángel García
Barcelona
C. Mastrodonato
London
Sudha Jamthe
Silicon Valley
Sergio Gago
Berlin
Ricardo Baeza
Silicon Valley
Marko Gargenta
San Francisco
Academic Board

A Team of international experts. BTS most important value.

Program Fees

The program includes
  • Awarded by the University of Barcelona. Ranked first university in Spain.
  • Admission process feedback after 24/48 hours of submission of application.
  • High quality instruction & reduced groups of students per class.
  • Full Health Coverage Insurance.
  • Connection with the Digital Industry.
  • Beach & sports club. Free access of 24.000 m2 of social and sports installation located on the beachfront of Barcelona.
PROGRAM FEES
ONLINE 15.500 €
ON CAMPUS 17.500 €

How to Apply

If you are passionate about Digital Transformation in companies and you would like to develop the best digital skills and have a master experience in Barcelona… we just need from you:

1. Application Form. Fill the application form.

2. Motivation letter & CV. You must send to the admissions office the application form, your CV as well as a motivation letter explaining how you think the digital industry will be in the next five years and how you could contribute to the digital transformation.

3. Assessment. Our admission officers, as well as the director of the program, will analyze your candidature and if you meet the profile of Barcelona Technology School, we will call you to have a chat.

 

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Join us to shape the digital future
We would love you join this exciting journey of transformation.

The digital ecosystem has become the new status quo, it is changing entire industries and business, relationships and any other aspect of our lives.

Our purpose is to help you to generate a digital impact able to make a better world made of human technology.

Are you ready? Connect us, we hope to see you soon in Barcelona.
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