Master of Information Management MIM

Location and start date
September 27, 2018
Duration 19 months
Study load 8 hours / week excl. lectures
Fees € 31,000
Accreditations MSc

Executive Master of Information Management MSc

Ransomware, machine learning, Big Data, must we go to the cloud? The Master of Information Management from TIAS offers you, an IT professional, the tools to take on the challenges of today as well as tomorrow. In 1½ years you will learn to develop and implement a competitive IT strategy based on the latest mindsets and solutions, and you will have a recognized Master’s degree from the best Master’s educator in the Netherlands.

This recognized Master is for talented students with a university or higher vocational degree and work experience who operate at the cutting edge of information systems and business. After completion of the program, you will receive the recognized Master’s title of Master of Information Management (MIM).

Why you choose TIAS:

  • TIAS is the Nr. 1 Business School in the Netherlands:
    • Best Master’s educator in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 according to Elsevier magazine
    • Best Master’s educator in 2017 according to Keuzegids Masters (Choice Guide for Masters)
    • TIAS is ranked 23rd in Europe and second in the Netherlands, Financial Times Ranking 2016
  • Exclusively top scholars and the best experts in the field as lecturers
  • Part-time Master, able to combine with your work
  • Obtain the MIM Master’s title, or choose the internationally recognized MSc title

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Location and start date
September 27, 2018
Duration 19 months
Study load 8 hours / week excl. lectures
Fees € 31,000
Accreditations MSc

Business is facing a turbulent future. Technology needs to have an adequate response to business needs. Also security and compliance have a big impact technology as well as on business. Likewise the business has to embrace new technologies such as Internet of Things, Block Chain and Cloud computing.

IT professionals need to have in-depth technical knowledge combined with business acumen. TIAS Executive Master of Information Management Program addresses both technology and business. We educate and develop professionals to support their organizations in taking the right IT decisions and achieve personal success doing so.

The part-time Master of Information Management runs over 19 month and contains 12 modules, two major assignments and a final project. This English taught Master's Program is designed to maximize your career opportunities. The program is designed for participants to:

  • Master Information Management by managing the present, implementing the change and shaping the future
  • Uncover business opportunities of the latest technologies such as Block Chain and Internet of Things
  • Understand the global perspective of information by international faculty and an international study trip including company visits
  • Access the latest insights from leading professors, Chief Information Officers and industry leaders.
  • Find out what responsible leadership and good governance entails
  • Explore ethical and societal aspects of information in the context of security and compliance

The Executive Master of Information Management provides you with the deep insights and practical skills you need to lead your organization into the next era.

    Upon successful completion of the Program you will receive the degree title Master of Information Management (MIM) and will be granted the Master of Science (MSc) title, as this Program is accredited by the NVAO (Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization).

    Participant Profile Master of Information Management

    Our program is aimed at managers who have an average of 9-12 years experience. You will be joining a group of highly ambitious professionals with diverse professional backgrounds. Participants typically have positions in functional, technical or business management and are employed by global corporates, governmental organizations, and consultancy firms. Our participants are ambitious and eager to learn from the Program faculty as well as from each other.

    Course Outline

    The Program compromises of four blocks including 12 modules, two major assignment and a final project.

    Block one: Foundation

    • Module 1 - Information Strategy and Management
    • Module 2 - Business Research Methods

    Block two: Managing the Present 

    • Module 3 - Strategic Business Architectures
    • Module 4 - Enterprise Governance of IT
    • Module 5 - Information Security Management
    • Module 6 - Business Value and IS Investment

    Block three: Managing the Change

    • Module 7 - Managing Implementation and Organizational Change
    • Module 8 - International Study Week - Bentley University (Boston, USA)
    • Module 9 - Sourcing IS services
    • Individual assignment

    Block four: Managing the Future

    • Module 10 - Trends in Business Information Systems
    • Module 11 - Management of IT-Based Business Innovation
    • Module 12 – Innovative Technologies
    • Group assignment
    • Final Project

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    Successful enrollment in our Executive Master of Information Management is subject to a number of admission requirements. That way you can benefit from a high potential, motivated group of talented participants to further enhance your learning experience.


    • minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in an information management related field
    • proficiency in English
    • a relevant university degree

    Participants that don’t have a university degree are invited for the Preparation Module including Academic Reading & Writing, Quantitative Methods and Finance & Accounting. Successful completion of this Preparation Module is a prerequisite for starting the Program.

    The final admission is granted by the Academic Director, where you will be invited for an interview.

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    Academic Director

    Erik Beulen
    Erik Beulen
    Prof. Erik Beulen is currently full professor at Tilburg University and Academic Director for the executive MSc Information Management at TIAS School for Business and Society and lectures Disruptive Technologies at Manchester Business School. Erik is also director at Alvarez & Marsal. Furthermore, he is board member of Platform Outsourcing... » read more


    Piet Ribbers
    Piet Ribbers
    Professor Emeritus
    Professor Piet Ribbers graduated cum laude in 1971 as an economist from Tilburg University. In 1980, he received his PhD with the thesis, "Organization and Planning of the Purchasing Function in an Industrial Enterprise" (cum laude).Professor Ribbers began his scientific career as assistant professor at the Limburg School of Economics in Hasselt,... » read more
    • Prof. R.J. Benson (Bob) – Information Technology and Strategy - Cutter Consoritum Fellow and Principal at The Beta Group
    • Prof. A.F. Rutkowski (Anne) – Research Methods – Tilburg University, the Netherlands
    • T. Vollebergh (Tom) – board member pensioenfonds PGB
    • H. Wesseling (Hennie) – ex CIO TNT Post and CEO & Owner CIO Services BV 
    • Prof. H.A. Proper (Erik) – architecture – Radboud University, the Netherlands
    • Prof. Liu (Kecheng) – digital strategy - Henley Business School / Reading University, UK
    • Prof. S. de Haes (Steven) – COBIT – Antwerpen University, Belgium
    • A. Opperman (Anton) – CIO Erasmus University
    • H. Dikkers (Hessel) – CIO NS
    • Prof.  E. Berghout (Egon) – IT Cost and business cases - Groningen University, the Netherlands
    • G. Baarslag (Gerko) – CIO Fugro
    • Prof. J. van Hillegersberg (Jos) - Network enterprises & web services – TU Twente, the Netherlands
    • W. Gribbons PhD (Bill) - Customer Inspired Innovation – Bentley University, US
    • R. Tolido (Ron) – CTO Capgemini
    • M. Krom (Marcel) – CIO Post NL
    • F.C.B.M. Willems (Frank) - Leadership and Change management - Quint Wellington Redwood & Hanze University

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    The Executive Master of Information Management (MIM) provides you the latest theories, techniques and skills. You also obtain an extensive professional network. Therefore participants and alumni believe the program has been of great value.

    • Eric Dumont
      Manager Customer Success EMEA Global F100 Software Company

      "I enrolled in MIM to gain perspective on the state and future of Information Management and to enrich my understanding of developments in Information Research and practices. MIMprovided me with analytical tools to better analyze, understandand engage with customers in the ever-changing Information management landscape. The most interesting aspects for me were the insights into academic research in the area of Information Management and their practical applications as well as the opportunity to learn from experienced peers and a diverse faculty of academics and practitioners."

    • Johan de Zoete
      Information Manager Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

      "The Executive Master of Information Management (MIM) exceeded my expectations. The quality of the program and the topics we worked on have given me a new perspective on information management. The combination of theory and practice as well as working in groups makes the program to fit directly in the daily work environment.
      Apart from the knowledge about information management offers this program even more. For example, the module Business Research Methods I use methodically in my work to the appropriate research methods to be employed. This improves the quality of my work. The program is intensive, but due to the relatively short duration the program is to combine well with your personal life."

    • Kim Schoen
      Manager PwC Advisory

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    Total Program price € 31,000.

    The Program includes all study books and reading materials, lunches and evening snacks. Additional costs include costs for the Preparation Module (if applicable) and travel expenses for the study trip, such as flights, hotels and diners.

    This course is exempt from VAT.


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    Anne de Ridder-Jochems
    Anne de Ridder-Jochems
    Program Adviser
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