Executive Master Information Management & Digital Transformations (MSc)

Executive Master Informatie Management en Digitale Transformaties
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Start- and course dates
January 12, 2023
Tilburg Campus
March 16, 2023
Tilburg Campus
October 5, 2023
Tilburg Campus
All start- and course dates
Duration
6 days per module/19 months master degree
Fees
€ 33000 for the entire master (free from VAT)
Language
English
Study load
12-15 hours / week
Accreditations
AACSB, MSc, NVAO
Customization
Flexible master
Full time/part time
Part-time

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. 

Part-time Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations

Do you have extensive experience as a business manager, for example at a corporate, government or consultancy company? Do you work at at the interface between business and IT? Are you ambitious and would you like to take the next step in your career? Then, the part-time master's program MIMDT is definitely interesting for you. View here our entire offer of innovation, transformation & change programs.

Why choose for TIAS:

  • Dutch Keuzegids 2022: MIMDT in top 1% in The Netherlands, rated excellent by participants on all themes
  • A top-ranked business school in Executive and InCompany Education according to the Financial Times
  • Rating of participants: MIMDT was rated by our own participants with an 8.3
  • Internationally recognized Master's degree (MIMDT or MSc), NVAO accredited
  • A flexible learning path tailored to your needs: choose individual modules or the entire master's program

Admission requirements for the Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations 

We aim for groups of participants with a lot of talent, experience and potential. That is why we apply admission requirements. In this way, we guarantee education at the highest level. What we ask:

  • a relevant bachelor's or master's degree
  • at least five years of work experience in a relevant field

Premaster 

If you have completed an HBO program (higher professional education), successful completion of the premaster is a prerequisite for starting the program. In this way, we ensure that the level of all participants is consistent with each other. This means that you will ultimately benefit from the collaboration with a motivated group of talented participants from the healthcare field.

More information about the Premaster

Business Research Methods

Business Research Methods (BRM) is part of your Master's degree. This module will help you make better decisions in situations where a solution to a problem is not immediately obvious because you are missing some of the information. 

For students doing an entire Master's program at TIAS, both BRM modules are mandatory. We recommend doing BRM I at the start of your Master's and BRM II at the end, just before graduation. Talk to your Program Adviser about the best time to schedule BRM I into your personal learning path. 

More information on Business Research Methods

Take your next career step with the part-time Master MIMDT

The part-time program MIM is designed to increase your career opportunities. You want to develop yourself for a central role in your organization and society. You are a critical thinker looking for opportunities to further develop and put into practice your vision on business and IT. In the TIAS Executive Master of Information Management & Digital Transformations program, you combine the commercial and the technological aspect of information technology. You will also learn to make connections between different dimensions of information in the context of data, security, compliance and business objectives

You will discover business opportunities of new technologies, like Internet of Things, Blockchain, Cloud- en Quantumcomputing, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. You will learn how to maximize the benefits of these new trends or technologies by using assessments . 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. That’s why change management is also a key part of the program.

What can this part-time Executive Master of Information Management & Digital Transformations program do for you?

  • You’ll be in a position to further develop your vision for IT and business, and arrive at sound choices and decisions that further your business objectives.
  • You’ll understand what it takes to be a leader and practice good governance.
  • You reinforce your professional and personal development, improving your chances of career advancement.
  • You achieve a fast ROI for your organization, applying the knowledge you gain into practice almost immediately. Our use of business cases allows for targeted practicing and experimentation.
  • You’ll also research various issues in your own professional life and organization.

Personal leadership

At TIAS you can count on individual guidance: in our program you develop leadership skills and you are intensively supervised by the Academic Director, Prof. Dr. Erik Beulen. This coaching will prepare you to lead digital transformations.

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: Information Strategy and Management
  • Module 2 – Cyber Security and Strategic Business Architecture
  • Module 3 – Digital Transformation: Sourcing IT Services; Managing Implementation and Organizational Change
  • Module 4 – Information Technology Innovation
  • Module 5 – Final Project

Module 1: Digital Strategy: Information Strategy and Management

This module addresses the fundamentals of Information Management. These include strategic management, organizational design and IT-strategy, all in a business context. Business & IT alignment and orchestration are on the agenda as well.

Module 2:  Cyber Security and Strategic Business Architecture


Enterprise Architecture and IT Architecture are pivotal in maintaining the IT landscape. In addition, architecture provides guidance on how to implement innovative services. To manage the present successfully, governance requires the Chief Information Management Officer’s attention as well.

Module 3: Digital Transformation: Sourcing IT Services; Managing Implementation and Organizational Change


You will get insights in your change management style and capabilities to strengthen your effectiveness as a change agent.

Module 4 – Information Technology Innovation


In this module, we study how emerging technologies, such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Internet of Things, change your business. Service concepts, such as Web Services, Agile and DevOps have important implications as well. Processes, organizations and governance need to be adapted. All this while these technologies and therefore business processes and value creation can change continuously. Innovation never stops. What is the next big thing and how do you prepare for successful innovation? 

MSc-titel or title Master of Information Management & Digital Transformations (MIMDT)

To earn your Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations (MIMDT), you must complete the four core modules, the final project and several additional modules:

  • Final Project
  • Module Business Research Method
  • Module Studytrip
  • Module Capita Selecta

Advisory interview with the Program Adviser

Do you want more information? Or would you first like to ask an alumnus about the part-time MIM master's program? Or are you looking for advice on the financial possibilities? Please, feel free to contact the Program Adviser with any questions you may have about the part-time Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations.

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Result: master’s title (MSc or MIMDT) 

If you successfully complete this master's program, you can choose between the prestigious title of Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations (MIMDT) or the internationally recognized academic title of Master of Science (MSc). The program is accredited by the NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders).

Personal leadership

Personal leadership receives explicit attention, both in classroom lectures and in individual coaching. This allows you to develop your own leadership style and to gain insight into its use and effects.

Dates and locations Executive Master Information Management and Digital Transformations

The Executive Master Information Management and Digital Transformations has different modules. Each module can also be the entry point for the full Master:

NameLocationStart date
Cyber Security and Strategic Business Architecture - Module MIMDTTilburg CampusJanuary 12, 2023
Digital Transformation - Module MIMDTTilburg CampusMarch 16, 2023
Information Technology Innovation - Module MIMDTTilburg CampusOctober 5, 2023

References Executive Master Information Management and Digital Transformations

The Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations (MIMDT) 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.

  • Knowledge_article-EM_MIM_TIASExperience_Joost1
    Joost van de Koppel
    Digital Transformation Manager at Heijmans Utiliteit
    ‘’I was already familiar with the business side of things. Now I know the IT side as well and can unite those two worlds.’’
  • Knowledge_article-EM_MIM_TIASExperience_Veronie1
    Veronie Boonk

    ''Now I know how to make that connection between IT and business.

    What appealed to me was the fact that you can put everything you learn to use immediately in your own day-to-day practice. Thanks to the improved understanding of the terminology and context, you also become better at assessing new future technologies.''

     

Tuition fee Executive Master of Information Management and Digital Transformations 

 € 33000 for the entire master (free from VAT)

Costs modules:
 
  • Module Digital Strategy € 3100
  • Module Cyber Security and Strategic Business Architecture € 6200
  • Module Digital Transformations € 9300
  • Module Information Technology Innovation € 6200

These prices include:

  • Day packages (lunch, coffee/tea and soft drinks) during college days
  • Registration and administration costs
  • Access to the online learning environment
  • Mandatory literature, textbooks and teaching materials

Possible additional costs:

  • Dinners and overnight stays
  • Premaster (modules), if necessary (€ 325 - € 975)**
  • Software licenses (if specific software is required)

** During your application, the Admissions and Assessment Committee will determine which premaster modules are required.

How do you finance your education?

You have found the program that best suits your learning goals and ambitions. But how do you finance this? There are different ways to do that. Your employer can play a role, but there are also interesting statutory regulations that you can use yourself. We list the possibilities for you.

Read about the possibilities here »

Faculty Executive Master Information Management and Digital Transformations

Academic Director

Erik Beulen
Full Professor

Faculty

Piet Ribbers
Professor Emeritus
  • Prof. A.F. Rutkowski (Anne) – Research Methods – Tilburg University, the Netherlands
  • Prof. H.A. Proper (Erik) – architecture – Radboud University, the Netherlands
  • Prof. S. de Haes (Steven) – COBIT – Antwerpen University, Belgium
  • A. Opperman (Anton) – Information Manager CIO Office, 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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Martijn van Raamsdonk
Martijn van Raamsdonk
Program Adviser
+31 13 466 39 79

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