Course duration

6 months

Full time Online

Credits

120 UK Credits

60 ECT Credits

Start Dates

May, 2021

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Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Transformation

The postgraduate diploma in Digital Transformation is designed to deliver the knowledge, understanding and skill sets to operate and succeed within the global digital economy . Business leaders and experts talk of a paradigm shift or a ‘4th Industrial Revolution’ led by Digital Transformation. The convergence of Cloud computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and The Internet of Things will see organisations of all shapes and sizes either survive and thrive or face extinction. New operational and strategic norms, types of organisations, the nature of work and employment are fundamentally changing across vast parts of the global economy. In order to adapt and change organisations need leaders, managers and advisors equipped with an understanding of digital transformation technologies, business and data analytics and fundamental business knowledge and skills. With an internationally recognised certification, you will be able to progress with advanced entry to an MBA or masters degree in management.

Course Units

Technology and the increasing power of data present opportunities and challenges to business organisations in today’s digital economy. Both traditional organisations and rapidly growing new entrants need to adapt in a rapidly changing business environment. This requires a flexible approach to both leadership and management and this unit will provide you with an understanding of classic and contemporary theories of leadership and change management, looking at these from strategic, group and personal perspectives

This unit introduces fundamental finance and accounting concepts, discusses sources of finance and funding for organisations and challenges you to assess the importance of finance and accounting policies and practices on strategy and innovation. You will also cover key aspects of corporate reporting and discuss the impact of new technology and the role of big data on financial performance.

The strategic management unit enables you to gain an in-depth understanding of strategic management and business planning, and of the tools for reviewing current organisational strategies, with particular emphasis on the role and impact of digital technology and big data analytics on business models and the operating architectures of businesses. You will develop your knowledge of classical and contemporary concepts and frameworks to develop effective approaches to strategy that are particularly relevant to modern business organisations.

This unit will provide you with a broad understanding of the transformative technologies driving the digital economy, including cloud computing, data science, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. You will also explore and evaluate the strategic and operational impact of these technologies through an examination of their application in a range of business contexts. You will also assess the skills, knowledge and organisational capabilities required for digital business from both strategic and managerial perspectives.

The business analytics introduce you to technical aspects of data analytics as they are applied in business contexts. You will cover the fundamentals of exploratory data analytics, descriptive statistics and data visualisation. You will then be introduced to concepts in predictive modelling and learn how new generation machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence are being applied to solving a range of business problems, with examples from text mining, natural language processing and big data analytics.

Entry Requirements

Course applicants should have one of the following:

  • arrow_forward A first degree or equivalent in any discipline

  • arrow_forward Other professional and vocational qualifications at at least level 6 in accounting, finance, IT, computing

  • arrow_forward Candidates without a degree but with at least three years relevant experience may also apply

Assessments & Student project

The Level 7 Diploma in Digital Transformation is assessed through a combination of exams, written assignments and a student project.

Exams
Exams will test your technical knowledge of business analytics

Written Assignments and Student Projects
Written assignments can be work based or will focus on real-world business scenarios that give you the opportunity to demonstrate both practical and theoretical knowledge and apply critical thinking, creativity and collaborative skills.

Accreditation

The Level 7 Diploma is accredited by Qualifi, a recognised UK awarding body and carries 120 credits (60 ECTS) on the regulated qualifications framework.

Level 7 qualifications recognise highly developed and complex levels of knowledge that enable the development of in-depth and original responses to complicated and unpredictable problems and situations and are at a level equivalent to master’s degrees.

*This diploma is currently under approval by Qualifi to be placed on the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework.

University Progression

Graduates of Level 7 Qualifi diplomas can transfer their credits to several UK university masters programmes. The Diploma Digital Transformation provides a progression route to advanced entry to master’s degrees at the following universities enabling them to “top up” their diploma saving both time and money in gaining a Masters degree.

Course Fees

The fee for this programme is Euro 3450.

Scholarships and Financing

Some applicants may be eligible for scholarships or financing options

Please enquire for more details.

Careers and Opportunities

Learners who successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Transformation Leadership will find opportunities in management and leadership roles, consulting practice.

Job Roles

  • arrow_forward Business Analyst

  • arrow_forward Data Analyst

  • arrow_forward Management Consultant

  • arrow_forward Digital Transformation Specialist

Upcoming Start Dates

Upcoming Start Dates

Start Date

7 June, 2021

Start Date

13 September, 2021

Information Sessions

Join us online, meet an instructor, and dive into the curriculum. We’ll answer your questions and find the right path for you. Private sessions are also available. Contact Admissions to learn more.

Our virtual info session is the best way to learn more about our Postgraduate Level 7 Diploma in Digital Transformation.

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