Digital innovation plays a key role in how organisations operate and compete with each other today. Understanding and being able to drive innovation is important across almost any industry, from large organisations to small entrepreneurial start-ups.
This course will enable you to understand, design and manage digital solutions for future business. Whether you are looking for a career in technology management for a large organisation or small start-up, to become a consultant helping organisations to harness technology, or are interested in starting your own business, this course will provide you with a toolkit of practical skills and theoretical perspectives to ensure business success.
As a part of this course you will be introduced to key technologies and software development methods. However, no prior experience or technical skills are required – the course will teach you how to use technology strategically in different business contexts.
You will be taught by internationally-recognised academics from our Information Systems & Management and Entrepreneurship & Innovation groups, many of whom have experience in consulting or entrepreneurship. Aleksi Aaltonen, Course Director brings entrepreneurial experience to the course having built and sold successful app Moves to Facebook.
The study programme will be complemented by senior guest speakers from industry, in particular IT and innovation-related professional. They will illustrate how theory works in practice, through real case-studies and experience, providing you with a true insight into digital innovation.