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Leadership for Digital Transformation

GISMA Business School

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Entry requirements

  • Undergraduate or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of a good grade average in economics, social sciences, psychology, law, engineering, computer sciences or related disciplines
  • English proficiency: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
  • CV
  • Motivational Statement of 500 words

Non-standard entry routes are not available

Months of entry


Course content

Digitalisation is changing business models, technologies and the value proposition of organisations. This means that there is a need for redefining and restructuring efficiency and customer value propositions. Business logics of scale, time and customisation will change dramatically. This programme focuses on how to lead this process and guide your organisation into the future from an international perspective.

Leading the digitalization from a broader perspective (business, technology and society) is the focus of this program. It will be supported by insights of the bigger picture of the organization and management, as well as communication skills on “how to change”.

This programme is FIBAA accredited and GISMA Business School is awaiting final state approval.

Who is this programme for?

The programme is for managers and consultants who have or prepare themselves to take the lead in the digitalisation process related to the business functions.

Business and/or management experience after the first academic degree is highly desirable, not necessary.


  • AMBA Accreditation since 2011 with some triple-accredited partners which only 1% of the world’s elite business schools receive
  • Programmes with top global rankings – the MIB is ranked 20th in the world by the Economist in 2017
  • International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented
  • Scholarships, flexible payment plans and early-bird discounts available
  • Perfect city centre locations in Berlin
  • Free German classes and 100% in English

Why Germany?

  • Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%*
  • 4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**
  • Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA***.
  • Berlin, Germany’s capital is the start-up technology capital of Europe
  • Berlin is the second largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates
  • Germany is well known for its rich history in culture and arts, offering students an enriching international experience whilst combining world-class education from our globally ranked partner institutions


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***According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor

What will you learn?

You will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge about digitalisation (technology), leadership and business model innovation
  • Have impact on business and society
  • Use practical management competences around change management and digital disruption
  • Communicate and drive change and transformation through knowledge and communication strategies

Career direction

As a manager, leading digitalisation, you will prepare yourself for leadership of a digitalised organization.

As a consultant you will be in the pole position to bring businesses to the next (digitalised) level.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Flexible payments

GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. In addition, you can opt for monthly instalments. Discounts are available. A deposit of €2,000.00 is required to start.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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