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Digital Business and Management h21

2021

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Self-Knowledge and Personal Development 5
   
         
                         
Academic Reading and Writing 2
   
         
                         
Public Speaking 2
   
         
                         
Organizational Development 3
   
         
                         
Financial Analysis 3
   
         
                         
Leadership 5
     
           
                   
Research Methodology 5
     
           
                   
Decision Support Systems 5
     
           
                   
Business Communication 10  
     
               
               
Digital Tools in Business 10  
     
             
         
Business Management 10  
       
                 
         
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Master Thesis 30    
       
                   
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 30 30 30 15 15 15 15 15 15 7.5 7.5 5 5 5 7.5 7.5 5 5 5 8 8 5 5 5

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Description

The Master's Degree Programme in Digital Business and Management is a university of applied sciences post-graduate degree for persons with a Bachelor’s degree and a two years’ work experience.

The programme answers the constantly growing competence requirements and needs in management, businesses and working life. The profile of the programme is on the combination of management skills, business and communication. The goal is for the student to be able to meet demands of the new digital world. The different professional and cultural backgrounds of the students will enable a dynamic and interactive learning environment.
The degree program delivers generic competencies and program specific competences. The competence includes knowledge, skills and attitudes.

Structure of the studies:
Leadership studies 25 ECTS
Research Methodology 5 ECTS
Digital Tools in Business 10 ECTS
Business Communication 10 ECTS
Business Management 10 ECTS
Master’s Thesis 30 ECTS
The courses are implemented as a blended learning. Teachers and students have different national or international backgrounds and work experiences, which enables a multi professional and international study environment.

Master’s Thesis is a major element of the degree studies. It is a working life-based development project and a combination of theory, praxis and creation of new knowledge. The thesis is an applied study research and it emphasizes development of the work, the organization or the working community. It is also possible to join research and development programs and have the thesis done in a project. Conducting the Master’s thesis requires expertise, independent work and skills of utilizing research information in an analytical and critical manner.

Competence objectives:
The generic competences within the program are knowledge, skills and attitudes but also learning, ethical and working community competences including aspects of internationalization. One of the central competences is innovation competence including individual, interpersonal and networking competences with following competence dimensions: critical thinking, initiative, creativity, teamwork and networking.

The degree program specific competences mean that the student perceives how management, business and communication enable a holistic view when developing business and societal issues. The student will be exercised in problem solving, innovativeness and creativeness through business management and communication by taking into consideration on meeting demands of the new digital world. The student practices and shares expertise in teams and networks from different experiences and cultural backgrounds, creates and manages professional networks nationally and internationally.

Objective

The student is able to
- perceive the possibilities that business, management and communication enable a holistic view in the context of developing business and society
- develop one's approach to problem solving, innovativeness and creativeness through business, management and communication by taking into consideration on meeting demands of the new digital world.
- practice and share expertise in teams and networks from different experiences and cultural backgrounds
- create and manage personal and professional growths