|Study location||Germany, Hannover|
|Tuition fee||€15,500 per programme|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
The Gisma University of Applied Sciences MSc Leadership for Digital Transformation provides you with all of the essential tools and practical skills to pursue a career in leading transformation projects and change agendas for the digital economy.
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.
Suitable for aspiring managers and consultants who want to take on leadership roles in the digital domain.
Opens career opportunities across multiple industries like business management, government administration and digital consulting.
Helps you gain additional skills in Big Data, cybersecurity, and cloud computing through technical know-how provided by Amazon.
A flexible learning format, as well as virtual access to the Gisma Campus at Potsdam, allows you to study online.
Provides in-depth knowledge about digital transformation efforts like innovation management, technology, and data control organisation.
Accreditations and rankings
Gisma University of Applied Sciences is state recognised. It also benefits from AMBA accreditation, which was awarded for the Global MBA and is an honour shared by only 6 business school in Germany and 2% of all business schools worldwide. The prestigious AMBA accreditation represents innovation and excellence in education.
The Gisma Study Guarantee
The intuitive Gisma e-learning platform allows you to pursue the course from your home country and visit the Gisma campus at Potsdam virtually. This ensures the continuity of your academic life without any interruptions.
The course will be taught through streamed lectures in real-time along with complimentary teaching and e-learning package.
You will work on cases, reflect on readings, take part in discussions, and participate in group exercises and projects. Akin to our on-campus programmes, our online programmes also feature a variety of learning methods. These include student-centred pedagogy, project-based learning, collaborative learning, and personalised coaching.
Students starting online will have the option to complete the programme on-campus in Germany seamlessly.
Learn from the very best in the field
You can be confident that you will be learning from some of the most accomplished and industry-respected professionals. Our professors at Gisma University of Applied Sciences are experts in their respective fields, with a wealth of experience and knowledge. They have come from and worked with some of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies, including Amazon, United Nations, Harvard, 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, KPMG, Boston Consulting Group, IBM, and Allianz.
Leadership and Decision Making
HR Management and Organization Design
Cognitive Psychology & Leadership
Management of People in Cross Cultural Environments
Behavioural Competencies in Virtual Teams
Emotional Agility in International Business
CEO Decision Making & Case Studies
Project Management and Sustainability
CSR, Diversity and Ethics
Study abroad or Internship or Business Project
Innovation Management and Digital Transformation
I.M.E. in a Digital World
Digital Marketing and Analytics
Cybersecurity and Digital Risk Management
Electives in Cloud Computing, Big Data and Cyber Security from Amazon, Alibaba and Co.
Scientific and Methods Competence
Research Methods and Scientific Work
As a manager leading digitisation in any international organisation, you will prepare yourself for the leadership of a company in transition. As a consultant, you will be in the pole position to bring businesses to the next (digitised) level.
Our dedicated Career Centre will help students fulfil their career goals through a variety of specialised services and establishes long-lasting relationships with alumni and employers.
Here are a few interesting career options available after the programme, along with their salary prospects.
Cloud specialists; annual salary ranges about € 65,000 (source).
Digital product managers; annual salary ranges about € 68,000 (source).
Financial analysts; annual salary ranges about € 48,100 (source).
Solution architects; annual salary ranges about € 69,710 (source).
Chief digital officers; annual salary ranges about € 1,41,463 (source).
UX designers; annual salary ranges about € 42,602 (source).
Digital transformation specialist; annual salary ranges about € 76,333 (source).