Executive Master in IT & Information Security Management

Career Development for IT & Information Security Management Professionals.
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Brussels
Solbosch Campus (ULB)
1 or 2 years
January > December
2 or 4 days/week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening
English
€ 16.500 No VAT
Course material and catering included
Registration deadline: 15/12/2019 | Programme start: 15/01/2020

Who is the programme aimed at?

Profile

The Executive Master in IT & Information Security Management is dedicated to IT and security professionals with a technical or non-technical background. We provide you with managerial education and various IT management-related methods, frameworks and practical expertise in the areas that will help steer your career.

Key admissions criteria

  • University degree or relevant professional experience
  • Proficiency in English (mandatory)

Enhanced knowledge

Master the use of relevant bodies of knowledge, frameworks (NIST, SANS, ENISA) and certifications (CISM, CISSP, CSX, CRISC) and share this knowledge with IT and business professionals.

Benefit from the best

Benefit from an enriching learning experience shared with an international audience of high-level professionals.

A significant career boost

Boost your career trajectory with the knowledge acquired and the contacts established throughout the programme.

Governance skills

Build managerial and hands-on capabilities as well as internal proficiency in digital governance and trust.

An essential human lever

Motivate your team members and help them achieve higher levels of excellence to the benefit of the organisation.

Broaden your management abilities

Bring combined expertise in various domains that are necessary to agile organisations, including most recent management practices, implementation techniques and a complete grasp of evolving technologies.

Overview of the programme

The Executive Master in IT & Information Security Management combines four specialised programs into an executive master that can be completed in 1 or 2 years depending on your choice. 

A combination of 4 programmes

Information Security & Cybersecurity

The Information Security & Cybersecurity program combines Information Security Management skills and CISO practices with Security technology essentials.

Enterprise Digital Governance

The Enterprise Digital Governance program brings the foundations for the governance of Enterprise IT.

Information & Technology Management

The Information & Technology Management program addresses various activities related to the IT Function including build, run, operate and sourcing management.

Implementing Digital Transformation

The Implementing Digital Transformation program supports the building of an agile organization through enterprise and IT Architecture methods, process improvement techniques, as well as agility principles.

More programme features

A blend of learning experiences

  • Interactive in-class lectures, including an array of exercises and real-life cases, videos and simulations;
  • Individual preparation based on cases and reading materials prior to and after the course;
  • Guest lectures on complementary topics, featuring practitioners and experts from various fields
  • Final assessment after each module.

Helping professionals get certified!

Running in affiliation with ISACA and IT Governance Institute® (ITGI®), Executive Education programmes address international frameworks and standards such as COBIT, ITIL, ISO27001, CMMI, PMBOK, TOGAF, etc. Courses refer to bodies of knowledge and guidelines from Certification Organisations, helping to prepare for internationally-renowned professional certificates (CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC,CGEIT, ITIL, TOGAF, etc).

Participants.

This training programme provides the perfect fit with business reality. It enables you to link together IT, strategy and management and provides the soft skills you’ll need to tackle computing issues with users and managers alike. The modules that make up the programme are aligned with the most up-to-date certifications, making it as relevant as possible to what is actually happening within the industry. Last but not least, the courses are delivered by enthusiastic and ever-available faculty, which motivates participants even more.

On being appointed CISO for the European Commission, the Information Security Management education helped me to get up to speed on concepts and techniques in IS and IT Security Management. The course is demanding but the content and quality of the courses were on target for my needs. Also I very much appreciated the strong practitioner-based nature of the course.

Broader security and audit knowledge, extension of my professional network, preparation for CISA and CISSP certification… Providing a solid and complete background, I would recommend to anyone this executive programme, under the great and inspiring guidance of Prof. Georges Ataya.

This education provided me with the right knowledge, experience, networking, and confidence to kick-start my career and to achieve the professional and personal objectives which I had set myself. I felt invigorated, empowered and assertive to grow and to do what I really wanted.

All lecturers at Solvay have been great in providing enormous amounts of information during the evening week sessions. Thanks to all of them, for their commitment, patience and open discussions providing very good knowledge and support.

39 years

It is the average age of the participants.

52 %

of the participants have a prior professional experience of 5 to 15 years.

25 %

of the participants are active in IT services.

Faculty

Georges Ataya
SBS-EM
Professor

Academic Director

Frédéric Roos
SBS-EM
Academic Programme Manager

Academic Director

Philippe Nemery
sap
Presales Manager - Platform Solutions Group

Lecturer

Each year, more than 100 academic lecturers, expert speakers, staff and participants are involved in this harmonious set-up, delivering a top-notch education that receives a high rate of satisfaction and overwhelmingly positive feedback from graduating participants.
Georges Ataya
Academic Director

Any questions?

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Programme Manager
Anna VITIELLO

At the end of the programme or the Master education, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management delivers a certificate of Executive Education to successful participants who:

  • Attended at least 70% of the overall lectured education
  • Have obtained an overall average of 60% for the whole education and passed all the exams (above 50%)
  • Presented a close-down assignment (Executive Summary)
  • Attended the close-down meeting.

Running in affiliation with ISACA and IT Governance Institute® (ITGI®), Executive Education programmes address international frameworks and standards such as COBIT, ITIL, ISO27001, CMMI, PMBOK, TOGAF, etc. Courses refer to bodies of knowledge
and guidelines from Certification Organisations, helping to prepare for internationally-renowned professional certificates (CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC,CGEIT, ITIL, TOGAF, etc).