Advanced Master in Digital Transformation & Business Analytics
Who is the programme aimed at?
This program seeks Master students or junior professionals with a degree in Economics, Engineering, Social Sciences, IT, Management, Marketing, with sufficient analytical and quantitative background, who have a huge interest in new technology trends and a willingness to jump into the depth and learn new techniques, are eager to learn to work with data, don’t accept the status quo and embrace this ever-changing environment, are fascinated with new technology and you would like to see all its possibilities, are a digital native and constantly keeping an eye out for the next big thing, are open-minded and excited by turning bright ideas into brighter solutions.
Key admissions criteriaEligibility criteria
- Bachelor or Master or equivalent (4 or 5 years of study overall)
- 3-year Bachelor (180 ECTS), preferably followed by 2 years of work experience
- Proficiency in English is a must
By the end of this Advanced Master, you will be able to have a good grasp of digital transformation and an understanding of digital enterprise, analytics and associated culture, have a clear mental model of what a digital enterprise is and assess a business for fit / gap to digital enterprise and be able to assess the strategic and operational situation of a digital enterprise or a business compelled to change to become fit for the digital economy.
Understand and practice the fundamentals of data science in order to be a key stakeholder of the value chain and be able to provide alignment between business and technical stakeholders translate digital analytics business requirements into technical specifications.
Get the most out of the 3-month internship, which the programme helps you find, and which is a springboard to find job opportunities in companies, consultancy agencies, startups or institutions where digital is the key challenge.
The new jobs enabled by digital technologies require different skills. Some of these skills are technical, such as software development, web management, data analysis, process and complex project management. Acquire this new toolbox, develop strong new competencies and feel more confident and prepared to address the new challenges ahead and to face recruiters.
Experience our teaching methods which are very hands-on and participant-centred. Courses are mainly structured into real case studies, seminars, simulations, presentations, group work, company visits and on-the-job learning.
Classes are intentionally limited to manageable-sized and coherent cohorts (max 30 students), ensuring maximum participation and easy access to the faculty and the advanced masters academic or administration team.
The faculty comprises Solvay and ULB professors bringing in their theoretical insight and the latest research expertise from their respective fields, as well as top-level practitioners driven by a real passion for education bringing in their practical insight and on-the-field experience. Top-of-the-line guests are also invited for additional workshops or sessions.
Diversity in class in terms of gender, academic background and culture enhances your student experience. Benefit from our international faculty, international case-studies, company visits and the multicultural environment you will be studying in, right at the heart of Europe.
Our career service will help you in building your career thanks to our strong connection with the business sector and to our dynamic team who will accompany you into the professional world. From self-assessment to networking opportunities, our team assists you to realise their full potential. Through a wide range of seminars, coaching sessions, workshops, events and other resources, we help you to discover the career path best suited to your personal fulfilment.
85% of our students find a job within 3 months after graduation!
Become part of one of the largest business networks in Belgium, members of which are actually present in more than 65 countries around the world. Participate in the events organized, expand your network and never stop learning and evolving.
Overview of the programme
The Advanced Master in Digital Transformation and Business Analytics aims at preparing you for the new digital challenges, helping you to lead business-driven technological transformation as well as becoming capable of managing digital projects to their successful completion.
1 TERM 0: PREPARATORY CLASSES
Beg. Sept – Mid Sept
- Mathematics and Statistics (basics)
- Coding (R, Python, SAS, Rapid Miner,…)
2 TERM 1: FOUNDATIONS
Mid Sept – Mid Nov (6 weeks classes, 2 weeks exams)
- Multivariate statistics
- Agile & design thinking
- Methodoly of programming
- Project management
- Leadership for digital experts
- Presentation & consulting skills
3 TERM 2: ECONOMICS OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Mid Nov – Mid Jan (6 weeks classes, 2 weeks exams)
- Digital Entreprise
- Economics & monetisation of digital transformation
- Strategy and innovation in the digital era
- Data governance, data privacy & digital regulation
4 TERM 3: TECHNOLOGIES & ANALYTICS
End Jan – End March (6 weeks classes, 2 weeks exams)
- Machine learning and artificial intelligence
- Database modelling & data management
- Big data infrastructure
- Data science and business analytics
- Web & social technologies
5 TERM 4: BOOTCAMP: PRACTICES & APPLICATIONS
End March – Mid May (6 weeks classes, 2 weeks exams)
- Data mining
- Marketing analytics
- Fraud detection
- HR analysis
6 TERM 5: BOOTCAMP: PRACTICES & APPLICATIONS
Mid May – End June
In company internship or Field Project
More programme features
1- Send your resume (see contact details below) for an eligibility check.
2- Complete and submit the online application form together with the required documents.
3- Receive feedback from the Academic Committee.
4- If eligible, you will have a personal interview with the Academic Director and you will have to sit for a short numerical test to evaluate your numerical reason and fluency (GMAT is also acceptable).
5- Receive feedback on your admission. If positive, please note that you will have two weeks to finalize your registration by paying a deposit of €2000.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATION:
- Online application form
- CV in English
- Copies of University degree(s) and of all academic transcripts
- Proof of English proficiency for non-native speaker
- A cover letter in English
If the applicant deems it relevant, he/she can support the application with:
- Letters of reference
- Any other certificate (GMAT, GRE, etc.)
As a graduate of this master, you will be able to seize job opportunities such as:
- Digital consultant
- Digital project manager
- Digital Innovation consultant
- Analytics consultant
- Digital Business Analyst
- Digital Specialist
- Junior Project Manager
- Data Manager
- Management trainee in technology
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“Advanced Master in Digital Transformation & Business Analytics” university certificate delivered by Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management – Université libre de Bruxelles.