Global Management - Digital Disruption
MSc in Global Management (Digital Disruption)
In Industry 4.0, technology is disrupting, advancing and challenging business. Management practices are operating in an era when business is borderless. The next generation of aspiring leaders must understand the global and technological forces shaping the future of business.
While the MSc Global Management (Digital Disruption) is rooted in core management disciplines, global strategy and technological considerations underpin the programme, enabling graduates to excel in a business world where disruption, change and innovation are the only constants.
This programme is set apart by the ability to study at a partner Business School in North America or Europe. This is facilitated through DCU Business School's membership of the International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS), an international alliance of top business schools. This unique opportunity immerses students in other cultures, enhancing intercultural competency and ensuring that programme graduates will excel in global business.
The programme is offered through three pathways, including an option to graduate with a double degree award.
This programme is unique in its format and can be studied through three paths:
1. Full time, one year programme completed at DCU Business School. This programme confers a single MSc degree from DCU (apply through PAC).
2. Spend semester one in either Universidad de las Americas Puebla in Mexico, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Italy or Goodman Business School at Brock University in Canada before coming to DCU in semester two. This programme confers a single MSc degree from DCU (apply at ipbsmgm.com)
3. Spend one semester in DCU* and either ESB Business School** at Reutlingen University, Germany OR NEOMA Business School** in Reims, France (apply at ipbsmgm.com)
* Options include
Semester one in DCU Business School and Semester two in ESB Business School, Reutlingen Germany
Semester one in NEOMA Business School, Reims France, and Semester two in DCU Business School
**NEOMA Business School, France, and ESB Business School, Germany, are both AACSB accredited universities.
All programmes are taught entirely through English. Students complete their thesis in the second partner university they attend.
What skills will I learn?
• International management and strategy
• Data management
• Technology management
• Intercultural agility
• Innovation, design thinking and marketing
What will I study?
• International Business: Disruption & Challenges
• Strategy in a Global Context
• Marketing & Customer Experience Management
• Cross Cultural Agility
• Economic Geography & GeoPolitics
• Business Process Innovation
• Statistics for Business
• Data Analytics & Visualisation
• International Corporate Finance
• Consulting Skills
• Technology Management
• Design Thinking & Creativity for Innovation
• Thesis / Practicum
For admission to the M.Sc. in Global Management (Digital Disruption) candidates must hold –
• A 2.1 Honours degree in a Business discipline, or equivalent international qualification
• Applicants who have achieved a 2.2 Honours degree may still obtain a place. This will depend on availability of places and on obtaining high grades in relevant modules on their undergraduate programme.
• All applicants must also submit Letters of reference (Academic OR Professional).
• International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.
Application Deadlines for standalone DCU degree (no study abroad)
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the programme is full or until:
• Closing date for EU applicants is 31st July 2023.
• Closing date for non EU applicants is 1st July 2023.
Note applicants who require a study visa for the purposes of studying at DCU, are advised to apply as early as possible.
Queries from EU applicants should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Queries from non EU applicants should be directed to email@example.com
To apply for this programme:
Full-time, one year programme completed at DCU Business School – apply via https://dcuie.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Apply/ and (search for code DC527).
Here's a quick step by step guide if you need help with your application.
• Provide a 500-750 word (max) personal statement.
• If applicable, provide evidence of competence in the English language as per DCU entry requirements. Please see link http://www.dcu.ie/registry/english.shtml.
Spend semester one in either Universidad de las Americas Puebla in Mexico, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Italy or Goodman Business School at Brock University in Canada before coming to DCU in semester two. This programme confers a single MSc degree from DCU (apply at https://ipbsmgm.com/ )
Spend one semester in DCU* and either ESB Business School ** at Reutlingen University, Germany OR NEOMA Business School** in Reims, France. This programme confers a double MSc degree (apply at https://ipbsmgm.com/)
1 year full-time.
Post Course Info
Graduates will acquire advanced business knowledge and the prerequisite skills to prepare them to adopt leading roles in international management. They will learn during the programme how to use modern business solutions and acquire the data-driven digital competencies to deal with organisational and technological challenges which face corporations with international operations.
The programme promotes initiative-taking and creativity to identify and advance solutions for management problems. Through project and case study work, graduates will be adept at teamwork and interdisciplinary thinking. Graduates will be versed in and comfortable with data, analytics and statistics and will possess a strong understanding of innovation processes.