IT managers work in companies at the interface between information-technology and business processes. They plan, steer, and monitor company IT, including its allocated resources, thus helping to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the enterprise. Moreover, they are in a position to evaluate modern information technologies and show where they can be of benefit in the design and optimization of the value creation process, whether locally or in an international business environment.
IT managers work in companies at the interface between business and information-technology
processes. They plan, steer, and monitor company IT, including its allocated resources, thus helping to
improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the enterprise. Moreover, they are in a position to evaluate
modern information technologies and show where they can be of benefit in the design and optimization
of the value creation process, whether locally or in an international business environment.
This master’s program is designed for IT specialists, computer scientists, engineers, natural scientists,
and economists who require background knowledge for implementing and managing IT services in
managerial and executive positions. In this program you gain the expertise and competences you need
to successfully master organizational tasks. Implementation of the measures that result from your work
will be cost-efficient and effective. As a graduate, you will be able to formulate and put into practice an
IT strategy based on company goals and business processes. As an IT manager in your firm, you are the
vital link between IT and business policies.
Therefore, our course of studies offers you the management skills and the expertise you need to plan
and develop modern IT architectures. You gain the knowledge required in the subdisciplines relevant to
IT environments and you develop the soft skills necessary in order to feel comfortable in executive
positions and project management. Your expertise and management skills also form an excellent basis
for a position in business consulting. With this master’s degree you are also eligible for senior civil
service positions and for admission to Ph.D. programs.
The level of innovation in IT and in processes supported by information systems is extremely high.
The IT Management master’s degree course readies you for a wide range of possibilities and provides
excellent long-term perspectives at home and in the international job market.
Fundamentals and Core Area
Quantitative Methods and Financial Mathematics 6 credits
Project Management and Management Techniques 6 credits
Organizational Development 6 credits
Elective: (1 of 2)
Corporate Management 6 credits
Distributed Information Systems 6 credits
Strategic Information Management 6 credits
International Management and Intercultural Communication 6 credits
Management of IT Projects and Quality 6 credits
IT Innovation Management 6 credits
IT Service Management 6 credits
Collaboration Engineering 6 credits
Specialization and Application
Specialization (Pick two modules)
IT Controlling 6 credits
IT Security Management 6 credits
Software Architecture and Concepts 6 credits
E-Business Management 6 credits
Scientific Application and Project Studies
Business Research Methods 6 credits
Specialization Elective (in one of the chosen modules) 6 credits
Project Work 6 credits
Studying with Maximum Flexibility
Wilhelm Büchner University leads the way in terms of distance/online learning technology and
organization. With us, you can complete an MSc in Technology and Innovation Management alongside
work – and study in the comfort of your own home. You learn whenever and wherever you want, and you
can start studying at any time. All over the world. We are dedicated to giving you the support you need.
So you can reach your goals.
Distance and Online Learning
We offer you an innovative mix of distance learning methods that combines study booklets with
online study aids such as downloads, videos, webinars, and group forums. As these are accessible
from PCs, tablets, and smartphones, you benefit from maximum flexibility. Furthermore, tutors and
student advisors are always on hand to provide you with reliable, personalized online support. At
Wilhelm Büchner University, you determine your own study rhythm to fit your personal circumstances.
We offer you reliable and personalized support throughout your studies and are easily reached whenever
you need us.