MicroMaster in Computing Skills for Managers

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Program Description

Do you want to be part of the job revolution? Are you ambitious enough to want to be the front stage when it comes to the best opportunities? Then this MicroMaster in Computing Skills for Managers is the right answer.

For those who think that great leaders and managers should not just know how to crunch numbers, this is the perfect program. You will learn the basics of computing skills and programming languages, without the requirement of being a technical expert. This will improve communication between your technical teams and yourself, giving you the opportunity to better understand what can be achieved and how to achieve it.

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Innovative Learning

The MicroMaster in Computing Skills for Managers is a blended programme, composed of three modules taught online, with the final Capstone module either taught online or held in our Venice Campus.

When enrolling onto our MicroMaster programme, you will have the opportunity to choose how to participate in your experiential module activities from a choice of dates. 

You can learn at your own pace, directly from home, through our innovative e-learning platform. If interested in visiting our H-Campus in Venice, the final capstone project will consist of an immersive three days experience, where you will be part of an engaging series of talks and workshops with industry leaders. Otherwise, we will see you online!

Because we believe in our MicroMaster programmes, their completion will be valued as academic credits when applying for one of our postgraduate programmes. 

  • Start Date: 15th September 2020
  • Are there any Application Deadlines? You can register whenever you want!
  • Length of the course: 6 to 8 months Part-Time – depending on your pace
  • Courses: Big Data, Analytics & IoT; Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain for Managers; The Digital Entrepreneur's Tricks
  • Where: Distance learning and the Capstone Project either online or in Venice
  • Entry Requirements: None!
  • Webinar Dates: These will be communicated soon
  • Price: £836 - with Capstone online; £1,166 - with Capstone in presence

Learning Modules

Big Data, Analytics & IoT

The course presents the state of art in how organisations use Big Data, and how it is stored, managed and used. Thus, the Internet of Things will be introduced together with the technologies and tools utilised in Big Data projects, such as sensors, Hadoop and MapReduce, and their practical application.

Artificial Intelligence

This course is an introduction to AI and its application in business for managers. We will discuss how to define AI, how AI came to be so incremental for some companies, and we will look at how AI systems learn.  

Blockchain for Managers

Today, cryptocurrency is the buzzword in the financial market. However, managers should have a wider understanding and interest than just cryptocurrency.  In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of blockchain, and how this new generation of transactional applications have come to be built on trust and transparency.  

Capstone Module

As part of our innovative offer, our MicroMaster is designed to offer you a unique opportunity to get more from your learning journey. After successfully completing the previous modules, you can decide whether to completing your learning journey online or taking part in an intensive three-days networking and experiential learning marathon in Venice

If you choose the online mode, you will meet with your peers and leading industry speakers to develop and try out a business idea during two live webinars.

For those ready to visit our H-Campus in Venice, the event will usually take place at the end of the week, from Thursday afternoon to Saturday evening. This will give you the chance to tour Venice before and after our session.

Such events in Venice will be held two times a year, so you can choose a time most convenient for you.  

The Digital Entrepreneur’s Tricks

You can choose to purchase one of the following Capstone modules: 

  • An intensive online course, with live webinars in streaming organised by leading industry professionals, during which you will give life to a real business idea or
  • An immersive 3 days experiential learning, immersed in the bucolic Venice Campus, where you can meet international entrepreneurs, mentors and academics in a series of talks and workshops to build your entrepreneurial mindset.

Fees

For those interested in the entire program delivered online, the MicroMaster in Computing Skills for Managers is priced at £836.

In case you would like to join us at our H-Campus in Venice, the cost of the MicroMaster will be £1166. The fees cover the learning materials, assessment, webinars, as well as the residential module. This includes your accommodation and lunches in Venice as well.

Please note that if you do not complete all core modules, you won't be able to participate in the Capstone Module, nor achieve a certificate of completion for the MicroMaster programme.

Admissions

Everyone can enrol in our MicroMaster in Computing Skills for Managers, you do not need to have specific academic entry requirements nor specific knowledge of the subject. Prior knowledge of programming languages can be beneficial; however, it is not essential.

Our programme has been designed to help you navigate through the topic while deepening your understanding and enhancing a reflective approach in practising what you have learnt.

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