Executive CAS

Digital Excellence

The business environment is digital! The growing connectivity of people, machines, and businesses has changed our daily business. In order to keep up and stay competitive, companies must adjust to these demands by digitizing their processes and business models. In this Executive CAS you will get a digital mindset to embrace innovation and a toolset to bring in fresh ways of thinking.

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Your Executive CAS programme

All courses have an integrated view and are organised around central subject areas, the development of which has been identified by employers and economic experts as the basis for a successful management.

Information Management and IT-enabled Business Model Innovation

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Information Management and IT-enabled Business Model Innovation
The role of IT; its importance for corporate strategy
Fundamentals of information management
IT-governence, IS-controlling and risk management

Subject Area Coordinator

ST web

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

Managing Technochange

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Managing Technochange
Implementing information system in organisations
Effecting organisational change
International IT implementation
IT-service management

Subject Area Coordinator

ST web

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

Big Data Analysis

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Big Data Analysis
Data warehouse architecture
Customer data warehouse
Knowledge discovery process
Data mining techniques

Subject Area Coordinator

ST web

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

Digital (R)evolution

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Digital (R)evolution
Definition Reasons and impacts
Digital Megatrends from digitalisation 1.0 to 2.0 / Connection: from social media up to IoT and services
Intelligence: Big Data and artificial intelligence
New Technologies: Blockchain, 3D, Printing, Virtual reality etc.

Subject Area Coordinator

ST web

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

 

Cyber Security

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

 

Course Content

Cyber Security
Information security governance
Policies, standards and best practice
Risk analysis and management
Information security culture & Privacy
Economics of information security
Ubiquitous, natural and conversational user interfaces
Persuasive interfaces and gamification

Subject Area Coordinator

ST web

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

Project Management

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 4 day course.

Course Content

Project Management 1

  • The practical and interactive sessions allow the class to form groups and simulate a project execution from beginning to end
  • The course structure follows the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK®), with a heavy focus on Agile and Global Project Management principles
  • The principles of portfolios, programs and projects are discussed with a real-life perspective
  • The module provides an understanding of how to initiate and plan a project successfully


Project Management 2

  • The principles of effective monitoring and control of the project execution are presented with real-life examples
  • The management, leadership and communication skills and techniques are presented and debated with an international focus
  • The importance of project closure is discussed using real-life experiences from the participants
  • The debates and brainstorming in class allow a rich and dynamic exchange of experience, providing an understanding of the challenges and success factors of global projects

Subject Area Coordinator

ST web

 

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

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Assemble your Executive CAS Programme to your personal needs and requests. Should you wish to change some modules, or should you have any other questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

  • Flexibility & Advantages

    Flexibility
    Participants can choose the length, the starting date, and the type of their studies. The flexible design of the courses allow participants to have a full-time (7 modules in 1 year) or part time (7 modules in 1 up to 3 years) study programme.

    University Degree
    The iimt’s Executive CAS programme of the University of Fribourg is recognised all over the world.

    International Environment & Networking
    Leading experts offer the possibility to enhance the participants networks on 3 levels: students, lecturers, and the institute with the iimt alumni network.

    A unique learning experience
    Interactive teaching methods combine theoretical know-how and practical approaches.

  • Practical Information & Admission

    Course location
    iimt University of Fribourg / Bern

    Language of instruction
    English / German

    Examinations
    7 written/oral examinations and 1 final project

    Admission Requirements
    2 years professional experience, management position, licence (Bachelor/Master) recognised from a University or University of Applied Sciences or other diploma recognised as equivalent (candidates may be admitted “sur dossier”).

  • Teaching Team

    Leading Professors and lecturers with a strong academic and teaching record are acting as lecturers and offer participants the most advanced training available.

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