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Digital Transformation Management and Leadership, MSc

ESCP Business School, the United Kingdom

ESCP Business School

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MScFull-time18 monthsSeptemberGBP 22200 per totalGBP 22200 per total

About Digital Transformation Management and Leadership, MSc - at ESCP Business School


The MSc in Digital Transformation Management & Leadership is an ideal platform for those interested in working in digital transformation and technology projects and settings, in both corporate and startup scenarios.

The specialisation is specifically designed to help participants prepare for key roles in the management of business innovation, allowing them to meet the increasingly important yet complex business challenges related to digital transformation and frontier technologies.

You should consider joining this specialisation if you want to immerse yourself in a highly practical learning environment. Taking a non-traditional business education approach while maintaining academic rigour, this MSc incorporates many hands-on, real-life projects to ensure you are ready to hit the ground running in the digital transformation and technology setting when you graduate.

Through a combination of company consultancy projects, practical seminars and interactive lectures, you will learn about the business of AI, Big Data, 3D Printing, IoT, Cryptocurrencies, Social Media, Blockchain and Robotics; as well as the processes linked to these technologies, such as automation, business analytics, project management, financing and more.

The specialisation will also enable you with the key skills and competencies required to thrive in the future job market such as creative thinking, leadership, emotional intelligence, complex problem-solving, critical thinking, interpersonal and communication skills, and personal brand cultivation, ensuring you stand out from the crowd in the increasingly competitive job market.


This programme is driven by employment trends and will suit individuals who are looking to enter strategic and holistic roles related to technologies across many industries.


Consultant, Analyst, Project Manager


44% Management Consultancy

25% IT & Technology

13% Banking & Finance

12% Fashion, Luxury & Cosmetics

6% Advertising & Communications


  • Business Consultant
  • Business Development Manager
  • Digital Strategy Consultant
  • Digital Transformation Associate
  • Digital Transformation Consultant
  • Investment Analyst
  • Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Strategic Consultant
  • Strategic Investment Analyst
  • Wealth Management Analyst


Accenture - UNIQLO - Wavestone - L’Oréal - EI Technologies France - Orange - KPMG - Xiaomi Technology - BearingPoint - Deutsche Bank and many more...



This master programme is the right choice if you want to:

• Develop a deep understanding of how major frontier technologies work, as well as their business, economic, and social impacts.

• Get the right mix of business intelligence and digital skill sets to become future leaders and executives, being able to manage both people and machines.

• Gain a competitive edge in the digitalisation or digital transformation environments.

• Manage digital business processes and acquire the knowledge and skills needed to support digital transformation initiatives.

• Develop new thinking and insights into how to lead and thrive in the digital era.


The programme's innovative curriculum is based on three pillars, incorporating extensive practical experience:

Cognitive Skills & Leadership: Megatrends: Understanding How the Future Unfolds | Creative Thinking | Social, Political & Ethical Dimensions in Digital Transformation | Leadership & Cultural and Emotional Intelligence

Digital Technologies: Business of Frontier Technologies I & II | Industry 4.0 | Big Data & Business Analytics

Transformation Management: Digital Transformation & Business Strategy | Change Management | Management in the Era of Digital Transformation | Management of the Digital Transformation Processes| Project Management

Two specialisation tracks: Financial Services or Industry & Automation

Workshops & Seminars: Coding (20 hours) | Social Media Technology | Innovation | Agile Management | Personal Transformation | Growth Hacking |Customer Experience| Gamification in Workplace | Running Workshops | L’Oreal ‘Big Picture’ Project (1 week)

Students also compete a 12-week Company Consultancy Project, an Industry Research Report, and a Professional Placement of minimum 4 months (Internship /Direct Employment).

*Curriculum is subject to annual small updates

Notes about fees for this course

  • The October 2022 intake tuition fees for the specialisation are set at £22,200 (all students, EU and non-EU). Travel and living costs are not covered by the fees.
  • There is an application fee of €130 for all applicants. Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.
  • Candidates entering the specialisation with less than 240 ECTS will also be required to attend an additional online semester with a supplement fee of £2,650.
  • Candidates who apply by 21st January, 2022 are eligible for an Early Bird Discount of £2,000.

Entry requirements


  • Bachelor degree and/or Masters in any discipline:
    • Candidates with less than 240 ECTS* or equivalent (less than 4 years of full-time study at a higher education level) will be required to attend an additional online semester from July to September.
  • A recommended minimum of 18 months of professional experience (can include internships), preferably in areas related to technology, strategy, finance, marketing, business or management.
    • Candidates with lower experience length will still be considered if they come from prestigious institutions and/or have excellent past academic performance
  • 2 reference letters
  • Motivation letter
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Advanced English level: C1

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