MBA in Digital Transformation
and Innovation
Globalization, market uncertainty, and technology-driven changes such as automation and digitization have irreversibly altered many industries and jobs. In response to this reality, we added to our core MBA block of courses interdisciplinary, transformative specializations in Innovation and Digital Transformation.
Duration
20 months
Degree
Accreditation
MBA (Master of Business Administration)
International (CEEMAN IQA), Ukrainian (Master's degree)
Created in
2021
Language
English
Next intake
October, 2021
Price
UAH 450 000
(could be paid in 7 installments)
Group size
~12-15 students
Format
Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday biweekly
Diploma
KSE & State Diploma
Forbes rating of 2021
Forbes Ukraine ranked KSE Business Education as #1 in Ukraine.
Core Courses
Economic principles in the global world
Maksym Obrizan
Ph.D., Senior Economist, KEI

Olesia Verchenko
Ph.D., KSE Academic Director

This course consists of two parts: managerial economics and macroeconomics. Managerial economics is taught by Prof. Maksym Obrizan: “We will start by reviewing the scope of managerial economics and some basic concepts, consider demand analysis, study how to estimate and, most importantly, forecast demand, study how different market structures affect optimal decisions of firms.: The macroeconomics part of the course is taught by Prof. Olesia Verchenko: the purpose of this part is to help students understand how economies function in both national and international contexts.
At the end of the course, students should be able to: discuss the basic principles of optimal managerial decision-making, be able to perform a break-even analysis, apply game theory to business situations, understand the nature of major macroeconomic indicators, and apply knowledge of macroeconomics to day-to-day business decision making.
Organizational Behavior
Olga Verkhohlyad
Ph.D., Author of numerous academic publications

Organizational behavior (OB) is the study of how people behave in an organization. It is the study of what people think, feel, and do in organizations. The organizational behavior field teaches how to understand, influence, and predict organizational events.
Financial & Managerial Accounting
Andrii Drobot
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Private independent consulting

This course continues to build students' background in accounting and finance. In contrast to BBA courses, MBA course will concentrate on practical techniques and more advanced methodology of financial and managerial analysts, financial controllers' and financial directors' work in multinational companies.
Strategic Marketing & Sales
Tetiana Lukyniuk
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, General Manager at Red Bull Ukraine

Marketing-orientated organizations are the ones that achieve better success in business these days. This module is about a strategic consumer-centric approach in marketing planning to achieve a competitive advantage. It recognizes the significance of situation analysis and introduces techniques for assessing the external and internal environments that enable effective decision-making. The module outlines the importance of all stages within the marketing planning process, from the audit, through strategic decisionmaking, to implementation of plans. It outlines how managing resources and employing monitoring and measurement techniques enables the achievement of strategic marketing objectives.
Leadership & People Management
Oksana Semenyuk
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Organizational Transformation Expert, Mentor and Coach, Neuroleadership practitioner.

Olena Sergeeva
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Facilitator and coach, ESLEAD founder

In the modern highly complex business world, managers feel a great pressure to make their organizations high performing. How can they concentrate on what really matters to reach outstanding goals efficiently and consistently? Magic Formula for the sustainable success of any organization comes to 5 key factors in accordance with numerous researches and findings.
Operational & Project Management
Serhiy Gvozdiov
Ph.D., an expert in TOC Implementation

Oleksiy Gromyko
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Managing Partner of “Project Management Bureau" in Ukraine

The modern business environment is changing rapidly. Customers are changing their preferences, new technologies are emerging, governments are changing rules of business, suppliers are making new demands, competitors are increasing pressure. At the same time, organizations and employees are forced to change at an even faster pace to compete. This course will reveal why project and operations management are key tools for achieving the company's strategic goals in an environment of constant change.
Quantitative Methods
Maksym Obrizan
Ph.D., Senior Economist, KEI

In our data-driven world, it is hard to imagine a modern manager who does not know the basic tools of quantitative analysis. The course will include a necessary minimum of theory (30% of the time) and a lot of practical examples using real data from business, management, and finance. We will begin with a motivational example of forecasting sales using Excel Add-in. Then we will learn how to summarize data and build informative graphs.

We will next briefly discuss the probability theory and mechanics behind Ordinary Linear Squares (OLS) regression. Linear Regression is a powerful quantitative method which will be covered in depth using multiple datasets from Harvard Business Publishing. Then we will consider two extensions to regression: linear probability model to analyze binary data and time series models. The course will end with a brief introduction of advanced topics of big data analysis in R/RStudio that will lay down a foundation for future independent learning by the most motivated students.
Strategic Management
Arkadiy Verschebenyuk
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Advisor at Alfa-Bank

To succeed in the future, managers must develop the resources and capabilities needed to gain and sustain advantage in competitive markets—traditional and emerging. The way in which organizations attempt to develop such competitive advantage constitutes the essence of their strategy.
This course introduces the concept of strategic management through readings, discussion, and case analyses, and considers the basic direction and goals of an organization, the environment (social, political, technological, economic, and global factors), industry and market structure, and organizational strengths and weaknesses. The emphasis is on the development and successful implementation of strategy in different types of firms across industries.
Specializations of Program
(Please note that this is a selection of courses and is subject to change)
Courses for specialization in
"Innovation"

  • Innovation management
  • New product development
  • Marketing analytics
  • Experience design
  • Working with venture capital
  • Advanced customer analytics
Courses for specialization in "Digital Transformation"

  • Digital transformation
  • Design of human-centric IT solutions
  • Advanced customer analytics
  • Digital platforms
  • Introduction to emerging technologies
  • Service management
"Following the principles of the high value-added based new economy, it is our insurance from the uncertainties of the future. Next-gen leaders need to know essential tools for how to turn new value offerings into sustainable businesses that can scale"
Eugene Klymenko
Academic Director of MBA in Digital Transformation.
Salesforce Solution Marketing Manager at SoftServe
"Business management requires cross-functional knowledge, purposeful goals setting for long term and their implementation. Trust from customers, partners, teams and communities is a key achievement of Change Leader, and it forms
the basis of business growth"
Viktoriya Tsytsak
Salesforce Practice Director at SoftServe
KSE MBA Lecturer
Community
What This Means For You
Study the Most Innovative MBA Program in Ukraine

A unique mix of strong faculty, business practitioners, academics with International Ph.D. and a successful community of KSE Business Education.
Executive Format of Studies


The studies are easily combined with the working schedule – lectures are delivered on Friday, Saturdays, and Sundays. Studying in the international business language.
Create Own Business Case


With us, you will create business cases for the development of your business or the business of your employer. You will change your mindset and apply innovative approaches of digital changemakers.
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