Enable business productivity via digital transformation
Структура програми
Обов’язкові курси --> Стажування --> Фінальний проект (Capstone)

12 місяців

Кількість кредитів

Без ступеня


Рік створення програми

Мова викладання

Початок навчання
2 жовтня 2020

Загальна вартість
$ 8 600 (оплата 4 частинами)

Формат навчання
П’ятниця, субота та неділя щодватижні

Розмір груп
~12-15 студентів

KSE diploma
Структура програми
Обов’язкові курси --> Стажування --> Фінальний проект (Capstone)

20 місяців

Кількість кредитів



Рік створення програми

Мова викладання

Початок навчання
2 жовтня 2020

Загальна вартість
$ 15 000 (оплата 6 частинами)

Формат навчання
П’ятниця, субота та неділя щодватижні

Розмір груп
~12-15 студентів

KSE diploma
Магістратура з Цифрової трансформації (MDT)
MBA з Цифрової трансформації (MDT+MBA)
About MDT
The program is focused on professionals who would like to lead and deliver changes driven by the digital world and IT as a business enabler. The program covers three core pillars of today’s businesses and organizations’ digital transformation agenda:

- Scoping Digital and Leading Digital: pillar designed to provide knowledge and instruments to scope, plan and lead digital transformation, covering IT solutions scoping and definition, frontier technologies, and modern IT architecture
- Designing of Human-Centric IT Solutions: pillar designed to cover human-centric design of IT solutions, the importance of modern UI/UX and innovation mindset to ideate and design solutions and products
- Creating products, fundamentals on Intellectual Property rights: pillar designed to guide the success of a new product through uncertainty and consider the intellectual property issues when developing technological solutions.
Students can start from:
C-level Executives and Owners
Business Analysts and IT Architects
Project and Portfolio Managers
Other Business & IT professionals
What students will do:
Create a project with a business case for change in your business (existing or new one) or business of your employer
Add missing puzzles on digital transformation and structure knowledge you already have
Learn how to plan and roll out digital changes
Scope and create products

Students will be ready for new roles:
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Digital Officer
Chief Transformation Officer
Leaders for Innovations and Change Management
Management Consultants
Зв`язатись з менеджером програми:
Аліна Скороходова, askorokhodova@kse.org.ua,
+38 (067) 441-01-11
Business Models Fundamentals and Digital Transformation
Victoriya Tsytsak
Program Director for Master's in Digital Transformation, Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Salesforce Practice Leader at SoftServe

This course is focused on Business Model Fundamentals and Digital Transformation. The purpose of the course is to demonstrate the importance of understanding complex relations between strategy, operations, business processes, and business models. The course is specifically focused on enterprise-wide culture as today there are a lot of educational materials and tools for start-ups, while the enterprise world is “a bit” unfairly missed.

The course also covers innovation and digital transformation pieces to help students recognize opportunities for practice and lead or contribute to changes in real-life businesses.
IT Governance and IT Strategy
Alexey Yankovski
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Partner, Information Technology and Cybersecurity Advisory in KPMG

The purpose of the course is to provide insights on IT Governance and IT Strategy so that businesses and organizations receive proper support of business strategy and value is created for shareholders or stakeholders.

Within IT Governance pillar the following is covered:
– Framework for effective and efficient IT within an organization, value delivery by IT
– Evaluation, selection, prioritization, and funding of competing IT investments; IT supply-side governance
– Effective IT procurement; Running IT projects effectively
– Oversight of IT initiatives implementation; split of responsibilities on IT between Supervisory Board/Management Board/IT committees; organizational models for IT/CIO office
– Evaluation of the effectiveness of IT function, IT KPIs
– Insourcing/outsourcing considerations, talent management

Within IT Strategy pillar the following is covered:
– Scoping of IT Strategy projects
– Identification of strategic business priorities; high-level business requirements investigation and management
– IT applications strategy development/system selection
– Benefits and expectations management for IT Strategy projects
Management in a multi-project environment
Sergiy Potapov
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Independent Consultant in Project and Portfolio Management

The main goal of the course is to present to the students overview of Project Management as a technical part of every transformation. We will discover connections between IT Strategy and Projects’ Portfolio, which will define the main difference between process, project management, and product development, will observe different approaches and frameworks that provide the best fit for different objectives every manager responsible for changes.

During the course, we will cover classical project management (as a basis that works for typical projects), agile including scrum and kanban (as frameworks that help to achieve maximum team performance in software development projects), scaled agile with SAFe (as an approach to organize complex product development), and critical chain project management (CCPM) (as a universal approach to monitor projects’ portfolio). As a result, students will be ready to set PMO in their companies.
IT Solutions: from Ideation and Specification to Evaluation
Andriy Partyko
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Business Analysis, Solutions Centre of Excellence at SoftServe

This course will help students to understand how properly identify and formalize problem to be solved with the help of IT solutions, how to define and specify IT solutions, deliver IT solutions and do their evaluation

Within the course, we will cover business and needs analysis, solution scope definition and decomposition, solutions’ implementation approach, and other important pillars of IT solution management. Particular focus will be paid to practical instruments for requirements management and solution’s modeling techniques.

Students will receive a theoretical framework for IT solutions management based on best practices and practical cases with instruments on “how to” implement their ideas and projects in real-life situations.
Design of Human-Centric IT Solutions
Yuriy Mikhassiak
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, CEO at Cieden Digital Product Design and Marketing Agency

Innovation “how to”, the value of design, human-centric approach for solutions and applications, design process, best practices in design, quantitative and qualitative instruments of design study.

The course is focused on the most important parts of a successful Digital Product Foundations. Starting from the Design Thinking in Business and finishing on the principles of Human-Computer Interaction. The course will help students in building their own teams able to grow their products based on Design Thinking and Growth-Driven Design Methodology. Students will receive everything required to build a successful design process in their companies and to sell design value to customers.
Applying Intellectual Property Fundamentals in Business
Olga Romanenko
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Head of IP/IT and Data Protection Practice at PwC Legal Ukraine

The goal of this three-day course is to help participants develop the knowledge and skills they need to identify and leverage various types of IP (Intellectual Property), including trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and patents.

This course is for: managers, business leaders, compliance managers – irrespective of where they are located or which sector they operate in.

We begin this course with an introduction to why IP is important and explain the characteristics of the various forms of IP. We then focus on the approaches and strategies to protect IP. After that, we dive deep into the IP management and commercialization. During the course, we will resolve different live example case studies which may help to better understand how businesses should use its IP assets or deal with ownership of IP created by employees and/or independent contractors.
Blockchain: Foundations and Practical Application
Anatoliy Lytovchenko
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Head of Software Architecture Office at ELEKS

The purpose of this course is to get knowledge about Blockchain as a technology, its appliances, certain technical aspects, and what benefits it may bring. We’re going to touch some existing blockchain networks as well as we will try to build our own.

During the course you’ll learn:
- Cryptography fundamentals blockchain is built on
- What kind of blockchains exists, consensus algorithms and incentives
- Why blockchain doesn’t equal to cryptocurrency
- Concept of Smart Contracts
- Areas of the appliance and what domain it may work best

But more importantly, you will be ready to work in a modern shared economy space.
Introduction to Emerging Technologies
Andriy Skuratov
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Digital Transformation Architect at GlobalLogic

This course is focused on the technologies that enable the companies to stay relevant or even thrive in a turbulent business environment and their practical application. Emerging technologies are characterized by novelty, relatively fast growth, prominent impact, and uncertainty. They are the tools that enable upstarts to disrupt whole industries.

During the course, we will develop an understanding of enabling technologies, their impact on business, and applicability in different business scenarios as well as how to ensure their scalable implementation and proper architecture planning.

Modern Web, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics and Virtual Reality are some of the topics we will go through.
Product Management
Eugene Klymenko
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Product Manager at Cieden

The course is designed for IT professionals who want to learn a proven, systematic approach to new product development through applied creativity. Participants will get a great overview of the fundamental purpose of product management: driving product innovation within the company, guiding the success of a product through uncertainty, and leading the cross-functional team that is responsible for improving it.

Product development is a team sport, involving many people throughout an organization that is why the course designed to facilitate collaborative learning through discussion and a team-based final project. For the final project, participants will execute the PM process from end to end, developing a product prototype that’s aligned with both customer needs and business goals.
Change Management
Joachim Bentz
Lecturer of Kyiv School of Economics, Managing Partner of ISD Group

Why do most change and transformation initiatives, independent of company size, fail? Multiple reasons cause this failure but in its heart, we often see insufficient leadership. Often newly implemented systems (such as a new CRM or ERP) or organizational structures/ procedures are not accepted by the workforce and dammed to fail. We often see resistance in an organization and employees developing defense routines, boycotting new systems by e.g. running their old systems in the background. Consequently, the change initiative fails.

Successful change management requires changes to employee’s behavior, so there is a significant focus on people, culture, and behaviors needed to:
- prepare the organization,
- demonstrate the change and its benefits,
- encourage buy-in while working with objections,
- embed new behavioral norms and expectations around the change initiative.
Additional courses for MDT + MBA Program
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.
Strategic Marketing
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.
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.
Quantitative Method
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.
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, the 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.
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