MBA in Information Systems

MBA with Concentration in Information Systems

Become an expert in technology strategy with our MBA and lead the digital transformation across all sectors as they move into the Optimised Era, your success in the digital world starts here.

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  • 18 months
  • Spanish

MBA in Information Systems

In today's business world, competition is fierce and new challenges are constant. Earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) provides you with solid knowledge, professional networks and growth opportunities to excel. The MBA is much more than an academic degree; it is a highly versatile and valuable programme that fits a variety of profiles and career aspirations.

By enhancing strategic and managerial capabilities, the MBA is positioned as an exceptional choice for those seeking to reach new heights in their careers and make a significant impact in the business world. MBA graduates become highly skilled leaders, ready to meet the challenges of a dynamic and competitive business environment, driving the success of their organisations and contributing to economic and social progress in their respective fields.


Programme Description

You will gain first-hand knowledge of the dynamic fields of data communication and computer network management with emphasis on fundamental concepts such as, identification of the different associated components, evaluation of the efficiency, reliability, cost-effectiveness of selected technologies. 

You will also delve into the implementation of communication channels between managers, users of business information systems, information technology professionals. All this to create a collaborative information systems planning strategy.

What makes this programme unique and why study it?

  1. Efficiency and productivity: Centralises and digitizes information, speeding up processes and streamlining decision-making.
  2. Competitive salaries: IT professionals at all levels of experience have a higher median salary than the average for all jobs.
  3. Business Intelligence: Business Intelligence tools are redefining how companies analyze and use their data. This concentration empowers you to capitalize on these tools, providing detailed reporting, trend analysis and key metrics, strengthening business competitiveness.
  4. Security and differentiated access: Guarantees data protection and confidentiality. The possibility of creating access levels guarantees data confidentiality and protection. 
  5. Innovation in ICT: Takes advantage of the constant growth of technological innovation.
  6. SUJIS Program: BIU created the Step Up Journey Into Success classes to enhance your soft skills (Forbes Magazine), highly valued by employers in the global landscape. Students participate in comprehensive classes focused on developing and refining their soft skills. We provide guidance, strategies and practical exercises to enhance our students' ability to showcase their personal attributes, gaining a deeper understanding of their own soft skills strengths and weaknesses. This enables them to present themselves as highly qualified candidates during interviews and throughout their careers. Actively participating and registering your participation in each space generated is the key to enjoying these advantages. The SUJIS program is voluntary and free for everyone in the BIU community.

Key objectives of the program

  • Assess strategic business needs and look for new business opportunities. 
  • Create data communication strategies: implement communication channels between different departments. 
  • Assess any possible links of security threats with the use of the Internet. 
  • Address the importance of good database management practices and procedures.
  • Address the duties, responsibilities and implications of database administrators on day-to-day business operations and long-term planning.
  • Analyze and assess network risks, such as authentication methods, operating system weaknesses and potential security threats that are linked to the use of the Internet. 

Access and Career Opportunities

Graduates gain experience in Information Systems management, enabling them to harness the power of data analytics and business intelligence for informed decision making. They develop strong strategic leadership skills that enable them to align technology investments with organisational goals and navigate digital transformations.

  • The Master of Business Administration with Specialisation in Information Systems offers an excellent opportunity for those interested in leading technological change in organizations, enhancing their professional profile and achieving success in the field of information technology management.

    • IT professionals: Those who work in the area of information technology and wish to acquire business management skills to take on leadership and decision-making roles.
    • Managers and executives: Professionals in leadership positions who seek to better understand the strategic role of information systems in improving the efficiency and productivity of organizations.
    • Entrepreneurs: Individuals who wish to start or lead technology-based businesses and need a solid knowledge of management and information systems.
    • Professionals in career transition: Those who wish to change their career and enter the field of information technology and business management.
    • Recent graduates: Individuals who have just completed their bachelor's degree in information technology or other related fields and wish to specialize in information systems and business management.
    • Information Technology Manager: Overseeing an organization's technology infrastructure, IT Managers ensure alignment with business objectives, lead IT teams and manage projects.
    • Systems Analyst: Evaluating an organization's information systems and processes, systems analysts connect business needs with technology solutions.
    • Technology Consultant: Providing expert advice on technology strategies and solutions, Technology Consultants help organizations leverage technology for growth and efficiency.
    • Project Manager: Leading IT projects, Project Managers coordinate resources, manage risks and ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
    • Information Systems Strategist: Developing and executing strategies for using technology to achieve business objectives, Strategists align IT initiatives with organizational goals.
    • Cybersecurity Specialist: Protecting an organization's data and information systems, Cybersecurity Specialists implement security measures and respond to incidents.
    • IT Consultant: Offering IT domain expertise, IT Consultants help companies achieve technology goals, such as systems integration or digital transformation.
    • Data Scientist: Using advanced analytics and machine learning, Data Scientists extract insights from data, develop predictive models and inform data-driven strategies.
    • Chief Information Technology Officer (CIO): As senior executives, CIOs are responsible for an organization's technology strategy, lead IT teams and align technology with business objectives.
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