MBA - Digital Transformation

60 Credits (ECTS)

MBA - Digital Transformation

"Amidst a landscape defined by constant flux, proactive leadership calls for a seamless fusion of adaptability, visionary foresight, and a profound command of the digital sphere." This new-age MBA - Digital Transformation is meticulously designed to furnish learners with skills to navigate the dynamic digital landscape, cultivate global business acumen, and lead organisations through digital disruptions.

  • This is a 60-ECTS MBA programme from Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy.
  • GMU, accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy, is a member of the Bologna Process in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and a NARIC-approved and WES-accepted university.
  • The course delivery and assessments are based on real-life scenarios and applications to help learners stay abreast of trends and thrive in today’s modern business landscape.
  • Additional Certifications - Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Transformation from Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and Certified Manager from Chartered Management Institute, UK (Optional).
  • Option to attend the annual convocation conducted by the University in Italy.

Course Module & Fee

Enroll in a 100% online course consisting of 6 modules and a Capstone Project. Opt for a pay-as-you-go scheme to learn without any financial burden.

Fastrack Plan

Registration Fees

$500 (To Start With The Course)

Course Fee

$2800 (To Be Paid Upon A Monthly Basis, $350 Per Month, Total 8 Installments)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$300 (On Completion Of Course Modules)

Degree Certification Fee

$1000 (To Be Paid Upon Successful Completion Of The Program)

Total Fee

$4600

CMI Certification Fee

$300 (Optional)

Flexible Plan

Module Fee

$3000 (500 Per Module, Total 6 Modules)

Capstone Project Fee

$1300 (To Be Paid In 2 Installments Of $650 Each)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$300 (On Completion Of Course Modules)

Degree Certification Fee

$1000 (To Be Paid Upon Successful Completion Of The Program)

Total Fee

$5600

CMI Certification Fee

$300 (Optional)

Admission Requirement

Academic Route

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (or academic equivalent) in any subject.

Mature Entry Route

If you don’t have a Bachelor’s degree, you can apply through our mature entry route. You’ll need to provide evidence of 5 years (Minimum) of relevant managerial work experience, along with certificates of your highest diplomas/degrees/professional certifications and an updated resume. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please send these details to  admissions@uniathena.com. Applicants should be 23 years of age or above. Admission through Mature Entry Route will be subject to the discretion of the Athena Global Education and the respective Awarding Bodies/Universities.
Applicants admitted to the program via the Mature Entry Route are required to obtain their Postgraduate Diploma Certificates as a mandatory step.

English Language Proficiency

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

Why UniAthena?

Flexible

At UniAthena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With UniAthena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

UniAthena has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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Certifications

MBA - Digital Transformation, PGD in Digital Transformation, Certified Manager
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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy
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Learning

Online

Course Fees

Fastrack Plan

(12 Months)

$4600

Flexible Plan

(9 - 24 Months)

$5600

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What You Learn

Module 1

General Management

General Management

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

This module explores vital general management concepts, including theories, stakeholder and change management, offering practical insights for real-world implementation.

21 - 60 Days

Level: Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 2

Strategic Leadership & HR Practices in Organisations

Strategic Leadership & HR Practices in Organisations

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

The purpose of this module is to discuss and explain the role of strategic HRM and Leadership practices in an organization and their influence on the overall performance and competitiveness of the organisation.

21 - 60 Days

Level: Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 3

Strategic Project Management & Implementation

Strategic Project Management & Implementation

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

The purpose of this module is to give learners an opportunity to integrate all the knowledge they have learned from their programme by developing a project in which they plan and implement a new product, service or process.

21 - 60 Days

Level: Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 4

Finance for Business Leaders

Finance for Business Leaders

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

This module provides a comprehensive understanding of financial statements. Understanding macroeconomic and macro business factors would help understand how global business functions and operates.

21 - 60 Days

Level: Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 5

Digital Innovation & Business Transformation

Digital Innovation & Business Transformation

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

The module delves into the expansive landscape of digital innovation and business transformation. It covers foundational aspects like understanding digital transformation's concept, historical evolution, current state, and its crucial importance.

21 - 60 Days

Level: Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 6

Digital Transformation Technology & Applications

Digital Transformation Technology & Applications

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

This module is a comprehensive exploration of Digital Transformation Technology & Applications, focusing on the integration of IoT, AI, and blockchain.

21 - 60 Days

Level: Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 7

Capstone Project

Capstone Project

Duration: 3 - 6 Months

Capstone Project will equip learners to create a usable project through which they can integrate, synthesize, and demonstrate all their knowledge in a multi-faceted way to potential employers.

3 - 6 Months

Level: Level 7

Credits: 18 ECTS

Partners of this Programme

Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU) is based in Rome, Italy and it is the first Italian Open University recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). It appears among the 25 top performers worldwide in the categories of the U-Multirank ranking system for open-access publications, international joint publications, and regional joint publications.


Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.


Chartered Management Institute, backed by royal charter is the only Chartered body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. CMI’s management qualifications are recognized throughout the UK and Europe and provide a progressive framework that enables one to develop and broaden management skills. Their qualifications are designed in consultation with employers to meet today's demands and therefore it is valued by them.


Message from Rector

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We welcome the learners of Athena Global Education to our qualifications and wish them the very best on their future endeavours.

Prof. Alessandra Briganti

Guglielmo Marconi University, modeled around education and research, promotes innovative ICT-based educational methodologies, stimulating learners to develop high cognitive and practical competences. The strong point of this educational system is the focus on the current educational demands required by the ever-changing working environment. By considering these developments, GMU offers learners high-quality market-oriented courses. We have been continuously growing our presence around the world through many strategic partnerships during past years and the Westford Education Group was the one of the major partnerships which has been very successful since 2015.

Athena Global Education is a new venture of Westford Education Group. A future ready education solution, Athena Global Education utilizes the latest technology aimed at improving the learners experience. We are happy to have partnered for this new project and are eager to expand our partnership into different domains. The association with Westford Group has produced hundreds of graduates in past years and we look forward to enhancing the portfolio and providing accessibility to education around the world.

We welcome the learners of Athena Global Education to our qualifications and wish them the very best on their future endeavours.

Message from Dean

We believe in developing highest standard of education for all our students.

Dean

Dr. Rainer Masera

GMU Business School, Italy

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

Why This Course ?

Course Resources

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Why This Course ?

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High Demand for Digital Transformation Leaders

Businesses globally are actively seeking individuals adept at leading strategic digital initiatives, driving innovation, and crafting irresistible digital campaigns to acquire customers. An MBA in Digital Transformation positions you as a sought-after professional for leadership roles across a broad array of industries.

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Versatile Skill-set

This MBA in Digital Transformation boasts a comprehensive curriculum, bringing together core management disciplines and cutting-edge digital competencies. The programme meticulously intertwines the most critical managerial skills with digital tools to help professionals stay ahead of the curve.

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Future-proof Specialisation

This advanced MBA programme surpasses conventional management competencies and guarantees relevance in the rapidly changing business environment. This course equips candidates with cutting-edge skills, strategic foresight, a forward-thinking approach, and a deep understanding of digital technologies to position themselves as solution architects.

How You Learn ?

Engage with a scientifically developed learning pedagogy that ensures a quality and effective journey for the learners. Enjoy a seamless learning experience tailored to your level of expertise on the subject matter.

What You Receive ?

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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MBA - Digital Transformation issued by

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
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60 ECTS Master Degree Transcript issued by

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
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Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Transformation issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK
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Postgraduate Diploma Transcript issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK
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Certified Manager (Optional) issued by

Chartered Management Institute, UK

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in order to be eligible for this course. Additionally, applicants must have adequate proficiency in the English language.
Applicants admitted to the program via the Mature Entry Route are required to obtain their Postgraduate Diploma Certificates as a mandatory step.

All applicants are required to upload the following documents in order to be eligible for admission:

1. Proof of having earned a Bachelor's Degree - such as a Degree Certificate. If the documents are not in English, official translations should be submitted.
2. The final transcript of Bachelor's Degree.
3. A copy of the government-issued photo identity card.
4. If you do not have a Bachelor's degree, you can still apply through the mature entry route. You will have to upload an updated resume along with the relevant work experience letters issued by your employer/s. You may also be contacted by our faculty for a telephone interview in order to ascertain your eligibility for the program.

Follow these steps to formally enroll into the Master program by GMU:

1. Register on Athena Global Education for a free 7-day trial.
2. Upload all the documents as required under the 'Eligibility Criteria' to the learning portal by clicking on 'Enroll Now' on the learning dashboard.
3. The academic panel will then review your documents and if found to be eligible, send you an 'Admission Offer Letter'.
4. On receiving the 'Admission Offer Letter', you can start your payment.
5. You will be given access to subsequent module content only after completing the previous module.
Once your payment is confirmed, you will be sent an official 'Admission Letter' along with a receipt for the amount paid. You will also get access to the Assignment related documents in the 'Project Details' section.

If you are unsure about your eligibility or if you do not have a Bachelor's degree, then contact us at admissions@uniathena.com and attach the relevant documents in your email. You won't be asked to make a payment until we determine you are eligible to be admitted.

Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of the first module (or "course" in the American system) where you can access the learning materials and the e-library. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program. In order to be eligible for admission, you must upload all the eligibility-related documents on the learning portal and subsequently must have received an 'Offer of Admission' letter.

We have two different payment methods fast-track and flexible plans. Both  are meticulously designed to provide learners with seamless and convenient learning experience according to their budget plans. The fast-track plan comes with monthly payment options, propelling learners to fast-forward their learning journeys and offering substantial savings on module fees. It will serve as an ideal choice for those seeking to optimize both their time and budget. In contrast, the flexible plan is tailored to work around the hectic schedules of professionals, enabling them to progress and eliminate monthly financial obligations.

After enrolling in a particular program or receiving the admission letter, we are unable to offer refunds as per our policy. However, prior to enrollment, all learners have the option to utilize the free trial period, which lasts between 3 to 7 days.

The Referral Policy is a UniAthena initiative to make our degree programs more  affordable to the learners. Learners can  share programs with  friends, family or even peers. If the Invitee enrolls for the suggested program, the next module is made free of charge.

The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading materials. The video lessons and reading materials will provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.

Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, online library, additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.

Every learner is assigned a personal tutor for each module in his course, the student can reach out to his/her personal tutor for any academic assistance with his/her learning. Besides, academic assistance, students are allocated a Student Engagement & Experience Executive, who will be there to assist learners with any pastoral support (non- academic). You can reach out to your Student Engagement & Experience on see@uniathena.com.

In this program, the assessment will be based on unit-wise quizzes and assignments, with two attempts for each quiz in which the best mark is counted and one attempt for each assignment. The assignments cannot be edited once submitted. The final submission of last unit can be done only after 21 days from the start date of the module. The learner can seek the support of the Personal Tutor if there are any questions, and the assessor will give feedback on the work after the learner submit each assignment and quiz. If a learner fail in an assignment, they can rework it based on the feedback and resubmit it within 7 days. There are no additional fees for resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 60 days of the enrolment date, you can request an extension of not more than 30 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100).

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 30 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100).

If you fail again on your RE-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 60 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 60 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.

Once you move to the capstone project (thesis) stage, you will be assigned a capstone project guide who will support you through the capstone project. The Guide normally has 3 meetings with the learners: first introductory meeting, then a second review meeting and  a final review meeting.

A capstone project will have about 10,000 words.  Once you submit the final capstone project, then you may be called for a "viva" to defend your capstone project depending on the decision of the assessor. The result will be published within 30 days of submission of the capstone project; if you fail the capstone project, then you will have an opportunity to resubmit the work as per the feedback provided by the assessor and the corrected work should be submitted within 30 days of publishing the results.

If you fail on your resubmission, then you may have to pay the capstone project fee again and you will need to start over on a new project.

Once you have enrolled for the capstone project, you need to submit the final work within 6 months of enrollment. In case of failure of submission, an extension fee will be applicable. The shortest time allocated to submit the capstone project is 60 days.

The course can be completed in a minimum of  9 months or a maximum of 24 months, depending on individual preferences and learning pace.

We are following the ‘Pay as you go scheme for our learners. Learners can select how to proceed by choosing either flexible or fixed payment, learners have to complete each module within 21 to 60 days from the enrollment date based on the chosen payment method.

This Degree is awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy which is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy.  Besides, GMU is part of the Bologna process of European Union and is a NARIC approved university ensuring international recognition.

Under any unforeseen circumstances, if you want to withdraw from the program, you may apply for an Early Exit Award. Based on the credit earned and modules completed, you might receive a credit statement or a diploma, or an extended diploma by paying the certification fee. You will be able to resume the course at a later date by re-enrolling and may resume from where you stopped, depending on the availability of that particular course at the time of re-enrollment.

Successful learners will be able to attend the annual graduation ceremony conducted in Italy. GMU will provide an invitation letter to all such learners which can be used for processing your visa for this purpose.

On successful completion of all the modules and capstone project, learners can claim for a certificate by making the payment for certification fees. Upon claiming the certificate, it will take a maximum of 3 months for the student to receive the certificate from the awarding body.
Extra Courier charges of $50 has to be paid for receiving the hardcopy of the certificate.