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Ural Federal University Master in IT Innovations in Business
Ural Federal University

Master in IT Innovations in Business

Yekaterinburg, Russia

2 Years


Full time

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RUB 255,100 / per year *

Blended, Distance Learning, On-Campus

* per year or 182800/year with discount for 40 or more points at the entrance exam


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Program goals

The goal of the master's program is to train highly qualified IT service managers of enterprises and government agencies, as well as leading consultants and project managers of IT companies capable of developing the architecture and IT infrastructure of small and medium-sized enterprises.

The organization of one’s own business during the process of training based on innovations in information technology is highly welcome.

Program advantages

  1. The IT Innovations in Business master’s program is a unique multidisciplinary program that provides its graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to maximize the potential of digital technology to achieve success in business.
  2. The peculiarity of the organization of courses and the educational process of this program is that students do not learn technology itself, but how to keep up with the development of technology.
  3. The program gives the student an understanding of the features of the interaction of business and information technology and covers all areas of knowledge necessary for this - project management, entrepreneurship, web development, data analysis, enterprise architecture and IT infrastructure, knowledge of networks, and security.
  4. The program focuses on the development of existing and designing new information systems for business, as well as the introduction of information technology in enterprises that provide digitalization of the economy. Thus, the program provides students with a unique combination of competencies for successful work in the field of IT, including the creation of concepts for new IT products for business.
  5. The educational process is based on the implementation of a real project to create a new product or system for a business.

Students themselves choose a real project in the first year of graduate studies or continue to promote and accompany a project developed during their training in undergraduate or specialty degree.

When studying the modules of the curriculum, interdisciplinary projects are carried out, which are part of a real project, where students demonstrate skills in applying the knowledge of individual disciplines to develop their business project.

After going through all the stages of the project, students understand what area their interests lie in: business analytics, data analysis, web design, corporate systems support, marketing, including social networks, programming, or, having studied all stages of the project, they want to be managers and managers IT projects.

At the intermediate stages of project implementation, experts from employers participate in evaluating the results, not only assessing the work of students but, first of all, helping to promote the project as practitioners.

6. Students choose only those professional modules that they need for professional development and which can really be useful to them in their chosen field of work.

Program teachers

  • Practicing specialists in the field of design, development, implementation of software for business, etc.
  • Scientists with significant experience in fundamental and applied research in the field of management in social and economic systems.

Key courses

  • Decision Support Tools
  • Project activity
  • IT Innovations in Business
  • Development of Web Applications for Business
  • E-business tools / Methods of data analysis and modeling / Information architecture of business
  • E-business information technology / Data management in information systems architecture
  • Analysis and Design of Information Systems for Business / Modeling and optimization of business processes

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