The Master of Science in Innovation and Change Management focuses on the strategies for managing modern organizations and setting and maintaining the course of change. It provides learners with specialist knowledge and skills on how to overcome resistance during the change process, and maximize learning and innovative thinking for anticipating and coping with the repercussions of change. This unique postgraduate program on innovation from HBMSU Dubai allows creative thinkers and those interested to gain additional knowledge to develop their ability to keep businesses competitive and adaptable in a constantly changing economic and social environment. After successful completion of the Master in Innovation and Change Management from HBMSU, learners will be equipped with concepts and methods that will help them be successful managers and leaders of change.
The program prepares learners to develop innovation and managing change strategies and to create an innovation culture within their organizations. The complex issue of managing change is addressed using case studies adapted to the local and regional context. Learners will learn how to create and maintain a workplace
and culture that facilitates and sustains change including the benefits of a creative and innovative environment.
This postgraduate degree specializing in change management and innovation draws on the latest psychological research and managerial studies on processes of thinking; dynamics of groups, teams, and organizations; corporate culture; and leadership practices. The program is generically designed to attract graduates from various disciplines including social sciences, physical sciences, engineering, computing, and law. For an overview of core units and electives you can study in this course, please see study plan.
At HBMSU, our unique interactive online delivery format will allow you to pursue excellent academic qualifications with minimal disruption to your professional and personal commitments. In contrast to a traditional online degree, HBMSU offers you the benefits of on-campus learning online - with online classes broadcast in real-time, live interactions with faculty, and active online Q/A sessions with faculty. In addition, other activities are required to be undertaken in your own time (self-paced). Synchronous online collaboration fosters interaction between faculty members and learners through the use of the virtual classroom. The virtual lectures are conducted in real-time and are recorded to be made available for review in the future. During the self-paced sessions, you can access digitized learning resources, review learning materials, and conduct activities and assessments allocated for that session.
Accreditation: This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation.
General Admission Requirements: The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution with a minimum AGPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 Scale or its equivalent. Applicants from non-management backgrounds will need to first enroll and complete the non-credit foundation course Management Appreciation Program (MAP). For full admission requirements and transfer from other institutions, please see Admission Requirements.
Tuition Fees: AED 2360 per Credit Hour (36 Credit Hours)
For tuition fees and other academic program related fees, please see Tuition & Fees.