Tech MBA - European Leadership University

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Duration: 18 Months | Online | 60 ECTS Credits

Earn a Tech MBA degree (60 ECTS) with:

  • Live interactive workshops to facilitate learning
  • Individual and group support through peer-reviews, action learning
  • Mentoring from industry professionals
  • Extensive digital library with interactive content


Businesses are facing unprecedented challenges in their environment: Technology offers new opportunities for innovation, the new workforce wants flexible working arrangements and tools, consumers are adapting very quickly to the convenience of mobile apps and instant gratification, new competitors are disintermediating the traditional value chains. 

Companies will have to adapt to this new normal, and as the rate of change is increasing they will have to do this rapidly, or they will lose their licence to operate.

The only way forward is digital transformation. Companies will have to master the new world of digital technologies, the hard skills of data and technology, and with that the soft skills of fast innovation, agile development and rapid experimentation.

There is a growing demand for business leaders who can effectively combine their strategic and business skills with technology acumen and agile leadership skills. 

With a Tech MBA with us, you will go beyond a traditional MBA and learn to develop a new mindset, and acquire the skills to transform and innovate your digital business developing new business models and strategies while you get equipped with the skills and tools to lead your teams in a more agile way.

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START DATE: November

Duration of Tech MBA programme is 18 Months

Admission requirements

  1. Bachelor Degree
  2. At least 3 years of working experience
  3. Curiosity in new technologies and ways of working




  • Flexible Plan: Pay € 200 in 18 monthly instalments
  • Up Front plan: Pay € 2995 upfront and receive € 605 discount on your full tuition fee of € 3600.
  • No application fee, send in your application without cost.
  • € 250 non-refundable registration fee only to be paid when you are accepted and ready to book your seat.


Data-driven leadership

AI strategy building

Growth hacking

Agile leadership

Coaching and facilitation


Business Technology translation

Leading with OKRs

Design thinking



The Tech MBA opens up many new carrier opportunities for you.
For instance, you will be able to lead technology driven innovation teams with confidence, drive and contribute to digital transformation, be a translator between the “old guards’ and the digital native new generations. You will be prepared for roles as:

  • Analytics translator
  • Artificial Intelligence product owner
  • Digital strategist
  • Data science lead
  • Data officer
  • Analytics specialist
  • Tech Innovation lead
  • Innovation scout
  • Innovation strategist
  • Organizational developer
  • Innovation project manager
  • Digital Product Manager
  • Digital Marketer Manager


European Leadership University (ELU) is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC). In addition to the international accreditation, European Leadership University (ELU) received its educational license in 2015 with the official decree and approval by the Ministry of Education and Culture in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. We have received Institutional accreditation in 2016 and achieved full programme accreditation in 2017 by the Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council, Nicosia which is a member of The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), the umbrella organisation for recognised government accreditation agencies in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

As a fully recognised European university:

  1. Our degrees are awarded by European Leadership University out of its principal place of establishment in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus
  2. Awarded degree is not a local Dutch degree based on the Dutch Higher Education and Scientific Research Act (WHW)
  3. The degrees are recognised and accredited by the Ministry of Culture and Education and the Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council in Nicosia, Northern Cyprus and  the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC).



Enjoy flexible self-study and being part of a learner community. Get hands-on practice with your weekly projects and assignments and learn with and from your faculty and peers. In practice, a typical week would look like this:

Flexible & Innovative

We offer an interactive part-time learning experience, which means that you are able to study the content at your pace, while still being part of an engaging learner community.

Interactive & Community-based

While part of the programme is self-paced, you are also part of a community of experts with whom you regularly interact in live workshops, action learning sessions or mentoring to accelerate your learning experience.

Holistic & Practice-Based

You not only gain the technological awareness in your business context, but also develop essential leadership skills to drive innovation in your organisation. You will work on weekly assignments and projects so that you can connect your learning with your business context.


  • The drivers of digital transformation
  • The technology as agitator and enabler
  • Competitive positioning and future proof strategies
  • Linear vs exponential and the need for speed, not just digital transformation
  • Building blocks of a digital organisation
  • Emerging technologies, trends, developments and use cases
  • Gartner’s Hype cycle
  • 10  most relevant technologies
  • Introduction to AI, main concepts, narrow and general AI
  • AI in historical setting and combination of technologies 
  • Thinking AI: Machine learning (Supervised, Unsupervised, Reinforcement Learning)
  • Interactive AI: Natural Language Processing
  • Visual AI: Image recognition, augmented reality
  • Textual AI: Text recognition and conversion
  • Functional AI: IoT and Robotics
  • Analytical AI: Predictive analytics
  • Successful use cases from Porter’s value chain 
  • Implementing AI projects: Design, Develop, Deploy 
  • AI and Ethics: Explainable AI, managing risks in AI
  • Digital capabilities and organisational maturity
  • 4 pillar model in driving AI in your organisation
  • AI strategy cycle 
  • AI capabilities framework
  • AI Center of Excellence
  • Practical approach to assess the maturity of the organisation
  • Best organisational structures
  • Introduction to data analytics 
  • Characteristics of data and types of data 
  • Analytics maturity curve and 4 types of analytics
  • Analytics value chain
  • Tools for data analytics and insights 
  • Data management,  governance, architecture, tools, languages and APIs
  • Characteristics of a data-driven organisations
  • Characteristics and mindset of a data driven leader
  • Creating a data & insights-driven culture
  • Data literacy, skills & competencies and roles  needed in your organisation
  • RPA technology and key components in layman’s terms explained
  • The common and not so common use cases for businesses
  • Competitive opportunities with RPA
  • Links and overlap with other technologies
  • How to get real business value from RPA
  • What does it mean for your company
  • Immersive technologies and key components in layman’s terms explained: AR – VR – Metaverse
  • Immersive technology use cases, now and future
  • Competitive opportunities with this technology
  • Links and overlap with other technologies
  • How to get real business value
  • What does it mean for your company
  • Blockchain technology in layman’s terms explained
  • The common and not so common use cases for businesses
  • Competitive opportunities with Blockchain
  • Reality check for Crypto’s and NFT’s
  • How to get real business value
  • What does it mean for your company
  • IoT technology and key components in layman’s terms explained
  • The common and not so common use cases for businesses
  • Competitive opportunities with IoT
  • Links and overlap with other technologies
  • How to get real business value
  • What does it mean for your company
  • From traditional to new leadership approaches in the technology domain
  • Servant Leadership 
  • Agile teams and organisations 
  • Leading with OKRs
  • Agile mindset in technology product development 
  • Agile roles: product owner, product manager, scrum master, developers
  • Agile product development and roadmap
  • Minimum viable products
  • Agile planning
  • Prototyping
  • User research
  • Sprints and backlog refinement
  • Need for change management
  • Resistance, barriers and overcoming those to change
  • Change frameworks
  • Determining forces of organisational change
  • Communication as key factor
  • How to deal with disruptive change in the digital age
  • Growth fundamentals and adapting a growth hacking mindset
  • Discovering new channels and platforms for growth / marketing 
  • Acquiring new customers and optimising conversions 
  • Utilising data for growth 
  • Automating marketing and Robotic Process Automation for growth
  • 10 Faces of Innovation
  • Human Centered Design Approaches (Design Thinking)
  • Exploring the new business models and its urgency in the tech business
  • Entrepreneurship vs. Intrapreneurship
  • Driving innovation and change through business model canvas
  • Innolab and planning action

Each participant will submit a final project on a topic of their choice



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