Postgraduate Diploma in Information Management (Master level)

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Business Administration

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Objectives of the program

The objective of the program is to provide such complementary skills – relying on the previously acquired IT and management knowledge – that enable the participants to manage efficiently information resources in various organization in the competitive or public sector. Upon completing the program, students will be able to determine IS requirements, develop and manage the IT system to support value production processes, to realize and coordinate R&D tasks.


Based on solid theoretical knowledge both in IT and business the program covers all the areas where an IT manager can come across with information systems. The program integrates management, controlling and accounting with IT related competencies: managing information as strategic resource, controlling and long term planning of IT resources, system design and development, application integration, management of IT projects, business intelligence, process management, IT security, IT service management and IT audit. Key enterprise applications, major e-business and e-government technologies, internationally accepted methodologies and standards, such as ITIL, COBIT, etc. are also discussed. On-line e-learning tools, collaborative solutions will be intensively used, facilitating the involvement of collaborating international partners.

Career prospects/ Job opportunities

Based on the competencies developed by the program students will be appropriate candidates for IT manager positions in public or private organizations, they shall be able to work as experts of special fields in large IT units, or they can be employed by IT related consulting companies.

The curriculum

The core curriculum (given below) is supplemented by a wide range of elective courses in economics, business, and social sciences.

1st semester:

  • Corporate information management
  • Management and organization
  • Management accounting
  • Multivariate statistics
  • Business models of e-commerce
  • Team building

2nd semester

  • System design and development
  • IT Security
  • Data Mining and Data Warehouse
  • Management Controlling
  • IT project management
  • IT Strategy and Management
  • Elective

3rd semester

  • Information Architecture modelling
  • e-Supply Chain Management
  • Application integration and ERP
  • Business Intelligence
  • Process- and Workflow Management
  • Thesis work

4th semester:

  • IT Audit
  • IT Service Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Thesis Work
  • Specialization Elective
  • Elective
  • Thesis Work