Lead through the digital change!

Digitalization is a huge opportunity for companies and organizations. New, digital technologies are seen as key drivers for operational change initiatives and are aimed at enabling new ways of creating value and positions in global markets. At the same time, technology-driven change processes present complex technical and cultural challenges. They disrupt existing experiences and routines. This can trigger uncertainty and a lack of understanding, especially among employees.

Famous examples such as Kodak or Polaroid show how difficult it can be for companies and organizations to leave familiar paths. In these change processes leaders play the key role. It is their responsibility to unfold the potential of digitalization in a meaningful way and to generate acceptance  for change.

This is where the Executive MBA program Digital Transformation & Change Management comes in. You will learn to optimally use digital opportunities and to give employees orientation and confidence in difficult times. You will acquire one of the most important skills of the future - digital leadership!

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Interview with Academic Director Assoc. Prof. Michael Filzmoser, PhD

Final Degree: Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) | Digital Transformation & Change Management

ECTS credits: 92

Duration: 3 semesters + Master's Thesis

Structure: Part-time, blocked in modules

Language: German (with optional English modules)

Tuition Fee: EUR 26,890.00 (VAT-free, excl. expenses for travel and accommodation), -10% Reduction for TU Wien Graduates

Admission Requirements: First academic degree*, minimum 3 years of work experience, personal interview
* Persons holding an equivalent educational and professional qualification may also be admitted

Locations: TU Wien, surrounding area of Vienna

Academic Director:  Assoc. Prof. Michael Filzmoser, PhD

This Executive MBA program enables you to plan the use of new digital technologies in your company and actively drive and shape change processes. In the process, you will learn to

  • analyze the specific potentials of digitalization for your organization and evaluate the challenges holistically.
  • make reflected decisions about questions of management and new technologies.
  • analyze and better manage your own leadership behavior and the behavior of employees, teams and organizations. 
  • set clear priorities in your decision-making processes in order to influence behavior on an individual, collective and organizational level in a goal-oriented manner.
  • deal with uncertainty, fears and resistance in your team and resolve them responsibly.
  • develop innovation strategies, pick up change impulses and manage change in a targeted and cooperative manner.


This Executive MBA is the right choice if you

  • aim to drive the digital change in your organization and manage it efficiently,

  • want to qualify as a (future) leader or

  • want to better understand your role as a (future) change agent.

We particularly adress professionals from the following areas:

  • (High) tech companies / organisations and business in different industries and disciplines

  • NPOs and public institutions

  • SMEs


[Translate to English:] Hauptgebäude TU Wien

Our lecturers from research and practice.

ACE Benefits

Top Topics in Digitalization

With our Digital Transformation MBA, you will gain in-depth insights into the top topics of digitalization and digital transformation. Our experts share their knowledge to bring you closer to the fundamentals and technologies.

Unique Combination of Management & Technology

The MBA Digital Transformation program offers a unique content combination of management, technology, and leadership. You will acquire technical understanding and key business qualifications to make informed decisions in the context of technological developments and to effectively manage processes and organizations.


Our Leadership Retreats provide you with the opportunity to focus on your personal skills and leadership competencies. In a trusting setting, you benefit from intensive exchange and learn from and with each other. You develop a better understanding of your role as a leader and can more effectively lead your team.

The Leadership Retreats take place at 3 blocked dates outside Vienna in a seminar hotel. In addition to theoretical input and discussions, the program includes group dynamic exercises and outdoor elements. Thorough reflection enables the transfer of what has been learned into practice.

Practical Relevance at an Academic Level

The Digital Transformation MBA conveys well-founded, scientific content in a vivid and application-oriented manner. This enables you to directly transfer what you have learned into your professional practice and implement transformation and digitalization in your company.

Your Opportunity for Professional Development

Seize this unique opportunity and become part of a forward-looking group of leaders who want to successfully tackle the digital transformation. Our Executive MBA program accompanies and supports you in confidently facing the future. Take the initiative now and make the first step towards your professional development.



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