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Warwick Business School

COVENTRY, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Information Systems

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Warwick Business School (WBS) is an academic department of the University of Warwick, originally established in 1967 as the School of Industrial and Business Studies. It is one of the most prestigious and highly selective business schools in the world. Due to the school's historical international outlook its alumni hold leadership positions in corporate, governmental and academic institutions around the globe. The Business School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD degree programs, as well as non-degree executive education for individuals and companies. Its MBA program, known as the Warwick MBA, is offered as a one-year Full-Time program, an Executive MBA and by Distance Learning (blended learning). WBS University of Warwick campus is sited on the border of the city of Coventry and the county of Warwickshire in a semi-rural green belt location. WBS London campus is located in The Shard Tower, currently the tallest building in the European Union.

In 2000, WBS became the first UK business school to hold Triple accreditation: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB, the Association of MBAs AMBA and the European Quality Improvement System EQUIS. 

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Bachelor Programs

Digital innovation plays a key role in shaping the way organizations operate and compete with each other. This applies not just to celebrated companies such as Airbnb, Facebook and Uber; and to small entrepreneurial start-ups but to companies in almost any industry.

The course will show you what developing a business is like in a world where digital technology and entrepreneurship go hand in hand. You will gain both conceptual knowledge and practical skills and will have the opportunity to learn from guest lectures from IT and innovation led companies, who will explain and illustrate the theory by showing how it works in practice.

Each year comprises of 10 modules with opportunities to choose from a wide variety of elective modules offered by WBS and other departments across the University to tailor your studies.

Master Programs

This program offers six core modules and a selection of elective modules focusing on a variety of current topics in information systems, management and innovation. These include, Digital Business & Workplace Technologies, Data & Business Intelligence, Knowlegde Work & Innovation, Enterprise Information Systems, Global Sourcing for Innovation (including outsourcing and crowdsourcing), and Digital Business Strategy & Design.The program puts theory into practice by capitalizing on WBS' close relationships with IT and consulting organizations, including Ernst & Young, SAP, ARM and Deloitte. All value the program's creative approach to developing IS and management consultants through real-life case scenarios. Deloitte, for example, provide insights on the challenges and approaches to client work by delivering one of the modules with us.

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Panayiotis (Panos) Constantinides is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Director of the MSc Information Systems Management & Innovation (ISMI) at WBS. Previously, he held positions at Lancaster University's Management School (LUMS), and the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge, where he also earned his PhD. 

His research is focused on the development and governance of digital infrastructures and platforms, including the associated challenges of collective action. He is particularly interested in research that seeks to address business and social problems with the possibilities generated by IT. He is also interested in debates around the rigour and relevance of IS research, and IS theory and review.

More information can be found at www.pconstantinides.org

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Ola is a Professor and the Head of the Information Systems and Management Group at Warwick Business School. His research interests relate to the transformative potential of digital technology as it pervades modern business and entrepreneurship. Ola teaches digital business strategy and digital innovation at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has worked and consulted with leading companies such as General Motors, Mecel, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, and many more. He is a visiting professor at the Swedish Center for Digital Innovation at University of Gothenburg. He is also an external expert for the Information Systems and Innovation Group, Department of Management at the London School of Economics. He was a runner-up for the Warwick University 2015 "Outstanding Contribution to Research Excellence" award. He received a Warwick Business School award for "Outstanding Contribution to Research" in 2016-2017. 

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Ola is a Professor and the Head of the Information Systems and Management Group at Warwick Business School. His research interests relate to the transformative potential of digital technology as it pervades modern business and entrepreneurship. Ola teaches digital business strategy and digital innovation at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has worked and consulted with leading companies such as General Motors, Mecel, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, and many more. He is a visiting professor at the Swedish Center for Digital Innovation at University of Gothenburg. He is also an external expert for the Information Systems and Innovation Group, Department of Management at the London School of Economics. He was a runner-up for the Warwick University 2015 "Outstanding Contribution to Research Excellence" award. He received a Warwick Business School award for "Outstanding Contribution to Research" in 2016-2017. 

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Panayiotis (Panos) Constantinides is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Director of the MSc Information Systems Management & Innovation (ISMI) at WBS. Previously, he held positions at Lancaster University's Management School (LUMS), and the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge, where he also earned his PhD. 

His research is focused on the development and governance of digital infrastructures and platforms, including the associated challenges of collective action. He is particularly interested in research that seeks to address business and social problems with the possibilities generated by IT. He is also interested in debates around the rigour and relevance of IS research, and IS theory and review.

More information can be found at www.pconstantinides.org

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