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Executive Master in IT Risk & Cyber Security Management

Master in IT Risk & Cyber Security Management - Program

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Practical information

Start September 29, 2022

End June 21, 2024


2 years, part-time

In-class sessions are organized every 3 to 4 weeks in blocks of 2 days, 11 times per academic year (not during school holidays).

Thursday from 2pm to 10pm

Friday from 9am to 5pm


The program focuses on deepening, broadening and practicing your knowledge in IT Risk & Cyber Security Management. In addition, this program holds modules on business strategy, leadership, change and data science.

The complete master track represents a 60 ECTS study load. Alternatively, you can also register for each individual module:

  • Residential opening seminar
  • Digital Transformation: Strategy & Leadership (12 ECTS)
    • Leading Digital Transformation
    • Mastering Digital Disruption
  • Business Research Methods & Master Project Preparation Coaching
  • Corporate Governance, Risk & Compliance (6 ECTS)
  • Cyber Security Management (9 ECTS)
  • Cyber Security Architecture & Technologies (9 ECTS)
  • Data Science for Business: Big Data Driven Analytics & Practices (6 ECTS)
  • Master Project: evolving project, spread over the entire duration of the master program (18 ECTS)
  • Master Project: group and faculty coaching & feedback sessions
  • Leadership, Change and Personal Development
  • ISACA Certification Lab (optional)
  • Digital Transformation Labs (4) - powered by XPLUS
  • Executive Master Electives (2) (optional)

Our Digital Tranformation Labs partners

Like AMS, XPLUS has the ambition to continuously improve and share its high-end knowledge and experience in business & IT. While AMS builds on its long-standing expertise in application-oriented management education and research, XPLUS builds on its expertise in advice, consultancy, and skills training in business & IT. Both organizations were inevitably bound to find each other in this shared ambition.


Our experienced faculty will coach and assist you during this program. All of them have an academic career (master, PhD or DBA) and international experience in terms of career, research, project management, advisory boards and/or consulting. Many of them have published about their practice-based research, business cases and management experiences. Our faculty are experts in executive education, tailor-made programs and business consultancy.

Danny lauwers

A question about this program?

Danny Lauwers

Phone: +32 3 265 47 68


A question about this program?