MSc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation

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    Why technology isn’t a cure-all: the socio-technical approach

Why technology isn’t a cure-all: the socio-technical approach

In her latest blog, Msc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation student Sofia Klapp interviews the MISDI programme director to explain the concept of socio-technical approach to technological investment and how it can help organisations avoid the Productivity Paradox.

As a consultant for innovation and IT projects, I have frequently watched as C-level executives and IT experts within organisations […]

How being CEO for a month reshaped my perspective

During a month acting as CEO for Adecco Group Switzerland, Luca Feser discovered how design thinking can transform organisations. So upon returning to LSE, Luca decided to help apply these insights to Kickstart London, a start-up incubator uniting the city’s universities to create diverse problem-solving entrepreneurial teams.  

Students looking for a job over the summer tend to go through the same […]

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    Five days of trials, tech and teamwork: welcome to Sprint Week

Five days of trials, tech and teamwork: welcome to Sprint Week

Innovation can transform the world. So how can it be encouraged and nurtured? Sofia Klapp, studying for her MSc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation (MISDI), reveals how the programme’s unique Sprint Week concept challenged her and her fellow classmates to generate, develop and pitch genuinely groundbreaking ideas. 

It was Monday morning, and 18 multidisciplinary teams were assembled at their desks. It […]

Five tips to ace your LSE application

Applications for LSE’s programmes are now open – but before you submit, check out our tips straight from the Graduate Admissions office. See a full list of our Management programmes or come learn about them in person or via livestream on 21 November at our annual Applicants’ Evening.

Do your research

We receive applications from lots of prospective students who […]

How I became CEO for one month – as a student

This week, Department of Management student Luca Feser begins his month as CEO of the Swiss division of The Adecco Group, a global workforce solution provider. In this interview, Luca talks about how he has been selected for the position, his plans as CEO and how LSE changed his perspective on the future. Luca is a student in the […]

Cappuccino with Chandler: the best cafés for studying

Like all management students, Saanya Narang found herself with lots of reading to do. But rather than staying in the library, she ventured out to find the best coffee shops for studying near LSE – and these were her favourites.

I’m always asked how I find the time to explore London whilst being a student in the Global Masters in Management […]

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    Saying goodbye to perfectionism: reflections on my first term at LSE

Saying goodbye to perfectionism: reflections on my first term at LSE

‘What would be the point of being at LSE if I do not feel challenged?’ Global Master’s in Management student Maieule de Carné, learns to let go of perfectionism, and focus on learning.

It is the last Thursday before the end of term, and here I am, sitting on a plane to Dublin reflecting on my first semester at LSE. […]

Settling into LSE life

In this account of her first two months at LSE, Aishwarya Chakkilam, talks about the challenges of moving to London, and how participating in a ‘boot-camp’ project helped her feel at home.

Hey! So, I guess we all have to “settle in” somewhere new at some point in life. For me the biggest change came during September 2017 when LSE […]

Management students race to innovate during Sprint Week

This October, 120 MSc Management, Information Systems and Digital Innovation students took part in LSE’s first ever Sprint Week- an intensive exercise in innovation and collaboration that forces teams to go from idea to prototype in just five days. It is designed to accelerate decision processes and produce clear results within a short time-span- a method used by many start-ups and innovation departments. They […]