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Certificate - Smart ICT for business innovation (professionnel)

As of the 2015 Winter Semester, the University of Luxembourg and its partner, the Institut luxembourgeois de la normalisation, de l'accréditation, de la sécurité et qualité des produits et services (ILNAS), are offering the new Certificate - Smart ICT for business innovation.


The purpose of this new Certificate is to train in a year's time, with one semester of classes plus a semester devoted to an internship, people who want to - further - develop Smart ICT skills and maybe embrace new career opportunities in positions like Digital Strategy Consultant, Smart ICT Consultant, Innovation Manager, Standards Manager, Head of Innovation, Head of Digital Strategy or Entrepreneur (start-up company).

Eventually, the certificate will enhance the skills of ICT professionals and contribute to reinforce the position of Luxembourg in the field of Smart ICT by offering its students a broad view of Smart ICT concepts and tools at their disposal to develop their sense of innovation.



Target Group

The university certificate is mainly aimed at experienced ICT professionals who wish to enhance their Smart ICT skills.

Learning Outcomes & Career Prospects

Students who successfully complete the University Certificate - Smart ICT for business innovation will be able to:

  • Identify and decode the high potential of Smart ICT concepts for business and innovation;
  • Cater for the current and future issues and standardization needs in ICT areas such as Digital Intelligence (development of ICT standardization, ICT Governance), Smart Platforms (Cloud computing, Smart cities, Internet of Things, Green ICT), and Smart Interactions (Sensor networks, Big data and analytics, Digital trust);
  • Analyse the challenges of digital trust and information security;
  • Identify participants and goals in the standardization process;
  • Identify and use published and draft standards relevant to the ICT sector;
  • Implement ICT technical standardization in the business strategy.

Course director


Programme at a glance

  • 1 year part-time programme (18 ECTS)
  • 3 600 €/entire programme
  • Teaching language: English
  • The next promotion will start in September 2017