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Cyber Security Management in Organisations


Admission requirements

Admission only after intake, please see our website.

Admission only for those who are enrolled in the governance track.


  • In this module we will analyse and discuss the factors driving cyber security from an organizational and transformation perspective. Governance, strategy and change management within the context of cyber security are central.

  • Throughout the course we will focus on the theoretical as well as more applied organizational challenges that come with the implementation of a Cyber resilient Organization.

Course objectives

Participants have:

  • An understanding of the strategic context in which organizations have to create and maintain a cyber resilient organization.

  • Explored the necessity and potential of cyber security activities as integral part of an organization in its environment.

  • An understanding of the key factors of a resilient Cyber secure organization, its interconnectivity and the different elements of an effective cyber risk based approach.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the concepts and different approaches of organizational theories and organizational change.

Participants are able to:

  • Analyse a governance related cyber security problem.

  • Study relevant scientific literature to understand the causes of this problem.

  • Design a feasible solution for this problem.


7 days from 9.30 until 17.00

Friday 16 October 2020
Friday 30 October 2020
Friday 6 November 2020
Friday 13 November 2020
Friday 20 November 2020
Friday 27 November 2020
Friday 4 December 2020 (exam)

Mode of instruction

Lectures, seminars, exercises, class discussion

Assessment method


  • 25% of final grade

  • Grade must be compensated

  • Resit not possible

Written exam (75%)

  • 75% of final grade

  • Grade must be 5.50 or higher to pass the course

  • Resit of a fail is possible.

  • Resit will take the same form

Reading list

Compulsory literature and literature for further consultation will be announced via Brightspace.


No registration is required for lectures and exams.


Dr. Tommy van Steen Chantal de Groot


For more information see our website.