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Course Description

Digital transformation integrates digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers. The evolution of technology will continue to disrupt every industry on the planet, some faster than others.

Digital leadership for operational leaders will take you through the key components that organizations need to consider when undertaking their digital transformation. They include:

  • A strong leadership vision
  • Creating a digital culture of innovation and learning
  • Creating new value in your customer journey
  • Leveraging the right Innovative technology

This course presents you with opportunities to gain insight into transformational leadership, its importance, and what it means to you and your leadership role in your organization and industry.

Operational leaders will be exposed to and provided hands-on experience with several ideas and tools that will allow for a structured implementation of a transformational strategy that enables digital-enabled growth, creates environments for innovation, and determines organizational focus and budgeting in a digital environment. You will explore how to establish and embed an innovation matrix to encourage, manage and measure innovative ideas from across your organization.

Industry guest speakers will talk to the experiences of their transformation journeys and share stories of overcoming the impediments that organizations will face. You’ll examine strategic inflection points in a market or technology, creating new metrics for measuring innovation and understanding the importance of communicating a robust transformational leadership vision.

Through a variety of exercises and assessments, you’ll have an opportunity to develop and operationalize an innovative transformation strategy for your organization with the guidance of experienced, innovative leaders.

Learn how to leverage your existing technology infrastructure to start your digital transformation, without the need to invest in new technology, without a strong vision for the value you want to create for your current or future clients and your organization.

In addition to the main program delivery, there will be ongoing support between the virtual sessions to provide guidance and direction as you step through the implementation of the tools and frameworks in your organization.

Learner Outcomes

  • Create a digital vision for your organization.
  • Identify strategic inflection points within your product, customers and industry, and identify metrics for change.
  • Recognize impediments to digital growth.
  • Recognize and communicate opportunities for digital-enabled growth.
  • Plan how to establish and embed innovation matrix reporting to encourage and manage innovative ideas.
  • Develop guidance to establish and embed the organization’s ambitions for innovation.
  • Merge digital and business-as-usual organizational focus and budgets.
  • Incorporate effective governance for digital innovation for organizational structure and budgets.
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Section Title
Transformational Leadership
Type
Internet Paced
Dates
Nov 12, 2020 to Dec 17, 2020
Contact Hours
38.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,500.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 10, 2020 to Nov 20, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 10, 2020 to Nov 20, 2020
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 21, 2020 to Dec 06, 2020
Section Notes

This course is delivered over 6 weeks in 3 hour virtual sessions, one per week – (18 Hours)
Participants can expect 3 hours of project work each week between sessions for 5 weeks – (15 hours) as well as the opportunity to discuss specific questions with the instructor up to 1 hour per week (5 hours)
Estimated total of 38 hours. (Project work times may vary, week to week and attendee to attendee)

Instructor led group discussions will be held via Zoom every week. Sessions are Thursdays from 1pm to 4pm, November 12 - December 17th.

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