Driving Digital Transformation

Equip leaders with strategies, frameworks, and tools to address the threats and opportunities that accompany increasing digitalization.

Program Duration

3 weeks

Time Commitment

15 hours
(5 hours/week)


IMD Business School Certificate of Completion

About the Program

Driving Digital Transformation, a 3-week leadership development program, will equip your leaders with strategies, frameworks, and tools to capitalize on the opportunities and avoid the threats that accompany the increasing digitalization of business models, products, and value chains. Participants in this program will learn how to evaluate how their business is affected by the transformational value drivers created by digitalization, identify digital opportunities and threats, formulate a digital response strategy, and build digital business agility.

Program Overview

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Who Should Attend

  • Senior Leaders
  • Mid-level & Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Directors

Program Structure

  • 3 week duration, 15 hours to complete requirements
  • 6 hours of on-demand, HD lectures
  • Professor interactions, group learning, and optional coaching sessions
  • Facilitated intra-company team meetings
  • Final project, which integrates weekly activities

Key Takeaways

  • Understand the key routes via which digitalization creates transformational value for customers and organizations
  • Assess your organization’s and your own personal readiness to pursue digital transformation
  • Broaden your view to consider multiple options before developing an informed strategy for responding to opportunities and threats
  • Orchestrate people and processes to drive execution with agility

Upcoming Program Dates

  • July 8 – July 28
  • Sept 2 – Sept 22
  • Oct 21 – Nov 10

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Experienced Faculty

  • Michael Wade

    Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, IMD Business School

    Michael Wade is a Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD and holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation and was named one of the top 10 digital thought leaders in Switzerland.

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Additional Information

  • How many hours per week am I expected to devote to the program?

    Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.

  • How long does the program last?

    Our leadership development programs last 3 weeks. Additionally, you will complete a short orientation prior to the official start of the program.

  • Will I receive a grade or university credit?

    Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive a certificate of completion from the sponsoring business school. ExecOnline provides non-degree programs for which no grades or university credits are provided.

  • Who takes ExecOnline programs?

    Our programs are designed for busy leaders—managers, directors, VPs, and C-suite—with the drive and desire to solve their organization’s critical business challenges. Our short, focused programs allow you to develop solutions for both near- and long-term challenges—without disrupting your day-to-day responsibilities.

  • Will I apply my learnings to real-world work objectives?

    Yes. You will develop a project of your choosing that addresses your organization’s critical business challenges. At the completion of the program, you will have produced an implementation-ready project, designed to make a fiscal and business impact.

  • Do you have an alumni program?

    Yes. You can stay connected to ExecOnline through our alumni group, which allows you to interact with peers to generate support and networking opportunities.

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