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Digital Transformation Sprint - March 2022

CHF 850.00

Dates: 07 - 21 March 2022
Time commitment: 1-2 hours per day

This Sprint provides you with the knowledge and skills to thrive in a digital age. Join 100+ participants and uncover strategies to extract new value from digitization and accelerate your business transformation.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SPRINT

Are you feeling the impact of digital disruption? Are you struggling to create business value from digital tools and technologies?

Learn from digital pioneers through examples and case studies how to enhance performance in volatile, uncertain environments. Master the challenge of creating and sustaining organizational agility. Learn how digital disruptors disrupt and how to beat them at their own game. You will complete this Sprint with a roadmap for successful digital transformation.

How a Sprint works?

The fast-paced format condenses your learning time to 1-2 hours per day. Enjoy active participation in the liVe sessions, interacting with your community, and/or building your project.

Each Sprint gives you access to a range of tools and learning platforms designed so you can achieve real impact, fast.
• Online modules: self-paced learning format
• Livestream sessions: interact live with faculty and guest speakers
• Case studies: Learn from the winners (and losers)
• Peer learning: Gain insights from your cohort
• Project: Turn learning into your own action plan

Take a sneak peek into module 1 of the program:

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

1. Digital value drivers and response strategies

• Discover why digital transformation is so hard and how to gain competitive advantage
• Where to play? Your best strategic choices
• Individual assignment – your digital strategy

 

2. Digital transformation execution

• Discover why the failure rate of digital transformation is so high
• How to drive transformation through your organization
• An effective 10-step framework: The Digital Transformation Orchestra
• Individual assignment - apply the framework to your business objectives

 

3. Digital and organizational agility

• Discover the “how” of digital transformation and why agility is your key to sustainable advantage
• Explore the roots of organizational agility
• Fast execution
• Individual assignment – your digital business agility

 

4. The future of digital transformation and digital ethics

Discover how digital resilience helps you bounce back from major shocks like the pandemic
Ethical considerations related to your digital business
Corporate Digital Responsibility

Including illustrations from: Amazon, Nestlé, Tesla, IQOS, Mastercard, Disney, Axel Springer, Richemont, Airbnb, We Work and the latest research from the “Global Center for Digital Business Transformation.”

Additional Information

Why join a Sprint?

Fast-paced: Daily learning distilled into short, high-quality sessions of 1-2 hours. Delivered online over two weeks.

Hyper relevant: Who teaches you matters. Our professors are the trusted partners of industry leaders and experts in their fields. Work with them to upskill quickly on topics that are critical to you. 

Immediately applicable: Project-based sprints teach you valuable frameworks and tools that you will apply in real time. Gain applicable, strategic recommendations for your business.

Active learning: Challenge and get challenged. Discuss your ideas with faculty. Gain insights from your smart study group. Get feedback on your work and give feedback to your peers.

Global connections: Join other ambitious leaders and shapers from around the world. Benefit from their experience. Build your network.

Course length

Duration: 2 weeks

Course dates

07 - 21 March 2022

Who will benefit?

Traditional Business Leader / Manager

You are looking to extract the most value from digital technologies and business models to map out your own successful transformation

Founder / Entrepreneur

You are a small to medium-sized business owner, looking to create new forms of value for customers and wider stakeholders

Innovator

You are looking to gain inspiration from the digital disruptors to boost your own creativity and innovation skills

MICHAEL WADE

Michael Wade is Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD and holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. He is the Director of IMD’s Global Center for Digital Business Transformation. His areas of expertise relate to strategy, innovation, and digital transformation.

At IMD, Professor Wade directs a number of executive programs related to digital transformation, including Digital Execution, Digital Transformation for Boards, and Digital Disruption.

Michael has been named one of the top ten digital thought leaders in Switzerland several times by a jury of business media, most recently in 2020. He has published ten books and more than a hundred case studies and articles on a variety of topics, including digital business transformation, innovation, strategy, and digital leadership.

“I’ve distilled the most important things you need to know about digital transformation and packed it all into 15 days. Everything you need to respond effectively to digital disruption, because it’s not getting any easier.”

Professor Michael Wade

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YOUR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SPRINT SCHEDULE

Project based sprints teach you valuable frameworks and tools that you will apply in real time. Gain applicable, stratigic recommendations for your business. Achieve real impact, fast.

Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 107 March 13h00-13h45 CET

module 1: DIGITAL VALUE DRIVERS AND RESPONSE STRATEGIES

  • Discover why digital transformation is so hard and how to gain competitive advantage
  • Where to play? Your best strategic choices
  • Individual assignment – your digital strategy
Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 209 March 13h00-14h45 CET

module 2: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION EXECUTION

  • How to drive transformation through your organization
  • An effective 10-step framework: The Digital Transformation Orchestra
  • Individual assignment - apply the framework to your business objectives
Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 311 March 13h00-13h45 CET

module 3: DIGITAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL AGILITY

  • Discover the “how” of digital transformation
  • Explore the roots of organizational agility
  • Individual assignment – your digital business agility
Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 415 March 13h00-14h30 CET

Module 4: THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND DIGITAL ETHICS

  • Discover how digital resilience helps you bounce back from major shocks
  • Ethical considerations related to your digital business
  • Corporate Digital Responsibility
Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 517 March timing TBC

submit project for peer review18 March

Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 621 March 13h00-14h30 CET

receive your digital transformation certificate

  • Complete all course content and submit your assignment for peer review to receive your certificate of completion

Enroll Today

Join other ambitious leaders and shapers from around the world.

Next Sprint starts 07 March 2022

Digital Transformation Sprint

• Explore how digital tools and capabilities can boost your innovation and creativity

• Learn how to create new forms of value for customers, employees, and other stakeholders

• Leverage the power of digital to accelerate your business transformation

• Become an agile, competent manager with the digital skills and knowledge to drive positive change

Digital Transformation Sprint - March 2022

Limited Seats

Uncover strategies to extract new value from digitization and digital transformation of your business

  • Price: 850CHF
  • Program starts: 07 March 2022
  • Time commitment: 1-2 hours per day

  • Duration: 2 weeks
    07 - 21 March 2022

    CHF 850

    Reviews

    Structured and practical
    The program provides a very structured, comprehensive and yet practical approach into visualizing a full transformation
    H. E., Mexico
    A complete foundation program
    It’s a complete foundation course for anyone who wants to take off in the digital space
    V. P., India
    A global perspective
    It has been very helpful to hear the perspective of other participants, coming from different fields, countries and industries
    A. P., Finland