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Who should attend

Leading Digital Business Transformation is designed for business leaders and senior managers from all business areas, who wish to develop a strategic roadmap for digital business transformation in their organizations.

Program benefits

Having the right technologies in place is important, but not sufficient. The full benefits of digital transformation can only be realized through a clear understanding of digital technologies, a visionary digital strategy, appropriate organizational change, and extensive capability building. During LDBT, you will learn how to:

  • Develop a digital strategy that leverages your competitive advantage and preserves it for the future
  • Adapt your structures and processes to take advantage of digital opportunities and reduce digital threats
  • Recognize new digital technologies that will impact your business
  • Identify new products and markets that can be accessed through digital technologies
  • Roll out the capability development process to support the digital change in your organization

Duration

5 days.

When

Program Sessions 2016
LDBT 2
October 03-07, 2016
Fully booked
LDBT 3 (SING)
November 21-25, 2016 (Singapore)
LDBT 4
December 12-16, 2016
Program Sessions 2017
LDBT 1
March 06-10, 2017
LDBT 2
June 19-23, 2017
LDBT 3
October 02-06, 2017
LDBT 4 (SING)
November 20-24, 2017 (Singapore)

Fee 2016

The program fee includes additional pre-program support.
Tuition, teaching materials and lunch are also included.

LDBT Lausanne: CHF 9,900
LDBT Singapore: SGD 13,500

LDBT Singapore Program delivered by IMD Southeast Asia Pte Ltd.
GST (7%) to be added for Singapore registered companies and residents.

This program is eligible for the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) Certificate of Excellence in Global Business, which allows executives to choose from over 200 courses offered by 19 top global business schools and representing a total of 15 training days. For more information and a full list of eligible programs, visit GNAM website.

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Leading Digital Business Transformation is designed for business leaders and senior managers from all business areas, such as marketing, operations, IT and strategy, who wish to develop a strategic roadmap for digital business transformation in their organizations. LDBT is specifically designed to help executives address the following challenges:

  • How can we compete within our industry with "born on the web" companies like Amazon and Google?
  • How can we leverage digital innovations like analytics and mobile solutions for our traditional, old world business?
  • How can we determine if digital is an opportunity, a threat, or both?
  • How can we successfully navigate the route towards more innovation and digitalization?
  • We know we have to become more "digital", we just don't know how


IMD are leading the way in demystifying the biggest business change since the industrial revolution. Excellent content from a program maturing to become the leading training ground for tomorrow's digital leaders. Nik Willetts Deputy CEO & Chief Digital Officer |TM Forum |United Kingdom
IMD's LDBT program really opened my eyes to the digital threat looming ahead and makes it easy for executives to find opportunities to ride the digital curve for a better customer experience. Mayank Gauri

Deputy CEO & Group Digital Transformation |Metcash |Australia

An eye-opener class. You're vortexed out of your comfort zone, but land in a much better position than when you started. I highly recommend it, before it is to late... Henrik R Mortensen Vice President | Head of Project Management | Cowi | Denmark
LDBT should be a mandatory investment for any organization that wants to remain competitive in the digital age. Go for it! Chetan Gangoli Associate Vice President | Idea Cellular | India
The sky is the limit for digital transformation and IMD has the secret to take us there. Pawinee Ariyamongkolchai

Deputy CFO | Siam City Cement Public Company | Thailand

Precious inputs on the digital evolution and great faculty members and participants to learn from. Loic Wymann

Associate Partner | Orbium | Singapore

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HOW VULNERABLE ARE YOU TO DIGITAL DISRUPTION?

Digital innovations such as big data and analytics, cloud and mobile solutions, social media, and the Internet of Things are changing the dynamics of competition across industries. Business leaders know they must transform their organizations in response, but they do not know how.

Having the right technologies in place is important, but not sufficient. The full benefits of digital transformation can only be realized through a clear understanding of digital technologies, a visionary digital strategy, appropriate organizational change, and extensive capability building.

REAP THE FULL BENEFITS OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Digital Business Transformation will help you assess how your company should evolve to extract the most value from digital technologies and business models.

You will analyze if and why your company should transform, to what extent, and how you should do it. Benchmarking yourself against companies that have both failed and succeeded, you will define what degree of digitization is required - business model, structure, people, processes, IT capability, products and services, stakeholder engagement - and what resources and capabilities you need to make the change happen.

By the end of the program, you will have developed a powerful digital business model that responds to the needs of your internal and external stakeholders.

During LDBT, you will learn how to:

  • Develop a digital strategy that leverages your competitive advantage and preserves it for the future
  • Adapt your structures and processes to take advantage of digital opportunities and reduce digital threats
  • Recognize new digital technologies that will impact your business
  • Identify new products and markets that can be accessed through digital technologies
  • Roll out the capability development process to support the digital change in your organization
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The program will combine case studies, lectures, discussions, deep dive sessions, technology demonstrations and challenge projects to deepen your understanding of the digital opportunities and threats that have the power to transform your business.

You will be immersed in the latest digital tools and trends to help you to discover new ways to create value for your customers:

  • Analytical tools and applications
  • Mobile tools and applications
  • Platforms to build shareable digital capabilities
  • Social media applications

PROGRAM THEMES

  • Global context of digital business transformation
  • Company maturity and capabilities for going digital
  • Digital business models in established companies
  • The business models of internet giants
  • Social media strategy and marketing
  • Achieving digital leadership: fostering a digital culture

NEW SKILLS FOR A NEW ERA

To become a digital leader, organizations must develop digital business agility, which combines hyperawareness, informed decision making, and fast execution:

LDBT Program Directors

Michael Wade British and Canadian
Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation
PhD, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario

Mikolaj Jan Piskorski

American, Polish
Strategy and Innovation
PhD in Organizational Behaviour
Harvard University

Donald A. Marchand

American
Strategy Execution and Information Management
PhD, MA, University of California at Los Angeles; BA, University of California at Berkeley

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In this section, you will find important information on the program fee, application, invoicing, cancellation and transfer. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our program advisors.

Fee

The program fee (which can be found on the overview page) includes tuition, teaching materials, and lunch on weekdays. Travel or living expenses are not covered. You must settle your own hotel bills, both when in Lausanne and on off-campus assignments, as well as all dinners and lunches on weekends when applicable. IMD reserves the right to modify the program fee at any time.

Tentative reservation

To make a non-binding reservation, send us a completed tentative reservation form. This carries no obligation and is not a substitute for the formal application form.

Application & invoicing

Your application is forwarded to the Program Director who will evaluate it to ensure that the program corresponds to your obj

The Information & Registration office will notify you of the outcome of your application. If you are accepted, they will send your acceptance letter and invoice fee together by priority mail. From this point, your enrollment will be considered firm by both you and IMD.

Please pay the program fee within 30 days of the invoice date and no later than the commencement of the program. If you register within 1 month of the start of the program, you must settle the invoice immediately without exception. Payment can be made by bank transfer or credit card.

Up to six weeks before the program start date, a program coordinator will contact you with information on hotels and pre-program preparation. Please note that IMD reserves enough rooms for each participant on the program.

If accepted, you understand that you must be completely free of professional duties while attending this program and that you must attend all scheduled sessions and activities.

Cancellation & transfer policy

IMD must be notified in writing of all cancellations and transfers. If you are admitted to a program, but find that you are unable to attend, you have the following cancellation and transfer options:

Up to six weeks before program start:

  • Cancellation: You receive a full refund of the program fee.
  • Transfer: You may transfer to the next available session with no transfer fee.

Note: IMD programs tend to be fully booked well in advance. Space may not be available in a later sesiĆ³n.

From six weeks to up to 11 days before program start:

  • Cancellation: You incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Transfer: You incur a 20% transfer fee.

Within 10 days before program start:

  • Cancellation: You incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Transfer: You incur a 100% transfer fee.

Substitution:

A participant can be substituted on the same program session without incurring any fees. The substitute needs to apply and be admitted.

Note: Once you have paid the program tuition fee, if you do not attend another program within 24 months, the program fee will be forfeited.

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