Learn new approaches to digital execution

Traditional approaches to execution and change management are not effective in environments characterized by significant disruption. In Digital Execution, you will learn about new approaches that focus on organizational agility and the orchestration of connected resources to achieve performance benefits such as higher revenue, lower costs, improved customer satisfaction and workforce engagement.

You will work with practical tools like agile work methodologies, mixed with case studies of success and failure across a variety of B2B and B2C industries, plus robust frameworks to shape and guide the transformation.

Develop your digital execution roadmap

You will leave the program with a detailed roadmap of initiatives to implement, methodologies to use and technologies to apply, so that you are ready to bring your company’s digital strategy to life.

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Digital Execution program

While Digital Execution can be taken as a stand-alone program, it has been designed to complement IMD’s Leading Digital Business Transformation and Digital Strategy programs. DE can be taken by individuals or teams.

Join IMD’s professional alumni network

Once you complete an IMD program, you join IMD’s alumni network, an outstanding global community of global business leaders who will support you long-term.

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liVe Virtual Agenda




Monday 7 December 2020

14:00 - 18:45

  • Introduction to Digital Execution

  • From Digital Vision to Digital Execution: Mapping the Digital Journey from Why to How (Michael Wade)

  • Your Digital Execution: Build and Stress Test your Digital Transformation Roadmap (Guest speaker / Michael Wade)

  • Virtual Apero

Tuesday 8 December 2020

14:00 - 18:00

  • Review and Peer Sharing
  • Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis: How to Blend Digital and Agility Transformation - Learn to use Agility, Principles to embed a Digital Culture (Stéphane JG Girod)

  • Deploying Agile Methods Successfully: Avoid the Pitfalls of Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Scrum - Bring Your Own Case (Stéphane JG Girod)

Wednesday 9 December 2020

14:00 - 18:00

  • Review and Peer Sharing
  • New Organizational Designs for the
    Digital Age: Explore the Radically New Forms that Digital Organizations take (Stéphane JG Girod)

  • Responding to the Digital Organizational Challenges: Navigate the Unintended Consequences of New Organizational Forms (Stéphane JG Girod)

Thursday 10 December 2020

14:00 - 18:00

  • Review and Peer Sharing
  • Emerging from a Crisis: How to Blend Digital and Cultural Transformation - Case: ABN AMRO Bank (Guest speaker / Michael Wade)

  • Execution Bootcamp: Learning from Examples of Digital Execution Successes and Failures (Guest speaker / Michael Wade)



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