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liVe program
Digital Transformation Foundations

Improve your performance with a strategic roadmap for digital transformation.

liVe program

Digital Transformation Foundations

Improve your performance with a strategic roadmap for digital transformation.

Location liVe virtual

Length 6ร—4 hours over 2 weeks

Fee CHF 5,900

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Get the right knowledge to guide your business through digital transformation

The Digital Transformation Foundations program is inspired by IMDโ€™s groundbreaking Leading Digital Business Transformation program, adapted into a liVe virtual format.

It brings together everything you need to transform your organization. You will learn the what and the how of digital business transformation, exploring topics such as the dynamics of digital disruption, platform business models, how to respond to disruption as a legacy organization, cybersecurity, business agility, digital execution, digital marketing, the latest digital innovation from China and elsewhere, business analytics, and more.

You will leave the program well-prepared to manage digital transformation with your own strategic roadmap for success.

Digital technologies

Learn about the latest digital technologies and business models.

Understand disruption

Understand how disruptors disrupt – and how to launch an effective response.

Foster agility

Learn to foster agility and company culture for successful transformation.

Strategic roadmap

Develop a strategic roadmap for transformation that balances your core business with opportunities for disruptive innovation.

You and your class

You are a senior/middle manager or entrepreneur looking to develop a digital business transformation roadmap for your organization. Whether you are in marketing, operations, IT, strategy, HR, or general management, Digital Transformation Foundations will give you the frameworks, examples, and concrete plan of action you need to transform successfully.

15+

AVG. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

10+

Functions

12+

Industries

43

Average age

Experience the program
Participants highlights.

Your learning journey

Digital Transformation Foundations is a fully liVe virtual program, offered in an interactive, compact format, accessible from anywhere in the world. Conveniently designed over two weeks to fit with a busy work schedule, you can apply learnings between sessions and reflect and share progress with your peers. The program combines multiple faculty teaching, case studies, simulations, guest speakers, and extensive interaction with other participants engaged in digital transformation.

liVe sessions run over 2 weeks, with 3 sessions per week running from 8:00CET to 12:00CET (6×4 hours in total).

One-to-one coaching

One-to-one support with your dedicated digital transformation coach.

Digital roadmap

Strategic digital roadmap for your organizational context.

Group learning

Peer-to-peer learning in small dynamic group settings.

Track your progress

Track progress on your challenge with personalized feedback.

Week 1: 18-20 October 2023

Program includes daily debrief and virtual networking opportunities

  • Digital disruption and transformation in context
  • Digital strategy: B2C
  • Digital strategy: B2B
  • The quest for agility
  • Your digital execution plan
Intermodule
  • Peer assignment & application
  • Individual coaching session
  • Digital disruption online videos
Week 2: 1-3 November 2023

Program includes daily debrief and virtual networking opportunities

  • Platform disruption
  • Cyber-security: the new threat landscape
  • Chinaโ€™s digital giants growing in a world beyond boundaries
  • Transformation through big data & analytics
  • Digital ethics and corporate digital responsibility
  • Future of digital transformation
  • Fighting against disruption

Content subject to change

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This program is a liVe virtual learning experience, allowing you to have a fulfilling and fully immersive learning experience from anywhere in the world via state-of-the-art technology. Enjoy real-time, highly interactive and engaging participation. Connect with our world-class faculty and globally based peers through built-in collaboration tools for maximum interaction. 

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Meet your Program Directors

Professor Michael Wade & Misiek Piskorski

Meet your Program Directors

Professor Michael Wade & Misiek Piskorski

Benefit from faculty expertise and research

Michael Wade – Professor of Innovation and Strategy

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

Misiek Piskorski – Professor of Digital Strategy, Analytics and Innovation

Misiek Piskorski is an expert on digital strategy, platform strategy, and the process of digital business transformation. He works with companies in various industries across the globe supporting them through digital transformation. He specializes in transformations that span the entire organization, starting with strategic advisory services to the CEO, strategic transformation projects and business development with the top management team.

One step closer to joining IMD alumni network

Successful completion of this program takes you one step closer to joining IMDโ€™s powerful alumni network.

125k+ alumni

Networking

250+ events per year

Communities

50 clubs worldwide

Resources

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