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Leading Digital Business Transformation program

Leveraging digital innovations to transform your business
Location
Lausanne
Price
9'900 CHF
Duration
5 days
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Transform your business

Understand how digital technologies and business models are radically changing competitive dynamics across industries

  • See into the mindset of digital disruptors
  • Understand how to become an agile organization
  • Define a plan of action for digitization
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03:00The Transformation Orchestra: A New Framework for Digital Execut ...
The Transformation Orchestra: A new Framework for Digital Execution
How a connected approach to change can change everything, and reveal a new framework for digital execution.
Understand how digital technologies and business models are radically changing competitive dynamics across industries
See into the mindset of digital disruptors, like Amazon, Google, Alibaba, and Silicon Valley "unicorns"
Understand how to become a much more agile organization and beat the competition
Define a plan of action for digitization across your organizational value chain that allows you to both preserve your core business and compete in new markets
+22
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+18
nationalities
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years of experience
44
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Is Leading Digital Business Transformation the right program for you?

Your learning journey

Your roadmap to a digitally-enabled competitive edge

 

Your core focus throughout the week and main deliverable when you leave is the development of a strategic roadmap for digital transformation of your organization.

You'll explore how to:

  • Decode disruptors
  • Drive digital agility
  • Build powerful digital platforms
  • Thrive amid disruption
Don't focus on the disruptor, focus on the disruption

 

How can you respond to disruption?  Disruptors come and go, but disruption is where value is created and sustained. You are introduced to 3 digital value drivers and 4 strategic response options to beat disruptors at their own game.

  • Learn from the disruptor and improve your core business
  • Recenter your activities around a niche/exclusive market
  • Overcome your disruptor on the battlefield
  • Become a disruptor by finding ways to create customer value in new ways
What does an agile organization look like?

 

We discuss a set of capabilities that distinguish agile organizations from the rest :

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Your roadmap to a digitally-enabled competitive edge

 

Your core focus throughout the week and main deliverable when you leave is the development of a strategic roadmap for digital transformation of your organization.

You'll explore how to:

  • Decode disruptors
  • Drive digital agility
  • Build powerful digital platforms
  • Thrive amid disruption
Don't focus on the disruptor, focus on the disruption

 

How can you respond to disruption?  Disruptors come and go, but disruption is where value is created and sustained. You are introduced to 3 digital value drivers and 4 strategic response options to beat disruptors at their own game.

  • Learn from the disruptor and improve your core business
  • Recenter your activities around a niche/exclusive market
  • Overcome your disruptor on the battlefield
  • Become a disruptor by finding ways to create customer value in new ways
What does an agile organization look like?

 

We discuss a set of capabilities that distinguish agile organizations from the rest :

diagram

Leading Digital Business Transformation Agenda

  • The Digital Business Transformation Journey
  • The Quest for AgilityCase: McLaren
  • The Hidden Power of Analytics
  • Opening dinner
  • Digital Strategy: Platforms and Ecosystems Strategy
  • Digital Strategy: “China’s digital giants growing in a world beyond boundaries”
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital Execution:Your Digital Execution Plan
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Culture for Digital Transformation
  • Digital Transformation Governance
  • Transformation through Big Data and Analytics
  • COVID-19 and Digital Transformation
  • Corporate Digital Responsibility
  • Apero and Closing Dinner
  • Digital Strategy:Fighting Against DisruptionCase. @Leisure
  • Program close
Disruptive thinking that can transform your future

 

Research from the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco initiative feeds directly into the program. Each session of Leading Digital Business Transformation is different, as you get first access to the very latest business insights from the Center.

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Program directors

Michael Wade
Professor Michael Wade
Professor of Innovation and Strategy Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation

BACKGROUND

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 IMD’s Global Center for Digital Business Transformation. His…

Misiek Piskorski
Professor Misiek Piskorski
Professor of Digital Strategy, Analytics and Innovation Dean of IMD South East Asia and Oceania

Mikołaj Jan Piskorski, who often goes by the name Misiek, is a Professor of Digital Strategy, Analytics and Innovation and the Dean of IMD Southeast Asia and Oceania. Professor Piskorski is an expert on digital strategy,…

Thought leadership articles by Michael Wade and Misiek Piskorski

Article
Focus on people and culture for digital transformation at scale
Focus on people and culture for digital transformation at scale
By Didier Bonnet and Michael R. Wade - 1 July 2021
Article
The digital vortex is accelerating, but companies don’t have a clear plan how to move forward
The digital vortex is accelerating, but companies don’t have a clear plan how to move forward
By Michael R. Wade - 29 April 2021
Article
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