Build the right digital transformation journey for your company

You explore the dynamics of digital disruption and transformation, always with an aim to improving organizational performance. You will explore the implications of digital tools, technologies, and business models for marketing, sales, strategy, operations, and leadership from planning to execution.

Inspirational guest speakers and compelling case studies from both traditional and disruptive organizations stimulate your thinking around the threats and opportunities that lie ahead.

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 :


LDBT liVe virtual (fully equivalent to F2F program)

Optimized for the virtual classroom

  • Shorter sessions, highly interactive, with polls, quizzes etc. to stimulate and absorb learning
  • Regular breakout-sessions in small groups (4-5 participants max.)
  • 5-hour day to guarantee optimal focus and minimize screen fatigue
  • Peer sharing of applied knowledge with feedback
    Increased networking to enable connection with all class members in small group settings


  • Over two weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
  • 10 days between the two weekends to transform knowledge into experience, applying the tools and frameworks to your context/organization

LiVe Agenda



Day 1


09:00 - 12:00

  • Introduction to LDBT liVe
  • Digital Disruption and Transformation in context (Michael Wade)

Day 2


09:00 - 14:00

  • Debrief (Misiek Piskorski)
  • Digital Strategy: B2C (Misiek Piskorski)
  • Digital Strategy: B2B (Misiek Piskorski)
  • Transformation through big data and analytics (Amit Joshi)

Day 3


09:00 - 14:00

  • Debrief (Michael Wade)
  • The Quest for Agility (Michael Wade)
  • Your Digital Execution Plan (Michael Wade)
  • The Hidden Power of Analytics (Michael Wade)

Day 4


12:00 - 15:00

  • Digital ethics and corporate digital responsibility (Michael Wade)

Day 5


09:00- 14:00

  • Debrief (Misiek Piskorski)
  • Platform Disruption (Misiek Piskorski)
  • Cybersecurity: the new threat landscape (Öykü Isik)
  • China's Digital Giants Growing in a World Beyond Boundaries (Mark Greeven)

Day 6


09:00 - 14:00

  • Debrief (Michael Wade)
  • COVID-19 and Digital Transformation (Michael Wade)
  • Digital Transformation Governance (Didier Bonnet)
  • Fighting Against Disruption (Michael Wade)


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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