Started 19th January
Digital Transformation: A Practical Strategy
25 January 2021
19 January 2021
16 February 2021
4 - 6 hours
Implement an effective digital transformation strategy
In our digital world, all organisations are struggling with similar challenges, globally. Business leaders, managers and executives need the skills to leverage people and infrastructure for success into a digital future.
This Digital Transformation online programme will equip you with the knowledge and workplace application experience to bring your organisation through disruptive change into this digital future.
The programme is aimed at mid to senior level managers and leaders. It will be beneficial for all leaders responsible for driving and implementing:
At the end of this programme, you will be better equipped to:
The workplace application experience you will gain, include:
The Orientation Module introduces you to the GIBS Online campus, onboards you to the programme and initiates your engagement with the GIBS expert faculty and fellow participants. You have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the programme details, how to approach online learning and the kinds of activities you will encounter during the programme.
Module One - Digital Transformation
Module Two - A Data Strategy
Module Three - Design Thinking
Module Four - Agility
Module Five - People and Digital Culture
Module Six - Digital Ethics
Throughout the programme, you will have opportunities to test your knowledge, practise application, evaluate your understanding, reflect on your insights and track your improvement with both graded and ungraded assessments.
Module assessments include reflective polls and discussions, multiple-choice quizzes, written assignments and case study applications. You will receive feedback and can discuss ways to improve with GIBS faculty and your peers.
During the final module, you will apply what you have learned in a final assignment - developing a business case for digital transformation for an organisation of your choosing.
Nishan Pillay (Executive Director: Open Programmes at GIBS)
As a millennial and digital native familiar with digital implementations, Nishan Pillay can authentically discuss the issues informing digital transformation. The following qualifications attest to his expertise in dealing with the subject of digital transformation - an Honours in Industrial Psychology providing a solid understanding of the people issues at the core of digital transformation, and a Masters in Digital Transformation and Innovation Leadership (IE University) providing a crucial and solid understanding of the theoretical underpinning of digital transformation.