Free Online Course on Digital Transformation Strategy

Boston University is offering free online course on Digital Transformation Strategy. This course will equip managers to step up to play important roles during the digital transformation processes within companies.

This six-week course will provide you with skills and perspectives to play pivotal roles and guide your company.  This course will start on May 31, 2017.

Course At A Glance 

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Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 4-6 hours pw
Subject: Business and Management
Institution: Boston University and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $200
Session: Course Starts on May 31, 2017

Providers’ Details

Boston University’s impact extends far beyond our campus in the heart of Boston. Our students, faculty, and alumni travel around the globe to study, teach and become immersed in the communities in which they live. As one of the world’s leading research universities, Boston University is currently engaged in more than 340 separate research, service, and educational programs and projects. Today, BU is the fourth-largest private university in the country and a member of the American Association of Universities, a nonprofit association of 62 of North America’s leading research-intensive institutions.

About This Course

In this course, part of the Digital Leadership MicroMasters program, you will understand the three types of players that are shaping the new business landscape; the three phases of transformation that every firm will encounter on its journey to business reinvention; and the three winning moves that will ensure your business success along the way.

Why Take This Course?

In this course, part of the Digital Leadership Micro Masters program, you will understand the three types of players that are shaping the new business landscape; the three phases of transformation that every firm will encounter on its journey to business reinvention; and the three winning moves that will ensure your business success along the way.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to navigate the world of digital ecosystems.
  • Understand the collision between traditional and digital business models and how to reinvent your business for future success.
  • Discover ways of competing and collaborating with other companies to create and capture value.
  • Realize how powerful machines can amplify your company’s human talent.
  • Learn to assemble the team to experiment with new ideas, re-examine your core beliefs, and reinvent your business rulebook for the digital future.

Instructors

  1. Venkat Venkatraman

Venkat is the David J. McGrath Jr. professor in Management at Boston University Questrom School of Business. He holds a joint appointment in the Information Systems and Strategy & Innovation Departments. He has previously taught at MIT Sloan School of Management and at London Business School. He has undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (India) and Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Pittsburgh.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate business education
  • Exposure to business strategy concepts

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Create an edX account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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