As technology continues to reshape industries, many companies are seeking large-scale digital transformation as a way to maximize results and get ahead of their competition. To succeed in the digital economy, established businesses must develop and apply new technology and organizational capabilities.
In the Organizational Design for Digital Transformation online short course from the MIT Sloan School of Management, Faculty Director Jeanne Ross offers an in-depth exploration of the five key dimensions of digital transformation, and how successful transformation can occur when systematically driven. These five dimensions form the foundational design principles for organizations seeking to leverage new technologies for innovation. The program also explores how business leaders can influence their organizational mindset to change deeply held, traditional practices, and examines ways to transform your company through business design and strategy inspired by technology.Download course prospectus
What will set you apart
On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with:
The ability to assess the digital strengths and priorities of your organization
Tools for updating your existing processes and systems as a digital company
An analysis of the key components that will enable rapid digital innovation
Insights into balancing autonomy and alignment within an accountability framework
Recommended next steps for your long-term digital transformation plan
Is this course for you?
This program is designed for leaders across sectors who are eager to make digital transformation a strategic priority and optimize their digital business models. Mid, senior and top-level managers, including C-suites and other leaders can benefit from the opportunity to engage with industry experts within the MIT network, and learn to leverage an array of digital technologies in order to develop new value propositions for their customers.
Learn how to transform your company through business design and strategy as you work through the weekly modules of this online short course.
- Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
- Module 1 Designing for digital success
- Module 2 Achieving operational success
- Module 3 Customer desires and digital solutions
- Module 4 Digital design: enabling rapid innovation
- Module 5 Creating an effective innovation culture
- Module 6 Implementing digital transformation
Are you effectively leading your organization towards digital transformation?
This MIT Sloan online short course is delivered in collaboration with GetSmarter. Learn from industry thought leaders as you define the next steps for your organization’s digital transformation plan.
Your Faculty Director
The design of this online program is guided by MIT Sloan faculty, as well as industry experts, who will share their experience and in-depth knowledge with you throughout the program.
Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research
Organizational theorist and principal research scientist at MIT Sloan School of Management, Ross serves as director of the MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). She is largely known for her work on IT governance, and enterprise architecture. Targeting the challenges of senior level executives at CISR's nearly 100 global sponsor companies, she investigates how firms develop a competitive advantage through the implementation and reuse of digitized platforms. Her work has appeared in major practitioner and academic journals, including MIT Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, and The Wall Street Journal, to name a few. She is a founding senior editor and former editor-in-chief of MIS Quarterly Executive.
Ross earned a BA from the University of Illinois, an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in management information systems from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
Research Scientist, Europe and LATAM, MIT Center for Information Systems Research (MIT CISR)
CEO and Cofounder, Higher Learning Technologies
Edgar van Zoelen
Global Consulting Transformation Lead and Head of HealthSuite Labs, Philips
Chief Digital Officer, Schneider Electric
People Operations Team Lead, Google
Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Technology Officer, CarMax
Professor Emeritus, the University of Texas at Austin
Edwin van Kouwen
Director Enterprise Architecture, LEGO System A/S
Professor, ESB Business School Research Affiliate, MIT Sloan
Earn a certificate of completion from MIT Sloan
Learn to facilitate successful digital transformation and earn an official certificate of completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the program, as per the stipulated requirements.
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WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS?
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WILL I HAVE THE TIME?
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Advisor who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
CAN MY EMPLOYER ASSIST WITH PAYMENT?
By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you'll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.
Why wouldn't you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if it's going to have an impact on the way you do business?
37% of our past students receive financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too. Here is a guide to show you how to receive financial assistance from your employer.
WHAT IS THE ONLINE CAMPUS?
The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.
On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Advisor, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.