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Transform Overview

Every organisation, regardless of its industry and offering is now an information company. From relationships with external partners and customers to internal operations, digital technologies and platforms are impacting and transforming every job function within every firm and industry.

 

Digital experimentation is easy, but true transformation is hard – it is technology and people, innovation, and disruption in equal measures. Part of the challenge lies in the fact that the 10 to 15 major enabling technologies are very different from one another—Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Extended Reality – each has different applications and impact across different sectors of the economy.

 

Transform helps organisations guide their teams toward creative, viable solutions to technological and workforce change and foster a culture of innovation in their digital transformation framework.

 

 

Professional Accreditation



Participants will achieve professional diplomas in Business Innovation and Digital Transformation, accredited by Technological University Dublin

 

  • Level 9: For those in a leadership or influencer role who have the responsibility for setting the direction of the business and helping to navigate through a period of change and digital transformation.
  • Level 8: For professionals from any business area who want to evolve and develop with the pace of digital change, to understand new technologies, and hone the uniquely human capabilities needed for the work of the future.

 

Programme objectives

 Participants will

  • Appreciate the strategic importance of Digital Transformation and the key characteristics of ‘digital future ready’ companies.
  • Understand how to articulate what transformation & disruption means for your organisation and create effective business strategies to deliver digital transformation. 
  • Identify opportunities for re-framing or extending traditional business models to include a stronger digital dimension 
  • Understand where technology provides the most value to your organisation, your clients and how to leverage it. 
  • Advance your knowledge of analytics, complex problem solving, design thinking, agile practices, and user experience. 
  • Improve the performance of individuals and teams

 

The learning experience


  • Four 2-day modules, delivered virtually
  • Four-month duration
  • Self-directed assignments
  • Collaborative Business Innovation Challenge

 


Pre-requisites 

  • None
 

Level 9 leader / influencer Programme Overview

Module 1: becoming a digital organisation

  • Understand how digital technologies and business models are radically changing competitive dynamics.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of how & why digital leadership and strategy development differs from traditional approaches
  • Know the strategic importance of Digital Transformation and the key characteristics of ‘digital future ready’ companies 
  • Understand how to leverage concepts to develop your digital strategy and business model

Module 2: understanding foundational technologies

  • Learn how to Evaluate Emerging Technologies and distinguish between different kinds of innovation
  • Explore the technology behind Cloud Computing and how this computing revolution is transforming business and society
  • Discover what Big Data is, why it is important, and the processes and technologies required for Big Data analytics
  • Understand the growing challenge of Cybersecurity in an increasingly digital world
 

Module 3: adopting future technologies

  • Discover how Cloud Computing, Big Data are creating a new era of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Understand the technologies behind the Internet of Things and the driving vision of a human centric intelligent society
  • Explore Virtual and Augmented Reality technology and how it is being applied to unique challenges
  • Learn how Blockchain technology works and its potential to disrupt major systems

Module 4: empowering a digital organisation

  • Understand how organisational structures are pivotal to the delivery of your future digital ready business model
  • Evaluate business models innovation case studies and exemplars to enhance your innovation capabilities to generate more insights
  • Use design thinking and innovation techniques to identify, analyse, and implement for business impact
  • Understand how to embed continuous innovation across your team and organisation
 

innovation challenge

  • Apply the learnings to create a data driven innovation project for your organisation.
  • Deliver business value utilising transformation technologies
  • Gain access to expert coaches to create and define areas of impact
  • Work with a network of peers to bring unique perspectives to a transformation challenge.




Level 8 practitioner PROGRAMME OVERVIEW


Module 1: the digital mindset

  • Understanding digital transformation lifecycle and key concepts to enable Innovation
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of how & why digital transformation development differs from traditional approaches
  • Explore the mindset required to achieve true Digital Transformation
  • Understand how to leverage concepts to influence the digital strategy in your organisation

Module 2: understanding foundational technologies

  • Learn how to Evaluate Emerging Technologies and distinguish between different kinds of innovation
  • Explore the technology behind Cloud Computing and how this computing revolution is transforming business and society
  • Discover what Big Data is, why it is important, and the processes and technologies required for Big Data analytics
  • Understand the growing challenge of Cybersecurity in an increasingly digital world
 

Module 3: adopting future technologies

  • Discover how Cloud Computing, Big Data are creating a new era of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Understand the technologies behind the Internet of Things and the driving vision of a human centric intelligent society
  • Explore Virtual and Augmented Reality technology and how it is being applied to unique challenges
  • Learn how Blockchain technology works and its potential to disrupt major systems

Module 4: customer centric innovation

 

  • Embracing client centricity and agile delivery practices to achieve business growth
  • Expand your digital mindset to influence a continuous improvement approach to applying new knowledge
  • Understand how to meet customer needs and influence innovation strategies for stakeholder engagement
 

Innovation challenge

  • Apply the learnings to create a data driven innovation project for your organisation.
  • Deliver business value utilising transformation technologies
  • Gain access to expert coaches to create and define areas of impact
  • Work with a network of peers to bring unique perspectives to a transformation challenge.