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Digital Transformation and Organisational Change

4 credits

Why take this course?​

Contemporary organizations are both affected by and need to adapt to digital technologies. A 2021 report from Harvard Business Review suggests that investments in Digital Transformation are projected to top $6.8 trillion by 2023. Digital transformation enables significant business improvements such as operational performance or customer experience through digital technologies such as analytics, IoT and AI. Although digital technologies play a central role in the transformation process, technology itself is only a part of the complex puzzle that organizations must address to succeed in their digital journey. Organizational change is key to the success of the digital journey, including changes in structures, capabilities and culture. Organizational inertia and resistance can impede the unfolding of an organization’s Digital Transformation.

This course fits you as a manager, an engineer, or a consultant who are involved or will be involved in the digital transformation process of your organization.

What will you learn from this course?

The participants in the course will learn what digital transformation is, why it is essential, and its key components. The course will deal with how digital technologies are changing the nature of contemporary organizations and how organizations can effectively adapt to these changes. In particular, the course will focus on bridging the technological and organizational aspects of digital transformation. 

After completion of the course, the participants should be able to develop skills and knowledge of the elements of digital transformation such as technology, people, process, and culture, how these elements interact, the challenges to the transformation process and how you as an individual can help your organization achieve a successful digital transformation journey.

What is the format of this course?

Instruction Type: The course is delivered online and in English. The course consists of online lectures and seminars, pre-recorded videos, and reading material.

Frequency: The course consists of three modules distributed over 10 weeks.

Examination: The exams consist of three written hand-ins. The grade is Pass or Fail.

Course responsible:

Vivek Sundriyal

Course responsible:

Jonas Gabrielsson