Digital Transformation Sprint

Get your roadmap to transform your business.

Digital Transformation Sprint

Get your roadmap to transform your business.

Delivery mode

Online

Time commitment

2 weeks (1-2 hours per day)

Fee

CHF 950

Next enrollment deadline

08 September 2023

Sprint format
Digital Transformation Sprint
Uncover strategies to extract new value from digitization and accelerate your business transformation.
Duration
2 weeks
Price
CHF 950.00
Next start date
About this Sprint
Are you feeling the impact of digital disruption? Are you struggling to create business value from digital tools and technologies?

Join IMD’s Digital Transformation Sprint and learn from digital pioneers through examples and case studies how to enhance performance in volatile, uncertain environments. Master the challenge of creating and sustaining organizational agility. Learn how digital disruptors disrupt and how to beat them at their own game. You will complete this Sprint with a roadmap for successful digital transformation.

What you’ll learn
  • 1
    Digital value drivers and response strategies
    • Discover why digital transformation is so hard and how to gain competitive advantage.
    • Where to play? Your best strategic choices.
    • Individual assignment – your digital strategy.
  • 2
    Digital transformation execution
    • Discover why the failure rate of digital transformation is so high.
    • How to drive transformation through your organization.
    • An effective 10-step framework: The Digital Transformation Orchestra.
    • Individual assignment – apply the framework to your business objectives.
  • 3
    Digital and organizational agility
    • Discover the β€œhow” of digital transformation and why agility is your key to sustainable advantage.
    • Explore the roots of organizational agility.
    • Fast execution.
    • Individual assignment – your digital business agility.
  • 4
    The future of digital transformation and digital ethics
    • Discover how digital resilience helps you bounce back from major shocks like the pandemic.
    • Ethical considerations related to your digital business.
    • Corporate Digital Responsibility.

    Including illustrations from: Amazon, NestlΓ©, Tesla, IQOS, Mastercard, Disney, Axel Springer, Richemont, Airbnb, We Work and the latest research from IMD β€œGlobal Center for Digital Business Transformation.”

Who will benefit?

Designed for busy executives looking to quickly upskill on key business topics without sacrificing their schedule.

Traditional business leader / Manager

You are looking to extract the most value from digital technologies and business models to map out your own successful transformation.

Founder / Entrepreneur

You are a small to medium-sized business owner, looking to create new forms of value for customers and wider stakeholders.

Innovator

You are looking to gain inspiration from the digital disruptors to boost your own creativity and innovation skills.


Schedule overview

All live sessions are recorded and will be available for replay on the learning platform.

Please select a starting date:
11 September 2023
Live virtual session 1
11 September
09:00-10:00 CEST
Sprint overview, networking game
Online module 1
Understanding digital – How to drive value
  • Discover why digital transformation is so hard and how to gain competitive advantage
  • Where to play? Your best strategic choices
  • Individual assignment – your digital strategy
Live virtual session 2
13 September
09:00-10:30 CEST
Faculty lecture 1

Online module 2
Digital and organizational agility
  • How to drive transformation through your organization
  • An effective 10-step framework: The Digital Transformation Orchestra
  • Individual assignment – apply the framework to your business objectives
Live virtual session 3
15 September
09:00-10:00 CEST
Executive guest speaker
Online module 3
Digital execution
  • Discover the β€œhow” of digital transformation
  • Explore the roots of organizational agility
  • Individual assignment – your digital business agility
Online module 4
Digital ethics and resilience
  • Discover how digital resilience helps you bounce back from major shocks
  • Ethical considerations related to your digital business
  • Corporate Digital Responsibility
Live virtual session 4
19 September
09:00-10:30 CEST
Faculty lecture 2
Peer review
21 September
Submit project for peer review
Live virtual session 5
21 September
09:00-10:30 CEST
Coaching
Feedback
23 September
Submit peer feedback
Live virtual session 6
25 September
09:00-10:00 CEST
Review projects with peers
Certificate
Receive your program certificate
Meet your Program Director

“I’ve distilled the most important things you need to know about digital transformation and packed it all into 15 days. Everything you need to respond effectively to digital disruption, because it’s not getting any easier.”

Michael Wade
Professor of Innovation and Strategy and Director of the IMD Global Center for Digital Business Transformation

Michael Wade is Professor of Innovation and Strategy and Director of the IMD Global Center for Digital Business Transformation. He also holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. An expert in digital transformation, he has published 10 books and more than 100 case studies as well as articles on topics such as digital business transformation, innovation, strategy, and digital leadership. In 2021, he was elected to the Digital Shapers Hall of Fame by a consortium of Swiss business…

Michael Wade is Professor of Innovation and Strategy and Director of the IMD Global Center for Digital Business Transformation. He also holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. An expert in digital transformation, he has published 10 books and more than 100 case studies as well as…

Michael Wade is Professor of Innovation and Strategy and Director of the IMD Global Center for Digital Business Transformation. He also holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. An expert in digital transformation, he has published…

Get your digital transformation checklist

Wondering how to assess the performance of your digital initiatives? Simply enter your email to get your free digital transformation KPIs checklist.

This Sprint has been recognized with five Brandon Hall Group awards

The Digital Transformation Sprint has been awarded prizes in five categories, with four gold medals and one silver from the prestigious Brandon Hall Group.

  • Best Advance in Leadership Development
  • Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy
  • Best Development Program for Frontline Leaders
  • Best Use of Social/Collaborative Learning
  • Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation (silver)
What participants say about Sprint
Joanna Aleksandrowicz

Principal Consultant/Senior Manager | GFT Group | Poland

An inspirational booster

Sprint is an inspirational booster. It’s a top-class, hands-on experience with engaging workshops, useful case discussions and a set of “ready-to-use” digital transformation tools.

Fernanda Giuntini

Vice President | Americana Foods | Dubai, UAE

Simple and powerful

Sprint is so simple and so powerful!!! It gets you engaged and excited to practice the learnings! It’s an exciting journey and far above my expectations!

Adrian Hunn

Chief Executive Officer Zeramex/Dentalpoint | Switzerland

Exceeded my expectations

The online learning experience is outstanding. The mix between live sessions, online learning, and assessments are well balanced. It exceeded my expectations by far.

What is IMD Sprint?

IMD Sprint is a new, accelerated learning experience, distilling the solutions to your biggest business challenges into compact, high-quality sessions of 1-2 hours per day, delivered online over 1-2 weeks. The project-based sprints teach you valuable frameworks and tools that you will apply in real time. The Sprint integrates faculty-led, live virtual interactive classroom with self-paced study. You receive IMD certification on successful completion.

How a Sprint works

Enjoy active participation in the live sessions, interacting with your community, and/or building your project. Each Sprint gives you access to a range of tools and learning platforms designed so you can achieve real impact, fast.

Online

Self-paced learning

Livestream

Interact with faculty and guest speakers

Case studies

Learn from the winners (and losers)

Peer learning

Gain insights from your cohort

Project

Turn learning into your own action plan

Digital Transformation Sprint
Uncover strategies to extract new value from digitization and accelerate your business transformation.
Duration
2 weeks
Price
CHF 950.00
Next start date