Training opportunities

The University of Virginia‘s Digital Transformation course, available on Coursera, offers a meticulous exploration of the core principles and strategies surrounding digital transformation. Designed with beginners in mind, the course spans approximately 14 hours, spread across 4 structured modules, immersing participants in a structured learning path that unravels the intricacies of digital strategy.

Module Breakdown

Explore the course through four distinct modules, each carefully crafted to build your expertise in digital transformation:

  • How Technology Changes Business: Understand the impact of technological advancements on the business landscape. Explore the pace of change and the resulting imperatives for businesses.
  • The Mechanics of Disruption: Delve into the mechanics behind technological disruptions, and learn strategies for effectively managing and navigating these disruptions within a business context.
  • Digital Trends Past and Future: Gain insights into historical digital trends and future projections. Acquire the knowledge needed to adapt and thrive within an ever-changing digital environment.
  • Your Path to Digital Transformation: Walk through BCG’s proprietary digital transformation framework. Learn to identify and digitize key areas such as strategy, core processes, and technology within an organization.

Key Takeaways

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  • Grasp the foundational economics of innovation, technology, and market disruptions.
  • Evaluate the pros and cons of current digital technologies driving progress.
  • Apply BCG’s digital transformation framework as a practical guide for effective organizational digitization.

Assessment and Certification

Throughout the course, participants will engage in 9 quizzes and 4 assessments to gauge their understanding and progress. Guided by BCG’s proprietary framework, you’ll acquire a comprehensive roadmap to digitize your organization effectively. Dive into critical areas such as strategy, core processes, and technology.

Those who successfully complete the course will receive a shareable certificate from the University of Virginia, verifying their expertise in digital transformation concepts.