Organizational Design for Transformational Leadership (self-paced online)

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A robust and successful digital transformation requires a mindset shift at a leadership level to change organizational practices. Learn to transform your company through business design and strategy inspired by technology.

Developed by Faculty Director Jeanne Ross and her colleagues at MIT, this online course takes a deep dive into the five foundational dimensions of digital transformation. These key dimensions help organizations leverage the capabilities provided by technology.

This program is delivered in collaboration with GetSmarter. Please register on the GetSmarter website.

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Organizational Design for Transformational Leadership (self-paced online)
Certificate Track: Strategy and Innovation
Location: online
Tuition: $2,800
Program Days (for ACE Credit) 2

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As digital technologies continue to reshape industries, many companies are seeking large-scale digital transformation as a way to maximize results and get ahead of their competition. Enterprises are expected to invest nearly $2 trillion in digital transformation initiatives by 2022, yet research indicates that 70 percent of these initiatives will not reach their goals. To succeed in the digital economy, established businesses must develop and apply new technology and organizational capabilities.


“Being digital is not just introducing mobile apps for customers. It’s taking advantage of the opportunity to redefine a business – and possibly even an industry,” shares Jeanne Ross, Faculty Director of this program.


As one of the world’s top researchers in the challenges faced by senior-level corporate executives in adapting to, and implementing, new information technology in their businesses, Ross takes a deep dive into 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

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6 weeks (excluding orientation)

Entirely online

Self-paced learning

6-8 hours/week*

*The recommended weekly time commitment for core content is 4-5 hours, taking into account the busy lifestyles of working professionals, with an additional 2-3 hours recommended for non-compulsory weekly extension activities, should you have the time. Each module is released weekly, allowing a flexible but structured approach to learning. You’ll be supported as you engage in individual activities and group discussions, ensuring you feel confident to submit your best work at each weekly deadline.

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