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Digital Transformation

Develop an understanding of the four major trends driving global business changes to the role of digital technology and data.

Program Details

In Person: Minneapolis, MN

About the Program

Digital technologies are changing business and leaders today need to leverage technology to create value and win a competitive advantage.


Coursework will focus on four major trends driving digital revolution in firms, including:

  • Tracing the impact that digitized enterprise systems have had on many key business processes and the opportunity this investment has brought
  • Understanding the value consumer data has for business, as well as where to find and leverage online and mobile-enabled data 
  • Making sense of the Internet of Everything and its now trillion-dollar share of the industry
  • Addressing AI, machine learning, and analytics which are powering the fourth industrial revolution

Coursework will cover emerging opportunities for new business models, including forthcoming advances in self-driving cars, algorithmic social processes such as online dating and commerce, and genetically personalized medicine.


The above trends have made the strategic management of digital processes a complex, but potentially differentiating core business capability. This course will help you develop an understanding of these trends and the ability to analyze the strategic aspects of digital transformation. Upon completion, you'll have a better grasp of how your own business can thrive during the disruption, transformation, and innovation of an increasingly digital world.

Learn how you can customize this program for your organization.

Program Contact
Contact Carol Roecklein


  • Managers
  • Directors
  • Vice Presidents
  • High-Level Strategic Leaders

Key Benefits

  • Understand how to develop a yin-yang efficiency-innovation based digital strategy
  • Develop an understanding of digital transformation
  • Spot digital-revolution induced industry disruption
  • Learn how to cope with digital disruption by changing your product strategies to platform strategies
  • Demystify AI, analytics and machine learning for creating business value
  • Address algorithmic bias to enhance the cause of diversity, equity and inclusiveness


Day 1
Managing Digital Technology: Yin-Yang Efficiency-Innovation Framework

Digital Transformation of an Incumbent
Digital Technology Enabled Industry Disruption and the Sharing Economy
Day 2
Platform Competition: The Way Forward
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Analytics Based Business Models

DEI Challenges with AI


Ravi Bapna
Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Business Analytics and Information Systems; Academic Director, Carlson Analytics Lab

Professor Ravi Bapna's expertise lies in helping companies reframe their understanding of analytics, AI, and machine learning, and then leverage that understanding for competitive advantage.

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