Digital Transformation FAQs

The following list states the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) of prospective students interested in our Digital Transformation Program.
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1. Why does Digital Transformation matter?

A successful Digital Transformation creates a new business opportunities beyond industry boundaries and disrupts the competitive advantage of leading companies. It is also a defense strategy to maintain competitiveness and survive in new environments.

2. What are the benefits of Digital Transformation?

A successful Digital Transformation may increase operational efficiency or flexibility. It may allow a company to respond to markets more effectively and promote creative innovation. It may improve corporate governance and transparency. All these lead to a competitive advantage.

3. Who is the Digital Transformation program for?

The following people can get immediate benefits from the Digital Transformation program.

– A manager assigned to carry out a Digital Transformation in her organization
– An IT expert who consults with companies about technology projects
– An entrepreneur who wants to set up a tech startup
– A government official who wants to implement public Digital Transformation projects

4. What are the main takeaways of a Digital Transformation program?

The graduates will be able to:

– follow the trends of digital technology and assess their impact on business
– draw up a technology strategy
– evaluate business factors such as strategies, innovation, marketing, people, and the environment
– orchestrate digital transformation in their organization

5. What is a Digital Transformation career?

A person who has a career in digital transformation may have various job titles depending on the nature of the organization and the specific assignment. For example, in an ordinary company, she can be a general manager, a project manager in a special unit, or an IT manager.

Multiple people with different titles and backgrounds will work together on a digital transformation project. A person with a digital transformation career will work as a change leader among them. She links technology and business together. She will create a blueprint of the digital transformation and communicate it to senior executives. She educates team members and coordinates their work.

6. How will Digital Transformation impact the future of job transition?

New digital technologies will make many jobs obsolete. Most manual or repetitive jobs will disappear. At the same time, digital technologies will create many new jobs in the technology and service area, such as programmers, software engineers, e-commerce business people, data analysts, digital marketing managers, technology analysts, and digital change agents.

Naturally, retraining will be needed for people whose jobs are in decline to aid their transition to those newly created jobs.

Indeed, digital transformation will be a way to implement this creative disruption. Restructuring, reorganization, and rationalization of business units will come along at the same time as digital transformation. A preemptive implementation of a digital transformation can to make the transition go smoothly and make the disruption more bearable.