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Some familiarity with business is helpful, but not required.

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2 hours per week for weeks 1 - 3 ,and 3 hours of work for week 4...

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Subtitles: Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, English, Spanish

What you will learn

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    The underlying economics of innovation, technology, and market disruptions
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    The pros and cons of current digital technologies driving advancement
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    How to utilize BCG's digital transformation framework as a "how-to" for digitizing your organization

Skills you will gain

Technology DisruptionDigital TrendsCompetitive LifecycleDigital StrategyStrategic Management

Learner Career Outcomes

34%

started a new career after completing these courses

27%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Some familiarity with business is helpful, but not required.

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2 hours per week for weeks 1 - 3 ,and 3 hours of work for week 4...

English

Subtitles: Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, English, Spanish

Instructors

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Image of instructor, Michael Lenox

Michael Lenox 

Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer
Darden School of Business
177,969 Learners
9 Courses
Image of instructor, Amane Dannouni

Amane Dannouni 

Principal at Boston Consulting Group, Singapore
45,601 Learners
2 Courses
Image of instructor, Sonja Rueger

Sonja Rueger 

Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group
45,601 Learners
2 Courses
Image of instructor, Ching Fong Ong

Ching Fong Ong 

Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
45,601 Learners
2 Courses

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BCG

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University of Virginia

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

How Technology Changes Business

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Week 1 Introduction2m
Exponential Evolution of Technology11m
Deconstruction of the Value Chain9m
Interview with Philip Evans on Deconstruction7m
Technology Makes the Difference10m
Digital Transformation at Pitney Bowes50s
Interview with Pitney Bowes CEO, Marc Lautenbach12m
Interview with Pitney Bowes Executive Vice President & President of Commerce Services, Lila Snyder8m
Week 1 Conclusion2m
2 readings
Course Overview & Requirements10m
Survey10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Technology Laws of Business Disruption8m
Week 1 Quiz: Technology Laws of Business Disruption10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The Mechanics of Disruption

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 59 min)
10 videos
A Historical Perspective6m
Disruption Is Not New Part I5m
Disruption Is Not New Part II9m
Environmental Analysis & the Competitive Life Cycle6m
The Competitive Life Cycle in Detail6m
The Liability of Incumbency8m
The Economics of Innovation9m
A Portfolio View3m
Week 2 Conclusion1m
3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Understanding the Context14m
Practice Quiz: Winning in the Digital Age6m
Week 2 Quiz on Foundations of Digital Transformation25m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Digital Trends Past and Future

3 hours to complete
20 videos (Total 144 min)
20 videos
Big Data Part I6m
Big Data Part II6m
Interview with John Rose on Trust11m
Shift to the Cloud Part I5m
Shift to the Cloud Part II5m
Internet of Things10m
Additive Manufacturing Part I4m
Additive Manufacturing Part II6m
Cyber Security Part I8m
Cyber Security Part II5m
Artificial Intelligence Part I7m
Artificial Intelligence Part II7m
Blockchain Part I8m
Blockchain Part II8m
Interview with Nicolas Harlé on Blockchain8m
Combination of Trends9m
Tour Through BCG's Innovation Center for Operations12m
Interview with Moundir Rachidi on Industry 4.06m
Week 3 Conclusion2m
5 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Drivers of Digital Transformation6m
Practice Quiz: Opportunities and Challenges6m
Practice Quiz: Emerging Trends and Technologies6m
Practice Quiz: Emerging Trends and Technologies2m
Week 3 Quiz: High-profile Digital Technologies20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Your Path to Digital Transformation

3 hours to complete
20 videos (Total 161 min)
20 videos
Interview with Tom Reichert on the Framework10m
Strategy Driven by Digital13m
Digitize the Core Part I8m
Digitize the Core Part II5m
Interview with Antoine Gourévitch on Digitization9m
New Digital Growth Part I6m
New Digital Growth Part II6m
Innovation & UVA's i.Lab8m
People & Organization11m
Interview with Martin Danoesastro on Agile @ Scale8m
Data & Analytics Part I2m
Data & Analytics Part II11m
Data & Analytics at London's Heathrow Airport10m
Technology12m
Interview with Stefan Mohr on Technology10m
Ecosystems10m
Interview with Ralf Dreischmeier on Success Factors of Digital Transformation4m
Week 4 Conclusion3m
Course Conclusion1m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz on Layer 1: Strategy Palette2m
Practice Quiz on Layer 2: The Fundamental Duality10m
Practice Quiz on Layer 3: The Core Enablers8m
Week 4 Quiz: Your Path to Digital Transformation20m
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Top reviews from Digital Transformation

By CNMar 1st 2019

very insightful! The syllabus is very well thought of and very understandable from a perspective of a non - tech person. the takeaways really help in summarizing the knowledge / lessons per module.

By WQNov 12th 2019

The course is great. The instructors have an amazing knowledge. The materials are very good.\n\nI would like to thank Amane, Ching Fong and Micheal for their effort and examples during the course.

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