COVID-19 STATEMENT: While this virus is impacting everyone differently, this online programme is continuing as planned.
Please consider joining our global online classroom for an enriching and interactive experience to further your career.
While this virus is impacting everyone differently, this online programme is continuing as planned. Please consider joining our global online classroom for an enriching and interactive experience to further your career.


25 November 2020


9 weeks, online
4–6 hours per week

Why enrol in the Digital Transformation programme?

Imperial Digital Transformation is an online programme brought to you by Executive Education at Imperial College Business School. The nine-week programme combines live online teaching sessions and video lectures with interactive activities and assignments to enable high-impact learning. As a participant you will:

  • Explore the game-changing technologies that are driving digital transformation across organisations and industries.
  • Learn from Imperial thought leaders, case studies, and your peers how to use these technologies to implement digital transformation across your organisation.
  • Get personal support throughout the programme from a dedicated Learning Team and finish the programme prepared to implement what you’ve learnt.
  • Receive a verified Digital Certificate from Imperial College Business School Executive Education.

Who is this programme for?

This programme offers a non-technical, broad overview of new technologies that are impacting companies across every industry. Digital transformation is an essential topic for professionals including:

  • Technology managers and executives who seek to understand the technologies that drive digital transformation and how to implement them to drive digital transformation in their organisation.
  • Functional managers across industries looking to master different areas of transformation and implement a strategy within their function or organisation.
  • Consultants looking to understand the latest technologies driving digital transformation and create an IT strategy and technology roadmap to help their clients achieve better results.

"A core strategy of enterprises"

“The COVID-19 outbreak has fully embodied the value of IT and digital transformation. Corporate CXOs should take full advantage of this opportunity to turn the crisis into business opportunity, accelerate the promotion and implementation of new digital transformation strategies, and support enterprises to look for breakthroughs and innovative spots in the business to achieve a healthy and sustainable corporate development after the epidemic is over.”

– Lianfeng Wu, VP and chief research analyst, IDC China (from a report featuring written interviews IDC conducted with more than 30 industry CXOs in China, April 2020)

Programme highlights

As a participant, you will learn to master game-changing technologies that are driving digital transformation and use them to implement digital transformation across your organisation. No matter where your organisation is in your transformation journey, you’ll walk away with actionable insights and a solid strategy to successfully move your organisation forward.

  • LEARN about digital technologies used in digital transformation projects
  • CONSIDER challenges of privacy and security in digital transformations
  • DEVELOP a framework for digital transformation within your organisation
  • ASSESS digital tools, technologies, processes and their uses
  • SUGGEST new business solutions that are enabled by advances in digital technologies
  • EXPLORE the sources of value of digital transformations for businesses
  • APPLY principles of digital transformation to real-world business problems
  • RECOMMEND approaches to infrastructure and data governance to support digital transformations
  • EVALUATE the use of digital solutions for business problems
  • PROPOSE digital innovations that build on existing business infrastructure


As a participant in this programme, you will learn to master the technologies that are driving transformation, and develop your own strategy and put them to work in your business.


Case scenarios and company examples

The case scenarios and industry examples featured throughout the programme provide a wide-ranging look at how companies, organisations, and governments are using technology to drive transformation.


Christopher L. Tucci
Christopher L. Tucci, Imperial College Business School

Christopher L. Tucci is Professor of Digital Strategy & Innovation. He was Professor of Management of Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), where he held the Chair in Corporate Strategy & Innovation. In 2018, he was Visiting Thought Leader at CEIBS in Shangai, China. He received the degrees of Ph.D. in Management from the Sloan School of Management, MIT; SM (Technology & Policy) from MIT; and BS (Mathematical Sciences), AB (Music), and MS (Computer Science) from Stanford University. He was an industrial computer scientist involved in developing Internet protocols and applying artificial intelligence tools. Professor Tucci teaches courses in Design Thinking, Digital Strategy, and Innovation Management. His primary area of interest is in how firms make transitions to new business models, technologies, and organisational forms. He also studies crowdsourcing, Internetworking, and digital innovations. He has published articles in a wide range of journals, and his article with Allan Afuah, “Crowdsourcing as solution to distant search,” won the Best Paper of 2012 for Academy of Management Review, considered the #1 journal in Business and Management. He is currently an Associate Editor of Academy of Management Discoveries. He has served in leadership positions in the Academy of Management (AOM) and the Strategic Management Society.


Digital Transformation programme Certificate


Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a verified Digital Certificate of Participation by Imperial College Business School Executive Education.

Imperial College Business School is collaborating with online education provider Emeritus to offer online programmes. This allows us to broaden access in a collaborative and innovative format that stays true to our distinctive methods of learning, content and outstanding quality.

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