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Become a digital transformation agent

Professional Certificate in
Digital Transformation

What you will learn

  • Find and assess future business creation opportunities
  • Estimate and assess challenges and barriers for a digital transformation of your company/business, both on industry and company levels
  • Make use of theories, models and tools needed when predicting the future of your business.

Creating a digital business landscape is important for every company, regardless of size, and needed in order to stay competitive in the business world today.

This program helps professional learners understand what digital transformation is and how it may affect their organization and how to plan for rising opportunities. The program prepares professionals and managers for digital transformation challenges and helps them develop the skills to be a digital transformation agent.

The focus of the program will be on developing your own roadmap to digital transformation. The program consists of four courses, all self-paced, which can be followed individually, in numeric order, or in parallel with each other. The focus of the first (I) course is to analyze what digital transformation means and how it may transform industries and markets. In the second course (II) you will explore how to make strategic choices in a fast-changing environment to develop a desired position on the market. In course three, (III) leadership and change management challenges related to the digital transformation are addressed. And, in the last course (IV), digital business development and marketing is explored to accelerate the development needed to transform your business/ company.

Founded in 1827 KTH Royal Institute of Technology, is Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and has become a key center of intellectual talent and innovation. Recently, the capital of Sweden, Stockholm, was ranked as one of the hottest start-up and innovation scenes for digital and mobile services in the world. Included in this ongoing digital transformation, we find companies like Spotify, iZettle, and Mojang. The KTH instructors in this program, Martin Vendel and Henrik Blomgren, have more than 25 years of industrial experience working with strategy and marketing in collaboration with the industry.

Expert instruction
4 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
10 months
2 - 3 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. KTHx's Digital Transformation Professional Certificate

  2. 2–3 hours per week, for 10 weeks

    Learn to predict what your future industry or market will lookin a digitally transformed business landscape.

  3. 2–3 hours per week, for 10 weeks

    Learnthe tools and methods to navigate a transforming business landscape and capture future business opportunities.

  4. 2–3 hours per week, for 10 weeks

    Learn how to handle leadership challenges in a digitally transforming organization and eco-system.

  5. 2–3 hours per week, for 10 weeks

    Learn how to evolve and market your product and services in a digitally transforming business landscape.

    • 87% of companies believe that digital transformation is a competitive opportunity. (Source: CapGemini)
    • Business Transformation leaders redesigning business processes to optimize digital opportunities
    • Senior Business Analysts in Digital Transformation involved with business process mapping and quality assurance, working with key business and technology stakeholders
    • Digital business Transformation consultants who could identify new market opportunities for the company
    • Each specific course may also prepare learners for specific jobs such as Market Analyst, Foresight Specialist, Strategist, Business Developer, Marketer and Digital Transformation Change Agent
    • By 2020, at least 55% of organizations will be digitally determined, transforming markets and reimagining the future through new business models and digitally enabled products and services. (Source: IDC)

Meet your instructors

from KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTHx)
Henrik Blomgren
Assistant Professor in Industrial Marketing
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Martin Vendel
PhD, business consultant and researcher
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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Program endorsements

Here at ABB we prioritize lifelong learning. We have a long track record of pushing the envelope with technology, for example with automation and robotics. As a consequence, our staff and potential new employees must develop and maintain the right skill sets. When it comes to building sustainable new businesses, the importance of digital technologies can’t be emphasized enough. These are the technologies now shaping our future. Programs such as KTHx Digital Transformation are essential for understanding today’s transformations and need for change, in part because they offer a wider perspective regarding the opportunities and challenges associated with new technologies.

Maria Brithon Brinck , HR Manager ABB Sverige

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