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STARTS ON August 17, 2022 Last Date to Apply: August 16, 2022
DURATION 12 Weeks Online (5 hours/week)
ELIGIBILITY Any Graduate/ Diploma holder
STARTS ON August 17, 2022 Last Date to Apply: August 16, 2022
DURATION 12 Weeks Online (5 hours/week)
PROGRAMME FEE INR 1,20,000 + GST View Payment Plan to know more

Programme Overview

Are you equipped with latest digital tools and techniques to help your company innovate and prepare for any future challenges?

  • Digital technologies are changing the way businesses function.
  • Executives responsible for company's strategy need to embrace new technologies and build new leadership models that pave way for core business functions to disrupt themselves and become future-ready.
  • Digital transformation is impacting all business units - whether it is HR, Finance, Operations, Sales, Marketing or Manufacturing.
  • ISB Executive Education’s Certificate Programme in Digital Transformation will help you deep-dive into the technological disruptions happening across industries.
  • Learn about emerging technologies like Blockchain, Social Computing, IoT, and their business use cases, identify opportunities for innovation in your company, and learn frameworks that you can apply in your organisations to build a competitive advantage.
  • Get access to Emeritus Career Services, which empowers you to manage your career proactively.

Apply before August 16, 2022 and avail our early enrolment benefit of 5%. It will be auto applied during payment.

Why ISB Executive Education’s Digital Transformation Programme?

  Non-Accredited Institute
Accredited institution Accredited by three global accreditation bodies - EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. This is the highest in PG business education No accreditation
Curriculum Designed by India’s No.1 Business School Designed by a non-accredited Institute
Recognition of Certificate Certificate is recognized globally. Instantly adds credibility to your resume Certificate may be recognized in one or two cities in India
Lifetime association Lifetime association with one of the best Business Schools in India. Associated with a small institute
Credibility of faculty Learn from globally renowned ISB faculty, ensures best-in-class knowledge Faculty are not globally renowned
Financial Times Rankings 2022 No.1 Business School in India
No.4 in Asia
No ranking
Live online sessions by industry practitioners
Weekly doubt clearing sessions
Access to 49000+ ISB Executive Network and LinkedIn Group
Exclusive invitations to Online and Offline events by ISB Executive Education
Lifetime access to Emeritus Career Fairs and Emeritus hiring partners
Flexible payment options

Programme Certificate

Upon successfully completing the programme with a minimum 70% score, you will be awarded a certificate from ISB Executive Education.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of ISB.

Why ISB?

  • #1

    Research Ranking in India

  • 49K+

    Executive Network

  • #4

    B-School in Asia

Who is this Programme for?

This programme will benefit:

  • Individuals who are function heads and want to derive maximum benefit from latest digital technologies, thus transforming the day to day operations and positively impacting their P&L
  • Individuals who are not technology experts, but responsible for driving their company's strategy or leading digital transformation in their organisation, and want to ensure that they put the best foot forward in their company's digital transformation, and are always ahead of their competition
  • Consultants working with clients to help them transition, transform and scale their businesses

Programme Faculty

Deepa Mani

Professor, Information Systems

Deputy Dean - Digital Learning and Executive Education

Professor Deepa Mani’s research interests are at the intersection of technology, organisation, and society. Her research articles have been published in leading academic journals. Deepa works closely with industry to drive innovation and strategies for the digital economy. She also works closely with the central and state governments to explore the impact of technology interventions in areas such as education, healthcare and urbanization. Deepa completed her undergraduate education from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and her graduate education from Carnegie Mellon University. She received her doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Bhagwan Chowdhry

Professor, Finance

Executive Director - DIRI

Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry’s research interests are in international finance and corporate finance and strategy and has been a visiting professor and lecturer at a variety of institutions, including the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and ISB. He is a current visiting scholar at the Stellar Development Foundation.

Professor Chowdhry is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and is the co-founder (with Professor Ivo Welch) and executive editor of a new publication, Finance & Accounting Memos (FAMe). He has also served on the editorial boards of a number of finance and economic journals, including Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, American Economic Review and Journal of Political Economy.

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Anand Nandkumar

Associate Professor, Strategy

Executive Director - Srini Raju Centre for IT and the Networked Economy (SRITNE)

Anand Nandkumar explores industry and firm level phenomena that influence innovation - the generation of new ideas and entrepreneurship - distribution and commercialization of new ideas. His research focuses on high technology industries such as pharmaceuticals, bio-technology and software, and falls in between industrial organisation (IO), economics of technological change and strategy. His current work examines the influence of venture capitalists on entrepreneurial performance.

He graduated with a PhD in Public Policy and Management, with a focus in strategy and entrepreneurship from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. Prior to his PhD, he worked with a startup in the Silicon Valley and in New York City with one of the world’s largest financial services firm. At the ISB, he teaches Strategic Innovation Management and Strategic Challenges for Innovation based startups.

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Milind Sohoni

Professor, Operations Management

Deputy Dean - Hyderabad Campus and Faculty & Research

Milind Sohoni’s research interests span large-scale stochastic airline optimization, supply chain analytics, healthcare delivery and nonprofit operations management in resource constrained settings. He has also received excellence in research awards from academic and practitioner societies. He serves as an associate editor for leading academic journals in operations management.

He has several years of corporate experience in consulting and research. Prior to joining ISB, he was a research advisor with the R&D group at Delta Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, Atlanta, GA. Prior to that, he worked with the Advanced Decision Support Systems group at AT&T Bell Labs in Holmdel, New Jersey, and Ryder Dedicated Logistics, Miami, Florida. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

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Vishal Karungulam

Professor of Strategy

Visiting Faculty, ISB

Vishal Karungulam is a visiting faculty to PGP and Executive Education participants at ISB, for Software Product Management and Digital Transformation. For the last 15 years, he has built world class products across hardware and software and has led multiple large scale digital transformation initiatives in the Supply Chain space. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, and currently leads Product Management in India for Cloud Security at Google.

Prior to Google, he was with Microsoft for more than a decade, where he led envisioning, design, execution and Go to Market aspects of FarmBeats, a Digital Agriculture offering from Microsoft. In addition, he also led multiple product launches ranging from Xbox 360, Kinect, Xbox One, to the latest Surface family of devices specializing in product development and supply chain technology and operations.

He is a TEDx speaker, with deep expertise in Product Development, Digital Transformation and Supply Chain. He is super passionate about bringing together the worlds of academia and industry.

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Vasudeva Varma

Professor, IIIT Hyderabad

Vasudeva Varma’s research interests include search (information retrieval), information extraction, information access, cloud computing and software engineering. He heads the Search and Information Extraction Lab at IIIT Hyderabad.

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Programme Highlights

75+ Recorded Video Lectures

Practice Quizzes

Graded Assignments*

Real-Life Case Studies

GE, Ashok Leyland, and Reliance

Live Online Sessions with Industry Practitioners

2 Weeks Capstone Project

Note: The final number of quizzes, assignments and discussions will be confirmed closer to the programme start.
*Assignments are graded either by industry practitioners who are available to support participants in their learning journey and/or by the Emeritus grading team.

Key Programme Takeaways

  • Understand the need and potential impact of digital, and learn to adapt to this fast-changing environment
  • Consolidate a strong foundation in the current competitive market through a high level digital-led strategy
  • Explore emerging technologies like IoT, Blockchain, AI/ML
  • Use techniques to calculate risks and rewards of digital implementation in the changing industry landscape
  • Create strategic & operational plans across the value chain
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ISB Executive Network

  • ISB Newsletters with the latest updates
  • Learning and Networking opportunities via ISB Executive Network Group on LinkedIn
  • Exclusive invitations to Online and Offline events like Webinars, Conferences, Master Classes, amongst others
  • Scope to facilitate as a Guest Speaker at ISB Executive events
  • Preferential pricing with 10% discount on course fee on ISB Executive Education programmes
  • Upgrade to ISB Executive Alumni Group with 100+ learning hours

Programme Modules

  • Introduction
  • What is Money
  • Physical value and Digital value
  • What is a Block, Nonce, Transactions?
  • 'Mining' in Blockchain
  • Linking Blocks to Form a Blockchain
  • Bitcoin Transactions
  • Types of Blockchain
  • Future of Money
  • Introduction to Social Computing
  • Nature of Social Web
  • Types of Social Media Noise
  • Structure of the Social Network
  • ABCs of the Social Network
  • Social Commerce
  • Dealing with Unstructured Data in Social Computing
  • Overcoming Challenges with Unstructured Data in
  • Social Computing
  • Applications of Social Computing
  • What is Machine Intelligence?
  • A Non-Technical Introduction to AI Algorithms
  • AI vs Other Automation Technologies Using RPA As An Example
  • AI in Managerial Functions
  • Why There is More Buzz About AI Now
  • AI as a General Purpose Technology And Its Implications
  • A More Detailed Non-Technical Introduction to AI Algorithms with Use Cases
  • AI and Augmented Intelligence
  • Developing an AI Strategy
  • Managerial Trade-Offs Involved While Embracing AI
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Clayton Christensen's Disruptive Innovation Framework
  • The Nature of Technology Led Disruptions
  • Case Discussion: The Incumbent Value Network in the Music Industry
  • Case Discussion: Waves of Technology Disruption in the Music Industry
  • Case Discussion: Impact of Technological Innovation on Consumers and Artists
  • Case Discussion: Impact of Technological Innovation on the Recording Company
  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Two Sided Platform Mediated Networks
  • Strategic Challenges that Confront Platform Models
  • Winner-take-all Nature of Competition Amongst Platform Models
  • Envelopment Strategies that Platform Models Use to Compete in Networked Markets
  • Sharing Economy as a Specific Instance of Platform Business Models
  • Canonical Examples of Sharing Economy
  • Strategic Challenges in the Sharing Economy or the Platform Model
  • Opportunities for the Future
  • Introduction to Merchant Models
  • The Old Retail Cocktail/Low Prices
  • The Old Retail Cocktail/Large Selection and User Experience
  • Winner Takes All
  • Merchant Model or platform Model
  • User First Product Development
  • Hypothesis Driven Development
  • Understanding Your Customers Deeply - Building Granular Personas
  • Discover the problem - Creating a Problem Hypothesis
  • Validate the problem - Validating a Problem Hypothesis
  • Explore Solutions - Creating Solution Hypothesis
  • Validate Solutions - Validating Solution Hypothesis
  • Building an MVP - Defining the MVP and Experimenting
  • Measuring Success - Product and Business Metrics
  • Digitization Opportunities - Corporate Innovation
  • Why Look at Digital Innovation Opportunities?
  • How Do Organizations Implement Hypothesis Driven Thinking Within?
  • What are the Cultural and Organizational Considerations?
  • Transformation of an Incumbent
  • GE Leveraged IoT to Transform its Products and Business Model
  • Role of IoT in the Transformation of GE's Business Model
  • New Capabilities GE Needed to Develop to Create Value
  • Final Pivot in GE's Business Model - Its Transition to a Platform
  • The Strategic Import of Information Capabilities
  • Operating Models (Part 1)
  • Operating Models (Part 2)
  • Enterprise Systems
  • A Portfolio Approach to Managing IT Investments
  • Network IT - Collaborative Communities
  • Network Analytics at MasterFoods
  • Network IT - Contests
  • Open Innovation Models
  • Interview with Harishankaran K, HackerRank
  • SCM, Digital and Functional Transformation
  • Digital Supply Chain or Industrial /Functional Transformation
  • Digital SCM - Industry and Functional Transformation
  • Digital Marketing/Analytics - Strategic Overview (How Business functions could get transformed)
  • Focus on Digital Strategies
  • Design Levers For Supply Chain (4 Levers)
  • Future of Supply Chain

Note-
Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Emeritus Career Services

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  • Three 90-minute workshops from career management industry experts
  • Job placement assistance from partner companies are published, applied to, and tracked to success via an online platform

Please note:

  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled into select Emeritus programmes.
  • ISB or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. ISB is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.

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Student Loan Available

Below EMI plans are available for the Programme Fee: INR 1,20,000 + GST

Full Fee with GST Tenure (months) EMI
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INR 1,41,600 24 INR 6,962

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  • The above EMI's are indicative. The EMI's offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.
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