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Advanced Digital Transformation (Part 3)Coursera

This course serves as an advanced introduction to digital transformation and the ways that emerging technological trends are reshaping organisations and entire sectors of the economy.

This course is a part of the Advanced Digital Transformation Specialization

Prof. Pankaj Setia

Description

This course serves as an advanced introduction to digital transformation and the ways that emerging technological trends are reshaping organisations and entire sectors of the economy. This course focuses on how organizations are leveraging technologies to rethink old operating models, to experiment more, take failure in their stride, and become more agile in their ability to respond. The course also discusses the various aspects that an organization should factor in, in its exercise of enabling digital transformation.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

Learn to understand and analyze the major technological trends and shocks that are driving digital transformation in your domain

Learn the purposes that should guide digital transformation and avoid the ones that should not be the reasons to transform digitally

Champion an advanced digital transformation initiative by mastering the existential purpose of organizing

Learn to reason and identify business opportunities arising due to digital transformation

Course Content

Week 1: Existential Purpose of Digital Transformation

Week 2: Computational Freedom

Week 3: Entropy and Artificially Intelligent (AI) Ecosystems

Week 4: Purposes behind Digital Transformation

This course is open to students from all disciplines holding a bachelor’s degree.

Prof. Pankaj Setia

Pankaj Setia (Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2008) is the IIMA Chair Professor, Professor of Information Systems, and Founding Chair of the Center for Digital Transformation at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, India. He studies how organizations leverage IT applications and digital capabilities for superior organizational performance. Open-source development and diffusion is another area of interest. He is also studying the neuroscientific basis for how technology influences human choices. He teaches graduate-level courses on organizing in the digital age.

His research has been published in leading academic journals such as Information Systems Research (ISR), MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Journal of Operations Management (JOM), Decision Sciences Journal, and Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). He has featured among the top 100 researchers in the field of Information Systems, based on his publications in the top business journals (e.g., the Financial Times top 50 Journals). Also, he has been invited to give research talks or keynote speeches by universities from different countries, such as India, Chile, United States, and Singapore. In general, he has traveled across the world for academic works.

A learning path with Online@IIMA is adaptable, individualized and multifaceted. It is designed to foster an ecosystem where the learner will be capable of connecting micro modules to the core specialization - weaving the entire experience into a thorough learning opportunity towards a productive output or building sustainable solutions.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate
  • Language English
  • Certificate Yes
  • FeesFree
  • Start Date 01 Mar 2024
  • Duration 4 Weeks

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