Leading Digital Transformation

Leading Digital Transformation (LDT) is an executive certificate program that supports business leaders develop transformational business models using technological advances. In fact, given an ever-changing business world, the needs for senior managers and executives to innovate, update and be one step ahead of the rest are enormous.  When it comes to novel technologies such as Internet of Things, data analytics, and blockchain, leading digital transformation requires not only an understanding of technologies driving the change, but also the ability to lead the organizational transformation. A robust business model that leverages the technology is therefore the key to digital transformation and sustained value creation.
This three-week program is designed so that it offers great networking opportunities thanks to the multi-institutional cooperation, and so that it provides a framework to analyze and develop an innovative digital transformation blueprint.

  Week 1 (6 Day) Week 2 (6 Day) Week 3 (3 Day)
Dates February 18-23, 2019 April 29 - May 4, 2019 July 1-3, 2019
Venue IIM Bangalore FAU / Fraunhofer IIS Indian participants will come to IIM Bangalore.
German participants will join virtually.
Days Monday - Saturday Monday - Saturday Monday - Wednesday

The programme is structured around 5 key pillars.

1. The technology behind Digital Transformation: Participants get an insight into various disruptive technologies at the core of digital transformation.
2. Value creation through Innovative Business Models: This module will focus on how to build value around some of the underlying technological building blocks, including cocreation and open innovation methods.
3. Intrapreneurship: Case studies on how large and mature organizations have created entirely new lines of business by setting up a new culture of innovation and intrapreneurship.
4. Business Plan: Participants would create a business plan to lead digital transformation in their own companies.
5. Strategic thinking and leadership: Developing strategic thinking and the ability to lead self and others through complexity and change.


Further information you'll find here.


The tuition fee covers all instruction during the three modules; required books and other pedagogical materials including self-learning materials; coaching, tutoring and other inter-modular support. Programme fee does not include the travel and living expenses for the three modules.
Programme fee is € 7900 + VAT per participant which is payable in two instalments as per the schedule indicated below:


€ 4200 + VAT 1st Instalment on or before 23 February 2019
€ 3700 + VAT 2nd Instalment on or before 20 April 2019


Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a joint certificate of completion from the partner institutes IIM Bangalore and FAU.


The organizations interested in nominating their employees and individuals interested in the Programme may apply online for the 2020 Programme.

Aida Boukhris
Chair of Information Systems, Innovation and Value Creation
Friedrich-Alexander University
Lange Gasse 20
90403 Nuremberg
Phone: +49 (0)911 5302 96399
Fax: +49 (0) 911 5302-155
Email: contact@ldt-fau.de
Web: www.ldt-fau.de

Participants interested in the Programme may contact FAU at the above-mentioned address for clarifications, if any. Once registration is accepted, cancellation /refund queries and requests will not be entertained.