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Professional Academy Diploma in Digital Transformation Management

Live Expert-Led Learning Next Course Starts Sep 18th from €1,700

With this Professional Course in Digital Transformation Management you will learn to create innovative digital transformation strategies. Equip your organisation with the tactics to lead the way in the new business environment. This dynamic and exciting course will give you the skills to transform how you do business, revolutionise your operating model, and facilitate change.

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Starts 18 Sep — Ends 04 Dec 24

Part-time / evening
  • Live online lectures with an industry expert
  • 12 weeks: One 3 hour lecture per week
  • Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • €1700

Secure your place with a 50% deposit and the rest after your course commences. Save an additional 5% when you pay in full at time of booking.

Why UCD Professional Academy?

  • Valuable, trusted certification
  • Industry expert lecturers
  • Flexible learning options

Digital Transformation Management Course Modules

Discover transformational thinking and tactics that you will be able to apply directly to your organisation. Learn how to survive and thrive in the digital era, targeting demand, growth, and new business models. Whether your main goals are to increase profitability, broaden your markets, improve customer experiences, strengthen your teams, or simply adapt to better withstand external threats, this course will give you the insights and knowledge to achieve them.

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1. Digital Transformation & Industry 4.0

An introduction to digital transformation (DX). Understand digital transformation and Industry 4.0. Discuss the role of management and decision makers in the transformation process.

  • Internet of Things
  • Automation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Real-time data

2. Digitisation, Digitalisation & Digital Transformation – What’s The Difference?

The meaning and comprehensive distinction of each of the concepts and its impact on business. Understand how digital transformation can help to grow an organisation.

  • Changing processes
  • Customer Experience
  • Strategy development

3. A Digital Inclusive Business Strategy

Break the mould of traditional business tactics and recognise that digital transformation is a strategic business shift towards growth for any industry and organisation.

  • Providing focus, direction, and action

4. Digitalisation In The Organisational Business Model

Look at traditional organisational business models and how they can move towards a digitalisation model. Recognise digital transformation in all functional areas of business. Learn the theory of constant

  • Restructuring value chains
  • Creating big shifts
  • Reinventing business models

5. Digital Transformation Analysis Of Business Processes

Investigate what can be changed by the implementation of a digital transformation business strategy into current business processes.

  • Management sciences
  • Operational business processes
  • Business process management

6. Leadership & Change Inside Digital

Learn how to lead digital transformation change and embrace the management role of change.

  • Decision making

7. Digital Can Help In Really Getting To Know Your Market

Explore how digital transformation of current business processes can reintroduce you to your existing customers. Learn how to grow your markets.

  • Improving the customer experience
  • Processes and technologies

8. Modern Market Channels: Using Digitalisation In Your Omni-Channels

Understand that customers expect a different user experience between the various digitalised touchpoints and how to integrate digital transformation into modern omni-channel marketing.

  • Economies of scale and value
  • Digital customers

9. Align Convergence By Controlling Your Commercial Objectives

Discover how to merge your commercial objectives in line with available strategic tools. Industry 4.0,digital transformation, and the possibilities they present.

  • Digital strategy
  • Digital tools
  • Challenges and opportunities

10. Surviving In A Digital Era

Strengths, threats, opportunities, and weaknesses in the evolution and shift towards digital transformation.

  • New ways to create value
  • Digital ecosystems

11. A Digitised Shift In Thinking

Outlast the digital transformation shift and model your digital strategic thinking. Look at ways of adopting new competencies.

  • Removing barriers and constraints
  • Efficiencies and effectiveness

12. Managing The Digitalised Future

Be an innovator in the outlook of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 is here to stay. Adapt and change in order to grow.

  • Thinking outside the box

What our Alumni Say about Digital Transformation Management

I really enjoyed this course. The content was deep, insightful and industry agnostic, hence giving a real view of the art of the possible regardless of sector. I would recommend this to anyone with an interest and passion that is ambitious and courageous enough to bring digital transformation to life within their organization.

Digital Transformation Management

I enjoyed learning about the impact digital disruption is having in our world. This course introduced me to a framework for understanding the challenges and opportunities we face. I enjoyed hearing from my classmates who have been involved in digital transformation initiatives. Their insights helped make it a real experience we could all learn from

Enda Murphy

The Professional Academy Diploma in Digital Transformation Management was very beneficial to me. It was well run and organised. The course was long enough for detailed examination of the topic without being an burdensome commitment. The virtual delivery of the course worked very well and the content was relevant and well researched.

I would definitely recommend this course to professionals from the corporate world. The Professional Academy courses are flexible and suit those who have a busy routine. Above all, it’s a perfect spot to expand your professional network and get a valuable certification around trending and useful topics.

My experience studying for a Professional Academy Diploma in Digital Transformation was really positive. I found the course really interesting and the classes fun and engaging. We were encouraged to collaborate on ideas and approaches to the challenges that can be faced in terms of digital transformation in many organisations today.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course right for me?

There are no minimum requirements for this course in terms of academic and/or professional qualifications. It is likely that you will be someone with an interest in business development, business organisation, and business processes who wants to develop an understanding of the benefits of digitalisation and how growth and technological advancement can be facilitated by digital transformation.

You may be a manager, business owner, entrepreneur, or other decision-maker within an organisation.

How will this course help with my career?

Having completed this course, you will be able to connect the concepts and outcomes of digital transformation management. You will understand the strategic impact of digitalisation on organisations. You will be able to:

• Describe and discuss key digitalisation concepts and their importance in efficient business operations.

• Detail a variety of digitalisation strategies and styles applicable in defined situations.

• Explain the historical development and varying perspectives concerning digitalisation.

• Recommend management actions and decision-making processes in a variety of digitalisation contexts.

What is the student experience like?

Student care is a high priority at UCD Professional Academy, which is why our Student Services team is on hand to support you throughout your time with us. They will respond to any queries you have, help you with any technical issues, and facilitate your learning experience at every point. All students are given access to our Student Portal, where you can see your timetable, access all your study materials, and manage your account.

What is the online learning experience like?

Our online experience is designed to be just as interactive, supportive, and inspiring as the UCD Professional Academy campus experience.

Online courses can be accessed from any computer or laptop with an internet connection.

Live lectures are delivered using Zoom. During these lectures, your teachers will use technology interactively to ensure an engaging learning experience. When appropriate, students will be encouraged to activate their microphones so that they can ask questions and communicate with other students.

How is this course assessed?

The Professional Academy Diploma in Digital Transformation Management course is assessed through a Final Learner Report, which will be submitted at the end of the course.

How do I get my Professional Academy Diploma?

Your UCD Professional Academy Diploma will be issued electronically on a secure platform, with a link that you can share with employers and others wishing to verify your credentials. You can also add this certificate to your LinkedIn profile.

What are the benefits of a Professional Academy Diploma?

UCD Professional Academy Diplomas and Certificates are designed to give your career an advantage. Developed in conjunction with industry thought leaders our courses teach practical, applied skills to support you to achieve your career and business goals. Professional Academy Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects rather than their academic credentials.

The Professional Academy is an independent wholly owned part of UCD designed to address the need for skills development in the workforce. Courses tend to be short, designed and delivered by industry practitioners, and are not part of nor do they lead to a traditional University award such as a degree or a masters. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study by their organisation.

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What payment options are available?

A place on any of our part-time & on demand courses can be secured with a 50% deposit with the remaining balance due within 30 days of the course commencing.

For full-time Bootcamp courses, 100% of the course fee should be paid before starting.

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