Be a Digital-savvy Leader program is inspired by the World Economic Forum’s Future of the Work report. Our objective is to give you an awareness of all the capabilities and areas where you need to focus your attention rather than the narrow confines of your role. We believe the leader of tomorrow must understand the risk, ESG, and applicable regulatory environment in which they operate, including their impact on the circular economy.
The Digital-savvy Leader program covers awareness of areas related to disruptive technologies, upcoming regulations, digital risk, ethics, compliance, data privacy, and cybersecurity. Fundamental concepts that many professionals lack today because of working in silos. Our program is based on real-life case scenarios and examples. Participants will learn to use their critical thinking skills to motivate a team, make trade-offs and employ decision-making techniques. Attendees will also learn to adapt their skills successfully and broaden their knowledge to survey technology and digital business transformation.
- How to successfully adapt their current skills and broaden their knowledge to survey technology and digital business transformation
- Awareness of legal and regulatory obligations for their programs and projects
- Emerging technology risk and vendor ecosystem risk
- Requirements of the circular economy, which include ethical decisions, attention to the environment and social impact
- How to use their critical thinking and decision-making skills through an in-depth understanding of organizational digital risks
- Strategies for mitigating these threats so they can be more confident at work!
What happens during the course?
This extensive course equips Leaders and Practitioners with valuable tools to enhance organizational value. Through a dynamic and interactive learning environment, practitioners can acquire skills to boost efficiency, simplify processes, and prioritize continual improvement. The program offers a structured approach that enables participants to assess and enhance their digital transformation journey by taking into account its social impact. Additionally, real-life case studies enable participants to apply the approach to their organization and gain a holistic view of improvement.
In addition, this course will enable you to learn foundational skills and improve the effectiveness of your teams by improving collaboration and emphasizing continual improvement.
What happens after the course?
- The course aims to inspire leaders and practitioners to enhance the delivery of services provided by their organizations.
- The encouragement of analyzing digital transformation activities and sustainable processes aims to identify challenges and find ways to improve them.
- This program teaches critical thinking and decision-making skills, resulting in more extensive enhancements when evaluating digital risks in a circular economy.
Module 1: Introduction to the Need for Digital-Savvy Leaders
In the ever-evolving digital landscape, possessing the skills and knowledge of a digital-savvy leader has become increasingly essential. The opportunities and limitations presented by the technology we have available today are numerous and constantly changing. A digitally savvy leader can easily take advantage of these opportunities and navigate these limitations. As an effective leader in the digital age, it is crucial to recognize the significance of the position and work towards acquiring a diverse range of skills. Leaders who possess a strong understanding of the digital landscape are better equipped to guide their organizations toward prosperity in the contemporary world. However, there are still many challenges to overcome in the digital age, and digital-savvy leaders must be ready to adapt and innovate to stay ahead of the curve.
Module 2: Understanding the Key Concepts and Trends in the Digital Domain
Digital-savvy Leaders must have an in-depth understanding of the key concepts and trends in the digital domain. This is precisely what Module 2 accomplishes as it delves into the latest disruptive technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, Robotics, and Automation, among others. The module will explore how these technologies impact businesses and industries and how leaders can effectively navigate them to stay ahead of the game. Additionally, it will provide a valuable overview of the legal and regulatory obligations that come with the digital space, including data privacy and cybersecurity laws. It will also cover ESG aspects of digital transformation, which will help Digital-savvy Leaders drive sustainable and responsible growth. By completing this module, you will have the essential know-how to confidently lead your organizations into the future and make informed decisions that are poised for success.
Module 3: The Role of Leaders in promoting sustainability and social responsibility
As we delve into Module 3, we will embark on a journey toward sustainable and socially responsible leadership. In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, being a Digital-savvy Leader is more important than ever before. We’ll explore how leaders can integrate ESG principles into their strategic vision and adapt their current skills to the digital era to identify the core skills and knowledge needed for digital business transformation. Along the way, we’ll upgrade leadership skills for the digital world, learning about virtual team management and agile methodologies. Keep an eye out for how we incorporate the customer and user experience at the center of decision-making. In this module, we’ll equip you with the tools necessary to become a well-rounded and effective Digital-savvy Leader, ready to tackle any challenge that comes your way.
Module 4: Digital Risks and Opportunities: A Deeper Dive
As someone who is well-versed in the digital landscape, you understand the potential risks that come with it. But don’t worry; Module 4 is here to guide you through these uncertain waters. Learning about risk assessment frameworks and methodologies enables you to identify and prioritize high-risk areas within your digital operations effectively. This will also give you a comprehensive understanding of potential digital risks, such as cybersecurity threats, data breaches, and privacy concerns. Our program will provide you with prevention strategies to avoid data breaches, train your employees in best practices, and promote a culture of security. We also cover vendor and third-party risk management to ensure compliance with regulations and minimize reputational risks. However, it’s not just about avoiding risks – we’ll also help you identify digital opportunities and innovation potential. Module 4 will take you on a deep dive into the world of digital risks and opportunities.
Module 5: The Circular Economy: Integrating Ethics, Environment, and Social Impact
As a Digital-savvy Leader, it is important to understand and adopt the circular economy concept (Integrating Ethics, Environment, and Social Impact). In Module 5, we will explore the relevance of this idea and how it integrates ethics, environment, and social impact. By adopting circular business models and leveraging digital technologies, we can reduce waste and manage resources more efficiently, promoting a culture of sustainability and eco-friendly practices. Our decisions as leaders must consider ethical considerations, balancing short-term financial gains with long-term sustainability goals. Navigating ethical dilemmas and balancing stakeholder interests is essential to achieving success in the circular economy. Module 5 is all about becoming a more sustainable and ethical leader in the digital age.
Module 6: Developing Digital-savvy Leadership Skills
This module will provide you with the critical thinking and decision-making skills necessary for success in a digital context. You will learn strategies for effective problem-solving, informed decision-making, and identifying decision-making frameworks. You will also gain insight into assessing risks and opportunities in digital initiatives and leveraging data and analytics to drive smarter decisions. In addition, you will learn how to effectively lead and motivate teams, communicate clearly, and cultivate a culture of innovation, collaboration, and ongoing learning. The knowledge and skills gained from this experience will be invaluable. Overall, this module will give you the tools you need to be a confident, persuasive, and informative digital-savvy leader who is capable of adapting to change and mastering the art of digital transformation.
Module 7: Applying Knowledge: Real-Life Case Studies and Group Exercises
As a digital-savvy leader, analyzing real-life case scenarios is key to decision-making success. In Module 7, we will delve into the importance of examining real-world situations and how to apply critical thinking to arrive at solutions under pressure. The group exercises will also help you practice tackling complex issues collaboratively, using each individual’s strengths. The overall evaluation and discussion of lessons learned will provide valuable insights and takeaways that can be used in actual leadership roles. Prepare yourself to become a proficient decision-maker in the era of technology, armed with practical resources and expertise to tackle any obstacle that may arise.
Module 8: Conclusion: Becoming a Confident and Capable Digital-Savvy Leader
With the ever-evolving digital landscape, it has become imperative for leaders to be digitally savvy. This module offers insights into various components of digital leadership through a wide range of learning experiences. Showcase valuable takeaways that can be incorporated into personal leadership styles. As a result, it allows to chart a course for continued professional development and growth. Identifying best practices and lessons learned for digital-savvy leadership development would enable us to enhance our leadership skills further. Provides opportunities for continued growth and development in digital-savvy leadership through a range of resources, courses, and networking opportunities. In conclusion, this module offers practical strategies for becoming a confident and capable digital-savvy leader. Let’s put our newfound knowledge into action, becoming the impactful and inspiring leaders our teams need us to be.
The program is delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, group work, and practical exercises. During the program, attendees will participate in interactive activities that will boost their expertise. Furthermore, they will gain the expertise to effectively mitigate digital risks for companies operating in a circular economy.
Assessment and Certification:
Participation and engagement in all course activities are required to successfully complete the course. There will be assessments through case studies, group work, and a final examination. In the end, a certificate of completion will be issued who satisfy the course requirements.
Be a Digital-savvy Leader Program is designed to be completed in 12 weeks.
- Familiarity with digitalization and circular economy concepts
- Basic knowledge of cybersecurity and information technology is preferred but not required.
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