Design thinking has become mainstream in today’s business language – but what does it really mean? Learn to explain the concept and apply holistic design thinking methodology to 21st century business challenges through a learning-by-doing approach.
Leading Digital Transformations
In recent years, senior executives have noted that the most prominent weakness of business graduates today is their ability to implement. Learn to navigate this common downfall as you prepare to tackle digital transformation in any field.
Disruptive Business Models
Learn how to effectively manage creativity in the process of generating high-potential ideas and converting them into disruptive new business models, drawing on the functional areas of entrepreneurship, strategy, sales and marketing, and business process design.
Explore innovations resulting from co-creations of partners in knowledge networks and the relationships and technologies that facilitate these networks. You will address a variety of open collaborations, including university partnerships, innovation contests, and research consortiums. Examples will be drawn from a variety of industry sectors, including financial services, power generation, and medicine.
Adapt to view uncertainty as opportunity through scenario planning, foresight, and backcasting techniques. Learn to craft high-level portfolios of strategic options, specialized for a better chance of successful disruption.
Managing Emerging Technologies
Examine how the global economy looks to innovation hubs to help industries drive growth through technology innovation; using distinctive features to challenge conventional wisdom regarding economic, market, and organizational dynamics.
Fintech is a whole new industry composed of companies using technology to make financial services more innovative and efficient. Gain insight into this nascent revolution and understand the changes and ideas shaping the future.
High growth ventures require a new look at finance. Grasp the key technical differences between a startup’s private financings and those of publicly traded companies, throughout its stages of development.
Data Literacy in the Age of Machine Learning
Buzzwords abound in digital business; you’ll need to know enough to make decisions through the noise. Gain the practical knowledge and tools to think creatively about data and machine learning to advance your goals.
Data is critical to the success of all companies today. Study how to define a data strategy, best practice storytelling, and learnings from industry leaders building data culture in their organizations.