Digital Transformation Leadership

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Lead people through digital projects

Get the skills needed to lead teams, or a whole organisation, through a major digital initiative. This short course gives you an applied learning experience, where you’ll navigate through the first 90 days of leading a digital transformation.

  • Start date
    08 Oct 22
  • Duration
    2-day intensive
  • Study mode
    On campus
  • Investment
    $1800 (inc. GST)

Job skills outcome

After completion of the masterclasses, you will be able to apply these skills immediately in your workplace.

  • Identify customer needs
  • Set long-term strategy
  • Influence organisational governance.
  • Promote change
  • Manage risk
  • Determine technology requirements
  • Address skills gaps
  • Develop processes

Co-designed with industry

This industry-led stackable short course is co-designed with W3. Digital. Together, we’ve designed a course where you’ll gain skills that you can apply immediately in your workplace.

Meet the expert

Mark Cameron, CEO of W3. Digital, has been in the digital strategy and transformation space since the late-90s and has worked with companies such as SAP North America, GSK, Australia Post and Telstra. Mark has worked on a vast array of digital and customer-focused projects, including political elections, global brand strategy, innovation strategy, transformation initiatives and digital product development.

Meet the organisation

W3. Digital is a consultancy that specialises in enabling and leading digital transformation initiatives.

Reshaping university education

An innovative learning structure delivered by a leading university. With more than 40 years’ experience in distance and online education, we’re proud to be adding this unique study format to our repertoire and providing more choice for your learning experience.

Course overview

How you'll learn

Learn directly with industry experts in small groups to build your own expertise and incorporate relevant industry knowledge and skills in your context. You are required to attend all the masterclasses.

What you’ll learn

During the short course you’ll:

  • learn how to set a bold, long-term strategy that is centred around customers’ needs
  • understand and shift the risk appetite of an organisation
  • identify and develop the required skills, processes and technology requirements to create believable momentum in an organisation
  • shape the governance, leadership and operating models required to ensure success.

How you're assessed

Your assessment will be presented as a verbal and written presentation (group work) – presenting the key messages of your transformation agenda, and a digital strategy and 90-day plan based on a scenario set in the masterclass. You will also complete an individual reflection exercise.

Entry requirements

To be successful we recommend you are proficient in English and have a minimum of an undergraduate degree in a related field or significant work experience.

Course dates and times

October intake^
8 October 2022 (9.30am–5.30pm)
9 October 2022 (9.30am–5.30pm)

You are required to attend all masterclasses.

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*Subject to successful completion of the short course and meeting Deakin’s award course admission and selection requirements, including English language proficiency requirements.

A maximum of four stackable short courses can be used as credit (2 credit points) towards the Master of Business Administration; and two stackable short courses can be used as credit (1 credit point) towards the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration.

^The October intake is a two-day masterclass held across one weekend at Deakin’s Melbourne Burwood Campus.