Leading Digital Transformation

The online course from MIT Professional Education that asserts your team as digital leaders in a competitive market.

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Customize your journey to MIT knowledge

DURATION
5-6 weeks
HOURS OF EFFORT
8-10 per week
LANGUAGE
English and Spanish
FORMAT
Online

Customize your journey to MIT knowledge

Establish your team’s digital advantage

What makes an innovative company today? The use of disruptive technology in a diverse establishment.

Knowing how to implement artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), the internet of things (IoT), blockchain technology, and cloud services is fundamental in today’s marketplace. Particularly, learning about cybersecurity can ensure your business is safe and protect your organization from cyberattacks.

Equip your team members with knowledge of leadership abilities and disruptive tech to facilitate development, ease operations, and assert your business in a competitive market.

59%

of hiring managers say the rise of AI will have a substantial or transformational impact on the types of skills their companies need.

Source: Salesforce Report, 2017

$1.5 trillion

was spent on digital transformation globally in 2021.

Source: Zippia Article, 2022

76%

of executives agree that organizations need to drastically redesign the experiences that unite technology and people in more human-centered ways.

Source: Accenture Report, 2020

Five technologies. Boundless approaches.

Leading Digital Transformation by MIT Professional Education analyzes case studies of disruptive technology and prepares your team to lead, be culturally aware, and learn what it takes to implement digital transformation in your business.

  • Blockchain
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Cloud Services
  • Cybersecurity

Your team will become familiar with these technologies that are transforming markets and making it easier to operate, guided by four MIT instructors and leaders in their respective fields.

Your team will:

1.

Understand their leadership strengths and leverage them to foster creativity and innovation.

2.

Develop inspirational visions and motivate teams with diverse cultural backgrounds.

3.

Comprehend the nature and impacts of AI, blockchain, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and IoT.

4.

Study the impact of artificial intelligence, especially its impact on the labor market.

5.

Analyze the ways in which IoT services enhance sectors like manufacturing and healthcare.

Reinforce Your Team’s Performance

The more team members you enroll from your organization, the more benefits you can acquire. Depending on the number of members enrolled in our courses, you could obtain these benefits:

  • Special pricing
  • Focus-based, industry-specific feedback from specialized learning facilitators
  • Collaborative learning experience among your team
  • Overall better team performance and a shared vision to successfully reach objectives

Transform your department or organization with MIT Professional Education group benefits.

ENROLL YOUR TEAMENROLL YOUR TEAM

This course is designed for:

  • Multicultural teams who want to implement digital transformation processes in their organizations
  • Current or aspiring managers, team leaders, and directors in international teams
  • Teams in leading start-ups, including tech start-ups
  • Global professionals in technical teams

Meet the instructors of this course

*Listed in alphabetical order 
SENIOR LECTURER IN THE DANIEL J. RICCIO GRADUATE ENGINEERING LEADERSHIP PROGRAM AT MIT

DR. DAVID NIÑO

“Professionals who want to come to MIT and want to learn how to be a more effective and more impactful professional will benefit from this course”.

David Niño is a senior lecturer on the Daniel J. Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program at MIT. Previously, he was a professor in the practice of engineering leadership at Rice University. During this tenure, he led the creation of the first four-year certificate in engineering leadership and was director of Leadership Rice, the university’s leadership development program.

A former professor of management, Dr. Niño has published works on leadership, ethics, corporate culture, and the development of professional management skills. He has conducted research in cutting-edge technology environments and is currently interested in researching how leadership develops among engineers and in engineering organizations. Dr. Niño has taught leadership since 1998 at the undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and executive/professional levels.

He is currently a founding officer of the Leadership Development Division of the American Society for Engineering Education and advises professionals and executives on leadership and development issues.

He holds a PhD in management from the University of Texas, Austin, where he also studied for his Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, and Master of Arts.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MIT PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

MR. BHASKAR PANT

"At MIT Professional Education we strive to make our knowledge available to as many people as possible, from anywhere in the world, with different experiences".

Bhaskar Pant is the executive director of MIT Professional Education, the branch of MIT that provides technology professionals access to MIT knowledge. Under his direction, the MIT Professional Education offering has grown considerably, as have corporate relationships and its global reach, as professionals from more than 120 different countries participate in the classroom, internationals, and, recently, also in those launched in online and mixed formats. The courses, which cover such cutting-edge areas as big data, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things (IoT), combined with other professional development courses in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship, have benefited thousands of professionals worldwide.

Mr. Pant was part of the “The Future of Education at MIT” team, created by the MIT President, and contributed specifically to the work of the subcommittee that was responsible for “opening the doors of MIT to the world”. Building on Mr. Pant’s initiative, whose objective was to expand globally, MIT Professional Education offers short programs in an increasing number of regions in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe. Before joining MIT, Mr. Pant held important leadership positions in education and corporate companies around the world.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MIT GEOSPATIAL DATA CENTER

DR. ABEL SANCHEZ

"Five technologies are redefining both the way we make our products and the types of opportunities that exist in the marketplace".

Dr. Sanchez is the architect of the global network “The Internet of Things” and data analysis platforms for SAP, Ford, Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, Shell, Exxon Mobil, and Altria. In cyber security, he has developed cyber-attack impact analyses for the U.S. Department of Defense and a password firewall for the IARPA.

Dr. Sanchez holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and teaches MIT courses in cybersecurity, engineering, blockchain, and data science. He has been involved in developing educational software for Microsoft and establishing the Accenture Technology Academy. He has produced over 150 educational videos, has 10 years of experience with learning management systems, and has made deployments in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

DIRECTOR OF THE MIT GEOSPATIAL DATA CENTER

PROF. JOHN R. WILLIAMS

"Once you climb that first mountain of knowledge, you will be able to teach yourself many things".

Professor John R. Williams research focuses on the development and application of computing algorithms in distributed cyber-physical systems. He was director of the Auto-ID Laboratory, where the Internet of Things was invented. He is considered, along with Bill Gates and Larry Ellison, one of the 50 most powerful people in “Computer Networks”.

He is the author and co-author of more than 250 articles in journals and conferences. Professor Williams teaches courses on the basics of programming, modern software development, and the architecture of web, cloud, and blockchain systems."

Are you ready to assemble a team of digital insiders?

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