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Leading Digital Transformation

Respond to the urgent necessity of being able to lead the business in digitized markets

Leading Digital Transformation (LDT.6)

Dates 28. - 30. Oct 2020
Duration 3 Days
Location Berlin
4,200 €

Leading Digital Transformation

Executive education program in English

Leading Digital Transformation provides participants with insights and impulses to understand, and respond to, the need to effectively lead businesses within increasingly digitized markets. The program addresses digital culture, innovations, and leadership aspects and thus tries to provide a well-rounded overview of the complexity of the phenomenon digital transformation. The program also encourages participants to become drivers of change in their companies by developing new mindsets and behaviors within teams and departments. Through interactive and experiential learning, the program helps participants understand not only the “what” of digitization but also the “how” of becoming an excellent leader for a digitized future. The program covers the understanding, adaptation, and immediate application of newly gained knowledge in a state-of-the-art approach. Participants will be guided though a learning journey that is rich in new business perspectives and impactful leadership approaches.


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Target audience: Who should attend the program?

Executives at middle- and senior-management levels who are currently in a digital transformation phase or who foresee digitization as having a significant impact on their business models, organizations, and leader–follower relationships.


Program Agenda

Day 1: Context & Challenges

  • Digital transformation
  • Transforming business models
  • Customer centricity


Day 2: Innovation

  • Data analytics & decision-making
  • Machine learning & business transformation
  • Personal roadmap


Day 3: Management & Leadership

  • New working worlds
  • Successfully managing the IT transition



Key benefits: Profit from hands-on expertise

Participants will be confronted with challenging perspectives about what digitization actually is and how it will affect their current business and leadership behaviors. After discovering that their former experiences and accumulated knowledge are not sufficient for maintaining leadership excellence, participants will be open to acquiring new methods and skills that will assist them in guiding their businesses in new directions.



Key topics

  • Making sense of digitization
  • What are the disruptive technologies: future and current innovations
  • What is a digital leader: working with (big) data
  • Leadership challenges of an agile organization
  • How to lead culture in a digital age
  • Understanding cyber securities and the leadership implications
  • Looking to a digital future

Meet our teaching staff

The programs have been 
designed – and will be led –
by ESMT faculty members 
and ESMT visiting faculty. 
They will also guide and 
advise you throughout 
your studies.

Katja Nettesheim

Founder of _MEDIATE

Dr. Katharina Hochfeld

Deputy Head, Center for Responsible Research and Innovation (CeRRI)
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Katja Nettesheim, Founder & CEO of _MEDIATE

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Financial Times Ranking

ESMT is the top provider in Executive Education in Germany. In terms of open programs, ESMT ranked 8th globally.

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Program Director

Jens Weinmann

Christoph Graupner-Dietrich

Manager Business Development
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