DIGITAL INNOVATION
TEST PROGRAM: Agility through Digital Innovation
This hands-on, in-depth course covers 8 essential skills — team taught by a distinguished researcher and an experienced consultant.

Course Information

Start Date: September 1, 2022

Format: Online

Times: 6 weeks, Self-paced

Cost: $1,250

Stay ahead of the accelerating digital marketplace

Learn to analyze business and technology architecture to support strategic digital innovation. Designed with curriculum from our powerful MBA course, this hands-on, 6-week online program will help you stand out in the crowded job market and deliver essential skills for a career in the digital marketplace.

8 Skills, 6 Weeks, Your Speed

The course provides a hands-on, interactive tour of the important technologies transforming most industries and commerce for business professionals and consultants from traditional organizations, start-ups and entrepreneurs seeking to harness the opportunities afforded by new technologies.

The course is designed to cover 8 crucial skills:

  • Strategically identifying digital assets to leverage in the organization’s architecture
  • Grouping components to foster agility
  • Managing components on the cloud for agility
  • Deciding how to use an ERP to help with cross-functional information sharing
  • How to implement ERP
  • How to flexibly integrate components with reusable business services
  • Being able to identify where security threats can come from
  • Being able to create a secure infrastructure
Course Reminder Form

Submit your name and email address and we’ll keep you posted on dates for this course as well as information on related courses.

 

Name
Future Dates

Who Should Attend

Professionals who want to learn about the latest digital trends, opportunities and disruptions in order to help pivot their career. This course will help you prepare for a variety of jobs, including:

  • technology consultant
  • business analyst
  • digital strategist
  • any job in which you want to help your firm or organization compete with technology

Digital Badge and Certificate

Upon completing Digital Innovation, you will earn a digital badge recognizing your new proficiency. Share and showcase your achievements by posting your digital badge on online resumes and social networks such as LinkedIn.
TIME REQUIREMENTS
This course is open for 6 weeks. You decide how best to arrange this robust, self-guided learning journey into your schedule. Most participants pace their learning to 2 to 4 hours/week.
Additional Dates
COURSE DISCLAIMER
Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this webpage. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course requires a minimum number of registrants to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.

Teaching Methods

Online: Using elements of High Impact Learning Journeys (HILJ), each module within this 6-week program will begin with participants engaging in a number of self-paced learning activities, including relevant case studies, articles and lecture videos, to build a foundational understanding of each skill.

  • Work within small groups to dig deeper in applying the knowledge to hypothetical business cases and applied frameworks
  • Demonstrate competency in applying the skill with a self-paced exercise centered around real-world application
  • Meet live with program faculty members to receive content coaching and suggestions for applying the content in their current positions.

We strongly recommend that participants dedicate 2- 4 hours per week for each week of this course.

Program Faculty

Scott Wiltermuth

Associate Professor of Management and Organization

Scott Wiltermuth researches how socio-environmental factors affect people’s reactions to unethical behavior and their likelihood of behaving unethically themselves. He also researches how interpersonal dynamics, such as synchrony and dominance, affect people’s willingness to cooperate with others. He has published papers in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and numerous other academic journals. His work has been reported in many media outlets, including: The Economist, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post. Previously, he worked in the airline industry as a strategy consultant.

Stay connected with USC Marshall Executive Education.

Discover insights, upcoming courses, webinars and workshops along with expertise from faculty and industry leaders.