Get the right knowledge to guide your business through digital transformation

Digital Transformation Foundations program is inspired by IMD’s groundbreaking Leading Digital Business Transformation program, and now adapted into a liVe virtual format.

It brings together everything you need to transform your organization. You will learn the what and the how of digital business transformation, exploring topics such as the dynamics of digital disruption, platform business models, how to respond to disruption as a legacy organization, cybersecurity, business agility, digital execution, digital marketing, the latest digital innovation from China and elsewhere, business analytics and more.

You will leave the program well prepared to manage digital transformation with your own strategic roadmap for success.

business model

Learn about the latest digital technologies and business models


Understand how disruptors disrupt and how to launch an effective response

foster agility

Learn to foster agility and company culture for successful transformation

strategic roadmap

Develop a strategic roadmap for transformation that balances your core business with opportunities for disruptive innovation

Your learning journey

Digital Transformation Foundations is a fully liVe virtual program, offered in an interactive, compact format, accessible from anywhere in the world.

Conveniently designed over two weekends to fit with a busy work schedule, you can apply learnings between sessions and reflect and share progress with your peers.

The program combines multiple faculty teaching, case studies, simulations, guest speakers, and extensive interaction with other participants engaged in digital transformation.

one to one
One-to-one support with your dedicated digital transformation coach
peer to peer
Peer-to-peer learning in small dynamic group settings
strategic roadmap
Develop a strategic digital roadmap for your organizational context
Track progress of your challenge with personalized feedback from peers
LiVe Sessions Schedule
  Start Time (CET) End Time (CET)
DTF 1 (April-May)
Friday 29/04/2022 08:00 11:00
Saturday 30/04/2022 08:00 13:00
Sunday 01/05/2022 08:00 13:00
Saturday 14/05/2022 08:00 13:00
Sunday 15/05/2022 08:00 13:00
DTF 2 (September)
Friday 30/09/2022 08:00 11:00
Saturday 01/10/2022 08:00 13:00
Sunday 02/10/2022 08:00 13:00
Saturday 15/10/2022 08:00 13:00
Sunday 16/10/2022 08:00 13:00
Who is this program for?

You are a senior/middle manager or entrepreneur looking to develop a digital business transformation roadmap for your organization.

Whether you are in marketing, operations, IT, strategy, HR, or general management, Digital Transformation Foundations will give you the frameworks, examples and concrete plan of action you need to transform successfully.

Benefit from faculty expertise and research

Michael Wade - Professor of Innovation and Strategy

Michael Wade is a Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD and holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. He is the Director of IMD’s Global Center for Digital Business Transformation. His areas of expertise relate to strategy, innovation, and digital transformation. He has been named one of the top ten digital thought leaders in Switzerland several times by a jury of business media, most recently in 2020. He has published ten books and more than a hundred case studies and articles on a variety of topics, including digital business transformation, innovation, strategy, and digital leadership.


Misiek Piskorski - Professor of Digital Strategy, Analytics and Innovation

Misiek Piskorski is an expert on digital strategy, platform strategy, and the process of digital business transformation. He works with companies in various industries across the globe supporting them through digital transformation. He specializes in transformations that span the entire organization, starting with strategic advisory services to the CEO, strategic transformation projects and business development with the top management team.

Program directors' thought leadership

by Professor Michael R. Wade and Jialu Shan


By Professor Didier Bonnet and Professor Michael R. Wade


By Professors Cyril Bouquet, Jean-Louis Barsoux and Michael R. Wade


By Professor Mikolaj Jan Piskorski and Associate Professor Mohan Subramaniam


By Professor Mikolaj Jan Piskorski and Professor Carlos Cordon

Next start & fee
Duration: 5 days over 2 weekends - liVe virtual


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