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Digital Organization and Leading the Transformation

Digital Organization and Leading the Transformation is a two-day module in the Graduate Diploma in Digital Strategy and Leadership program and can also be taken as a stand-alone program.

The key topics of the module are:

  • Leadership in the digital world
  • How to use data-based insights in leading people
  • How to collaborate in digital ecosystems across organizational boundaries
  • Principles in digital organizing 
  • Leading people in digital transformation
  • Understanding the role of shared purpose and vision in digital business

The module will address leadership and organizational issues in digitalization, including how to use data-based insights in leading people, how to collaborate in digital ecosystems across organizational boundaries, and how to lead people in digital transformation.

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October 25, 2023

Benefits

The program will challenge and reward you as our world-class experts help you cut through the noise of digitalization and technology and focus on what really matters for your business.  It covers the latest trends in technology and provides you with practical tools and methods for agile implementation of new skills and knowledge at work. It will help you challenge your strategic thinking and gain a comprehensive overview of the latest theory, technologies, and business applications.

Understand how you as a leader can develop structures, practices, and a culture to leverage the potential and support strategy execution.
Learn to analyze and formulate strategies to utilize, develop, and commercialize digital technologies and data.
Get insights into key technologies and their potential business applications to understand the optimal way of linking them with your business.
Ensure your technology and business strategies are aligned for successful transformation.
Identify what capabilities and competencies your strategy and long-term plans require.

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The program is for business leaders, senior executives, and decision-makers responsible for leveraging the possibilities created by digitalization within their companies.

We recommend the program for core strategy team members, business development managers, and digital transformation leaders.

Instructors

Patrick Furu

Dr. Patrick Furu works as a Director at Aalto EE. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Management at Hult International Business School.

He has 20 years of experience in consultancy and executive education for management concerning strategies, change processes, and competence development.

He has worked with many large companies, such as Aviva, Cargotec, Ericsson, Fortum, NCC, Nokia, Nordea, Pfizer, SEB, Skanska, Telia, and UPM. Patrick has board work experience in SMEs. His past activities include top management group experience in the IT industry.

Patrick’s research has centred on strategic knowledge creation and sharing in multinational companies, the role of the board of directors in medium-sized companies, and leadership models and processes in improvising jazz bands and classical music ensembles. At Aalto EE, Patrick covers topics such as strategy creation and execution, the interface between leadership and strategy, managing complexity, agile organizational forms, digital leadership, and high-performing teams and collective competence.

Marko Turpeinen

Marko Turpeinen is an Adjunct Professor at Aalto University.

Turpeinen is also the founder and CEO of a data-sharing company called 1001 Lakes.

He was previously the Finnish Node Director of EIT Digital, a Knowledge and Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology and a Professor in Media Technology at The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. He has extensive industrial experience in the media industry, as between 1996 and 2005 he worked in various executive positions at Alma Media Corporation, a Finnish media company.

His current academic research addresses issues in customized media content, a human-centric approach to personal data, and the role of AI and algorithmic power in networked society. He has a Doctor of Technology Degree in Computer Science from Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University) and a Master of Science Degree in Media Arts and Sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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