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FREE! Join the University of Reading Digital Leadership Class for IT Professionals

Dates: Classes start on the 30th of May, 2016. Certificates available for every participant. | Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Global (Online)

To be taken at (country): Global (Online)

Brief description: This free online course by the University of Reading, consists of a variety of videos, articles, case studies, discussions, quizzes and activities based on participants own experiences. Participants will be encouraged to share examples of the role that new technologies play in their organisation and how they strengthen competitiveness, enabling participants to benefit from other learners’ experience and to reflect on more effective approaches.

Eligible Field of Study: Top and middle management in any type and size of organisation, and in any industry. Participants who are CEOs or involved in improving business competitiveness through digital technologies, may apply for the course. The course will not require participants to have prior knowledge of management theory or hands-on technology skills.

About the Award: Digital Leadership is an ideal taster course for participants thinking of pursuing an executive education, Master’s degree or MBA. In this course, participants will explore:

  • What it means to be a ‘digital leader’;
  • how aligning business and IT strategies and capabilities will enhance competitiveness;
  • and the role that digital technologies can play in empowering business.

Type: FREE online course

Eligibility: Although this course is open to all and assumes no prior requirements, it is primarily aimed at senior and middle management with an IT and business focus.

Selection Criteria: None

Value of Programme: Representatives of both profit and non-for-profit organisations will benefit through better understanding of how to plan, manage and implement new digital technologies. Digital Leadership is an ideal taster course for participants thinking of pursuing an executive education, Master’s degree or MBA

Duration of Scholarship: Four (4) weeks. Three (3) hours per week

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Award Provider: Digital Leadership will be delivered by Henley Business School – a triple accredited, world-renowned business school that is part of the University of Reading. Henley offers a full suite of business education from undergraduate and postgraduate study, to executive education and the Henley MBA.