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MIS7505

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

MIS7505

Course Description:

MIS7505: Digital Transformation 3 elective credits The digitalization of products, processes, and business models is accelerating the rate of change in every industry and how organizations deliver value. While the majority of organizations report having initiated digital transformation efforts, studies highlight that fewer than 30% of these digital initiatives deliver positive results. However, no single digital transformation strategy applies to every company's situation, as digital transformation depends as much on the business context and organizational design, culture, and talent as it does on digital technologies. In this course, we will use the case method to explore digital transformation efforts for a number of organizations across a variety of industries, and learn about the emerging technologies (e.g., AI, blockchain, extended reality, robotics) driving their transformation. Students will gain critical-thinking skills, work in groups, learn to apply different perspectives and frameworks to analyze complex business scenarios, and practice communication skills. Case analyses and in-class discussions will be complemented with a digital transformation consulting project. Prerequisites: OIM7800 or OPS7200

Department:

Operations and Information Management

Course Level:

Graduate Elective (Grad)

Course Credits:

3

Course Programs:

Graduate