Digital Transformation Leadership – Awareness

The Digital Transformation landscape is in constant flux. The one thing that is certain is that business leaders who stay ahead of the curve will adapt to changes faster and gain clear competitive advantages. It is imperative that those leading their companies through these shifting horizons develop a clear vision built on a solid understanding of the opportunities that a digital transformation process could create.

Course title: Understanding the Digital Manufacturing Landscape

Course date: First course starts 23rd Sept 2019. This course will also be repeated throughout 2019/2020.

Please note: If you cannot make this date then you can register your interest in forthcoming dates here.

Venue: Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Cost: £150 per person (this is an exclusive programme launch discounted price)

Duration: 1 day (9am-3:30pm)

Who will benefit from this course:

Recognising that Digital Transformation must be led from the top, the NMIS-CPD Portfolio is primarily aimed at Business Leaders and anyone responsible for digital transformation within their organisation.

On the course you will:

  • Develop a holistic understanding of the manufacturing sector digital landscape
  • Learn from industry and academic experts about emerging digital manufacturing technologies and how these have been used to support digital transformation
  • Gain a better understanding of the possibilities and benefits that emerging digital technologies could create for your organisation

Objectives of the course:

This course will introduce delegates to key Digital Manufacturing concepts. It will provide delegates with a forum to reflect on current business practices and discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with embracing new ways of working including emerging digital manufacturing technologies.

By exploring case studies from various industries and sectors this one day course will enable delegates to better understand how to navigate through the process of embarking on the digital transformation.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Introduction to digital manufacturing
  • Pace of technological change and the building blocks of Industry 4.0
  • Cyber Physical Systems, e.g. robotics and autonomous systems, and their role in production, design and logistics
  • Digital Manufacturing change drivers
  • Assessing your business’s current digital status
  • Available supporting mechanisms and next steps

Course title: Leading the Digital Transformation

Course date: October date to be confirmed. This course will also be repeated throughout 2019/2020.

Please note: You can register your interest in this course here

Venue: Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Cost: £150 per person (this is an exclusive programme launch discounted price)

Duration: 1 day (9am-3:30pm)

Who will benefit from this course

Recognising that Digital Transformation must be led from the top, the NMIS-CPD Portfolio is primarily aimed at Business Leaders and anyone responsible for digital transformation within their organisation.

On the course you will:

  • Identify your organisation’s digitilisation drivers
  • Understand the key organisational requirements to achieve a successful digital transformation
  • Gain an appreciation for how to build a digital strategy
  • Develop a road map for your digital transformation

Objectives of the course:

The course will help delegates understand the process to successfully lead the digital transformation process.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Developing a road map for digital transformation
  • Your digitilisation drivers
  • Role of leadership
  • Organisational readiness
  • Building a digital strategy
  • Role of Innovation
  • Building an action plan digital transformation

Other courses in the Digital Transformation Programme

The programme has been structured in three stages differing in levels of technical detail to equip your organisation with the necessary skills to successfully manage the digital transformation, from Executive and Business Leaders to Technical Managers and implementation teams. The two other stages available in the programme are listed below.

Digital Transformation Leadership – Planning

Designed to inform and guide the digital transformation process, each course focuses on one of the following key digital transformation areas: Operations, Logistics, Data, Infrastructure and Economic considerations. These courses are suitable for Executive and Business Leaders interested in building a digital transformation strategic roadmap and action plan.

Digital Transformation – Implementation

Designed to develop increased technical awareness and expertise in a wide range of emerging digital technologies, from Augmented Reality Twins to Autonomous Systems, these courses are suitable for Technical Leaders and Implementation Teams.

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