This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and techniques of how to accelerate digital business transformation with confidence. It provides the stepping stones to help create a digital advantage and become a future-ready adaptive data-driven organisation.
Advancing any business digitally will hinge on choosing the right technologies, innovating its models and practices, and preparing the organisation for change in order to deliver the desired outcomes for its customers, users and partners, at pace.
This course will equip participants with crucial knowledge and ‘how to’ techniques to optimise their organisation's digital maturity and become a future-ready, adaptive data-driven business. The course provides:
Seven key sections are covered and normally delivered in one day:
This course is aimed at senior and middle managers who wish to innovate and jump-start their digital transformation.
This programme is delivered to a postgraduate qualification level (level 7).
Organisations from public and private sectors such as: Abu Dhabi Investment Council, ADNOC, BAPCO, City of Glasgow College, Cleveland Clinic, Defence and Security Accelerator DASA (UK), Global Aluminium, King Saoud University, Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority, Masdar Renewable Energy, Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Information Technology Oman, Mubadala Investment Company UAE, NATO Strategic Command, National Cybersecurity Authority (KSA), Omantel, Protection Group International, Qatar Central Bank, Qatar University, Raytheon, UK Defence Intelligence, UK Ministry of Defence MoD, UK Security Services, University of Bahrain amongst many others.
Prof Sam Medhat
PhD MPhil CEng FIET FCIM FCMI FRSA FIKE FIoD
Professor Medhat is Chief Executive of the IKE Institute where he helps businesses and academic institutions develop effective strategies for growth. Medhat is a Trustee of the STEM Foundation, a Visiting Professor to the University of Westminster, a Visiting Professor to University of Suffolk, a Visiting Professor to Plymouth's University of St Mark & St John, a serial entrepreneur, a business innovator and an inventor with patents and extensive publications and books worldwide. Medhat sits on the boards of a number of international companies and colleges. He is also a member of the BSI and ISO Technical Committees for developing Innovation Management Standards. He has worked in business, education and policy and has a unique perspective on what makes an organisation really innovative. Professor Medhat led innovation accreditations and benchmarking certifications in many multinational organisations such as Abellio, BAE Systems, EDF Energy, Hitachi Nuclear, Magnox, MBDA Missile Systems, Ministry of Defence, Panasonic, Raytheon and Thales amongst others.
Medhat has an established reputation for driving forward ideas and making things happen. Former roles include Vice President of NASDAQ technology company, IBM Professor of Concurrent Engineering, Intergraph Professor of Electronic Design Automation, founding Principal & Chief Executive of the University of Dubai, Director of the UK Engineering and Technology Board, Governor of Activate Learning (a group of colleges in Oxfordshire and Berkshire). He holds a PhD and Master degrees in engineering and technology and is a fellow of a number of royal chartered professional institutions in technology, management and marketing..
"Found the course really informative, especially how to develop effective use case and the mapping of digital projects against the innovation horizons.”
"Excellent course, as expected. Parts really liked were understanding the solutions path, and the difference between operating and business models, and how to establish a digital maturity.”
"I was delighted with taking this class. I enjoyed it very much.”
"Excellent course. Well-structured and linked well strategy to business transformation and digital methods. It validated our approach and strengthened our thinking.”
"Many thanks for this enriching course. You have given us much valuable information and best practices in Digital Tx which will equip our leadership with the toolkit of powerful tools and knowledge to guide us on the right path.”