Introduction to Digital Transformation

Intro to Digital Transformation

Digital Course

Introduction to Digital Transformation

Learn how to leverage new technologies to fundamentally transform business processes, culture and customer experience to meet changing market demands.


While COVID has accelerated the pace of digital transformation, increasing technological advancement and industry disruption has made it critical for businesses to operate and compete in a digital environment. This program provides tools and insights on how to harness digital technologies to transform your people and infrastructure to stay ahead of change, remain competitive and prepare for the digital future.

This program is hosted entirely online, with live faculty sessions from 4-5:30pm EST on 20 May, 3 June, and 17 June.

Intended For

Team Leader, Senior Management, Executive


Innovation, Strategy

Available Dates

17 May - 25 Jun 2021





5 weeks

Course Overview

Darden’s world-renowned faculty provide a critical overview of digital transformation and will help you learn how to lead transformation the right way. Gain a better understanding of the evolving digital environment, the technologies required to drive strategy and growth in the digital age, and how transformation impacts every facet and function of your business. This accessible, affordable program is a timely investment to help your business respond to today’s challenges and be ready for tomorrow’s.

Modules include:

  • The Digital Revolution
  • The Economics of Digital Disruption
  • The Path to Digitization
  • Digital Infrastructure
  • Digital Technologies
  • Digital Business Functions



Mid to senior-level business leaders who need to help drive transformation within their organizations, including operations managers and executives, network and cyber/information security engineers, financial managers, project managers, and human resources managers.


Impact & Outcomes

  • Harness emerging technologies and analytics to create competitive advantage.
  • Navigate the underlying drivers and economics of innovation and technological change to manage transformation.
  • Leverage data analytics to improve judgement, create value, leverage ecosystems, build agility, and drive growth.
  • Build a core digital infrastructure to store, protect, analyze and interpret data.
  • Explore how digital infrastructure and technologies can transform all of the functions across your organization.


Michael Lenox

Michael Lenox

Tayloe Murphy Professor of Business Administration, Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer

Yael Grushka-Cockayne

Yael Grushka-Cockayne

Professor of Business Administration, Altec Styslinger Foundation Bicentennial Chair in Business Administration, Senior Associate Dean for Professional Degree Programs

Rajumar Venkatesan

Rajkumar Venkatesan

Ronald Trzcinski Professor of Business Administration

Alex Cowan

Alex Cowan

Academic General Faculty

Elena Loutskina

Elena Loutskina

Professor of Business Administration, Peter M. Grant II Bicentennial Foundation Chair in Business Administration

Doug Thomas

Doug Thomas

Henry E. McWane Professor of Business Administration

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Anthony Palomba

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Roshni Raveendhran

Roshni Raveendhran

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Darden Executive Education is provided by the University of Virginia
Darden School Foundation.