Course Description


As disruptive innovations and new technologies continue to shape our world, being prepared to adapt is more important than ever. To keep up, your organization must have a strategy that enables your business to respond to our changing landscape and embrace emerging technology. From mastering new technologies to ensuring your teams can successfully adapt to technological change, avoid future roadblocks by strengthening your knowledge of digital transformation today.

This eight-week online course, developed in partnership with the Ontario Engineering Academy and Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), addresses the impact that technology is having on our workforce, and helps you discover new technologies and develop a plan for their integration into your workplace. It covers current digital transformation models, examples of new technologies and their applications, and offers unique case studies from a wide range of organizations that have undergone their own successful digital transformation.

You will also be able to interact with professionals from various industries through peer learning and a facilitated open forum. As millions of jobs are displaced by the division of labour between humans and technology, this course prepares you to balance your technology, people, and processes, so your organization can remain competitive and agile in today's marketplace.

Who Should Enroll 

  • Professionals who lead or influence their organization’s digital transformation.
  • Business and technology leaders seeking to innovate or adopt new technologies for their workplace

What you will learn 

  • Examine the impact that technology will have on your career.
  • Discover emerging digital opportunities and explore the technology that will be the best fit for your organization.
  • Understand the common challenges that organizations face with digital transformation.
  • Balance the human and organizational aspects of digital change.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan to guide your digital transformation.
  • Explore innovative solutions to avoid potential roadblocks to your own digital transformation plans.
  • Utilize practical tools and techniques to continuously improve your digital strategy.
  • Develop your skills and digital literacy and build a compelling case for your business to implement a new digital strategy.

Course Details 

  • Expert instruction from University of Waterloo faculty.
  • Peer discussions and networking opportunities.
  • Case studies from well-known organizations in a variety of industries.
  • Capstone project that integrates your learning.
  • Attendance requirement: It is highly recommended that participants attend live sessions, but it is not required. Live sessions will be recorded and available for later viewing.
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Section Title
Digital Transformation
Oct 18, 2024 to Dec 15, 2024
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $2,195.00
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