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Digital Transformation: Platform Strategies for Success is a 2-month course that introduces participants to the many ways networked markets are transforming the economy and provides strategies for designing, monetizing, and launching a digital platform.
In this course you will learn about the fundamentals of digital transformation, identify why platforms beat products, and how can you make your business a platform. You will learn how to launch and grow a digital platform and identify how to leverage open innovation for your platform. This course also equips you with the knowledge on governing your platform, strategically evaluating your competition, and provides you with a futuristic view of digital transformation across industries.
The course is open to professionals who want to build, scale-up and monetize their platform and implement strategies to give it a competitive edge and platform developers who would like to learn the latest about platforms.
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At the end of this course, participants will learn:
This course provides an opportunity to work on real-life platform-related business ideas and case studies. Industry examples covered include case studies from companies such as:
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MIT Sloan Executive Education has collaborated with Emeritus to offer a portfolio of online programs. These programs leverage our faculty’s thought leadership in management practice developed over years of research, teaching and practice. Through Emeritus we expect to extend our impact in the world of leadership development to learners across the world. You can read more about this relationship here.
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Emeritus follows a unique online model. This model has ensured that nearly 90 percent of our learners complete their course.
Orientation WeekThe first week is orientation week. During this week you will be introduced to the other participants in the class from across the world. You will also learn how to use the learning platform and other learning tools provided.
Weekly GoalsOn other weeks, you have learning goals set for the week. The goals would include watching the video lectures and completing the assignments. All assignments have weekly deadlines.
Recorded Video LecturesThe recorded video lectures are by faculty from the collaborating university.
Live WebinarsEvery few weeks, there are live webinars conducted by Emeritus course leaders. Course leaders are highly-experienced industry practitioners who contextualize the video lectures and assist with questions you may have regarding your assignments. Live webinars are usually conducted between 1 pm and 3 pm UTC on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Clarifying DoubtsIn addition to the live webinars, for some courses, the course leaders conduct Office Hours, which are webinar sessions that are open to all learners. During Office Hours, learners ask questions and course leaders respond. These are usually conducted every alternate week to help participants clarify their doubts pertaining to the content.
Follow-UpThe Emeritus Program Support team members will follow up and assist over email and via phone calls with learners who are unable to submit their assignments on time.
Continued Course AccessYou will continue to have access to the course videos and learning material for up to 12 months from the course start date.
Assignments are given out weekly and they are based on the lectures or tutorials provided. They need to be completed and submitted as per the deadline for grading purposes. Extensions may be provided based on a request sent to the support team.
It is an open forum where participants pin their opinions or thoughts regarding the topic under discussion.
These are real world scenario-based assignments involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study, as well as its related contextual conditions.
Text Book (Optional)
These are optional reading materials provided to participants in Week 1.
Capstone Projects are given out at the end of the course to apply all the strategies taught during the course
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The topic was totally ideal for what I want to create. The subject matter is absolutely timely and much needed. The course helped me to get perspective of what is happening in the startup world.
The combination of theory and real-life examples, as well as the assignments to exercise the taught knowledge, were the best.
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