This course seeks to answer one underpinning question: "How can you, as an executive or policy maker, lead your institution to leverage the opportunities and respond to the challenges brought up by today's technological revolution"?
The course is targeted at senior managers, executives, entrepreneurs and policy makers. This course offers two interrelated objectives. First, the course will provide participants with the expertise of addressing the complex issues that lie at the intersection of business, society and technology. Participants will be trained to lead their future organizations in developing and executing technology strategies and managing the change associated with technology adoption. Second, the course will explore the theoretical concepts and practical aspects of knowledge and organizational learning. Technology leadership is primarily supported by strategies to manage knowledge in organizations. Participants will examine the different forms of knowledge in organizations, how these forms of knowledge are created and how organizations learn. The course will provide the understanding of how IT supports change management, knowledge sharing and learning in organizations – the characteristics of knowledge management systems and how they are implemented in organizations to capture, store, retrieve and share knowledge.
Participants will explore the different leadership theories and the dominant perspectives knowledge management, change management and strategy development and evaluate their applicability in different contexts – comparing private and public sector institutions; and different sectors - healthcare, governance, education and business.
Length of Program
This program is a short, fast-paced course offered over 10 working days.