Melbourne Business School Short Courses Leading in the Digital Age (online)

Leading in the Digital Age (online)

Learn to lead disruptive change, think like a customer and boost innovation in your organisation.

4 May - 12 June 2020

Maintaining the status quo is no longer an option.

Our Leading in the Digital Age online program will give you the skills you need to be an effective leader in a world where disruption is the norm.

You will learn how to encourage a culture that embraces change, apply design thinking methodology to solve user and customer problems, and be able to walk into any meeting and hold informed conversations about digital transformation and the opportunities it brings.

Who Should Attend?

Managers and team leaders

  • Seeking a better understanding of what digitalisation means to their organisation, their teams and their leadership
  • Seeking enhanced individual, team and organisational performance through greater innovation capability
  • Responsible for teams, functions or projects dealing with change or with personal responsibility for implementing disruptive digital change

Key Takeaway

Become a digital leader

  • Understand the global digital landscape and how to be an effective digital leader
  • Lead teams to apply the design-thinking methodology to solve user and customer problems in new ways

Manage change and influence effectively

  • Apply practical strategies to ensure successful change outcomes
  • Establish organisational readiness and inspire people to adopt disruptive change initiatives
  • Walk into any meeting and hold informed conversations on digital transformation and opportunities

Topics Covered

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Digital Leadership

Gain skills and knowledge that will help you avoid common pitfalls and 'win' as a leader in the digital age
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Design Thinking

Learn how to become more innovative by using consumer insights to adopt a human-centered approach
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Managing Change

Understand how to plan for change, develop strategies and implement them successfully with the aid of proven tools and frameworks

Success Story

"It didn't matter how many degrees they had, how much work they'd done, what their title was because everyone was just there to ask questions, give it a shot and learn."

"It didn't matter how many degrees they had, how much work they'd done, what their title was because everyone was just there to ask questions, give it a shot and learn."

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Key Facilitators

Nithya Ramaswamy

Nithya Ramaswamy


Nithya is an experienced learning consultant and leadership expert who has worked across the Asia-Pacific region, including at the Singaporean Workforce Development Agency and Prime Minister's Office.

Alice Sidhu

Alice Sidhu


Alice is a digital transformation expert who has held senior roles with IBM and the Victorian Government. She believes knowing what's coming is important – but knowing how to capitalise on it is priceless.

Aviva Berzon

Aviva Berzon


A workplace relations lawyer by background, Aviva moved into consulting, executive coaching and professional development after realising her passion for unlocking leadership capability in others.

Greg Harbidge

Greg Harbidge


Greg is a leadership development expert with a particular focus on creativity, innovation and design thinking. He teaches on the Melbourne Health Accelerator program as well as our short courses.

This is an online program. The program fee covers tuition.

Applications typically close two weeks prior to commencement, however, to secure your place we encourage you to apply early. Applications received less than two weeks prior to commencement will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 will be required to confirm your booking. Read our full terms and conditions here.

Upcoming Sessions

4 May - 12 Jun Online
6 weeks
$2,800 AUD

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