Columbia Business School - Digital Business Leadership Program (DBLP) (10-30 yrs)

6 Month, Multi-Modular, Digital Business and Leadership Program by Columbia Business School

Course Snapshot
  • Fee$ 36,000
  • Work Experience10 - 30 Years
  • Duration6 Months
  • Delivery MethodClassroom + Online
Course Detail

Digital Business Leadership Program (DBLP)

Columbia Business School's Digital Business Leadership Program (DBLP) is an intensive, 6 month, multi-modular, digital business and leadership program that prepares global executives to innovate new strategies and business models and lead their organizations to thrive in the digital age.

Why should you consider this program?

- Develop leadership abilities to lead digital transformation in your respective companies
- Examine disruptive business models in a highly immersive module in Silicon Valley and learn from leading industry practitioners in New York City
- Access to expert Columbia faculty who are world renowned experts in their fields.
- Flexible structure which minimizes time away from work, over a 6-month Ivy League learning journey
- Apply your learnings at your workplace through project work, guided by expert faculty
- Graduate with Columbia Business School alumni benefits, with global networking opportunities

Alumni Benefits

Participants receive these Columbia Business School alumni benefits upon completing the program:

- Access to Columbia Business School alumni career services resources
- Invitations to alumni events and programs around the world
- Eligibility to join a Columbia Business School alumni club
- A 25 percent tuition benefit for yourself and up to four colleagues each year for programs lasting up to seven days.
- Global networking opportunities
- Lifetime Columbia Business School e-mail address
- Subscriptions to all Columbia Business School alumni publications

Course Schedule

Program Dates - July 2018 - December 2018

Program Fees - $36,000

Program Location - Multiple locations including:
- Columbia University Campus, New York
- Silicon Valley Area
- Online

Desired Candidate Profile

Participants might come from large or medium-sized firms who are focused on digital transformation and corporate innovation within existing industries.

DBLP will help talented leaders prepare to take on larger digital transformation roles. All the key elements of the DBLP experience - the faculty, the content, peer interactions and application exercises etc. are designed specifically for participants with:

- A minimum of 10+ years of work experience
- International exposure is preferred
- An urgent agenda for digital transformation
- Confident fluency in written and spoken English

Course Modules

Digital Strategy

- The 5 Domains of Digital Transformation
- Platforms, Coopetition, and Multi-Sided Business Models
- From Mass Marketing to Customer Networks
- Disruptive Business Models & Asymmetric Competition
- The Value Proposition Roadmap: A Customer-Centric Tool for Rapid Change

Rapid Innovation

- Innovating Through Experimentation and Minimum Viable Prototypes
- The Lean LaunchPad: How Startups Search for Business Models
- Value Proposition Design & Jobs to Be Done Theory
- Building an Opportunity Portfolio
- Translating the Lean Start-up to Enterprise Scale Innovation

Organizational Transformation

- Leading Organizational Change
- Data-Driven Decision Making & Quantitative Intuition
- Building Data as a Strategic Asset in Your Business
- Surviving Disruption: Six incumbent Responses to a Disruptive Challenger
- Digital Transformation in the Enterprise

Project Work

- Work in teams on real-world innovation projects submitted by participants
- Apply the Lean LaunchPad methodology used by startups to rapidly test and innovate
- Conduct customer interviews and fieldwork to validate and iterate your business model
- Learn digital innovation by putting theory into practice

Company Speakers and Visits

- Hear from leading practitioners in both New York City and San Francisco
- Conduct site visits to accelerator labs, startups, and enterprise firms
- Past presenters have included: startup founders, venture capitalist, technology giants, corporate innovation officers, chief digital officers, and experts on A.I., blockchain, and other emerging technologies