Delivered by Samir El-Masri, PhD Professor of Digital Technologies & AI Certified Blockchain Expert - this is a unique opportunity for senior managers and leaders to acquire the appropriate level of knowledge they need to capitalise of the business opportunities that will enable them to exploit the latest digital technologies.
As the world rapidly moves towards the digital economy and traditional organisations transform themselves into digital organisations, the required skillsets and mindsets of employees and leaders have changed.
The Digital Transformation journey will not succeed without building the internal digital capabilities and without the digital mindsets of the senior executives and digital skillsets of leaders. Team members should learn how to act with a lean and agile approach and methodologies.
Leaders need to acquire a minimum level of knowledge to effectively and successfully lead a digital team, department or organisation.
This course offers a managerial level of details on almost all the new emerging digital technologies - sufficiently enough to engage in intelligent conversation around strategy, planning and execution with external partners and internal teams.
The course concludes with your certification being issued on the Blockchain, with your own dedicated web space designed to help you let the world know of your new credentials.
1. Learn the digital economy's transformation, business & technology trends
2. Understand the emerging digital technologies and how they drive transformation
3. Explore the relationships and overlaps between the latest digital technologies
4. Leverage digital technologies to impact businesses and societies
5. Define the digital culture, mindsets and agile methodologies in the digital era
Who the Course is for
The course is suitable - without pre-requisites - for any business employee, manager, leader, director, executive, CIO, CTO, CDO, CFO, COO and CEO from any industry.
Certified Digital Leader Certificate - Registered on the Blockchain
Providing you pass the 75 minute online multiple choice exam, you will be awarded the Certified Digital Leader Certificate. This will immediately add credibility and weight to your CV/Resume, LinkedIn profile, job interviews, internal promotions, and separate you from the crowd.
Your digital certificate will be registered on the Blockchain, cryptographically signed, and tamper proof. Powerful social sharing features enable you to quickly promote your credentials across 100's of social media channels.
Prof. El-Masri has been recently selected by the Silicon Valley based Engagement Alliance of Science & Technologies (EAST) among the top 50 world experts in Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation and Blockchain to work on future global projects.
Prof. El-Masri received his Electronic Engineering Degree (1993), his Software Engineering Master’s Degree (1994) and PhD (1997) from Grenoble National Polytechnic Institute (France). He has more than 100 published research papers on advanced digital technologies in international journals, books and conferences.
Prof. El-Masri is Certified in Digital Business Transformation Management and Certified Blockchain Expert, and he now works as a Senior Consultant, expert and professional Trainer in Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Big Data Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning, cloud platforms, and Internet of Things (IoT) – helping organisations from all industries with digital transformation and the new emerging digital technologies.
He is is a keynote speaker on Digital Transformation, Digital Technologies, AI and Blockchain at major events, workshops and conferences worldwide.
Unlike most Professors who only teach, Professor El-Masri is also well-equipped to help you bring theory to life, with his real-world commercial experience.
In recent years between 2014 and 2017 he worked for one of the world's most well-renowned transformational companies - General Electric (GE) - as a Senior Regional Director for industrial Internet and digital projects.
From 1998 until 2001 he led the development of an advanced software system project for telecommunications companies NTT and DoCoMo in Hokkaido University (Japan), and he was Assistant/Associate Professor at University of Western Sydney (Australia) from 2001 until 2006.
Professor El-Masri has also worked in the IT industry as a Senior Project and Programme Manager at leading IT consulting companies in Sydney, Australia and has served as Professor and Senior eHealth Industry Consultant at King Saud University in Saudi Arabia.
1. Digital Transformation and the Digital Economy
2. Emerging Digital Technologies
3. Big Data
4. Data Science & Analytics
5. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6. Internet of Things (IOT)
7. Smart City
9. Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity
10. Start-ups and Mindsets
11. Taking the Exam for Certification