Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Boston University

Digital Transformation Leadership

Boston University via edX MicroMasters


What does it take to win in today’s digital economy? How do you deal with the disruption caused by digital technologies, evolving business models and a changing workforce? Digital leaders are in high demand as business increasingly relies on digital technologies. These leaders are tech savvy, data driven and are able to inspire teams to engage in rapid experimentation that drives transformation and business outcomes.

Given the scale of digital disruptions, the skills and perspectives of digital leaders are now required in every industry and job function: from operations to HR; accounting to product development; marketing to strategy.

In this Digital Transformation Leadership MicroMasters program, you will develop the knowledge and capabilities to lead organizational change and transformation. You will gain hands on experience in understanding and articulating:

  • Strategies to drive and transform your business in the digital economy;
  • How to drive business value through experimentation;
  • Negotiation and management of digital transformation projects;
  • Effective people and team management strategies;
  • Hands on experience in creating roadmaps and running products from concept to implementation
  • Agile and lean management practices for creating software and digital products
  • Development of platform based strategies for growth and innovation


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Leading in the Digital Age

Develop a new leadership mindset and the leadership skill sets required to lead digital transformation in your organization.

Course 2: Digital Transformation Strategy

Strategies for driving business success in the new digital economy.

Course 3: Product Management with Lean, Agile and System Design Thinking

Learn how to use lean, agile and systems design thinking in all aspects of the digital products lifecycle.

Course 4: Business Analytics for Data-Driven Decision Making

Learn how to lead your firm to make better business decisions using analytic methods and create competitive advantages from data.

Course 5: Platform Strategy for Business

Learn how you can design, launch, monetize and compete in a networked platform market.


Taught by

Kristen J. McCormack, Darrell Griffin, N. Venkat Venkatraman, Matthew J. Reis, Varun Nagaraj, Marshall Van Alstyne, John W. Byers, Chris Dellarocas, Sandra Deacon Carr, Nitin R. Joglekar and Lloyd Baird


Start your review of Digital Transformation Leadership

Never Stop Learning.

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Someone learning on their laptop while sitting on the floor.