Ljubljana, Slovenia

Digital Transformation for Organisational Resilience

when 10 July 2023 - 21 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1150

The Digital Cities Action Line explores the deployment of disruptive IT technologies for information, mobility, and safety services in cities and organizations working with cities. Adding IT technologies to existing management approaches will allow new ways of decentralised and collaborative communication and coordination, data and event recording and replay, and post-event analysis.
The design of such a supportive IT structure is typically an example of 'digital transformation' where existing organisations (companies, local municipality administrations, police, fire guards, hospitals, citizens) will have to find new ways of working through a collaborative and interactive change process.

The summer school will teach the participants how to analyse work processes and organisations and how to develop new working methods through an interactive design process using intrapreneurial and participative actions and experiments. The participants will visit organisations and will interview different stakeholders. The end goal is to provide scenarios and solutions that address the concrete problems of stakeholders, developed with the help of digital technologies. In this view, cities, companies and administrations are seen as enablers, as they provide a common (physical) ground in which other organisations operate and collaborate.

Target group

We welcome all qualified participants interested in digital innovation and entrepreneurship: Business professionals, bachelor’s degree students, master’s degree students, and doctoral students from any university and industry.

Course aim

The final solutions to the identified challenges will be presented as proposals for experiments that could be conducted by the involved organisations. As such students will not pitch a business venture, but a more strategic plan for applying digital transformation in a chosen organisation.

After the summer school, a speed-dating event will be organised with all participating organisations and students that aims to ensure that collaboration between them will continue also after the completion of the summer school.

Credits info

4 EC
Acceptance of transfer credit is always a decision of receiving institutions.

Fee info

EUR 1150: The Early Bird tuition fee is available until April 15.
EUR 1350: Standard fee