London, United Kingdom

Digital Business Transformation

when 15 July 2024 - 2 August 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee GBP 2585

The digital revolution of the 21st century is permeating various aspects of businesses, industries and society as a whole. The smart cities development is the result of the digital technologies, fast paced innovations and the need to achieve the sustainable development goals. The digital transformation in smart cities is enabling dramatic shifts in business models, business services and the way we live. This course provides the essential knowledge and skills that prepares students to understand and critically analyse the digital transformation strategies in the fast and dynamically changing environment that we currently live in. The knowledge and skills that the students will learn in this module is relevant to students of all disciplines as almost all organizations are impacted by the digital transformations.

Course leader

Meha Shukla

Target group

This is a level one module (equivalent to first year undergraduate). No prior subject knowledge is required to study this module but students are expected to have a keen interest in the subject area.

Course aim

Upon successful completion of this module, students will:

explain the basic business transformation principles, framework as well as the technology and innovation driving the digital transformation
articulate the digital business transformation components in the upcoming smart cities using examples of organizations/ businesses across multiple sectors
assess the digital transformation strategies applied within the smart city models
analyse the drivers, benefits and challenges for a digital transformation strategy and apply these to build a valid business case for a real-life scenario such as driverless cars
develop critical thinking, business analysis, planning, communication and business writing skills

Credits info

7.5 EC
7.5 ECTS, 4 US, 15 UCL

Fee info

GBP 2585: There is a built-in tuition fee discount for students who study for 6 weeks (2 modules).

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