A 5 hour online
masterclass to complete at your own time and pace. On completion delegates
receive a certificate of attendance and digital credential to use on your
Delegates have four months to access the platform and complete the class.
This online version of the popular GIBS Digital Transformation Masterclass will equip senior executives and business leaders with the tools to adapt, succeed and thrive in an era of unprecedented digital disruption. You will acquire the skills to speak and make decisions about digital transformation strategies and technologies like big data AI, blockchain, IoT and more, through the lens of their application to business.
This online course consists of a series of informative videos, insightful content and work exercises.
MODULES TO BE COVERED INCLUDE:
- Data: the foundation of digital
- What do we mean by digital transformation?
- Four strategies for digital transformation
- Big data, the cloud, and artificial intelligence
- Blockchain and cryptocurrencies
- IoT, nanotechnology and the next frontier
CPD Points offered to Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IoDSA) members:
About the Presenter: Mike Stopforth
Mike is the founder and director of business and leadership transformation specialist Beyond Binary. He is an entrepreneur, start-up investor, author and global speaker. He is recognised for his provoking insights into disruption-driven change, its impact on people, business and markets, and, notably, building the new leadership skills and strategies essential to navigate uncharted territory.
Mike is a successful digital pioneer. Before Beyond Binary, he founded leading African social media agency Cerebra. It was acquired by global advertising giant WPP in 2013. In 2007, he co-founded Afrigator.com, an African content aggregator which was bought by Naspers. In addition to his Beyond Binary role, Mike serves as a disruption and innovation advisor on a number of corporate boards. He has been recognised as an influencer by Mail & Guardian, GQ and Destiny Man.
Mike holds a Masters degree in Social Business and Entrepreneurship from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).