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Leading and Organizing Digitally


Participants will learn about the demands and opportunities facing leaders and organizational designers in a digital work environment. Leadership will be presented as a cognitive process, outlining how digital technologies have and will blend into the traditional ways that leadership has been conceived. These developments will have consequences for internal processes such as the ways we organize, and the way leaders understand their roles. Participants will learn about how the traditional role of leadership needs to adapt to the changing nature of work in the digital age, agile ways of organizing, how leadership relates to learning and innovation, and how digital technologies, as a value-creating resource, may affect leadership.

Course content

  1. Leadership in digitally enabled organizations
  2. Digital and the changing nature of work: Intelligent automation and digital augmentation of human problem solving and decision-making.
  3. Digital mindsets: Influencing and leveraging individual beliefs about personal and situational resources in the context of technological change.
  4. Enabling transformation: Leadership that creates a learning organization and the adaptive space for innovation to occur
  5. Organizing digitally: Organizing agile and collaborative collectives of human as well as digital actors
  6. Digitization as a project: Keys to leadership and organization in digital initiatives.


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