Digital transformation courses
For Organisations

Empowering leaders to build agile, competitive, digitally innovative
organisations that attract more customers and more talent.

Ionology Digital Transformation Corporate Courses

The role of the business leader – not technology or marketing – is the single most important factor in creating an innovative organisation fit for the digital economy.

These courses help leaders create true transformation in their organisations, starting with mindset. We provide practical, data-driven, proven methods for creating new, sustainable competitive advantage and creating a culture of innovation.

What will you learn on our courses?

Some of the questions you’ll be able to answer after taking a course

What is digital transformation and why does it matter?
How is digital transformation changing my industry?
What do I need to do to avoid disruption?
What is the risk of not transforming?
What is the leader's role when it comes to transformation or implementing new technologies or AI?
How do we become more resilient to new market entrants?
How do I move beyond operational efficiency to creating competitive advantage?
How can I create a digital business strategy when I don't really understand the technology or digital marketing?
How do I evaluate new ideas or initiatives involving technology as a non-technical leader?
Should the marketing department not be responsible for our digital strategy?
What is more important - business strategy or technology and how do I integrate the two?
What do I need to know in order to plan for the next 1, 5 or 20 years?
How do we recognise events that could trigger major disruption in our industry?
How can I better understand our position in the digital space and what we can do to change it?
Should digital transformation not be left to the technology teams?
How do we become more innovative as an organisation?
What do I need to know as a leader to become more effective when it comes to all things digital?
In-House Corporate Courses
Leadership Development Courses for C-Suite, Marketing, Technology, R&D and Innovation.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION LEADERSHIP

True transformation is strategy-pulled rather than technology-pushed. Understand transformation in the context of your marketplace and your organisation, gain clarity around the drivers of successful transformation and adopt the mindset and methods to start implementing successful change now.

1 DAY
DIGITAL INNOVATOR MINDSET

Understanding the fundamentals of digital transformation from a leadership perspective. We look at how digital innovators outpace those ‘doing digital’ and examine how data and digital transformation frameworks can enhance decision-making and communication.

3 DAY
MINDSET & PLANNING

Using a practical, data-driven framework to create a proven, effective plan of action. Learn how to identify, validate and quantify opportunities that create step change and win new competitive advantage for the organisation.

5 DAY
MINDSET, PLANNING & DELIVERY

Understanding digital transformation, how to use the framework to create a roadmap that drives effective action and gaining hands-on experience with innovation processes and techniques to deliver.

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CREATING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE USING EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

A non-technical leader’s guide to extracting business value from emerging technologies, finding opportunities that create competitive advantage using technological game-changers and asking the questions that generate actionable insights.

1 DAY
LEADER’S MINDSET

The leader’s challenge is not to understand how the technology works, but the power that can be unleashed to create new competitive advantage by reinventing products and services using these technologies. We will help leaders translate these ideas into the context of their marketplace and organisation so they know where to focus their efforts.

3 DAY
MINDSET & PLANNING

Using data to find opportunities leveraging new technologies such as:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things
  • Lean Analytics
  • Quantum Computing

5 DAY
MINDSET, PLANNING & DELIVERY

Understanding how to extract business value from emerging technologies, using data to find opportunities that leverage them and practical workshops to explore and experiment with how these can be used in new, innovative ways.

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A LEADER’S GUIDE TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

AI is radically different to all other emerging technologies. It has the power to massively change how an organisation functions and competes. Its true value can only be unleashed when the leadership gives strong direction on how to leverage this opportunity. AI won’t replace business leaders, but business leaders who understand AI will replace those that don’t.

1 DAY
LEADER’S MINDSET

If you keep hearing about AI from a technical perspective you’re missing the point. It’s only of value when the leadership ask the right questions that stimulate innovation and radical change. This course will stimulate your thinking in the right direction giving you the clarity and confidence to take the next steps.

3 DAY
MINDSET & PLANNING

Understanding AI from a leader’s perspective and the practical, data-driven methods to identify and quantify opportunities that leverage artificial intelligence to create competitive advantage and radically change how your business operates.

5 DAY
MINDSET, PLANNING & DELIVERY

Understanding how to extract business value from AI, using data to find opportunities that leverages it and practical workshops to explore and experiment with how these can be used in new, innovative ways.

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WHY IONOLOGY COURSES ARE SO PRACTICAL
Prof. Niall McKeown explains how a practical framework, used in the right way, will help create innovative organisations able to flourish in the digital economy.

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Alumni
Course participants are leading global enterprises to greater success
“Great experience, definitely recommendable!¬† Plan now to implement the framework, holistic approach, video marketing, analytics and strategy board.” Narjeet Soni

Lean Apps, Berlin

“Excellent – expert driven content, strong case studies, interactive, energetic, informative and well presented.” Anthony McCauley

Fujitsu

“Very practical…was very intensive and invited discussion. Case studies helped paint a picture of the methodology put into practice.” Richard Bowden

ARUP

Course Lecturers
Meet the team of experts who will be teaching the course
Prof. Niall McKeown

Prof. Niall McKeown

CEO of Ionology

Founder of Ionology and creator of Ionology’s digital transformation frameworks, Niall is a visiting professor at Ulster University. He is also the co-author of the book The 7 Principles of Digital Business Strategy.
John Briggs

John Briggs

Head of Coaching, Ionology

John is an internationally qualified Learning and Management coach. His speciality is helping senior executives understand and navigate the cultural changes they encounter and helping change the mindset and habits within a department, business unit or entire organisation.

Gary Armstrong

Gary Armstrong

Chief Innovation Officer, Ionology

A highly experienced technology infrastructure specialist, Gary helps business leaders understand the impact emerging technologies on their business, the opportunities for disruption and how these new methods of working change the decision making process of business leaders.
Seth Erickson

Seth Erickson

MD of Ionology USA

As an award winning Creative Director and technologist, Seth has helped numerous organisations such as Verizon, Warner Brothers, Adidas, and Redbox work on their customer experience projects.¬† He now guides organisations through their Digital Transformation journey using Ionology’s frameworks, models and processes.

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