Digital Linchpin with Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet
DIGITAL LEADERS ARE MADE, NOT BORN
Stimulate Change & Enhance Your Career.
Everyone comes up with great ideas. Bringing ideas to life within your organisation is often a trickier challenge! In this self paced, concise course, we look at how you can show leaders that there’s a better way to digitally transform the business. If you want to test the value of an idea, make innovation real and ultimately digitally enable your organisation – and your career – this is the course for you.
Learning material created by Niall McKeown – Digital Transformation Strategist, Author, Lecturer, Keynote Speaker, Business Owner & Creator of Ionology’s Digital Transformation Frameworks.
For more information on the topics covered please see Modules tab below.
52 Lessons (3.5 hours of video content)
Module 1.0 – Background & Case Study
1.1 Introduction to Digital Linchpins
1.2. Educate | Innovate | Activate
1.2.1 The Digital Divide – Get Educated
1.3. DIGITAL versus TRANSFORMATION
1.4. Digitising | Digital Transformation | Hyper Automation
1.5. Course Curriculum- What Has Yet To Come
1.6. From ChatGPT to Innovation and Adaptability
1.7. Define “Digital Linchpin” + Skills Needed
1.8. Digital Linchpin Case Study – Lowe Corporation
1.9. Interview With Linchpin, Orla McGreevy
1.10. Interview with CEO, Rachel McCausland
1.11. Chapter 1 Quiz
Module 2.0 – Mindset & Strategy
2.1 Topics & Strategy
2.2 Defining Digital Transformation
2.3 Creating the Digital Mindset
2.4 Is your strategy, strategic?
2.5 Case Study of a CTO and non-strategic digital transformation
2.6 What The Experts Say
2.7 Rapid Diagnostic Tools
2.9 Mindset & Strategy Quiz
Module 3 – Engagement
3.0 Introduction to Engagement
3.1 What is a Grievance?
3.2 Identify the Opposition
3.2.1 Create Shared Values
3.3 Build a Vision for Change
3.4 Collation of the Willing
3.6 Find a Wave of Change
3.8 Engagement Quiz
Module 4 – Innovation
4.1 Innovation at the Funky Fringes
4.2 Not All Innovation is Equal
4.3 Handling Innovation Risk
4.4 Answer Strategic Questions
4.6 Innovation Quiz
Module 5 – Emerging Technology
5.0 Introduction to Emerging Tech (Focus on AI)
5.1 What Are Emerging Technologies?
5.2 What is Artificial Intelligence?
5.3 Why AI, Why Now?
5.4 Practical – Make a Machine Learning Model
5.5 ChatGPT and Recap
5.6 Emerging Technology Quiz
Module 6 – Data & Analytics
6.1 Case Study Background
6.2 Strategy Qual & Quant
6.4 Ambition and UVP
6.5 Data, Tools and Customers
6.6 The Outcome
6.7 Data Quiz
Applicants must be working in a private or commercial semi-state organisation registered in the Republic of Ireland(Business, Consultant, Freelancer) to avail of the grant-aided fees. As a government-funded training network, we can only support those meeting these criteria.
Student fee: Free*
*Funded places only available to eligible applicants.
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