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Future-Proofing Organisations and Workforce Through Digital Innovation

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The digital revolution continually challenges organisations and managers to adapt to new realities. The changes associated with digital innovations, such as artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, and smart embedded devices, are rapidly disrupting various industries and governments across the globe. These disruptions challenge institutions, organisational structures, and, most importantly, the mindset necessary for a successful workforce. Many organizations are establishing market leadership in today’s competitive environment by mastering digital innovation. Using a hands-on, inquiry-based learning approach, this course is designed to assist business and government leaders in understanding the fundamental nature of digital innovation and to competently identify technological and organisational opportunities and lead the development of successful digital transformation journeys in the current dynamic landscape of the digital revolution.


Prof. Eusebio Scornavacca
Director and Professor School for the Future of Innovation in Society , College of Global Futures, at Arizona State University

Dr. Eusebio Scornavacca is the director of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS), College of Global Futures (CGF), at Arizona State University (ASU). In addition to his role at SFIS, he is the co-director of ASU’s Science and Technology Center for Sustainability Innovation. He also holds the position of professor of Global Digital Innovation at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Dr. Scornavacca is a global scholar, fostering extensive research collaborations across six continents. His academic journey has led him to visiting professorships in many countries worldwide. His research interests span a broad spectrum, encompassing areas such as disruptive digital innovation, high-impact innovation, innovation policy, digital entrepreneurship, ICT for development, digital sustainability, and digital climate-tech. Over the past three decades, he has led projects generating insights across various industries and governments. Furthermore, Dr. Scornavacca has considerable experience in developing multinational cross-disciplinary inquiry-based learning initiatives.


Delivery Format:


16 – 18 Sept 2024

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

3D Printed Office, Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE

Target Audience:
C-suit, high level (Director Generals, CEOs, decision makers, policymakers), mid-to-higher management


AED 15,500
Per Participant


Day 1
  • Introduction & Overview
  • Digital Ecosystems
  • Technology Affordance
  • Digital Disruption
Day 2
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Innovation
  • Future-Proofing Organisations and Workforce
  • Introduction to the Digital Innovation Challenge
Day 3
  • Development of the Digital Innovation Challenge
  • Refinement of the Digital Innovation Challenge
  • Presentation the Digital Innovation Challenge

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the transformative nature of digital technologies.
  • Identify major opportunities and threats created by the emergence of digital ecosystems.
  • Evaluate technologies and procedures that lead to digital disruption.
  • Apply key concepts related to conceiving, leading and executing digital innovation.
  • Provide informed and thoughtful analyses to the design of new digital business models.
  • Evaluate corporate responsibility for social and environmental outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the transformative nature of digital technologies, demonstrating an understanding of their impact on industries, societies, and individual experiences in the workforce.
  • Assess the dynamic landscape of digital business environments based on major opportunities and threats arising from the emergence of digital ecosystems.
  • Create effective responses to the challenges and opportunities in a rapidly evolving digital landscape as a result of technologies and procedures contributing to digital disruption.
  • Apply key concepts related to conceiving, leading, and executing digital innovation in the development and implementation of strategies that foster organizational innovation within digital contexts.
  • Provide informed and thoughtful analyses in the design of new digital business models, integrating theoretical and practical knowledge to create innovative and sustainable approaches to digital entrepreneurship.


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