Kellogg Digital Transformation Program

The Kellogg Digital Transformation Program helps you to build the capabilities to understand the business impact of frontier technologies apply frameworks for value creation and innovation and to lead transformation initiatives for sustainable competitive advantage.

Key Benefits

  • DEEPEN your understanding of strategic drivers of digital transformation, data, analytics and, technology, to lead your organization to growth
  • DEVELOP a comprehensive perspective of the business, economic and social impact of frontier technologies such as AI, IoT, Robotics, Synthetic biology and Blockchain, and how to leverage them in implementing disruptive business models
  • ENHANCE your leadership skills to create and lead business transformation initiatives in your organization
  • APPLY your learnings through a six-month project work, guided by expert Kellogg Faculty
  • LEARN from world-class Kellogg Faculty, guest speakers and industry practitioners who are thought leaders in their fields
  • BECOME part of the Kellogg global alumni network of 60,000+ alumni spread across 122 countries

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    Participant Profiles

    The program is aimed at leaders and senior executives who aspire to drive the digital transformation agendas in organizations. Participants are expected to have

    • A minimum of 10+ years of work experience
    • Confident fluency in written and spoken English
    • A commitment to participate actively in the rigorous in-person and online components over the six month period of the program.

    Program Curriculum

    • Value Creation

      • Digital business models and strategies
      • Marketing in a digital world
      • Customer insights
      • Customer journey in a digital world
      • Data analytics
      • Finance and value creation
      • Strategic alliances and M&A
      • Design thinking
      • Digital operations
    • Technology & Impact

      • Artificial intelligence and business applications
      • Robotics & Automation
      • Internet of Things
      • Blockchain
      • Synthetic biology technologies and business models
      • Quantum computing and future platforms
      • Technology strategies
      • Big Data & Implications
    • Leading Transformation

      • Competitive strategy
      • Value-based leadership
      • Innovation in large organization
      • Leading contagious change
      • Organizational agility
      • Negotiation skills
      • Future of work
      • Leading high performance teams
      • Fewer Bigger Bolder; growth strategies
      • Networks and influence
    Note: The list of topics is not exhaustive and is subject to change.


    • Gina Fong

      Gina Fong

      Adjunct Lecturer of Marketing

    • Steven l. Franconeri

      Steven l. Franconeri

      Professor of Leadership

    • David S. Friedman

      David S. Friedman

      Senior Program Director of Executive Education

    • Sanjay Khosla

      Sanjay Khosla

      Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Marketing

    • Richard Kolsky

      Richard Kolsky

      Adjunct Professor of Executive Education

    • Harry M. Kraemer

      Harry M. Kraemer

      Clinical Professor of Leadership

    • Sarit Markovich

      Sarit Markovich

      Clinical Associate Professor of Strategy

    • Jan A. Van Mieghem

      Jan A. Van Mieghem

      Harold L. Stuart Professor of Managerial Economics

    • Loran Nordgren

      Loran Nordgren

      Associate Professor of Management & Organizations

    • Nicholas A. Pearce

      Nicholas A. Pearce

      Clinical Associate Professor of Management & Organizations

    • Mohanbir Sawhney

      Mohanbir Sawhney

      Clinical Professor of Marketing

    • Joel K. Shapiro

      Joel K. Shapiro

      Academic Director of Executive Education

    • Leigh Thompson

      Leigh Thompson

      Professor of Management & Organizations

    • Edward Zajac

      Edward Zajac

      James F. Bere Professor of Management & Organizations


    Dates & Fees

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    Deadline Application Fees
    *Program Calendar is subject to change.


    • • Inclusions: Program Materials, Coffee Breaks and Lunches, Select Dinners
    • • Exclusions: Travel Costs, Accommodation in Evanston, Illinois
    • •If we cannot do in-person modules due to COVID-19, those modules will we converted to live-virtual sessions.

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    What is Kellogg Digital Transformation Program?

    The Kellogg Digital Transformation Program will help you re-examine and refine your thinking about what it means to be a growth-minded leader. You will ask yourself powerful questions and gain an expanded perspective essential for success at the top. You will leave equipped to thrive in today's fast-paced, interconnected economy with the tools, insights and frameworks you need to ignite growth and propel your organization forward. Upon completion of the program you will receive Alumni benefits of Kellogg.

    Who should attend this digital transformation program?

    The program is aimed at leaders and senior executives who aspire to drive a digital transformation agenda in organizations. Participants are expected to have a minimum of 10+ years of work experience and a commitment to participate actively in rigorous in-person and online modules.

    How is the program structured?

    Kellogg Digital Transformation Program is multi-modular program - including 2 In-Person Modules (in Evanston) And 2 online modules totaling 300+ Hours of Learning with 20+ Faculty & Guest Speakers. The program focuses on value creation, leading transformation and technology & impact along with an action learning project.

    What are the learning outcomes of this digital transformation program?

    Kellogg’s Digital Transformation Program is your deep dive into rethinking leadership in the digital business economy. Business leaders require focused digital business strategies to ensure their customer service, organizational support and marketing campaigns thrive in the digital age. The program familiarizes participants with the latest in strategy & innovation, emerging technologies, business analytics, artificial intelligence, online customer engagement and customer-centricity. Participants will be equipped to make informed decisions and forge innovative strategies that lead to increased revenue, productivity and customer engagement.

    How can I apply for this program?

    Applications to the digital transformation program can be made online and should include an updated resume/ LinkedIn profile as well as professional references. The application fees vary by rounds – and the school usually requires a minimum of 14 business days to evaluate the application.