Identifying and Building Digital Leadership Talent
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Identifying and Building Digital Leadership Talent

Learn to identify and develop cross organizational - high performance digital business strategy and transformation teams
4.0 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
101 students enrolled
Created by Mike Connor
Last updated 6/2015
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify, organize, task, and develop the digital leaders your company needs to define and implement a successful digital strategy and transformation
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  • Strongly recommended student take "Building a Digital Business Strategy" before taking this course.

This course will help you and your company understand the types of people you need to lead a cross organizational digital business strategy and transformation effort, their roles and responsibilities and the support they need to succeed..

Identify, organize and develop your company's digital leadership team

  • Learn the requirements for digital leadership team
  • Learn who to bring on to the team and who to keep off
  • Learn how to organize, develop and support the team to ensure its success

This course helps you define, and build the consensus needed to establish and support a high performance digital strategy and transformation team

It is designed to provide you the insight you need to help your company understand and support the development of an team of exceptional group of people who can successfully define and lead your companies digital strategy and transformation. It provides a framework for identify your requirements, identifying and qualifying potential team leader and helping the develop the competencies, capabilities and momentum required to establish and sustain your company as a digital leader.

The course includes lectures, discussion guides as well as roles, responsibilities and team structure that help you identify, organize and launch and integrated digital business strategy and transformation team quickly and effectively.

This is Part One of a Two-Part course titled “Building a Digital Strategy and Transformation Dream Team".

Part One lessons include:

  • An intro to building a digital dream team
  • Team leader qualification
  • Where to look for Candidates
  • How to qualify team leaders
  • An overview of team roles and responsibilities
  • Detailed roles and responsibilities for the team members
  • Management process and practices
  • Team professional skills and capabilities development

Part Two, titled “Leading Digital Strategy & Transformation Planning", provides an in-depth guide to helping the team prepare for, plan, and facilitate a powerful planning meeting. The course helps you guide the team in gathering, assessing, and integrating the company's current perspectives and status and developing a prioritized plan to accelerate implementation of a successful digital strategy. Part Two is available for purchase separately. Part One & Two may be purchased together for a discount under the title “Kick Start Your Digital Strategy and Transformation Program".

These are all part of the “Competing for the Digital Future Leadership Program for Digital Strategy and Transformation". The program passes on lessons based on years of experience working within Silicon Valley for companies like Apple and Adobe as well as startups, helping them and their customers transform emerging technologies into business momentum

Who is the target audience?
  • Business, HR, and digital transformation leaders who are committed to developing and empowering the talent their company needs to compete in the digital future
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
Course Overview
1 Lecture 05:19
This lecture provides you an overview of the concepts covered in the course and the tools provided.
Preview 05:19
Intro to Building a Digital Dream Team
1 Lecture 12:02

In this lecture you will be introduced to the core team development phase of digital transformation and what it takes to make it successful

When you're done with this lesson you'll be able to discuss

>> Why proactively developing a strong digital strategy and transformation team is so important

>> What the leadership roles and structure are

>> The deliverables you and your team will create

>> and why holding an initial off-site planning session for the team is critical to success

Preview 12:02

Intro to Building a Digital Dream Team - Quiz
4 questions
Team Leader Qualification
1 Lecture 14:17
When you are done with this lesson you will be able to define the qualities and capabilities essential to the leadership team you are about to entrust your company's digital future to, and to identify potential candidates and assess their qualifications.
Team Leader Qualification

Team Leader Qualification - Quiz
4 questions
Team Roles and Responsibilities
1 Lecture 16:33
The objective of this lecture is to make sure that you know what the overall roles are and what you will need and should expect from each and the support the team will require from your senior leaders.
Team Roles and Responsibilities

Team Roles and Responsibilities - Quiz
4 questions
Specific Team Leader Responsibilities
1 Lecture 15:33

This lecture provides you a detailed framework for the responsibilities for each of your primary team leaders. Finding leaders that can undertake these will be a key consideration as you evaluate potential team leaders.

At the end of this lecture is a tool that will help you evaluate candidates.

Specific Team Leader Responsibilities

Specific Team Leader Responsibilities - Quiz
4 questions
Team Management
2 Lectures 22:54

Part 1 of Team Management introduces the key management and decision making goals you will need to charter your team with.

Team Management - Part 1

Part 2 of Team Management describes the portfolio, program and project management methodologies required to deliver a successful transformation effort and to sustain a position of digital leadership. It also includes guidance on what is required to establish and build high performance teams.

Team Management - Part 2

Team Management - Quiz
4 questions
Team Training and Development
1 Lecture 09:46
This lecture provide a framework for assessing and developing the competencies and market and technology insights required to establish a digital leadership team that can successfully lead your company in the digital future.
Team Training and Development

Team Training and Development - Quiz
4 questions
1 Lecture 12:03

This lesson provides you and your team a review of what has been covered in the course

It includes

>> Why building a digital dream team is so critical

>> the qualifications and responsibilities of team leaders

>> How the team will be managed

>> Why Investing in team training and development is so critical

>> What is required to prepare for and facilitate a team off-site meeting

>> And how to use the work done in your off site to develop discovery phase priorities

About the Instructor
Mike Connor
4.0 Average rating
328 Reviews
1,313 Students
6 Courses
CEO, Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator (SVIA)

SVIA is the insurance industry's first open innovation outpost. As CEO, of SVIA and Chair of their Insurance Disrupted Conference series, Mike facilitates development of ongoing dialog of innovation that is defining a digital generation of the industry. SVIA provides executives insight and connections to emerging technology, companies, investors, and trends within silicon valley critical to the future of their organization and industry. Programs consist of industry specific conferences, studies, analysis, blogs, innovation tours, executive briefings and meetings, and leadership development programs.

Author, Speaker, Consultant. Mike is a recognized author, analyst, speaker and consultant in digital strategy, innovation, transformation and leadership. He is author of “Competing for the Digital Future | A Leadership Program for Digital Strategy and Transformation, and the book, “Creating Insanely Great Customers | Always On Innovation”.

Spice Catalyst As a founder and principal of Spice Catalyst, Mike develops and leads digital strategy, transformation, and leadership training programs for entrepreneurs, executives, product and marketing managers.

Industry Background. Mike worked for Steve Jobs as one of Apple's first product managers and has also worked in a leadership role for Silicon Graphics and Adobe Systems as well as a number of hi tech startups. He has consulted for start ups and fortune companies including Boeing, AT&T, HP, Shell Oil, IBM Global Services, and CISCO.

He is an experienced leader with background as an entrepreneur, product management, product marketing, business development, technology evangelism, channel development and management, digital transformation, and as industry analyst and strategist. Background that gives him unique insight into what it takes to create insanely great teams, products and companies.

PersonalMike lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and two daughters. His passions include playing jazz drums, skiing, biking, and hiking.