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Do you want to future-proof your career and acquire the necessary skills to ensure you are not left behind? Join the Digital Transformation Series - Your Disruptive Advantage in the Digital Society course from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam short course to learn how this is possible.

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Today, many businesses agree on one thing: Digital is the way of the future. Yet, digital transformation is one of the main challenges that businesses are facing. The Digital Transformation Series - Your Disruptive Advantage is offered by the Digital Society course from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam .

Remaining competitive in the 21st century requires businesses to leverage digital technologies to develop and implement new business models. 

This forces businesses to re-evaluate their skills, capabilities, strategies, structures and culture to adopt digital technologies and meet the ever changing needs of customers. 

Course overview

  • Course days: 11-15 January 
  • Course level: Master's, PhD candidates and professionals from all disciplines 
  • Coordinating lecturer: Chante van Tonder
  • Other lecturers: Professor Bart Bossink and Associate Professor Ella Hafermalz
  • Forms of tuition: lectures, workshops that include online group work and interactive group discussion
  • Forms of assessment: group assignment, individual assignment and online presentation
  • Credits: 3 ECTS
  • Contact hours: 25 hours

Programme Structure

Learning Objectives
  • Series 1 - Learn: Explore a comprehensive understanding of the impact of disruption and technology on businesses. 
  • Series 2 - Adapt: Understand the importance of change and flexibility within the digital transformation sphere. 
  • Series 3 - Technologies: Explore different available digital technologies such as Cloud and Mobile solutions, the Internet of Things, etc. to truly transform the business by introducing new business models.
  • Series 4 - Roadmap: Create a road map for implementing a digital transformation strategy and action plan for an organisation.
  • Series 5 - Value: Understand that digital transformation is to create and capture value, thus the value should be measured. Learn how to gather the right data to measure the level of digital transformation within a new/adapted business model of an organisation.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 5 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early Bird deadline: 1 October
  • Application deadline: 15 November







Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Final year Bachelor, Master students, PhD candidates and professionals are all welcome to apply.
  • It is not necessary to provide us with proof of your English. We do expect your English to be sufficient to understand classes and course literature. This means you should have at least a B2 level of English, as developed within the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR). This is comparable to a TOEFL internet test with a score of 92, or an IELTS score of 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    600 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 600 EUR for the full programme during 5 days.
  • EU/EEA

    600 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 600 EUR for the full programme during 5 days.
  • Professionals: €800
  • Students, PhD students and employees at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Amsterdam UMC: €500


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