This introductory 1-day course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and techniques of how to accelerate digital business transformation with confidence. It will also help you identify how to optimise your digital advantage and become a future-ready adaptive data-driven business.
Digital Innovation and the application of new technologies continue to rapidly disrupt every enterprise’s business and operating models in every economic sector.
Advancing any business digitally will hinge on choosing the right technologies and aligning these to the business strategic plans, innovating the business and operating models and practices, as well as preparing the organisation for change in order to deliver the desired outcomes for its customers and users, at pace.
WHO SHOULD ENROL: This course is aimed at senior and middle managers who wish to innovate and jump-start their digital transformation.
WHO PARTICIPATED: Organisations from public and private sectors such as: Abu Dhabi Investment Council, ADNOC, BAPCO, City of Glasgow College, Cleveland Clinic, Defence and Security Accelerator DASA (UK), Global Aluminium, King Saoud University, Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority, Masdar Renewable Energy, Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Information Technology Oman, Mubadala Investment Company UAE, NATO Strategic Command, National Cybersecurity Authority (KSA), Omantel, Protection Group International, Qatar Central Bank, Qatar University, Raytheon, UK Defence Intelligence, UK Ministry of Defence MoD, UK Security Services, University of Bahrain amongst many others.
Prof Sa’ad Sam Medhat
PhD MPhil CEng FIET FCIM FCMI FRSA FIKE FIoD
Professor Medhat is Chief Executive of the IKE Institute where he helps businesses and academic institutions develop effective strategies for growth. Medhat is a Trustee of the STEM Foundation, a Visiting Professor to the University of Westminster, a Visiting Professor to University of Suffolk, a Visiting Professor to Plymouth's University of St Mark & St John, a serial entrepreneur, a business innovator and an inventor with patents and extensive publications and books worldwide. Medhat sits on the boards of a number of international companies and colleges. He is also a member of the BSI and ISO Technical Committees for developing Innovation Management Standards. He has worked in business, education and policy and has a unique perspective on what makes an organisation really innovative. Professor Medhat led innovation accreditations and benchmarking certifications in many multinational organisations such as Abellio, BAE Systems, EDF Energy, Hitachi Nuclear, Magnox, MBDA Missile Systems, Ministry of Defence, Panasonic, Raytheon and Thales amongst others.
Medhat has an established reputation for driving forward ideas and making things happen. Former roles include Vice President of NASDAQ technology company, IBM Professor of Concurrent Engineering, Intergraph Professor of Electronic Design Automation, founding Principal & Chief Executive of the University of Dubai, Director of the UK Engineering and Technology Board, Governor of Activate Learning (a group of colleges in Oxfordshire and Berkshire). He holds a PhD and Master degrees in engineering and technology and is a fellow of a number of royal chartered professional institutions in technology, management and marketing..