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Digital Transformation Certificate

Bay Path University's Digital Transformation (Dx) Certificate will familiarize recipients with the disruptive impact of Dx on social and industrial systems. Students will gain an historical perspective on large-scale change driven by technological advance. They will become acquainted with a range of Dx tools, both with and introduction to the technical issues, as well as the deployment of these tools to create value for organizations. Students will also learn how to plan and implement Dx in their organization, becoming acquainted with current best practices.

• 9 credit certificate - 3 core courses
• 100% online courses
• CLASSES BEGIN EVERY October

Curriculum & Schedules

Code Course Name Credit Hours
DTX507 Digital Transformation & the Changing World of Work 3

This course provides the historical and current context and implications for such changes

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Understand the components of Dx.
• Differentiate the different kinds of innovation and their implications
• Describe the societal impacts of Dx
• Understand the differential impact of Dx on different industries and jobs
• Understand how Dx reconfigures supply chains, operations, customer experience and interfirm relations along the value chain.
• Provide a reflection how these impending changes impacts your business and career.

DTX587 Tools for Digital Transformation 3

This course provides the student with knowledge and exposure to the tools of the cloud, AI, internet of things, big data, augmented reality, blockchain, and cybersecurity.

Student Learning Outcomes:

• An introduction to a range of new digital technologies, how they interact, and how they can alter the business value chain.
• Understand the function, use, vendors, pros and cons, and examples of Cloud Computing
• Understand the function, use, vendors, pros and cons, and examples of AI
• Understand the function, use, vendors, pros and cons, and examples of Big Data
• Understand the function, use, vendors, pros and cons, and examples of Internet of Things
• Understand the function, use, vendors, pros and cons, and examples of Augmented Reality
• Understand the function, use, vendors, pros and cons, and examples of Blockchain
• Understand the function, use, vendors, pros and cons, and examples of Cybersecurity
• Consider and reflect on how such tools could be used in your organization, or an organization for which you may work.

DTX607 Managing Digital Transformation in your Organization 3

This course introduces the current best practices for exploring and implementing Dx initiatives in an organization.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Understand the urgency of Dx for management
• Learn an overview of business intelligence and infrastructure in an organization
• Understand the relevance of articulating the firm value chain and its relevance to Dx
• Learn relevant planning Canvases to help brainstorm and guide Dx
• Understand the assessment and interrelation of human, technological, and financial resources for Dx
• Understand the importance of design thinking, lean, and agile to Dx
• Learn success and failures and examples of leadership from case studies of Dx over a number of industries
• Design and assess a Dx project