Digital Transformation

  • Digital transformation in the world of business is well underway. While in some industries, digital products have rendered physical goods near obsolete, in others it serves as an invaluable complement to the production and movement of physical goods. This specialization is designed to teach students how to:

    • Assess the benefits and costs of undertaking digital transformations of products and businesses to determine whether this is the appropriate course of action in specific instances;
    • Establish the pathways that need to be traversed to effect the digital transformation of products and businesses; and
    • Execute the digital transformation process to create smart, connected products and businesses.
  • Professor M. Johnny Rungtusanatham, Area Coordinator
    Professor M. Johnny Rungtusanatham, Area Coordinator

Specialization Details by Category

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Courses

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Students must complete 12.00 credits total, consisting of:

  • 12.00 credits of required courses

Required Courses:

  • DATABASE FUNDAMENTALS
  • VISUAL ANALYTICS AND MODELLING
  • REALIZING VALUE FROM AI AND ANALYTICS IN ORGANIZATIONS
  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN BUSINESS I

Elective Courses:

It is also recommended that students in this specialization take courses from the following list of electives:

  • MANAGING CHANGE
  • POWER AND POLITICS IN ORGANIZATIONS
  • CRISIS MANAGEMENT
  • INTERPERSONAL MANAGERIAL SKILLS
  • NEGOTIATIONS
  • THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LEADERSHIP
  • MANAGING TEAM DYNAMICS
  • STRATEGY EXECUTION

 

NOTE: Not all courses required to fulfill a specialization are offered each term. Course offerings are based on factors such as student demand and instructor availability. The office of Student Services & International Relations is available to provide advising on course sequencing and the fulfillment of program and specialization requirements within a student’s period of study. For current course offerings and details, please view the Schulich Course Offerings Database.

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Career Opportunities

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  • The Schulich Career Development Centre

    Your career is top priority at Schulich. To make career decisions that are right for you, the CDC will help you identify strengths, determine career objectives, develop career plans, hone skills for career management and put your professional development plan into action.

    - Our highly experienced CDC Advisors bring a unique combination of first-hand knowledge, experience and diverse perspectives in a wide variety of businesses and industry sectors.

    - Take advantage of a series of proven career-building modules, including up-to-date Job Search Techniques, Self-Assessment, Resume and Cover Letter Writing, and Interview Skills to help you stand out from the competition.

    - Corporate Information Sessions offer you an opportunity to meet top level recruiters, alumni and executives.

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Student Clubs

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Business Technology Management Association (BTMA)

BTMA is a community of Schulich students, alumni and faculty interested in Information Technology and its cogency in Business that serves as a focal point for networking, recruitment and learning opportunities for its stakeholders.

The Graduate BTMA also strives to provide the student community with opportunities to apply and expand their skill set in the area of Information Technology in the context of a business environment.

Email: gradbtma@schulich.yorku.ca