Leading Digital Transformation and Innovation

A Program from HPI and the Stanford Center for Professional Development

The digital transformation affects every organization; it is both a chance and a challenge. The joint program from Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) and the Stanford Center for Professional Development, “Leading Digital Transformation and Innovation,” offers corporate leaders the latest knowledge from information technology, business, and Design Thinking to manage digital innovation initiatives. Successful participants in the three-month long intensive course receive a joint certificate from HPI and Stanford Center for Professional Development.


Detailed information on our "Leading Digital Transformation and Innovation" program can be found on the HPI Academy website:

The comprehensive training program addresses the crucial challenges of the digital transformation in three core areas:

  • Digitalization – A Technological Perspective
    Find out about all the latest trends in digitalization from the experts at HPI.
  • Design Thinking – Building Your Innovation Culture
    Experience a people-centered approach to innovation that puts users’ needs in the forefront and leads to innovative solutions.
  • Transformation – Embracing the Entrepreneurial Mindset
    At Stanford, experience Silicon Valley’s start up ecosystem while learning best practices for implementing innovative ideas and encouraging an entrepreneurial culture in your workplace.

The Main Benefits at a Glance

  • You benefit from the latest research results, enabling you to successfully initiate and lead transformation and innovation initiatives in your company.
  • You receive a joint certificate from HPI and the Stanford Center for Professional Development.
  • You benefit from a targeted and intensive program in inspirational and diverse formats from leading institutions.
  • Highly topical issues are covered by renowned experts in a practical and targeted way.
  • Visit Silicon Valley—the cradle of innovation—and get an international perspective.

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