Leading Digital Transformation and Innovation

A Program from HPI and the Stanford Center for Professional Development

Hasso Plattner Institute and the Stanford Center for Professional Development offer a unique, joint program that provides you with a broad overview of the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation for your business. The 3-block-program will equip you with the critical management and technology skills that you need to navigate the ongoing digital evolution and to conceive, lead and execute digital innovation initiatives.


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

As a coherent learning experience, the program covers the crucial challenges that are posed by the digital transformation and the urge for innovation centered on three essential topic areas

  • Design Thinking – Building Your Innovation Culture
    Experience a human-centered approach to innovation that focuses on user needs and therefore leads to fundamentally novel solutions to challenging problems.
  • Digitalization – A Technological Perspective
    Learn the latest trends of digitalization from the experts at HPI, Germany’s leading IT institute.
  • Transformation – Embracing the Entrepreneurial Mindset
    At Stanford, you experience Silicon Valley’s start up ecosystem while learning best practices for implementing innovative ideas and encouraging an entrepreneurial culture in your workplace.

Key benefits at a Glance

  • The program delivers the latest insights and knowledge that enable you to successfully lead and execute digital transformation and innovation initiatives in your organization.
  • You receive a joint certificate from HPI and the Stanford Center for Professional Development.
  • You benefit from a focused and intensive program in diverse formats delivered by leading institutions.
  • Cutting edge themes 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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