84.00 Hours Required

Digital disruption is reshaping entire industries, creating an urgent need for organizations to adapt, innovate, and thrive in a dynamic environment. This program is designed for professionals seeking to understand and implement digital transformation strategies.


This program is delivered in collaboration with Tantus.

Digital transformation involves strategic, organized, and collaborative efforts to leverage digital technologies to enhance business processes, culture and customer experience. The goal of digital transformation is to improve business performance and deliver value. It integrates digital technology into all business areas, fundamentally changing how an organization thinks, operates, and provides value to their customers. It also requires a mindset shift that enables the organization to continually challenge the status quo, embrace experimentation and innovation, and explore new approaches to solving problems.

By completion of this program, successful learners will be able to:

  • Describe the scope, impact, and key drivers of digital transformation
  • Carry out a digital maturity assessment to evaluate an organization's digital maturity and identify areas in need of enhancement
  • Develop business-aligned digital transformation strategies that encompass technology, culture, and organizational objectives
  • Recognize the pivotal roles of customer experiences and data-driven decision-making in the digital transformation landscape
  • Describe key digital technologies and make well-informed, strategic choices regarding their adoption and integration
  • Implement effective change management strategies that foster adaptability and cohesion throughout the digital transformation journey
  • Assess the progress and impact of digital transformation initiatives, utilizing data-driven metrics and KPIs to refine and optimize strategies

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This program is perfect if you...

  • Wish to become a Digital Transformation Strategist, designing and leading digital transformation strategies in organizations, identifying key areas of change and ensuring alignment with overall business goals
  • Wish to become a Digital Project Manager, overseeing specific digital transformation projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and meeting transformation objectives
  • Wish to become a Change Management Specialist, focussing on the people side of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles, and organization structures
  • Wish to become a Digital Innovation Officer, working to foster innovation and integrate new technologies in business processes, services, and products as a part of the digital transformation journey

What will I get?

Students who complete this program will receive a Digital Badge.

Program details


Courses in this program are delivered online. Courses are scheduled at convenient times, allowing you to complete the program at a pace that fits your life.

You should plan on studying and working approximately 8 hours per week per course.

Online learning fits into busy schedules by taking the learning experience out of the traditional classroom. Students have online access to instructors, fellow learners, and learning materials.

Before taking your first online course, we recommended taking our free course: Digital Skills for Learning Online

6 Courses, 84 Hours

All Continuing Education programs are developed with part-time learners in mind. Digital Transformation is an 84-hour program.

The length of time it takes to complete this program varies by student. If you take one course per term (four courses a year), you will likely complete the program in 12 months. You will complete the program faster if you take multiple courses per term.

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The approximate cost to complete Digital Transformation is $3,894.

You do not require a degree or diploma to apply for admission to this program.

To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

Students will be automatically admitted when they register for any of the courses in the program.

Prior learning from other post-secondary institutions

Advanced standing may be granted for equivalent, graded courses completed at other post-secondary institutions. Credit may be granted up to a maximum of 42 hours towards this program.

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Transferring credit from other Continuing Education programs

If you have completed requirements for another University of Calgary Continuing Education program, you may be able to transfer some credits to this program. For details, please review the "Credit towards other programs" information in the programs you have completed. To transfer credits, please contact a student advisor.

Maximum advanced standing and transferred credit

The combined total of advanced standing and transferred credits cannot exceed 42 hours for this program.

Each year, scholarships and awards are given to deserving students not only for their academic achievement, but also for community involvement. Award sponsors include both corporate and private donors.

To apply, you must meet eligibility criteria and submission deadlines. Students in this program may be eligible for the following awards:

It is the student's responsibility to ensure all requirements for graduation are fulfilled.

See Graduation for details.

This program does not qualify students to apply for an international study permit.

International students who wish to live and work in Canada should consider our International Professional Programs.

Get a 10% discount

Receive a discount of 10% per course by registering for all 6 courses at the same time.

Register online or by calling 403-220-2866 or 1-866-220-4992. Some restrictions may apply (i.e., all courses must take place within the current academic year).

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