Enterprise Transformation

Course Description

How do you manage your company today while preparing it for tomorrow? Today’s business environment is complex, dynamic, and uncertain. Companies are continuously exposed to a myriad of challenges, including innovation, technological disruptions, global competition, leadership change, and shifting economic, social, and regulatory conditions. To ensure survival and growth, decision makers must lead their enterprise with an effective data-driven transformation strategy.

Blending best practices with perspectives from systems thinking, innovation, change management, and big data analytics and visualization, this course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to guide your organization from “as-is” to your desired “to-be” . By analyzing the successes and failures of real-life companies, you will explore how to best prepare, evaluate, and execute your enterprise transformation The course will include an examination of enterprise challenges; formulation and interpretation of the transformed enterprises; use and application of analytics and visualization; and discussion of transformation strategies and plans. Through lectures, case studies, and problem-solving sessions, you will develop practical approaches to create transformation success.

Course ID: INTD 2000P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14769 Oct 13, 2014 Oct 15, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,995
15572 Oct 12, 2015 Oct 14, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,995

Who Should Attend

This 3-day course is ideal for fast-rising managers and decision makers in all industries who need to take on key responsibilities in data-driven enterprise transformation. This program is most appropriate for those with backgrounds in engineering, technology, science, economics, defense or other technical fields who have gained or are soon to gain management responsibilities.

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn Foundational Principles and Frameworks of Enterprise Transformation
  • Apply Systems Thinking to Enterprise Analysis
  • Recognize drivers, enablers, and obstacles of transformation.
  • Learn about necessary Competencies for Enterprise Transformation
  • Conduct a Self-Assessment of Current and Future State of Enterprise
  • Assess Enterprise Transformation Readiness
  • Apply Tools and Concepts for Transformation Analysis
  • Learn about Data-Driven Analytics and Visualization Tools for Enterprise Transformation


  • Enterprise Challenges
  • Ends, Means and Scope of Transformation
  • Transformation Methodology
  • Making Sense of Organizational Phenomena
  • Inferring and recognizing the “as is” enterprise structure and the exogenous and endogenous forces for change
  • Formulating and interpreting the “to be” or transformed enterprise.
  • Formulating visions, strategies and plans for transformation
  • Analytics and visualization for enterprise transformation
  • Assessing individual and organizational responses to transformation.



  • Textbook, Enterprise Transformation: Understanding and Enabling Fundamental Change, William B. Rouse, (Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management), Wiley-Interscience, 2006

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Kristi P Kirkland