Critical Skills For Digital Economy
An Express, 2 Day Intensive Entrepreneurial Workshop, Where You Will Have A Complete Business Template To Hit The Ground Running!
This program will help you understand, appreciate and implement how to continuously update critical skills that match rapid real-world challenges as a means to cope, contribute and seize the new opportunities that digital technologies are opening in many areas.
Industry 4.0 What is it?
What are the dimensions:
Robots, Big Data, Additive Manufacturing, Augmented Reality, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, System Integration, Simulation, Artificial Intelligence
Case Studies of organizations moving towards industry 4.0
Discussion – How can you get in line with industry 4.0?
Strategic Perspective to acquire Critical Skills
Strategy is not just for Senior Leadership Team. Why learn Strategy? What is Strategic Intent and Vision?
Case Study: Microsoft and the 5 barriers
Lack of sharing in timely manner
Not receptive to changes
More talk than action
Mechanistic action and not being innovative
Too complacent with status quo
Developing strategic mindset through all levels of the organization
How to build Cognitive flexibility?
Critical (Left), Creative (Right), Systems and Design Thinking
Process of Innovative and Adaptive Thinking (To aid in Problem Solving and Decision Making)
Clarify what you need to know, what you already know
Drill deep into issues
Consider different perspectives
Weigh evidence and Test out different ideas
Integrate all ideas into existing systems, processes and products
Prioritizing Problems and Focusing on Specific Problems
Expect the Unexpected
Computational Thinking and Analytics
Prioritizing Problems and Focusing on Specific Problems
6-Steps of Problem Solving and Decision Making:
Define (Situation) and Break problem into parts or steps (Decomposition)
Analyse (Causes) and Recognize patterns or trends (Recognition and Abstraction)
Select Solutions and Consider Financial, Technological and Infrastructural constraints. (Algorithmic Thinking)
Evaluate (Review and Revise)
Generalize patterns and trends into rules, principles or insights
Industry-level Tools for Data visualization – R, MOA, Hadoop
Collaborating across boundaries and Disciplines
Geert Hofstede’s 4 cultural dimensions and impact on communication. Adapt communication to different personality profiles.
Avoid conflicts Eg) Understand how others view criticism, feedback
Set clear standards Eg) Time-keeping despite different time zones and national holidays and a Code for Collaboration.
Leverage Technology effectively like GoToMeeting, WhatsApp, TimeDoctor, Google Hangouts to enhance remote collaboration. Be mindful of “voice and tone language”. Emailing across cultures
Develop eco-system of multi-disciplinary Teams and spot trends and patterns
How to negotiate PRODUCTIVELY with the various stakeholders?
Building an Innovation Protocol
6-Steps Innovation Protocol
Reach across businesses for ideas (Ideation)
Engage Clients in products/solutions development
Look to disruptive technologies to foster innovation (Convergent and Divergent Thinking)
Learn from mistakes
Make innovation a management priority
Promote innovation Change
Be the Change and Create a Change
Kotter’s 8-Step Change
Persuasive communication in blogs, Social Media, Press
Persuasive communication in 5 settings: With Client, With Partners/Vendors, With subordinates, With another department/stakeholder and With Senior Management (Heavy practice sessions)
Develop content for multi-channel communications
Putting it all together
2 Days (16 Hours)
Day 1 & 2: 9AM to 6PM
16 hours Synchronous (F2F or virtual) training
+ 1 hour assessment
+ 2 hours asynchronous e-learning on LearnGlobal
This course is for learners who want to acquire skills in emerging technologies. These skills will proactively help build not just the business acumen but the mindset shift necessary to proactively adapt quickly to changing circumstances in the evolving new economy
- Business Graduates
- Business startups
- Working Professionals
- Key Executives
At The End Of The Course,
You Should Be Able To:
- Be able to know the fundamental and critical skills of the digital economy,
- Get familiarized with the nature and extent of the global digital economy today,
- Evaluate the various challenges that the globalization of digital economy presents,
- Gain awareness of the likely global implications of digital economy development in the future,
- Create a framework for analyzing advancement in technological innovation in the global economy.
This workshop is facilitated by Kannan Chettiar, CEO of Avvanz, who has more than 24 years of Corporate Leadership and Management experiences in Asia, NA and EMEA. He is an award-winning Technopreneur – Executive of the Year – Human Resources Technology. His technopreneurship through Avvanz (www.avvanz.com) has disrupted the entire Employee Lifecycle Management. As a result, Avvanz has won several awards including a Gold Medal.
Kannan has delivered this workshop in Asia, UK and US to several Fortune 500 companies. In addition to being a Mentor for startups and Thought Leader who delivers speeches globally and offers expert
opinions on TV (news, documentaries and talk shows) and press media, Kannan is also an highly rated International Trainer who has trained several global organizations (including SIA, Cisco, Airbus, Thales, Total Oil, Mercer, Thermo Fisher, Rehau, Roche, Jotun, TUV SUD, HP, HPE, Essilor, Peninsula, PON Asia, William Grant, Oriental Motors and Singapore government subsidized WSQ courses).
Other Trainers in the Team: Randy Sng, Vivian Chung
Avvanz can contextualise and customise this two-day workshop for your organization. By the end of the two-day period, learners will have worked on a digital canvas strategy – actionable plan to drive the learners and the organization forward to thrive in Industry 4.0. Avvanz can offer consulting to execute the digitalization plan as well.
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