IIM Lucknow and Emeritus launches CTO program to empower Indian technology leaders
By siliconindia | Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 08:46:19 AM IST
The rapid integration of technology and digital innovation worldwide has expanded Chief Technology Officers' roles. This role includes a complete technological transformation, from streamlining business models and modernizing technology for digital benefits to improving customer experience. Realizing the crucial role of CTOs in today's world, the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, a top business school in India, has partnered with Emeritus, a global leader in providing accessible and affordable high-quality education to individuals and organizations, to launch the Chief Technology Officer Programme.
This high-impact 10-month programme is curated for new and evolving CTOs and CIOs who want to acquire the nuts and bolts of strategic acumen and innovation to unlock strategic technology leadership. The programme can also help seasoned technology leaders who want to establish strategic tech alignment to drive positive organizational impact and claim a C-suite position as well as business owners and leaders who want to harness technology and innovation to drive digital disruption, achieve and maintain competitive advantage, and spur business growth.
According to the Deloitte 2023 Global Technology Leadership Study, 36% of tech executives say they are generating revenue from data or technology, and another 16% plan to do it in the next two years. The role of CTOs is actively expanding and becoming fundamental not just for business growth but also for supporting the ESG functions of the company along with their sustainability goals. Keeping this expanding role in mind, IIM Lucknow’s Chief Technology Officer Programme’s module has been very carefully designed to acknowledge and train leaders for this role. The module includes Data Strategy, and Data Science Pipeline, Innovating for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics at the Cutting Edge, Leading in Generative AI, Blockchain, and Metaverse, Mastering Cloud Strategy and Adoption, Digitalization of Value Chain, Addressing Algorithmic Bias and Ethical Considerations Sustainability and imperative of ESG Cybersecurity among other topics.
This program is designed to offer participants the flexibility to learn, with a curriculum encompassing 100% live online classes led by the distinguished faculty of IIM Lucknow. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to engage in a 3-day campus immersion to network with CXO peers and participate in a capstone project, business simulations, and real-world case studies. The program is aimed at helping professionals acquire knowledge and insights into the latest technology functions, and how to translate this knowledge into developing robust strategies that help achieve organizational goals.
To be eligible for this program, you must hold a Graduate/Diploma/Postgraduate degree, and have a minimum of 10 years of work experience. The program is set to begin in December and requires a fee of INR 5,00,000 plus applicable taxes. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a certificate of completion and be eligible for IIM Lucknow’s Executive Alumni Status, which includes exclusive benefits such as executive alumni status and access to IIM Lucknow’s newsletters, among others.
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