Business Transformation in Disruptive Times

Tuition Fee: 
1 926.00 USD
Tuition Fee THB: 
฿ 0.00
06 - 12 October 2021

AITX, in collaboration with Singapore Institute Management (SIM), Singapore,

Offers the Professional Development online course on Business Transformation in Disruptive Times

Registrations received on or before 6 September 2021 – USD1,605

Registrations received after 6 September 2021 – USD1,926


Course overview

In today’s competitive, knowledge driven world, innovation is the key to survive and thrive in their respective business. The successful exploitation of new ideas is paramount to a business being able to improve its processes, products and services to market.

AIT Extension, the professional development capacity building arm of the Asian Institute of Technology in collaboration with Singapore Institute Management (SIM), Singapore, will be organizing this most invaluable professional development training online course on Business Transformation in Disruptive Times

The Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) is Singapore’s leading private education and lifelong learning institution, recognized for equipping individuals and enterprises to be future-ready and empowering them to fulfil their highest aspirations.

Course benefits

After successfully completing this online course, the participants will be able to:

  • Apply Design Thinking to reframe problems in a positive way
  • Apply Systems Thinking to diagnose situations correctly
  • Create solutions that are effective and sustainable
  • Build insights on the transformative impact of digitalization on businesses and critically assess how best to integrate new technologies into the traditional business process
  • Lead Change through transformational leadership and develop an adaptive response to VUCA in a rapidly evolving environment
  • Develop a sound understanding of agile business strategy and how business leaders can implement a realistic business scenario.

Course outline

Module 1: Design Thinking – Innovating for Success

  • Overview of Design Thinking
  • Principles of Design Thinking
  • Phases of Design Thinking
  • Concept & Tools for Inspiration
  • Case Studies
  • Design Thinking, Applied

Module 2: Systems Thinking – Managing Complexity

  • Overview of Systems Thinking
  • Concept of Systems Thinking
  • Framework for Systems Thinking
  • Solving Complex Problem
  • Strategy Creation
  • Anticipating Unintended Consequences
  • Systems Thinking, Applied

Module 3: Change Management

  • Understanding the Need for Change
  • Ensuring Organization’s Readiness for Change
  • Leading Change & New Leadership Skills 

Module 4: Business Strategy and Transformation

  • Developing Leadership Skills in the Digital Workplace
  • Agile Thinking in Digital

Module 5: Business Impact of Digitalization

  • The Impact of Digitalization
  • Digital Business Strategy and Transformation
  • AI trends and business use cases
  • AI's impact on the Future of Work


5 days

Learning Schedule

6 October 2021: Design Thinking – Innovating for Success by Mr. Tan Hong Wee

7 October 2021: Systems Thinking –Managing Complexity by Mr. Tan Hong Wee

8 October 2021: Change Management by Mr. Sam Hanna

11 October 2021: Business Strategy and Transformation by Dr. Tanatat Puttasuwan

12 October 2021: Business Impact of Digitalization by Mr. Kevin Pereira

Who should attend?

Level 3 - New Managers
Level 4 - Managers
Level 5 - Senior Managers & Directors

Programme leader

Mr. Tan Hong Wee, Associate Trainer, SIM Professional Development & Enterprise Learning, SIM

Mr. Sam Hanna, Deputy Exec Director, AIT Extension Affiliate Faculty, School of Management, AIT

Mr. Kevin Pereira, Managing Director, Financial Services, Blu Artificial Intelligence Adjunct Faculty, School of Management, AIT

Dr. Tanatat Puttasuwan, Adjunct Professor in the School of Management, AIT