Get over 50 years of expertise in digital transformation and manufacturing

Join the Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Course

  • 8 week, workshop-style program​
  • 2-4h commitment per week that fits your full-time job​
  • Hands-on advice and a practical toolkit full of frameworks, templates, and case studies​
  • With industry experts from Volkswagen, Dürr, ZEISS, Mercedes-Benz, and more

Register new to secure this price: €1,950

Leading manufacturing companies trust in our cohort-based programs

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Our curriculum is developed with domain experts from the industry

The content itself covers and sharpens the subject of digital transformation. In addition, speakers with remarkable experience provide a clear view of complex topics.

Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Module 1
Digital Manufacturing — an Overview
Learn about the latest developments in manufacturing, which use cases work better than others and understand upcoming business models.
Module 2
Preparing yourself for success
How to use methods such as self-reflection to strengthen your personal potential to set yourself up for success.
Module 3
How to assess new business opportunities
Learn how to assess new solutions and get a catalog of questions you can ask when assessing new business opportunities and apply them.
Module 4
How to structure a pilot project
We’ll share a step-by-step guide for successful collaboration with new solution providers. Learn the best practices when setting up a new project.
Module 5
Stakeholder management and change management
Learn how to communicate advantages and disadvantages effectively. We also teach you how to successfully manage change within your organization.
Module 6
Shopfloor IT systems
Learn about the different IT systems used on the shop floor and get a better understanding of how these systems work together.
Module 7
Implementing solutions and increasing end-user adoption
Learn about must do’s when implementing new solutions and how to get your co-workers onboard.
Module 8
Future opportunities and case study discussion

Identify new trends, explore future opportunities with other peers and discuss your case study exercises.

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Completion rate

In contrast to traditional online courses, we have a 100% completion rate.

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NPS

Our programs show super high satisfaction rates among our learners.

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Countries
Our community has 150+ members with experts and alumni from all over the world.

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Classmates
From our experience and feedback, 20 is the perfect class size for a collaborative learning environment.

Get first-hand insights into digital transformation from field-tested experts

How this course works

The course consists of online workshops, video lessons, exercises, case studies, and templates. We’ll give you pre-work before the course and provide you with ongoing feedback. This will ensure the best learning experience possible and enable you to use your learnings directly for your daily work. The expected workload per week is between 2-4 hours.

Active Learning

We'll engage with you, will always make time for Q&A, and give you continuous feedback during the whole course.

Personalized​

Benefit from small classes of maximum 20 learners to ensure a personalized learning experience tailored to your needs.​

Case Studies and Templates​

We're using your current challenges, case studies and examples from the industry that will help you to apply your learnings to your job.​

Community

Become part of a global community of tech and industrial experts to build and grow your network.

Built and led by operators with first-hand experience

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Robin Dechant

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After studying Industrial Engineering and Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Robin has spent many years investing in manufacturing startups with Point Nine Capital. During this time, he has worked with founders and industry experts on the digital transformation in manufacturing. Three years ago, he started writing a monthly Newsletter about the Future of Manufacturing that is read by a few thousand people today.
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Dr. Wolfgang Hackenberg

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Wolfgang has spent more than 10 years at Volkswagen, was in the upper management and headed the shop floor IT as well as the Smart.Production:Lab. In October 2018, he co-founded SYNAOS, a company that is developing SYNA.OS, an AI-based operating system for intralogistics in warehouses and factories.
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Dr. Linda Truong

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Linda is currently a Head of Division at the Manufacturing Industry practice of adesso SE, a leading IT service provider. Prior to joining adesso, she lead the digital transformation journey at an automotive supplier (Dürr) and built digital products for electric vehicle drivers at BMW. Her areas of expertise cover business development, digital product management as well as technology and innovation management. She is a former top management consultant, speaker and coach in executive education programs. Linda attended WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, one of the premier business schools in Germany, and earned a PhD in management from University of Saint Gallen (Switzerland).
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Peer Braun

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Peer joined the Daimler “CAReer” program in 2014. Since then, he gained extensive experience how to promote & steer corporate innovation as Digital Transformation Officer at Mercedes-Benz plant Ludwigsfelde. He is an experienced project manager and product owner in corporate IoT environment and at the production shopfloor.
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Victoria Berg

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Victoria is a researcher, top management consultant and speaker. In her work as a consultant with HPO Research & Consulting, she supports top executives in her personal development and leadership skills and accompanies organisations in their cultural transformation. Since more than 6 years, Victoria is doing research in the field of positive psychology. In her PhD she focuses on the impact of positive psychological resources executives and founders use on their success and failure. As a speaker, she gives input to topics like leadership or positive psychological concepts. Victoria holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
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Marco Holst

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Marco started as a Product Manager at ZEISS Digital Innovation Partners four years ago. Today, he drives the transformation of the software portfolio in the Industrial Quality & Research segment. Prior to ZEISS, he worked in the corporate strategy department at Siemens and founded a consulting firm for business model innovation for German SMEs. Marco holds degrees in economics and finance from Zeppelin University and LMU Munich and attended the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM).

Meet our learners from around the world

“I think anyone who’s interested in upskilling themselves on this ever-changing topic would benefit from this course.
After completing only 1 out of the 7 weeks, I was already recommending it to my clients from the global FMCG industry.”

Lisa 🇫🇷

I already recommended the course to some colleagues and friends. It is a significant addition to extend your view on the digitalization process. You can easily get lost in the endless opportunities and learning valuable lessons from the experiences of others can improve your strategy and reduce the numerous chances for failure. Personally, the course (one element of many) has helped me to gain an advantage and we are about to win two major projects soon. So go for it!”

Lukas 🇩🇪

“The course is well structured and the period of time of 7 weeks in combination with assignments ensures that discussed content will understand deeply. The content itself covers and sharpens the subject of digital transformation. In addition, speakers with remarkable experience provide a clear view of complex topics. The atmosphere within the class was a safe space, in which individual development can flourish.”

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