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Why Join this Program

Academic Excellence

 Earn a certificate from USC Viterbi School of Engineering 

Transformational Change

Investigate the convergence of business, technology, and innovation 

Hands-on Learning

Case study & capstone project-driven curriculum for an enhanced learning experience

Career Mentorship

1 to 1 mentoring & resume writing and access to 3M+ jobs via our network of 1500+ recruiters


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Program Overview

This program will help you lead transformational growth by developing an understanding of exponential and digital technologies and innovations such as DevOps, IoT, Mixed Reality, Autonomous Systems, and Cybersecurity per regulatory authorities' privacy and security governance policies.

Key Features

  • Program certificate and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from USC Viterbi School of Engineering
  • Masterclasses by top faculty from USC Viterbi School of Engineering
  • Real-world capstone project at the end of the course
  • Curated case studies and projects for an enhanced learning experience
  • Interactive peer learning through group projects and discussions
  • Get noticed by top hiring companies with Simplilearn Career Service
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes by industry experts

Program Advantage

In this program, you will learn to lead transformational growth by developing well-managed, standardized procedures driven by data, tools, and techniques that enable executives to set realistic goals by leveraging technology across the enterprise. 

  • Program Completion Certificate

    Collaboration with USC Viterbi

    • Program certificate and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from USC Viterbi School of Engineering
    • Masterclasses from USC Viterbi's faculty
    • Hands-on experience with a capstone on industry-relevant use cases

Program Details

This immersive Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders program provides a comprehensive curriculum through a blend of online self-paced videos, live masterclasses, and case studies that equips you with the strategic skills and knowledge needed in a rapidly-changing technology landscape.

Learning Path

  • Kick off the Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders program by exploring this unparalleled program that covers all the core concepts that you will need to thrive in your career.

  • This course introduces you to innovative business models, the industrial revolution, and the elements and impact of technological transition. You will create a strategic, transformative plan by inculcating the tools, data, and techniques of innovative technology.

  • In this course, you will learn business strategies for competitive advantages and an IT-supported business framework through a case study-driven curriculum. You will explore how current technology changes are driving global growth and creating business opportunities.

  • Evolution of Digital Technologies is a case study-driven course that will equip you with knowledge of tech jargon, databases; web, mobile, and cloud architecture; Xaas, DevOps, cybersecurity usage, and more. You will learn about the evolving digital technologies in the context of their changing business and economic values.

  • This module will introduce you to emerging technologies like Blockchain, IoT, AI, ML, drones, automation technologies, extended realities, and more. You will explore the applications of autonomous systems and understand the business opportunities being created by advances in key technologies.

  • In this course, you will learn the technology nuances used to establish a functional relationship between IT managers and business managers. You will optimize your role in the use of emerging technology by designing strategic, collaborative, and transparent IT processes to lead towards the goal of advancing the organization to growth and a successful future.

  • In this capstone project, you will have the chance to put the skills you gained to use in this Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders course. You will learn how to resolve issues that pertain to the actual world and your industry through focused mentorship sessions.

  • Take this interactive online Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders training class conducted by faculty from USC Viterbi School of Engineering and gain insights about advancements and usage in emerging technologies.

Skills Covered

  • Digital transformation
  • Innovation and disruption
  • Techforward business strategy
  • Evolution of digital technologies
  • Emerging digital technologies
  • Strategic role of IT in an organization

Tools Covered

AIBusiness ModelBusiness strategy frameworkCloud ComputingCybersecurityDBDevOpsDigital TransformationIoTML

Program Advisors

  • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, PhD

    Bhaskar Krishnamachari, PhD

    Director of USC Viterbi Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things

    Bhaskar Krishnamachari is Professor and Ming Hsieh Faculty Fellow in Electrical Engineering at the Viterbi School of Engineering, USC. He is a faculty member in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Computer Science.


Batch Profile

This program is perfect for working professionals from diverse backgrounds and industries, adding richness to class interactions and discussions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 43%Software Product - 13%Manufacturing - 20%Pharma & Healthcare - 7%BFS - 7%Others - 10%
    Wells Fargo
    Tata Consultancy Services

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

To gain admission to the Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders, candidates:

Should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field
Do not require a background in programming
5+ years of professional experience is required

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Program Benefits

  • Earn CEUs from USC Viterbi School of Engineering
  • Program certificate from USC Viterbi School of Engineering
  • Complete the program while you work
  • Active recruiters include Amazon, Google, and more
  • 8X higher live interaction


  • What advantage will I gain from completing this Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders program?

    Everything you need to know will be covered in this thorough program, from fundamental ideas to complex skills and methods. This Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders program will provide you with all the necessary capabilities even if you are a newbie with no prior experience. Additionally, you will get the chance to learn from professionals in the field who are knowledgeable about the most recent trends and industry best practices. On top of that, you can take online training on a schedule that suits you from wherever without leaving your job.

  • What is the best way to understand the role of emerging technologies in daily business?

    Online guides and books may be useful to certain students, while others may prefer to receive their instruction from qualified instructors. The most effective method for learning the potential role of emerging technologies will ultimately depend on your personal tastes. Enrolling in this Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders program is becoming more and more popular since it gives students intensive training from academic and professional experts while allowing them to learn from anywhere and at any time.

  • What certificate(s) will I earn?

    You will earn an Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders certification from USC Viterbi School of Engineering when you complete the program. You will also receive a Simplilearn certificate for each of the courses you complete in the learning path.

  • Do I need experience to take this Emerging technology for Business Leaders?

    Yes, this program is specially designed for business leaders who have experience in their respective fields. 

  • What are my options to learn Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders?

    You can opt to learn online learning which may include self-paced online training, text or video tutorials, eBooks, or instructor-led live virtual classroom training. Choose whatever suits your preferences in your quest to understand the role of technical skills in business.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders program. 

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the program price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.
    * Disclaimer
    This Emerging Technologies for Business Leaders is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree.

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