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  • Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Self-Paced Learning


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Program Overview

This Digital Transformation Course will focus on the critical aspects of building a digital-ready business. You'll learn everything from understanding and leveraging the drivers of transformation to building a digital business strategy, leading organizations, and helping them navigate through digital disruption.

Key Features

  • Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University
  • Become eligible to be part of the Purdue University Alumni Association
  • Joint KPMG in India - Simplilearn PGP Certificate
  • Masterclasses delivered by top faculty from Purdue University, and senior consultants from KPMG
  • Real-world capstone projects and mentoring by experts from KPMG
  • Interactive peer learning via Harvard Business Publishing case studies and real-life group projects
  • 8X higher live interaction with live online classes by industry experts

Post Graduate Program Advantage

This Digital Transformation Course brings together centuries of academic excellence and thought-leadership of Purdue University and KPMG in India. This program puts you on the right path to become a digital transformation leader.

  • Course Completion Certificate

    Partnering with Purdue University

    • Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University
    • Become eligible to be part of the Purdue University Alumni Association
    • Master Classes delivered by Purdue faculty
  • Powered by KPMG

    Powered by KPMG

    • Real-world case studies authored by HBS professors and other top business school educators
    • Analyze business situations and different aspect of managerial decision making
    • Discover new ways to approach and solve business problems

Program Details

Learn ways to spot the opportunities for disruption in your industry. Develop a disruptive digital business model driven by a customer-centric product. Build a winning marketing strategy for a digitally disrupted world. Provide essential digital leadership needed for your business to succeed.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Digital Transformation in collaboration with Purdue University. Explore everything about this digital transformation course covering a host of reformative concepts and kickstart your journey with an introductory course on Digital Transformation.

  • Begin by understanding the elements and impact of disruption, and how to spot disruption in any industry. Understand the underlying patterns of successful digital disruptors. Learn how disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence can transform the business landscape. And finally, build a digital business model to make the most of the opportunity you have spotted.

  • Master design thinking as a tool for strategic product and service innovation. In this part of the digital transformation course, identify and pursue an innovation opportunity, explore the human-centered design framework to develop products and services that are desirable, viable, and feasible. Take away many practical tools and templates of innovation with you.

  • Learn how the agile business model differs from traditional business models, understand the nuances, and explore its benefits. Create a blueprint and roadmap for an agile business transformation that can successfully support a business transformation. Build your own agile playbook and understand what it takes to become an Agile leader.

  • Identify the barriers to a successful transformation effort. Understand the rules of personal leadership, gain the know-how of building and leading teams to success, and driving a culture of innovation at an organizational level. Provide essential digital leadership to lead your organization through disruptive change.

  • The Digital Business Model Capstone project will allow you to apply the concepts, frameworks, and tools learned during this program to create a real-world business transformation strategy.

  • Attend online interactive masterclasses conducted by the renowned faculties from Purdue University and KPMG as part of this Digital Transformation Course. Learn the process shifts, digital tools, and management skills that will make you much more effective at leading Digital Transformation in organizational contexts.

  • Understand a digital-native customer’s path to purchase. Gain the practical tools and framework to reach, engage, and deliver value to your customers in a digital world. Define a comprehensive digital marketing strategy and develop a media buying plan to help your digital business model succeed.

  • Step into the world of Big Data with an introduction to Hadoop and its ecosystem components.

  • This Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) is designed to help learners decode the mystery of artificial intelligence and its business applications. This AI for beginners course provides an overview of AI concepts and workflows, machine learning, deep learning, and performance metrics.

Skills Covered

  • Digital Disruption
  • Digital Strategy
  • Digital Business Model
  • Agile Business Transformation
  • Design Thinking
  • People Leadership
  • Digital Marketing
  • Artificial Intelligence

Tools Covered

User Journey MappingAffinity DiagramPrototypingBrainstormingRapid IdeationInnovation FrameworkDigital Disruption FrameworkFramework for Collaborative Innovation

Harvard Case Studies

  • Project 1

    WalMart Update

    Step into shoes of Wal-Mart's leader,identify a corporate strategy to enter highly competitive e-commerce market while competing against Amazon.

    WalMart Update
  • Project 2

    ING Bank Facing Digital Disruption

    Drive customer experience and accelerate growth with help of digital strategy as the CEO of ING Groep NV, a successful Dutch-based bank.

    ING Bank Facing Digital Disruption
  • Project 3

    Design Thinking and Innovation at Apple

    Think like a Chief Innovator to create great products by understanding Apple's approach to innovation, management, and design thinking.

    Design Thinking and Innovation at Apple
  • Project 4

    IDEO Human Centered Service Design

    With one of the world's leading design firm IDEO, learn human-centered innovation culture and processes to make your organization more innovative

    IDEO Human Centered Service Design
  • Project 5

    Asia Miles Road to Stakeholder Centric Insight Driven Innovation

    Drive change management process in an organization to to inculcate design thinking into their culture, systems and employees as a part of Asia Miles'leadership.

    Asia Miles Road to Stakeholder Centric Insight Driven Innovation
  • Project 6

    Design Thinking at Great Lakes The Search for Growth

    Step into shoes of Great Lakes' Innovation Team, to explore and develop profitable revenue growth opportunities to enter snack foods market.

  • Project 7

    Designing an Employee Wellness Approach

    Step into the shoes of a Design Consultant, to help Arena Industries leaders identify and address opportunities to improve employee wellness.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors and Trainers

Program Advisors

  • Professor Sorin Adam Matei

    Professor Sorin Adam Matei

    Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Communication, Purdue University

    Prof. Matei researches digital knowledge creation and teaches various topics including human-AI/technology interaction, ethics, and strategies of AI and Data technologies. He leads many international research projects, including training & education in collaboration with Google News Lab.


Program Trainers

  • Nagendra Nyamgondalu

    Nagendra Nyamgondalu

    Co-Founder & Principal Advisor

    Skill Velocity

  • Noah Chancellor

    Noah Chancellor

    Founder & CEO


  • Abhinav Mahadevan

    Abhinav Mahadevan

    Program Manager- Agile Coach


  • Prabhu Venkatramanan

    Prabhu Venkatramanan

    GM & Head - Digital CoE

    ACG World

  • ChandraSekar Pandyan

    ChandraSekar Pandyan

    Design & Innovation Coach

    QGLUE Strategic Design & Innovation

  • Bernadette D Chambers

    Bernadette D Chambers

    Instructor Senior Analyst



Lead Digital Transformation

The global digital transformation market size is expected to grow from USD 469.8 billion in 2020 to USD 1009.8 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.5% during the forecast period.

Job IconOnly 44%

Companies are prepared for digital disruption in their industry

Source: Deloitte
Job IconFor 87% Business Leaders

Digitalization is a priority

Source: Gartner
Job Icon41% organizations

Emphasize on communication and emerging technology

Source: CompTIA

Batch Profile

Digital Transformation course caters to working professionals from a variety of industries & backgrounds; students diversity adds richness to class discussions & interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 55%BFSI - 14%Manufacturing - 11%Healthcare - 5%Other - 15%
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    Digital Initiatives course learners from Oracle, Raleigh
    Digital Initiatives course learners from Cognizant, Raleigh
    Digital Initiatives course learners from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Raleigh
    Digital Initiatives course learners from Tata Consultancy Services, Raleigh

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

The candidates must possess at least one of the first two criteria below:

Five years of experience
A Bachelor's degree in any discipline
A strategy/general management background is desirable but not required

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this Digital Transformation Course is $ 4,279

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.


Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

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Program Benefits

  • Joint Simplilearn - Purdue Program completion certificate
  • Membership to the Purdue Alumni Association
  • Masterclasses from top Purdue instructors
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Complete this certification program while you work

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  • Is the Course on Digital Transformation Accredited or Certified?

    Yes, Purdue University's Post-Graduate-level course on Digital Transformation is delivered in partnership with Purdue University, which offers certificates to learners and ensures the highest educational standards and industry recognition. Moreover, learners will receive an additional certification from KPMG, one of the big 4s in accounting, which acts as the course’s industrial partner. Thus, this course on digital transformation is widely recognized across the industry.

  • What are the eligibility criteria's for this Digital Transformation Course in collaboration with Purdue University?

    For admission to this Digital Transformation Course, candidates must possess at least one of the first two criteria below:

    • Five years of experience
    • A Bachelor's degree in any discipline
    • A strategy or general management background is desirable (but not required)

  • What are the prerequisites for taking this Digital Transformation course?

    It is beneficial to have a strategy or general management background to take this digital transformation certification.

  • Is the Course on Digital Transformation Offered Online or On-Campus?

    Purdue University’s Post Graduate Program in Digital Transformation is offered online, allowing you to learn from anywhere at your convenient time. This course on digital transformation is specifically designed for working professionals who wish to upskill themselves while pursuing a full-time career.

  • How Does the Course on Digital Transformation Prepare Students for Industry Challenges?

    Our course on digital transformation equips students with cutting-edge tools and strategies, providing real-world case studies and hands-on projects. Moreover, the course is backed by KPMG, which is one of the big 4s in accounting, and experienced professionals from KPMG mentor learners. Their expert-led sessions prepare students to tackle current industry challenges effectively.

  • Is a Digital Transformation Certification Different from a Degree?

    A Digital Transformation certification focuses on practical, industry-relevant skills, providing targeted expertise, and is shorter in duration. So, it's a faster, specialized way to enhance your career compared to a traditional degree.

  • What Are the Key Skills I'll Acquire in a Digital Transformation Program?

    Through our digital transformation program, you'll acquire skills in data analysis, digital marketing, IoT implementation, strategic thinking, leadership, and change management – all essential for successful digital transformation initiatives.

  • What Are the Future Prospects and Salary Potential After Completing Digital Transformation Training?

    Completing our Digital Transformation Training opens doors to lucrative roles in digital strategy, consulting, analytics, and more. Salaries are competitive, with significant growth potential, as businesses increasingly invest in digital initiatives.

  • How Does Digital Transformation Training Differ from Traditional Business Programs?

    Digital transformation training is highly specialized, focusing on technology-driven strategies, data analysis, and innovation. They are often shorter and better tailored to address the unique challenges of the digital era. Traditional business programs are longer in duration, and in many cases, the curriculum of such programs fails to adapt well to the ever-expanding world of digital business as they still need to be updated.

  • Do Digital Transformation professionals require coding experience?

    No, coding experience is not mandatory for taking this digital transformation course.

  • What is the admission process for this Digital Transformation Program?

    The admission process for this Digital transformation program consists of three easy steps:

    • Interested candidates will need to apply by submitting the application form online
    • Candidates will be shortlisted by an admission panel based on the application submitted
    • Selected candidates will be awarded an offer of admission that they can accept by paying the program fee

  • Can I Pursue a Digital Transformation Certification While Working Full-Time?

    Absolutely, our flexible online format allows professionals to pursue the Digital Transformation certification while working full-time, enabling a seamless balance between work, studies, and personal life. We offer live sessions in multiple time slots and session recordings.

  • What can I expect from this Digital Transformation course powered by KPMG in India?

    The PGP in Digital Transformation course is unique in many ways. It brings you a deep understanding and practical frameworks to help you develop a digital strategy to take your business digital and thrive in a technologically disruptive environment. It includes:

    • Mentored capstone projects
    • Case studies and industry examples
    • Masterclasses and ask me anything sessions by senior consultants from KPMG in India

  • Will financial aid be provided for this Digital Transformation Certification Course?

    To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this Digital Transformation Course financially manageable. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.

  • Can Graduates of PGP in Digital Transformation Programs Transition to Leadership Roles?

    Absolutely, graduates of Purdue’s PGP in Digital Transformation are equipped with strategic vision, technical expertise, and leadership skills, making them ideal candidates for leadership positions in digital transformation, innovation, and technology departments.

  • What Are the Assessment Methods Used in PGP in Digital Transformation Programs?

    Assessments in Purdue University’s PGP in Digital Transformation include real-world projects, quizzes, and exams. These methods ensure a comprehensive evaluation of your skills and knowledge, preparing you effectively for the challenges in the digital landscape.

  • What should I expect from the Digital Transformation Course?

    As a part of this Digital Transformation Course,  you will receive the following:

    • Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University
    • Become eligible to be part of the Purdue University Alumni Association
    • Joint KPMG in India -Simplilearn PGP Certificate
    • Lifetime access to all core e-learning content created by Simplilearn

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  • What and how do I learn from the case studies from Harvard Business Publishing?

    The case studies are an essential learning component in the Digital Transformation certification program learning experience. These cases have been authored by renowned business professors to capture real-world complex business scenarios that warrant the attention of executives.  These cases are taught at top B-schools such as Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School, Cambridge Judge Business School, and so on. Simplilearn brings the case-based learning classroom learning experience to the online space to invigorate thoughtful discussions, exchange of ideas, and new ways to solve real business challenges among the learners of this program.

  • What certificate will I receive after completion of this Digital Transformation Course?

    Upon completion of this Digital Transformation course, you will be awarded a Professional Digital Transformation Certificate by Simplilearn and Purdue University. You will also get a Joint KPMG in India -Simplilearn Professional Certificate. You will also receive industry-recognized certifications from Simplilearn for the courses included in the learning path.

  • Will any preparation material be provided as part of this Digital Transformation course to help me get started?

    As soon as you make the payment for the program fee’s first installment, you will gain access to a preparatory course. You are expected to go through the assigned course before attending your first class. The Digital Transformation course will have eight to ten hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage with you to ensure adherence to the course path and enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

  • What is the frequency of the Masterclasses delivered by Purdue faculty?

    The frequency of the Masterclasses delivered by Purdue is once per quarter.

  • Who are the instructors for this Digital Transformation training course and how are they selected?

    Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. Besides, we ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • I am not able to access the online Digital Transformation training program. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support.

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

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls through our dedicated team provide on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing your Digital Transformation course.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment from this Digital Transformation Course, 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 Digital Transformation Certification is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree.

  • What is Digital Transformation?

    Digital transformation refers to the process of leveraging digital technologies to create or modify existing business processes and cultures to remain competitive and relevant in this fast-paced global market. At the core, it is reimagining business in the digital era. The way people have adopted smart applications gives businesses a chance to rethink how they engage with customers using digital technology.

  • What is the importance of Digital Transformation?

    With growing digitization, the importance of digital transformation is being felt among businesses. There are a variety of benefits associated with digital transformation, like creating a better customer experience, gaining data-driven insights, increasing collaboration between teams, improving business processes, and promoting more agility and innovation. So, companies that embrace digital transformation are expected to stay competitive in today’s dynamic corporate world.

  • What drives Digital Transformation?

    Digital transformation has become necessary for companies to survive in the future. Some of the driving factors leading to the growing adoption of digital transformation include growing customer expectations, the necessity of keeping pace with technological advancements, gaining customer insights, penetration of AI in every industry, and the need to transform business operations.

  • How does Digital Transformation work?

    The process of digital transformation depends on what business challenges you want to solve. If a business wants to replace its existing processes, then the digital transformation process involves finding the right tools and methods that provide better outcomes. In addition, if businesses want to adopt a digital culture, the process involves the facilitation of methodologies that makes organizations agile, data-driven, and one that leverages real-time analytics.

  • How is Digital Transformation changing the world?

    Digital transformation is penetrating every industry sector, like manufacturing, banking, healthcare, government, and retail. It is helping businesses automate repetitive and mundane tasks along with costly activities within business processes. In other words, it is creating an unprecedented opportunity to innovate products and services across industries.

  • How can you build a career in Digital Transformation?

    With the penetration of technology across sectors, companies are looking for professionals that can help them with this digital integration. So it is high time that you learn more about digital transformation and take charge of your career by enrolling in our Digital Transformation course. You will get exposure to industry projects which will help you gain practical knowledge and become ready to contribute your efforts towards an organization's digital transformation initiatives.

  • What are the different roles in Digital Transformation?

    We recommend taking Simplilearn’s digital transformation certification to explore various job roles that lead digital transformation in an organization like a digital consultant, digital product manager, ethics compliance manager, CXO, business transformation manager, technology leader.

  • What are the benefits of taking this Digital Transformation course?

    Our digital transformation course helps you develop the in-demand powerful digital leadership skills and learn about the most comprehensive framework for a successful business transformation. You will broaden your knowledge through masterclasses delivered by Purdue University faculty and senior consultants from KPMG. By working on real-world capstone projects and group projects, you will increase your practical exposure and demonstrate your job-ready skills in front of potential employers.

  • What are the top Digital Transformation courses included in this program?

    This program includes the following digital transformation courses:

    • Digital disruption and strategies for a digital transformation
    • Design thinking
    • Agile business transformation
    • Marketing for the digital age
    • Digital leadership
    • Digital business model capstone project

  • Do I need to learn these courses in a specific order?

    Yes, we recommend you follow the courses in the same order as mentioned in the learning path of this digital transformation training program.

  • What are the key topics covered in this Digital Transformation course?

    This digital transformation certification involves the following key topics:

    • The elements and impact of disruption
    • The underlying patterns of successful digital disruptors
    • Build a digital business model
    • Human-centered design framework
    • The Agile business model
    • Develop a media buying plan

  • What are the top roles and responsibilities of a Digital Transformation Professional?

    A digital transformation team consists of many members assigned different tasks. Their primary responsibility is to help the organization identify ways to become more profitable by executing strategic changes with the help of digital transformation. They decide what aspects of the business can benefit from digital transformation and how it can help customers to secure a sustainable future. Our digital transformation training is all you need to become ready for handling all such responsibilities.

  • What is the Digital Transformation Professional salary?

    Digital transformation is one of the most in-demand careers these days and involves lucrative salary packages for skilled professionals. According to Glassdoor, the average base pay of digital transformation professionals is Rs. 22 Lakhs in India and $129K in the US. A digital transformation certification can further improve your salary prospects.

  • Is the Digital Transformation profession a good career? Are Digital Transformation professionals in demand?

    We have seen a paradigm shift in the way customers interact with business due to the rise of web-based solutions and social media platforms. The world has shrunk with digital transformation and now it has become the need of the hour for companies. Evidently, a career in digital transformation looks promising and professionals skilled in this field will be in high demand in the time to come. Our digital transformation certification can help you gain the right skills and make the most of the opportunities available.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    The Post Graduate Programs are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our Post Graduate programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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