Chief Digital Officer Programme

Forge the path to digital innovation & transformation

  • Gain the ISB Executive Alumni Status
  • Online + 2-3 Live Sessions by ISB Faculty
Work Experience

Round Application Deadline

Upcoming Round Date: 7 December, 2023 | Application Fee: INR 3,000 + GST

Programme Overview

The Chief Digital Officer programme by ISB Executive Education is the first-of-its-kind in India that has been designed by the No. 1 B-School in India* that will help you finesse your digital leadership skills and teach you how to bring about an innovation & transformation mindset in the organisation.

According to a BCG report, almost 70% of digital transformations fall short of their objectives and end up failing. Digital change is critical for any organisation today, but they often overlook one important factor – People. How to make people overcome ogranisational inertia often deep rooted over decades?

For where there is inertia there is also opportunity. The same BCG report also states digital leaders achieve earnings growth that is 1.8 times higher than digital laggards and more than double the growth in total enterprise value.

So what are you waiting for? Enrol today.

Source: FT Global MBA Ranking 2023

Gain the ISB Executive Alumni Status

  • ISB Executive Alumni Credentials: ISB Email ID

  • Access to ISB Resources like: Podcasts, newsletters, research reports and more

  • Learning and Networking opportunities via ISB Executive Education Network Group on LinkedIn

  • Preferential pricing with 20% discount on programme fee on ISB Executive Education programmes

  • Access to ISB Executive Education support team

  • Exclusive invitations to Online and Offline events like Webinars, Conferences, and Master Classes, amongst others

  • Opportunity to be a Guest Speaker at ISB Executive events

Disclaimer: All activities and research resources for ISB Executive Education alumni are handled by ISB Executive Education. Whenever there are any events or webinars held, they will be informing the alumni community of the same. Events take place yearly basis availability of resources & is subject to change.

The Chief Digital Officer programme by ISB Executive Education is the first of its kind programme in India with a well-structured curriculum designed by the No.1 B-School in India* that will prepare you for digital leadership.

The programme faculty includes Prof. Nandu NandkishoreProf. Vishal KarungulamProf. Ramnarayan Subramaniam, and Prof. Anand Nandkumar who are stalwarts in the field of digital transformation & leadership. Together, they bring a gamut of several years of academic research and practitioner experience across multiple publications, and corporates.

Source: FT Global MBA Ranking 2023

Key Topics You Will Learn in this Programme

  • Digital Strategy

  • Digital Data and Transformation

  • Digital Innovation and Performance

  • Leadership in Digital World

Who is this Programme for?

This programme is best suited for senior management professionals who are or are about to be at a CXO level position of leadership and in charge of driving digital innovation & transformation in their organisation.

Senior Professionals at CXO Levels: Chief Digital Officer | Chief Information Officer | Chief Transformation Officer | Chief Information Security Officer Head Digital Transformation | Vice President Digital Transformation |Head of Strategy | Vertical Head – Digital Strategy/ Product Strategy/ Digital/IT/Technology

Mid to Senior Professionals at pre-CXO Levels: Digital Transformation Manager |Senior Product Manager | Digital Transformation Leader | Deputy General Manager | General Manager | Associate Vice President | Consultant | Senior Consultant

Key Industries: Where this programme is relevant: IT, E-commerce, Banking and Finance, FMCG, Media, Retail, Healthcare

Eligibility: Graduates / Diploma holders with minimum 10 years work experience as of December 28, 2023.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn about the processes and methods to develop a strong digital-focused culture in the organisation.

  • How to assess the impact of disruptive technologies and how organisations can manage impact and achieve benefits.

  • How to use leadership effectively to create and foster a mindset for innovation in teams & organisations

  • Learn to accelerate acceptance of digital initiatives & accelerate the transformation in organisations.

  • Effectively introduce and manage new product offerings to achieve desired business outcomes.

  • Explore how to build digital capabilities ground up for pushing forward digital transformation

  • Understand how to improve persuasion skills for advocating & advancing digital initiatives.

  • Key project and change management principles/methods to utilise in operations to support the team and meet the strategic objectives of the organisation.

Programme Modules

Complimentary Annual Digital WSJ Membership


As a participant in the programme, you can enjoy a complimentary annual digital membership to The Wall Street Journal, giving you unlimited access to award-winning journalism across any device. From business and world news, to technology and life and arts, WSJ provides ambitious and fact-based reporting that readers can trust.

Key Programme Faculty


Adjunct Professor (Practice), Marketing

Global C suite Executive with over 34 years of global experience in Leadership roles across a diverse set of environments in both emerging and developed markets, including as ...


Visiting Faculty at ISB Group Product Manager, Google

Vishal has 17+ years of work experience in product management and product leadership roles across companies like TCS, Microsoft and he currently serves as the Group Product Ma...


Professor of Organisational Behavior (Practice)

Ram has been a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Visiting Faculty at the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and a Guest Professor at th...


Associate Professor, Strategy Executive Director – SRITNE

Anand explores industry and firm level phenomena that influence innovation – the generation of new ideas and entrepreneurship – distribution and commercialization of new ideas...

Programme Certificate

Programme Certificate

Upon successfully completing the programme with a minimum 70% score, you will be awarded a certificate for the Chief Digital Officer programme from ISB Executive Education.

Note: - All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of ISB Executive Education.

Student Loan Available

Below EMI plans are available for the Programme Fee: INR 6,00,000 + GST

Full Fee with GST

Tenure (months)


INR 7,08,000


INR 35,105

Maximum Loan Amount

Tenure (months)


INR 7,08,000


INR 17,405


  • The above EMI's are indicative. The EMI's offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.

  • Other EMI tenures available (Months): 12/36/48

Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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