Why is Leadership and Digital Innovation so important?

Leadership and Digital Innovation is probably the single most important *new* management and business skill today. That’s because todays leaders must successfully navigate many challenges. These include keeping up with new entrants, staying abreast of market demands and providing the right kind of leadership. Leadership is key for modern banks to keep ahead of the challenges of business transformation and change. This makes it a highly sought-after skill

What is Leadership and Digital Innovation?

Simply put, Digital Leadership is the ability to work with all the assets at the business’ disposal, using modern technologies to get things done. It is about being able to innovate in response to challenges and opportunities using digital technologies that are incredibly quick to build, launch and scale. The goal is to match leadership to the speed, scale and sophistication of business today.

Today’s Digital leaders are required to navigate the seismic shifts in behaviour, economy and society created by Digital, Mobile, Social Networks, and Big Data. They must reimagine a future and shape new business models while managing people through change. Ultimately, this can transform a business and lead a winning digital strategy

What to do?

Successful leadership is about recognising the key to translating those fundamental shifts into business impacts at Industry, Organisation and Individual level. While uncovering personal and professional success in this endeavour means learning entirely new languages, attitudes and mind-sets to help ease change into new Digital Environments.

“Think differently, act and react differently, and embrace a unique mind-set, by uncovering opportunities, investing in talent and ideas, forging partnerships, while navigating complex changes through large, complex organisations”

In the same way that leaders once interpreted a balance sheet to discern trends in business, modern leadership means understanding and envisioning how technology is going to impact the business strategy of the company.

The Digital Banking Leadership Course will show you what organisational readiness means. Through this innovation in banking, learn how to assess capabilities, risk mitigation and the challenges of implementing Digital Innovation in the enterprises. The course will guide you in building business cases for Innovation using case studies and best practices.  Offering real-world examples from FinTech experts, and Digital Innovation professionals, the Course will cover:

  • The global Pandemic and the impact of the ‘New Normal’ on Digitalisation
  • Digital Technology and the Disruptive effect of Technologies and FinTech
  • Digital Trends, Best Practices and Strategies
  • Digital Change Management and Performance
  • Millennials, Competition, Segments and the Emergence of Remote Channels
  • Big Data Analysis Techniques and Making Data Actionable
  • How Amazon, Google, Facebook and  Apple Pay, along with new start-up platforms are expanding digital payments
  • The way people, influence, culture and change is affecting organisation as the key to success in the digital world

Digital Innovation & Leadership in Banking MasterClass | ONLINE

28th Sep – 1st Oct, 2020
The current wave of Digital Banking Innovation, that has emerged in the past few years has changed the face of banking, while competition from non-bank providers has changed Retail Banking forever

Jim Marous | Digital Banking Strategist