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Why you need to study Digital Transformation 

With the challenges and opportunities in our rapidly changing world of work and technological advancement, now is the time to stay on top of the emerging industry trends. By perfecting the use of digital tools to their full potential you will become a valuable specialist in Digital Transformation.

What is Digital Transformation? 

Digital Transformation has become a bit of an industry “buzzword” with many conflicting definitions. 

Digital Transformation is an exciting and new method of work that uses digital technology to transform, innovate and adapt business models, revenue streams and customer experiences for organisations. Digital Transformation is driven by the increasing demands in customer expectations and changes in market forces.   

Creative technology and digital transformation have a mutual synergy, with one often informing the other. At Media Design School, we pride ourselves on keeping up with these trends, to ensure that our learners are well-equipped when tackling the industry with up-to-date and in a lot of cases, future thinking. 

In many cases, we see working professionals, often well established in their roles, looking to grasp and further understand new technology that they face in their office environments. Our postgraduate Digital Transformation programmes provides a path forward for these working professionals, not only how to grasp this technology, but to harness it in a way that develops their skillset and improves their day-to-day workflow. 

Why study Digital Transformation with Media Design School? 

Created by industry for industry, this new suite of programmes is the first of its kind in New Zealand, made up of 6 credit components in the certificate, 12 credit components in the diploma and capped off with a significant project for the Masters. These components cover a wide range of new and emerging technologies including: Agile Mindset; Artificial Intelligence (A.I.); Blockchain; Cloud Computing; Cyber Security; Design Thinking and Creative Intelligence; Dynamic Leadership; Human-Centred DesignInternet of Things (I.o.T.);  and User Experience (U.X.). A special element of this programme is the integration of Mātauranga Māori, Māori ethics and the Treaty of Waitangi principles as it relates to the digital industry. 

MDS was the first school in New Zealand to recognise the growing influence of emerging creative industries and develop qualifications to fuel them with talented graduates. Today, MDS is ranked the #1 animation school in New Zealand and the #1 digital design school in Asia-Pacific. Our faculty is internationally renowned. Our award-winning programme leaders, lecturers and tutors come from a diverse array of digital disciplines and bring their real-world industry experience to MDS and to you.  

Try a free introduction course to Digital Transformation through our partners at FutureLearn here. Find out more about our postgraduate study options in Digital Transformation and apply in time for our November intake here

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