Oxford Platforms and Digital Disruption Programme

Said Business School

Said Business School

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Who should attend

  • A professional looking for deeper knowledge about the power of platforms, AI and blockchain in a business environment
  • An entrepreneur looking to integrate disruptive technologies into your business strategy
  • Are working with strategic, operational or managerial functions seeking opportunities for innovation
  • Intellectually curious, motivated and in the midst of, or aspiring towards, a career transition that requires future-fit skills in financial tech or banking

About the course

In this six week immersive online programme, you will access insights from the University of Oxford and industry experts in order to:

  • Explain why platform-based business models, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology are considered disruptive technologies
  • Evaluate whether an industry is ready for disruption by platform-based business models, artificial intelligence or blockchain technology
  • Develop a strategic plan for responding to disruption from platform-based business models, artificial intelligence and/or blockchain technology

Programme content

Module 0: An overview of the programme, the next-generation AI platform used to deliver it and the community of fellow innovators and leaders.

Module 1: To develop a foundation, gain a comprehensive understanding of:

  • Core concepts of digital disruption
  • Models and technologies that are leading the disruption
  • Key differences between, and impacts of, platforms, AI and blockchain technology

Module 2: Explore the mechanisms and competitive advantages of the platform model including:

  • The variety of industries that have been, and currently are being, disrupted by platforms (including music, ridesharing, finance, hospitality and healthcare)
  • What factors enabled the industry to be disrupted by platforms
  • How to develop the foresight to identify the industries that are ready for platform disruption

Module 3: Learn what makes applications of AI and blockchain technology truly disruptive:

  • Examine a variety of examples of disruptive applications of these technologies
  • Explore the conditions that enabled/will enable them to become disruptive
  • View different disruptive applications of these technologies
  • Examine what makes an industry ready for transformation from either AI or blockchain technology

Module 4: Look at how incumbents can respond to digital disruption by using scenario planning to determine where they should focus their digital transformation efforts:

  • Evaluate what needs to be done in order to embrace AI or blockchain technology in a product's strategy and transition a product to a platform model
  • Conduct a scenario planning exercise and use experiential learning to develop a strategy for how to respond to the disruption(s)

Module 5: Explore how to change the identity of a business to embrace digital transformation, including:

  • How to approach process changes as a result of new technologies
  • Which key strategies prepare people for change

Module 6: Embrace the future of digital disruption:

  • Examine emerging regulation
  • Understand the impact of regulation on technology and its disruptive power
  • Create a strategic plan for preparing a specific business for digital disruption

What you will gain

  • Proof of knowledge through the prestigious Certificate of Completion issued by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
  • A powerful professional network from building connections with a global cohort of leaders, influencers and programme participants
  • Coveted industry knowledge from market-driven curriculum designed and delivered to the standard of an elite academic institution
  • Acquisition and retention of new skills supported by an AI-driven learning platform, individual and team-based programming, and individual success coaching

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Pinar Ozcan

Pinar Ozcan is Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School. She specializes in strategy, entrepreneurship, and the emergence of new technology markets.. Professor Ozcan completed her Ph.D. at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) at the Stanford University Management ...

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