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CAS Digital Innovation & Business Transformation

We enable you to implement IT-driven business transformation

CAS Digital Innovation & Business Transformation

The CAS Digital Innovation and Business Transformation focuses on the integrated consideration of the comprehensive change process through digital innovation and the development of business models, which carry the digital transformation. Graduates of the CAS Digital Innovation and Business Transformation are capable to:

  • assess the impact of the use of IT and IT innovations for the business model and the organisation
  • create strategies for innovation of business models and implement efficiently and successfully
  • plan the change process and to orchestrate and conduct it targeted

Your benefits

  • You are able to assess the impact of IT innovations on your business.

  • You are equipped to take an innovative approach at developing digital business models.

  • You are prepared for leadership challenges of the digital world.

  • You have established a network of peers facing similar challenges.

  • You are ready for the challenges of digitalisation and transformation.

Next course start

February 12, 2020

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In a nutshell


Management representatives responsible for business transformation and key contributors in large innovation initiatives

Target audience

Executives with at least five years of practical experience.

Learning concept

Hands-on experience through blended learning concepts.

Programme start

annually, next start: February 12, 2020 (Apply online here)


Executive Campus, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)


18 classroom days in 8 months, part-time


Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Digital Innovation and Business Transformation of the University of St.Gallen; Zertifikat (CAS-HSG) der Universität St.Gallen

Tuition fee

CHF 19,800.– (including lunch, coffee breaks and social events); travel expenses and accommodation are not included


An early booking discount of 10% of the study fee is granted to incoming applications up to 6 months prior to the commencement of the programme (until August 12, 2019).

Class size

Approximately 15 to 20 participants


The following modules belong to the “CAS Digital Innovation and Business Transformation” and require your personal attendance. Therefore they can not be visited separately:

12. February 2020 – 14. February 2020
Executive Campus HSG

This first module serves as an introduction to the fundamentals of the whole course. It introduces the perspective on digitalization and business transformation which is taken throughout the course.


18. March 2020 – 20. March 2020
Executive Campus HSG

IT innovations or technology in general play a major enabling role when it comes to digitalization. The module presents both perspectives on IT and technology, the enabling role and the restricting role.


6. May 2020 – 8. May 2020
Executive Campus HSG

By the end of the course, you will have the tools to develop a powerful digital service business that responds to the needs of internal and external stakeholders.


24. June 2020 – 26. June 2020
Radisson Blu Hotel St.Gallen

This module focuses on the topic of business model innovation in times of digitization and what incumbents can learn from start-ups when it comes to reinvent themselves.


9. September 2020 – 11. September 2020
Executive Campus HSG

This module will put various perpectives on the increasingly pertinent questions: how can companies and organizations generate the necessary readiness to react on transformation and how can digital leaders influence this?


14. October 2020 – 16. October 2020
Executive Campus HSG

This module focuses on the methodological perspective of change in the context of digital transformation. It builds on the findings and discussions of the leadership module and discusses the methods that support successful transformation initiatives.


Trial Sessions

Sep 11

Trial Session Leadership for the Digital Transformation

11. September 2019 at 10:15 - 14:00
Oct 16

Trial Session Change Management

16. October 2019 at 10:15 - 14:00
All Trial Sessions


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Phone +41 71 224 21 90

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