Business & Transformation Dynamics

Awareness and Insights

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This course is currently not open for enrollment.

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Transformation Initiatives - a highly complex and dynamic process

Business and Digital Transformation is a top priority for many organizations in the business and public sector. For many businesses it has become a matter of survival. Many companies have digital and transformation initiatives on the radar. Yet, many initiatives struggle or fail and companies are put at risk.

The leaders and project managers are confronted with a complex and dynamic challenge - in most cases on top of running the daily business.

This course provides in depths insights order to plan, design, implement and optimize transformation initiatives.

The course provides a pragmatic set of tools, templates and video briefings and covers the following aspects of the topics

  • The case for "Transformation"
  • System Dynamics: Top challenges, failure modes and success factors
  • Framework and building blocks for leading successful transformation initiatives
  • Preview of the topics in this series


This course applies to various situations and roles. You may find it particularly helpful in the following settings:

  • Designing, planning and leading a transformation initiative.
  • Troubleshooting a change initiative and preparing a project turn-around.
  • Managing change.
  • Transforming
    • services into products
    • products into services
  • Moving from a legacy system to a SaaS (software-as-a-service) solution.

If you want to plan and lead successful transformation projects then this could may give you insights and a new, different perspective. We will explore the topics from a system dynamics point of view.


Just be curious and open to learn. You may also want to explore the other courses in WITTIGONIA Online Academy which cover complementary topics such as the dynamics of viral adoption, viral marketing dynamics and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for a service and SaaS business.

Elements of this course:

This course is like a "living book". We are using new tools and formats and adding new content based on feedback. The elements may include

  • Introduction to the topic
  • Short video briefings
  • Tools & Templates
  • Discussion forum for shared and group learning
  • Short surveys
  • For specific topics we are also

This course is part of the new series "Transformation Dynamics". In this course we will cover the lay of the land, concepts and the framwork. It provides a first set of ideas and concepts. We will publish additional courses which go into more details and the topics. You can enroll in each course individually or take advantage of the course bundle (to be available announced soon).

At times we are also hosting a meetups in select locations and public online webinars. Please check our website at WITTIGONIA Events

We are conducting open research and sometimes we are publishing results from a field study from WITTIGONIA Insights.

The objectives of this course:

  1. To increase awareness of the key challenges.
  2. To advance the understanding of the dynamics which are in play.
  3. To provide pragmatic concepts and tools for better initiatives.

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Your Instructor

Thomas Wittig
Thomas Wittig

This program and briefing center is led by Thomas ("Tom") Wittig. Tom is an expert in innovation, transformation and growth with a special focus on the business dynamics. He has extensive experience in business leadership working with new businesses, projects and established large businesses. He developed expert knowledge in system dynamics.

During 28+ years in the IT and high-tech industry Tom worked with Microsoft, SAP, and a number of high-growth companies. Building, growing, and optimising customer base, platforms, ecosystems, communities a high-volume operations and services.

Currently Tom works with Enterprise, Startups, Investors, and international organisations as advisor and innovation partner.

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Course Curriculum

  Forum for Exchange, Sharing and Coaching
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  Insights Survey: Dynamics and Impact of Digital and Business Transformation Projects
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for the lifetime of the course as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. From time to time we make updates and edits and changes to this course and our course program. We will send out information. Please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list and to keep your preferences up to date. In case we retire or terminate a course we will inform you in advance and keep the content available for you for another period of time, usually 30 days.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
I loved the course and would like our company to make this available to my colleagues. Do you offer volume discounts for organisations?

Yes, we do. Please contact us by email to obtain further information and a custom quote. Contact: [email protected]

Loved the course! Could you provide a custom course for our company?

Yes, we can. Out options include custom courses as well as a special group-learning exercise for your team or organisation. Let's talk about your specific requirements and what we can do. Please contact us at: [email protected]

Do you offer private courses?

Yes, we do. We offer private courses with additional features such as live coaching, individual coaching, group mentoring, discussion groups, and even on-site engagements. Please contact us at: [email protected]

How can I promote this course in my community?

Good news: we offer a referral program for our students and partners. You can refer and participate for each student who signs up.

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