Digital Leadership Foundation


This foundation course provides a baseline in preparation for further developing digital leadership skills to enable an organisation to take advantage of new digital opportunities and stay ahead of digital competition.  On completion of the course, participants will have a strong understanding of how to formulate digital solutions in support of organizational aspirations.

This course is part of the Digital Leadership series offered by NUS-ISS.

Key Takeaways

At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • Understanding digital strategy
  • Business alignment and IT value
  • Business case development
  • Overview of IT governance
  • Overview of data governance
  • DevOps

Who Should Attend

This is an intermediate course, suitable for professionals with several years of experience, with an interest or requirement to understand digital marketing and social engagement.

It is applicable for professionals engaged in the following areas.

  • Future CIO
  • Future CTO
  • Managers who provide digital advisory services
  • Professionals who wish to be recognized for their digital leadership experience

Participants with prior years of experience working with different functional teams in an organization will benefit more from the course.  Participants also need to have a strong interest in digital leadership and be comfortable with digital concepts.

What Will Be Covered

This course will cover :

  • Understanding digital strategy
    • Overview of the approach and considerations in formulating a digital strategy
  • Business alignment and IT value
    • Linking business plan with IT plan
    • Defining, maintaining and validating the IT value proposition
  • Business case development
    • Introduces the need of the business case for a digital solution, including how to create and justify one
  • Overview of IT governance
    • Define what is IT governance
    • Determine the various dimensions of IT governance
  • Overview of data governance
    • Provides an understanding of the data lifecycle and data governance framework
  • DevOps
    • DevOps in situations of full automation for Agile application development
    • DevOps in situations of partial automation


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Full course fee



7% GST on full course fee S$140 S$140

Total course fee payable, including GST



Exam & Certificate

Certificate of Completion
The ISS Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have attended at least 75% of the course.

Preparing for Your Course

NUS-ISS Course Registration Terms and Conditions

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NUS-ISS and Learner’s Commitment and Responsibilities

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WIFI Access

WIFI access will be made available. User ID and password will be provided in the participant’s kit.


Institute of Systems Science, NUS
25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119615 

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In the event of a change of venue, participants are advised to refer to the acceptance email sent one week prior to the commencement date.

Course Confirmation

All classes are subject to confirmation and ISS will send an acceptance email to participants one week prior to the commencement date. Confirmed registrants are to attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments (where applicable). Additionally, all responses to feedbacks and surveys conducted by ISS and its partners must be submitted. All training and assessments will be delivered as described in the course webpage.

General Enquiry

Please feel free to write to or call 6516 2093 if you have any enquiry or feedback.


Mr. GOH Boon Nam

Chief, IT Service Management Practice View Profile >

Mr. Nicholas TAN

Principal Lecturer & Consultant, IT Strategy & Management Practice View Profile >

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