Graduate stories: the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business

By Richard Burns on 04-Apr-2016 11:34:00

As another class of executives enrolled on the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business draws nearer to graduation, we take the opportunity to collate some of the feedback we've received from graduates on the course.

Read on to find out what these digital business leaders think of the course, and how it has helped them exceed both personal and professional goals.

Graduate stories from the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business

“I've found the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business an excellent way to collaborate, learn and develop my digital leadership skills.

“The pace and size of learning modules really takes into account our busy lives and can be worked on to suit your own schedule. I particularly like the webinars, where industry experts provide valuable insights and information as these has helped me expand my own knowledge, provided introductions to new tools and techniques and encouraged me to think about how I can apply these to my own organisation. And there is always someone on hand from the forums or from the ADBL for queries, help or just to share experiences.”

Tessa Vijay, Communications Manager, Zurich Financial Services

 

89.5% of graduates feel more confident discussing digital

“This is a ‘must do’ programme for any leader that wants to remain credible in a digital world.  It's informative, thought provoking and highly pragmatic.

“I particularly enjoyed being able to work with and learn from a diverse set of talented leaders from across a wide range of industries. The programme has certainly changed my outlook and had a positive influence on the way I work. I would thoroughly recommend it.”

Rachel Greenway, Learning and Talent Director, Yell

 

Find out more about the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business, including the course syllabus, learning outcomes, eligibility requirements, and next enrollment dates.

Find out more about the Executive Diploma

 

 

Sumant Bhatia, Head of Video Features, Telegraph Media Group

 

"Great programme, good opportunity to up-skill. Offers valuable and varied modules on digital marketing and leadership, so if you're looking to learn from scratch or even simply improve on existing skills, they have something for everyone."

Kim Nguyen, Director of Marketing and PR, Technology Trust

 

79% of graduates feel more confident in their ability to understand their customers' expectations when it comes to digital

“The ADBL course has been outstanding from the start. The online campus has been easy to navigate around and the functionality of the weekly webinars has been brilliant - the mix of slides, chat and presentation is unlike any platform I have used before.

“Of course the content is what really matters, and this has surpassed my expectations. I have been inspired and challenged to think in new ways, and overall the course has pushed my abilities and helped me expand my digital thinking. Overall I would rate the whole experience with the ADBL as five out of five. Better than I ever anticipated it to be and exactly what I was looking for in terms of digital-focused training.”

Fay Cooper, Digital Strategy and Commissioning Manager, Northumberland County Council

 

Find out more about the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business, including the course syllabus, learning outcomes, eligibility requirements, and next enrollment dates.

Find out more about the Executive Diploma

 

Rachel Murphy-Cooper, Chief Technology Officer (interim), Nursing and Midwifery Council

 

“The ABDL course has been brilliant. Ten out of ten for useful content with engaging webinars, relevant case studies, practical application and topical news discussions. I am genuinely finishing modules feeling excited and seeing opportunities to apply my learning all around me. I'm seeing the digital world through a whole new lens.”

Warren Maguire, Head of Project and Programme Delivery, TalkTalk

 

84.2% of graduates feel more confident coming up with ideas for digital transformation

“The ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business has been an ideal opportunity to understand the tools and techniques that can be used to embrace and enhance digital service delivery. The course is interactive, is supported by knowledgeable professionals, thought-provoking and facilitates the challenge of the status-quo. Without a doubt, the greatest benefit has been the sharing of experiences, seeking feedback and input from the participants (who represent a diverse spectrum of sectors) in the cohort; a wealth of knowledge and wisdom!”

Nadira Hussain, Customer Services Transformation Manager, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

 

89.5% of graduates believe they are making a greater difference in their organisation or for their clients

“Even after completing just the first two of the six modules, I have more courage in my conviction that digital transformation is essential; I have been able to influence more people, at a higher level in my organisation. My confidence has been boosted, and I believe I am being seen by my colleagues more as a digital leader rather than merely as a manager of digital which is an exciting breakthrough.”

Marcus Ferbrache, Web Services Manager, States of Jersey

 

Find out more about the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business, including the course syllabus, learning outcomes, eligibility requirements, and next enrollment dates.

Find out more about the Executive Diploma

 

 

Tim Kirk, Operations Director, Liberis

 

"The Executive Diploma in Digital Business gave me the opportunity to deep in the 'digital era' and understand the digital challenges that markets and companies are facing to fit new customer needs and trends.

"On the other hand, it gives me a wide digital transformation knowledge from different companies and colleagues perspectives and enables me to identify the key pillars to define a digital strategy and move forward with a digital business transformation from different department views (IS, MK, Sales, HR) linked with people skills needed to drive the journey.

"The programme empowers you, it doesn´t matter from which company sector or background you are coming, to be ready to lead the change."

Valeriano Gonzalez Garcia, HR Director, DIA Group

 

Find out more about the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business, including the course syllabus, learning outcomes, eligibility requirements, and next enrollment dates.

Find out more about the Executive Diploma

 

Topics: People and Talent, Disruption, Leadership, Digital Transformation, New Ways of Working, The ADBL success stories

Richard Burns

Written by Richard Burns

Richard is an experienced writer and content creator in the executive education space, having contributed to a wide range of international publications including Businessweek, Times of India, and many more.

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