The essentials of leading and succeeding digitally

Virtual leadership and work practices play a vital role in overcoming the inherent challenges of exogenous disruptions whilst opening and securing new opportunities.

A new program to prepare you for the ongoing and forthcoming changes.

Key benefits. What’s in for me?

  • Improve Team Motivation

    Manage the internal dynamics of your virtual team by ensuring a fit between people, tasks and processes.

  • Increase Collaboration Productivity

    Ensure the performance and productivity of your virtual team through focusing on relevant criteria, appraisals and rewards.

  • Enhance Digital Work Capabilities

    Enrich the day-to-day interactions towards your employees and eliminate inefficiencies arising from mechanistic workflows, emails, and text messages which create a feeling of disconnection.

  • Build Up Digital Resilience

    Build your resilience in the digital workplace through thought awareness and learning by doing.

  • Expand Your Virtual Leadership Skills

    Understand the importance of emotional intelligence when leading your teams virtually and discover ways to overcome motivational challenges of your virtual teams.

  • Explore New Opportunities

    Learn how to unlock opportunities of remote digital work. Effectively prepare and manage virtual teams. Turn disengaged employees into empowered ones that will shape innovative solutions.

Virtual X consolidates multiple independent online modules

Format & Features

  • Virtual Learning Spaces

    All of our modules are delivered in a carefully designed, unique virtual learning setting with a manageable number of participants to ensure maximum engagement.

  • Multiple 90-Minute Sessions

    Every module consists of three to five 90-minute blocks which are distributed over subsequent days in order to better cope with the demanding needs for work-life-balance.

  • Seamless Interactivity

    Experience a high-quality, seamless learning experience and directly apply your newly acquired knowledge with peers from other companies during the modules.

  • Top-Notch Speakers

    Learn from our renowned academic and industry experts who will share their knowledge, tools and insights to empower your capabilities.

  • Peer-to-Peer Exchanges

    Become part of the exclusive Alumni group and grow your network by connecting with other mid-level or senior executives from leading corporations.

  • Digital Academy Certificate

    The participating managers will be awarded with a certificate of participation.

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Who we are

  • Jürgen Rösger

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    Managing Director & Industry Director of The Digital Academy@MBS

  • Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl

    Professor at University of Mannheim

    Academic Director of The Digital Academy@MBS

  • Prof. Dr. Jens Wüstemann

    President of Mannheim Business School

    Managing Director of The Digital Academy@MBS

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