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
Building virtual teams
Composing virtual teams is difficult – learn how to select the right people and get them up to speed.
Sept. 16 16:30-17:30 CEST
- Sep. 28 and 17:00-18:30 CEST
- Sep. 30 and 17:00-18:30 CEST
- Oct. 02 08:30-10:00 CEST
Advancing virtual collaboration
Expand your remote leadership skills to successfully prepare for, structure and conduct virtual collaborations – become an empathic virtual leader.
Oct. 01 18:00-19:00 CEST
- Oct. 06 and 17:00-18:30 CEST
- Oct. 07 and 17:00-18:30 CEST
- Oct. 08 17:00-18:30 CEST
XXL - Virtual negotiations
Newly obtain negotiation skills in a challenging world where leadership adaptability and success include the agile use of online facilitation techniques.
This workshop goes beyond understanding virtual negotiations; it is about mastering virtual negotiations.
Oct. 06 17:00-18:00 CEST
- Oct. 19 and 17:00-18:30 CEST
- Oct. 20 and 17:00-18:30 CEST
- Oct. 21 and 17:00-18:30 CEST
- Oct. 22 and 17:00-18:30 CEST
- Oct. 23 17:00-18:30 CEST
Leading virtual transformation
We work hands-on with you to develop the behaviors, structures, and examples for virtual transformation to be a success.
Oct. 14 17:00-18:00 CEST
- Oct. 27 and 17:00-18:30 CET
- Oct. 28 and 17:00-18:30 CET
- Oct. 29 17:00-18:30 CET
Virtual selling & sales management
Explore the three key trends which are transforming selling and sales management at an unprecedented pace.
Oct. 21 16:00-17:00 CET
- Nov. 03 and 17:00-18:30 CET
- Nov. 04 and 17:00-18:30 CET
- Nov. 05 17:00-18:30 CET
Competitive advantage through GDPR
Learn about the pragmatic trade-offs between harnessing the potentials of digital innovation whilst being compliant with the GDPR in order to achieve competitive advantage.
Oct. 29 17:00-18:00 CET
- Nov. 10 and 17:00-18:30 CET
- Nov. 11 and 17:00-18:30 CET
- Nov. 12 17:00-18:30 CET
Virtual platform ecosystems
Understand the fundamentals of platforms, the advantages they offer and how to apply key elements to your business.
- Nov. 18 08:30-12:00 CET
Sustaining virtual teams
Become an emotional intelligent leader and help your team building resilience in times of remote work and high uncertainty.
Nov. 11 18:00-19:00 CET
- Nov. 25 and 18:00-19:30 CET
- Nov. 26 and 18:00-19:30 CET
- Nov. 27 18:00-19:30 CET
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.
Experience a high-quality, seamless learning experience and directly apply your newly acquired knowledge with peers from other companies during the modules.
Learn from our renowned academic and industry experts who will share their knowledge, tools and insights to empower your capabilities.
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.
Partner companies of The Digital Academy@MBS
Who we are
Managing Director at img.ag
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