Digital Leadership and Change

Digital Leadership and Change

Discover the tools and behaviours required to successfully deploy teams on your digital change strategies – essential to thrive in the new digital ecosystem. Feel confident to lead and manage digital transformation in your organisation.

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Learning objectives

During the programme, you will:

  • identify which technologies and developments are driving disruption
  • define which key factors are relevant for your business’s digital transformation 
  • acquire knowledge, skills and behaviours essential to define, develop and lead digital transformation within your organisation.
  • learn how to measure, shape, apply, lead and launch business changes into a rapidly changing digital environment
  • get familiar with how agile organisations embrace continuous learning and empower their employees.

The programme Digital Leadership and Change is also a component of RSM's Diploma Programme in Digital Transformation.

  • Digital Leadership and Change is a module of RSM’s Diploma Programme in Digital Transformation (DPDT), but can also be followed separately. The programme will support you in creating winning business performance through digital transformation initiatives.

  • Executives and managers from any industry wanting a better understanding of strategic responses and operational implications for leading teams in digital transformation projects; developing and implementing them, using them to achieve departmental impact, or wanting to find practicable opportunities; and also for entrepreneurs interested in capitalising on opportunities. 

  • During the Digital Leadership and Change Programme you will learn from Prof. Eric van Heck, Dr Martijn F. Rademakers and Dr Frieda van Belle. Occasionally we may substitute other faculty members according to the content of the programme and their availability.

    Prof. Eric van Heck
    Eric van Heck is a professor of information management and markets at RSM. His research concentrates on business architectures and digital platforms for dealing with complex societal and business challenges. At the moment he works on Auction Markets, Big Data & Analytics, Digital Business & Architecture, and Digital Work. Research is carried out in collaboration with innovative companies and universities in Brazil, China, Europe, Indonesia, and USA. He is an active member of the Erasmus Center for Data Analytics and the Erasmus Center for Future Energy Business.

    Dr Martijn F. Rademakers
    Martijn Rademakers is a visiting faculty member at RSM and adjunct professor of corporate strategy at Amsterdam Business School. He is also managing director of consultancy Sollcorp, and founding board member of TONOS, a start-up for planning capacity and logistics for healthcare organisations. He is experienced in education and consultancy for bridging theory and practice of business innovation, organisational change and strategic leadership. He researches the interconnectedness of strategy, organisation and leadership. He is an author of several books; Corporate Universities: Drivers of the Learning Organization is published in five languages, and he is editor of the special edition Journal of Creating Value (Nov 2019).

    Dr Frieda van Belle
    Frieda van Belle holds a PHD in Physics from Cambridge University and worked for McKinsey & company and Snappet before joining SparkOptimus (Digital Transformation Consultancy). As a project manager for McKinsey she focused on operational excellence, strategy and innovation and transformation in education. At Snappet she set up and managed digital innovations in primary education, as well as building a sales team and the back-end for a fast-growing start-up. With the growth of Snappet she decided to apply her passion for digital innovation to a broader field, and joined SparkOptimus as a partner.

  • Dates

    20 - 22 April 2022 > Apply now
    20 - 22 September 2022 > Apply now
    6 - 8 December 2022 > Apply now


    € 3,500 (excl. 21% VAT) including course materials, lunches, and snacks. This fee does not include hotel accommodation.
    10% discount for alumni from Erasmus University Rotterdam and RSM. More information about the discount.

    General terms and conditions

    Our general terms and conditions apply when you register for an open programme. Please review them to learn more about our policies for cancellation, deferral and substitution.


    The programme takes place in the Bayle building on the Woudestein Campus of Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

    Hotel accommodation

    We recommend Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark Hotel, adjacent to the university and less than five minutes’ walk from campus. Participants benefit from special rates.

  • The programme Digital Leadership and Change runs on several dates. Please select the one that suits you most to register