Digital Transformation

Learn how to run a competitive business that successfully harnesses emerging digital tools and evolving technologies. Launched in 2022, the Digital Transformation Certificate provides a foundational curriculum in planning, operating, and growing a tech-forward organization. Format: Online

This program is perfect for...

  • Leaders at start-ups/young organizations responsible for digital processes and management
  • Management at businesses that require the integration of digital processes for growth and long-term survival
  • Executives interested in enhancing their digital management expertise
  • Employees at all levels seeking a comprehensive digital toolset to complement multidisciplinary skills

What you can learn.

  • Study the challenges of a rapidly changing employment environment, workplace, and workforce
  • Analyze/benchmark the organizational journey through transformation, and evaluate structuring alternatives
  • Identify key elements of supply chain management and e-procurement, and digital technologies for restructuring the supply chain
  • Understand how customer data/AI can assist in product enhancement and new product development

Innovation, Automation, Transformation


Advanced technology, expanding AI capabilities, and the integral role of the Internet are defining characteristics of our current age of disruption and rapid societal change. In this dynamic environment, Digital Transformation certification programs can prepare forward-looking professionals to meet the strategic needs of their organizations.

Digital transformation isn’t just about advanced tech. The UCLA Extension certificate program also explores the business value-add of using digital tools to deliver operational improvements, effective financial systems and processes, targeted marketing, and better customer experiences. 

Developed by experts and taught by industry leaders well-versed in strategy-building, data-driven operations management, and technology, digital transformation courses are flipped classroom experiences – self-directed coursework and assignments delivered via the Canvas platform, complemented with group interaction, strategy exploration, case analyses, and role-playing.

Format: Online

Duration: 1 Year


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
MGMT X 494.1
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
MGMT X 494.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
MGMT X 494.3
Typically Offered: Spring
MGMT X 494.4
Typically Offered: Spring
MGMT X 494.6
Typically Offered: Summer
MGMT X 494.7
Typically Offered: Fall
MGMT X 494.8
Typically Offered: Fall

Required Courses

Students must complete the eight six-week (two unit) required program courses listed above, for a total of 16 academic credit units. Program participants must complete two classes in sequence each academic quarter with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

How to Get Started

Courses in this program are open enrollment, and each course is paid for individually and must be taken in sequence. You may take courses without committing to the program; however, establishing candidacy provides many benefits exclusive to our certificate students. Contact us to learn more.

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

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