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Digital Transformation Officer

Certified Digital Transformation Officer

The Certified Digital Transformation Officer training course enables participants to learn how to successfully integrate computer-based technologies into organizations’ processes; thus, transforming how those organizations operate and provide products and services.

Why should you attend?

Although digital transformation enables organizations to improve customer experience, enhance business performance, and increase their efficiency, its implementation is not that facile as it requires, among others, competent individuals, the necessary resources, including complex software and technology, changes in organizational structure, and the implementation of change management and digital transformation strategies. To address and manage these aspects effectively, organizations need a Certified Digital Transformation Officer (CDTO).

The PECB Certified Digital Transformation Officer training course provides insightful information that will help participants to gain a comprehensive knowledge on digital transformation and the steps required to digitally transform a business model, including a thorough explanation and discussion on digital transformation methodologies and approaches. In addition, participants will acquire knowledge on some of the most widely used technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, blockchain, cloud computing, and big data. 

Upon the successful completion of the training course and exam, participants can apply for the “PECB Certified Digital Transformation Officer” credential.

Who should attend?

This training course is intended for:

  • Managers and leaders seeking to thrive in the digital economy
  • Individuals responsible for transforming the organization’s operations through digital technologies 
  • IT professionals or consultants seeking to enhance their knowledge on digital design and strategy to support the organization’s digital transformation initiatives
  • C-suite executives in digital, information, marketing, and IT roles seeking to understand how digital technologies can be used to transform business processes

Learning objectives

Upon successfully completing the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts of digital transformation and digital transformation technologies, including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, machine learning, IoT, and blockchain 
  • Adopt the approaches and methodologies used for the implementation of digital transformation strategies in an organization
  • Support an organization in effectively designing, implementing, monitoring, and improving a digital transformation strategy
  • Monitor and measure the outcomes of the digital transformation strategy
  • Explain and apply the approaches and techniques used to establish a digital culture and communicate the digital transformation strategy

Educational approach

  • The training course provides both theoretical concepts and practical examples regarding digital transformation that will help participants to understand the implementation of digital transformation strategies and technologies.
  • The training course contains essay-type exercises and multiple-choice quizzes, some of which are scenario-based.
  • The participants are encouraged to interact with one another and engage in meaningful discussions when completing the quizzes and exercises.
  • The structure of quizzes is similar to that of the certification exam.


The main requirements for participating in this training course are having a fundamental understanding of information technology concepts and general knowledge of digital transformation.

More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to digital transformation

    Day 2: Digital transformation technologies, approaches, and methodologies and planning of the digital transformation strategy

    Day 3: Management of digital transformation risks and implementation of the digital transformation strategy

    Day 4: Communication and monitoring of the digital transformation strategy

    Day 5: Certification exam

  • The “PECB Certified Digital Transformation Officer” exam meets all the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

    Domain 1: Fundamental concepts of digital transformation

    Domain 2: Digital transformation technologies and methodologies

    Domain 3: Planning the digital transformation strategy

    Domain 4: Establishing and implementing the digital transformation strategy

    Domain 5: Monitoring the digital transformation strategy

    For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

  • After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for one of the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you fulfill all the requirements of the selected credential.

    Credential Exam Professional experience DTMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certified Provisional Digital Transformation Officer PECB Certified Digital Transformation Officer exam None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
    PECB Certified Digital Transformation Officer PECB Certified Digital Transformation Officer exam Five years: Two years of work experience in digital transformation Project activities: a total of 300 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    The digital transformation activities should follow best implementation practices and include the following:

    1. Assessing risks related to digital transformation
    2. Creating a digital ecosystem
    3. Designing and implementing a digital transformation strategy
    4. Conducting a gap analysis or SWOT analysis for digital transformation projects
    5. Measuring the ROI of digital transformation projects

    For more information about digital transformation certifications and the PECB Certification process, please refer to Certification Rules and Policies.

    • Certification and examination fees are included in the price of the training course.
    • Participants will be provided with training course materials containing over 400 pages of information, practical examples, exercises, and quizzes.
    • An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.
    • Candidates who have completed the training course but failed the exam are eligible to retake the exam once for free within a 12-month period from the initial date of the exam.

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