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Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies

New Cutting-Edge Digital Transformation Series

AnalyticsIn a groundbreaking collaboration, the Stillman School of Business and the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies have joined forces with industry leaders to offer a comprehensive series of nine keynote lectures on digital transformation. This unique initiative aims to equip participants with insights into current trends and career opportunities within the Information Technology (IT) field and technology roles across various industries.

The series will commence with an inaugural lecture by Robert Lee, chief technology officer of Blue Owl Capital. Lee will provide a sweeping overview of the IT industry, setting the stage for subsequent sessions that will delve into specific subtopics. The lectures will be delivered by practicing IT professionals, ensuring a practical and industry-relevant perspective.

The subsequent sessions are set to cover a wide array of crucial topics within the IT domain. Keynote speakers will explore subjects such as software programming/engineering, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile app development, data science, cybersecurity, and infrastructure hardware. Each lecture promises to be an immersive experience, shedding light on the intricacies of these fields and highlighting the exciting career paths available.

"We are thrilled to bring together the expertise of the Stillman School of Business, the Division of Continuing Education, and industry professionals from various companies to offer this unique lecture series on digital transformation. This collaboration reflects our commitment to providing cutting-edge education and empowering individuals to thrive in the rapidly evolving digital landscape," said Mary Kate Naatus, Ph.D., assistant provost and dean of the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies at Seton Hall University.

Participants who attend a specified number of sessions and fulfill additional academic requirements will have the opportunity to earn a Digital Transformation Badge from the University's Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies. This badge serves as a testament to the participant's commitment to staying at the forefront of digital transformation trends and acquiring valuable skills in the IT landscape.

"The Stillman School values its strong relationships with IT industry professionals, whose engagement helps us deliver relevant and impactful IT-related degree programs and certificates, including our STEM-designated MBA majors in IT Management, Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics, as well as our STEM-designated MS in Business Analytics, MS in Financial Technology and Analytics, and MS in Professional Accounting and Analytics" said Joyce Strawser, Ph.D., dean of the Stillman School of Business. "We are excited about this upcoming series, which underscores our close connection to practice."

The series is open to students, professionals, and enthusiasts seeking to deepen their understanding of digital transformation and stay abreast of the latest developments in the IT industry. Registration and session information can be found on the university's website.

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