The digital tsunami

All sectors of activity are massively impacted by the digital revolution, which includes 5G, internet of things, robotics, big data & analytics, AI and blockchain. Theses technologies have the potential of profoundly affecting all aspects of economic activity and present unprecedented security concerns. The Master Class will explore the opportunities and threats of this digital revlution, as well as security and privacy issues.

This programme is a discovery event only opened to companies that are part of IMD's Corporate Learning Network. As the EBU belongs to this network, we are happy to share this opportunity with EBU members only. You will get the chance to be among professionals coming from all other Europe, from companies in a wide range of industries.

Who it's for

  • All managers and executives
  • EBU members only

Skills acquired during this Master Class

  • Business: Discover how cyber security, internet of things and 5G, can be threats or opportunities
  • Data: Learn how you can use data to create competitive advantage
  • Strategy: Identify the new opportunities set in motion by the digital tsunami

Content outline

  • How cyber security exacerbates the challenges of the digital revolution
  • Stakes & challenges of cyber risk and security
  • Addressing the internet of things: challenges and opportunities
  • Engineering privacy by design
  • The challenge of including more intelligence in an existing system
  • How to compete in the digital era: from data to digital business model
  • Network virtualization and slicing: impact on 5G, IoT and the telecom industry


Day 1: from 17:00 – networking dinner
Day 2: from 08:30 -16:00 (including networking lunch)

Faculty member


Business Data Strategy


04 - 05 Oct 2018


IMD Campus
Chemin de Bellerive 23
1001 Lausanne, Switzerland

Registration Deadline

03 Oct 2018

Registration details

To join, your company must be an EBU Member. There are only a few seats available.


  • EUR 950

The price include tuition, course materials and coffee breaks. It does not include any other meals, travel or hotel costs.

Payment and cancellation policy


Participants are responsible for their own accommodation during the course.

Working languages


Partners and Sponsors

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Contact detail

Frederic Frantz
Business Training Manager
+41 22 717 21 48

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