A Corporate but Open Academy for Top Executives

There are lots of questions about digital transformation. The Digital Academy gives answers to each and every one of them. Change leaders learn how digital transformation can be driven from university lecturers and free market economy docents. Here they have the possibility to exchange with other corporates‘ change leaders and tackle things in concrete boot camps.

Deutsche Bahn, Porsche and Roche join forces to drive the Digital Transformation in Germany. These three market leading companies and the Digital Academy form the team in 2019.

The Digital Academy will cultivate a network of speakers from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. This means not only digital leaders but also speakers from the Mannheim Business School's global academic network. Speakers come from Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Groningen, Copenhagen Business School, Cranfield School of Management, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, ESSEC Business School and more. View full list.


We did the math for you.

  • Recent studies of the University of Mannheim have revealed four main topics for digital change.
  • Based on them we developed an excellent programm to give you the perfect tools to drive the digital tranformation in your company.
  • The language spoken is english


The Digital Academy - Driving Digital Transformation in Europe



Christian Holz
Product Owner Transformation & Digitalization, Deutsche Bahn Akademie

Henning Franke
Head of Digital Transformation, Roche Diagnostics GmbH


Thorsten Dirks
CEO Eurowings, Group Board Lufthansa AG & Initiator of the Digital Academy

Jürgen Rösger
Initiator & Industry Director of the Digital Academy

Julia Bayer
Program Coordinator
Digital Academy

Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl
Initiator & Academic Director of the Digital Academy

Prof. Dr. Jens Wüstemann
President of Mannheim Business School & Initiator of the Digital Academy

Driving Digital Transformation in Europe.