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Digital economy and business models

Individual course

Course contains three modules. Student can complete the course as 3 or 6 ECTS by choosing alternative modules. Module 1 (Digital economy 3 ECTS) is obligatory for everyone taking the course.

The aim of the course is to equip the students with analytical tools needed for strategic decision-making regarding digital transformation and digital innovation in managerial and expert roles in ICT and high-tech industries. The course provides an in-depth understanding of the key economic, social and technological premises underlying the contemporary phenomena attributed to digital economy.

After having completed the course the student is able to

  • Analyse, evaluate and challenge information and future scenarios related to digital economy
  • Understand the economic, technological, and social drivers as well as the multi-faceted influences of digital economy from individual, organisational, and societal vantage points
  • Study and analyse managerial problems related to digital economy by employing different theoretical and analytical frameworks
  • Identify and develop business models for digital businesses
  • Understand the role of platforms and ecosystems in digital economy

More info in University of Turku’s study guide.

Responsible teacher

University of Turku
Matti Mäntymäki
matti.mantymaki(at)utu.fi

Contact persons for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Service designer
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
Technical studies
Topic:
Industrial engineering and management
Course code:
TJ093238
Credits:
3–6 ECTS
Level:
Teaching period:
16.3.–3.5.2020
Application deadline:
9.3.2020
Host university:
University of Turku
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Blended
Place of contact learning:
Turku
Language:
English
Study suitable for:
Master's level students in information technology or a closely related field
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