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Digital platform economy

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Persons without a valid study right to a Finnish university have preference to this course.

Course content overlaps with course CS-E5310 ICT Enabled Service Business and Innovation (5 ECTS). Please choose either one of them.

Course content: Enablers of digitalisation, convergence, commoditisation, consumerisation (of IT), democratisation, disaggregation, disintermediation, power of digital aggregators and intermediators, specialisation, lowering entry barriers, servitisation, datafication, mobility, social media. Platforms, platform economy, network effects, boundary resources and how they are used, governance of platforms, digital boost to platforms.

After completing the course the student

  • has a high-level understanding of the scale, scope, and speed of the disruption and destruction that digitalisation is having on firms, industries and societies, and technological enablers that are driving the change.
  • can describe the changes that digitalisation brings at the level of industry structures and power, market dynamics and value chains.
  • is also able to describe the main characteristics of (multisided) platforms and platform economy, why platform economy is different to traditional business and the significance on platforms for the economy at large.

More info in Aalto University’s WebOodi course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

Further information about the studies

Aalto University
FITech ICT contact person
fitech-sci(at)aalto.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Head of study services
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topic:
Digitalisation
Course code:
CS-EJ5311
Credits:
2 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
26.10.–11.12.2020
Application deadline:
19.10.2020
Host university:
Aalto University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Online
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
No prerequisites.
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