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Digital platform economy

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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.

Further, the student can describe the changes that digitalisation brings at the level of industry structures and power, market dynamics and value chains.

The student 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 , Service designer
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topic:
Digitalisation
Course code:
CS-EJ5311
Credits:
2 ECTS
Teaching period:
28.10.–13.12.2019
Application deadline:
21.10.2019
Host university:
Aalto University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Level of studies:
Introductory
Teaching methods:
Online
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
No prerequisites.