Back to all courses

ICT enabled service business and innovation

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 30

NB! This course is full. Please see Digital Platform Economy as an alternative course.

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

This course is a combination of theory lectures, visiting lectures from industry, and case assignments from the following themes:

  • Digitalisation of society: A high-level view to digitalisation and servitisation of economy, industries, and companies
  • Platform economy: Platforms, ecosystems, two-sided markets, and other relevant concepts
  • Digital strategising: Platform stack, open-source, APIs, etc.
  • Trends: Changing topics and trends driving digitalisation, such as MyData and blockchain

After the course you

  • understand the role of ICT and software in driving digitalisation of industries and society in general
  • can apply theoretical concepts to analyse real world cases of digital transformation
  • are familiar with current trends that drive digitalisation
  • are aware of the critical perspectives related to digitalisation
  • understand digital platforms and their underpinnings, as well as platform competition and strategising

Assessment methods and criteria:

  • Participation in lectures (around 50% required, pass/fail)
  • Self-study online modules (pass/fail)
  • Assignments OR exam

This course cannot be taken with CS-EJ5311 Digital Platform Economy. Minor changes to the course information are possible. Check MyCourses before the course begins.

More info on Aalto University’s WebOodi course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

alustatalous digitaaliset alustat avoin lähdekoodi digitalisaatio lohkoketju ekosysteemit

Further information about the studies

Aalto University
FITech ICT contact person

Responsible teacher

Aalto University
Mikko Heiskala

Contact person for applications

Pilvi Lempiäinen , Head of study services
Start here
Start here
ICT Studies
Course code:
0 €
Teaching period:
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
Aalto University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Place of contact learning:
General prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of IT business and information systems concepts. Course TU-E2000 Introduction to Services is recommended.
Interested in this course? Subscribe and get updates about the course directly to your email. You can cancel subscription any time you want.

This course is included in the following theme