The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that students will gain
a broad understanding of the effect of
digitalization on the economy, on business
activities and on business strategies. The wider
effect of digitalization of the world economy, on
societies and individuals will also become clear,
and students will have a grasp of societal and
ethical considerations. Some key technologies
have been introduced to the students.

Learning outcomes

After the completion of the course, students:

  • Understand the fundamental trends and
    technologies in digitalization
  • Understand the effects of digitalization on the
    world economy, on business and individuals
  • Can strategically apply digitalization to
    various business activities

Course contents

Digitalization trends and technologies

  • A digital world economy
  • Business strategy
  • Societal, legal and ethical considerations
  • Digitalization of sales
  • Digitalization of supply chains
  • Digitalization of financial management

Prerequisites and co-requisites

First year business studies, basics of marketing and
20 cr completed from the subject module.

Additional information

This course is the first course of the module
Digital Transformation. The module is planned to
be taken as a whole 15 credits package. The other
two courses are called Service Design and
Customer Experience Management. NOTE: THIS FIRST
COURSE WILL BE HELD 100% ONLINE IN ZOOM during the
period 31.8.-5.10.2021. THE
FOLLOWING SERVICE DESIGN COURSE (starting 12.10
and continuing until 23.11.) WILL BE ON CAMPUS (if
there are no restrictions by authorities
hindering).

Recommended or required reading

Rogers, David L. The Digital Transformation
Playbook (exact pages will be announced)
Jansson, J and Andervin, M; Leading Digital
Transformation
Materials distributed through itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Practical exercises - 30 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 35 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

  1. Book exam, of which 50% of the points is
    required to pass the course. Re-exams x2
  2. Written assignment, of which 50%
    is required to pass the course. One attempt only.
  3. Guest lecture/article assignment
  4. lectures workshops, summaries of learnings in
    dialogue of which 50% is required to pass the
    course.
    MORE DETAILS ABOUT EXAMINATION DURING MANDATORY
    INTRODUCTION LECTURE.

Teacher

  • Kietz Tove
  • Tigerstedt Christa

Examiner

Kietz Tove

Group size

No limit (41 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-08-29

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-08-31 09:00 - 12:00 Strategies in a Digital Economy - Course Intro, Group work brief + lecture Course Intro, Group work brief + lecture https://arcada.zoom.us/j/68181493253?pwd=cjBEL000SWhld1ZXZWtvOEpOZldwUT09 Meeting ID: 681 8149 3253 Passcode: 441610 Kietz Tove
Tigerstedt Christa
2021-09-02 13:00 - 15:30 Strategies in a Digital Economy- Workshop 1: Megatrends Workshop 1: Megatrends https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61229016342?pwd=Wk5seHMvRWg2aks0RzJnUkRodzRzUT09 Meeting ID: 612 2901 6342 Passcode: 030170 Kietz Tove
2021-09-07 09:15 - 11:45 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 2: Digital transformation Christa Tigerstedt  Christa Tigerstedt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61890439715?from=addon Meeting ID: 618 9043 9715 One tap mobile +496938079883,,61890439715# Germany +496950502596,,61890439715# Germany Dial by your location +49 69 3807 9883 Germany +49 695 050 2596 Germany +49 69 7104 9922 Germany +49 30 5679 5800 Germany Meeting ID: 618 9043 9715 Find your local number: https://arcada.zoom.us/u/cb1fZrAuO Join by SIP 61890439715@109.105.112.236 61890439715@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 618 9043 9715 Tigerstedt Christa
2021-09-09 13:00 - 15:30 Strategies in a Digital Economy - Workshop 3: Strategy - guest lecture Workshop 3: Strategy - guest lecture https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62432041508?pwd=aFY3anJIUjhqRXdEMjdvL0RUOXd5dz09 Meeting ID: 624 3204 1508 Passcode: 550484 Kietz Tove
2021-09-14 09:15 - 11:45 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 4: Digital Maturity Matrix Christa Tigerstedt  Christa Tigerstedt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62074284917?from=addon Meeting ID: 620 7428 4917 One tap mobile +496971049922,,62074284917# Germany +493056795800,,62074284917# Germany Dial by your location +49 69 7104 9922 Germany +49 30 5679 5800 Germany +49 69 3807 9883 Germany +49 695 050 2596 Germany Meeting ID: 620 7428 4917 Find your local number: https://arcada.zoom.us/u/czQlKJY7A Join by SIP 62074284917@109.105.112.236 62074284917@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 620 7428 4917 Tigerstedt Christa
2021-09-16 13:00 - 15:30 Strategies in a Digital Economy - Workshop 5: Effects of digitalization on various aspects of society Workshop 5: Effects of digitalization on various aspects of society https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66557177295?pwd=UElocTZnYkE2eDR0RmtzcStzNnVOUT09 Meeting ID: 665 5717 7295 Passcode: 812217 Kietz Tove
2021-09-21 09:15 - 11:45 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 6: Disruption Christa Tigerstedt Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61028264013?from=addon Kietz Tove
Tigerstedt Christa
2021-09-28 09:15 - 11:45 Strategies in a Digital Economy - Group work presentations Group work presentations https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62052960284?pwd=dUIxRjF2TENpTDNVaEdIbm1HQWdEdz09 Meeting ID: 620 5296 0284 Passcode: 913739 Kietz Tove
Tigerstedt Christa
2021-10-05 09:15 - 11:45 Strategies in a Digital Economy - Book exam Book Exam Kietz Tove
Tigerstedt Christa
2021-11-12 09:00 - 11:30 Strategies in a Digital Economy Re-exam 1 Kietz Tove
Tigerstedt Christa
2021-12-14 12:00 - 14:30 Strategies in a Digital Economy Re-exam 2 Kietz Tove
Tigerstedt Christa

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