Professional studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The course provides an overview of developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Advances in ICT can enable business services with economic, ecological and social benefits through the use of "cloud computing" and "green computing". Students will examine case studies of ICT development in order to create a framework for exploring the strategic development, practical use and evaluation of the benefits from the deployment of new technology in a business environment.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student is expected to be able to individually analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of new technologies which are used in the corporate world. Students should also be able to produce a report that describes the analytical evaluation.

Course contents

1st Introduction - a theoretical perspective on ICT progress
2nd Cloud Computing
3rd Green IT
4th Network evolution towards NGN
5th Web 2.0 and 3.0
6th Intelligent web services
7th Cultural convergence

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The course is designed for engineering students with completed internship in the IT field.

Previous course names

JEE i praktiken

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 23 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 60 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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


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Westerlund Magnus

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2010-04-01

Assessment methods

  • 2012-03-22 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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