The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)
  • 2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

Second

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

  • General business competence, building an ability to move from
    specialist role to a business leader role
  • Competence in digital transformation of the business landscape
    (strategies, innovations, business models)

Learning outcomes

You can:

  • look at the business as a whole (= more than own professional
    competence/specialist area) and have an ability to see how different
    functions are integrated and affect one another.

  • discuss new business models and business activities that emerge
    through digitalization in different industries. You are aware of the key
    global megatrends that are shaping the business landscape.

  • can make business decisions based on factual information and data.

  • can analyse different perspectives of business development, for
    example, related to finance, operations, and people.

  • adopt a broad view of various stake-holder interests, corporate
    governance, and business development.

  • can adopt an exploratory approach towards use of technology in
    businesses.

  • adopt a view of oneself as a technology adopter.

  • develop a critical but positive view on how to solve business
    problems related to digital transformation.

Course contents

Pre-assignment
Lectures (generic strategies, disruptive innovations, business
models, financial statements, technologies: platforms, analytics,
basics of AI/machine learning)
Individual Assignments
Group Assignment

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A bachelor degree and at least two years work
experience gained after completing the higher
education degree.

Previous course names

Digital Business Development

Recommended or required reading

Digital material in ItsLearning: books, scientific articles, and articles
in popular press.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 26 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 60 hours
  • Individual studies - 49 hours

Workload

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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:

Individual pre-assignment (10%)
Individual assignments (60%)
Group assignment (30%)

Teacher

  • Nyman Henrik
  • Stenius Andreas

Examiner

Nyman Henrik

Group size

No limit (35 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-10-07 16:30 - 20:00 B518 Business Development Henrik Nyman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64921330120?from=addon Meeting ID: 649 2133 0120 Nyman Henrik
2021-10-08 16:30 - 20:00 D4106 Business Development Henrik Nyman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/63829415111?from=addon Meeting ID: 638 2941 5111 Nyman Henrik
2021-10-09 09:30 - 16:00 Business Development https://arcada.zoom.us/j/3406642035 Stenius Andreas
2021-10-21 16:30 - 20:00 Business Development Henrik Nyman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61012780155?from=addon Meeting ID: 610 1278 0155 Nyman Henrik
2021-10-22 16:30 - 20:00 Business Development Henrik Nyman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69153971304?from=addon Meeting ID: 691 5397 1304 Nyman Henrik
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