The course takes place in period

1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)


Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Within this study unit we will focus on the
following competencies:

Fact-based decision-making

Resilience competence

Leadership competence

Learning Competence

SDG's in focus: 4,8,9,12

Learning outcomes

Once you have completed the study unit you will

Understanding for the fundamental trends and
technologies in digitalization (knowledge)
Understanding for the effects of digitalization
on the world economy, on business and individuals.
Skills to strategically apply digitalization to
various business activities (skill)

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 study unit is the first unit of the module
Digital Transformation. The module is planned to
be taken as a whole 15 credits package. The other
two units are called Service Design and
Customer Experience Management.

Recommended or required reading

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


  • 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. Re-exams x2
2. Written group assignment, of which 50%
is required to pass. One attempt only.
3. Lectures as workshops, incl. summaries of
readings and learnings in dialogue of which 50% is
required to pass.


  • Kietz Tove
  • Tigerstedt Christa


Kietz Tove

Group size

No limit (29 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-08-25

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
2022-08-30 08:30 - 11:00 Strategies in a Digital Economy MANDATORY introduction in Zoom - also lecture about book exam and group work brief Meeting ID: 671 0824 6048 Kietz Tove
Tigerstedt Christa
2022-09-01 11:45 - 14:15 B320 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 1: Megatrends Kietz Tove
2022-09-06 08:30 - 11:00 B518 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 2: Digital Transformation Tigerstedt Christa
2022-09-08 11:45 - 14:15 D173 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 3: Strategy Kietz Tove
2022-09-13 08:30 - 11:00 F249 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 4: Digital Maturity Matrix Tigerstedt Christa
2022-09-15 11:45 - 14:15 B320 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 5: Effects of digitalization on various aspects of society Kietz Tove
2022-09-20 08:30 - 11:00 D4106 Strategies in a Digital Economy Workshop 6: Disruption Tigerstedt Christa
2022-09-22 11:45 - 14:45 B522 Strategies in a Digital Economy Group work presentations Kietz Tove
Tigerstedt Christa
2022-09-26 12:30 - 15:00 B320 Strategies in a Digital Economy Book exam Kietz Tove
2022-11-04 08:30 - 11:00 B320 Strategies in a Digital Economy Re-exam 1 Kietz Tove
2022-12-01 13:00 - 15:30 B522 Strategies in a Digital Economy Re-exam 2 Kietz Tove

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