Designing Digitalisation Online
INFN61, INFORMATICS, 7.5 ECTS CREDITS
The course is offered on as a distance freestanding course.
There are few organisations today, private and public, that are not somehow affected by digitalisation. Most of today’s managerial work requires knowledge and toolsets to manage the different aspects of the omnipresent reshaping of the organisational landscape that is digitalisation.
Digitalisation, however, has different meanings for different stakeholders in any given organisation and it may span from automation to transformation of core processes. Digitalisation have the power to disrupt established business models and to create new, never before seen, business models.
This course aims to provide an insight into the technological and managerial landscape that information technologies are building today.
On completion of the course, students shall have achieved a thorough understanding of how digitalisation affects organisations.
The course focuses on the challenges that digitalisation poses in the modern organisation. To manage digitalisation, both managerial and technological aspects must be considered in conjunction. By studying theories on digitalisation and analysing cases, the course focuses on how information technology alters internal and external processes within and across organisations and society.
The teaching is given entirety on distance via an internet-based learning platform. It is assumed that the student participates in these conditions and has access to a computer with a network connection. Access to teachers for questions and guidance is provided via the internet-based learning platform.