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Digital Technology Strategy

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Weekly Hours
HS 2021
Prof. Dr. Dries Faems
Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.

This module consists of five topics:

1. Digital innovation and venturing

2 .Digital business models

3. Human side of digital transformation

4. Digital ecosystems

5. Digital platforms

Date Time
Thursday, 11.11.2021 08:00 - 18:00
Friday, 12.11.2021 08:00 - 18:00
Saturday, 11.12.2021 08:00 - 18:00
Sunday, 12.12.2021 08:00 - 18:00
The literature for this course is based on three books:Gupta, S. (2018) Driving digital strategy: a guide to reimagining your business. Harvard Business Review Press.Westerman et al. (2014) Leading digital: turning technology into business transformation. Harvard Business Review PressParker et al. (2016) Platform revolution: how networked markets are transforming the economy - and how to make them work for you.
Each session will consist of a lecture, presenting the core insights and illustrating them with recent case material. In addition, group assignments will be executed in-class to actively use the provided concepts and frameworks.
Written work

Equal to the ECTS-credits allocated for the module.

Allocation of grade will be as follows: Group work (30%), Class participation (10%), Individual assignment (60%)

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