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2019/2020  KAN-CINTV1804U  Business Model Innovation in the Sharing Economy_CANCELLED

English Title
Business Model Innovation in the Sharing Economy_CANCELLED

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Elective
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Start time of the course Autumn
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Max. participants 120
Study board
Study Board for BSc/MSc in Business Administration and Information Systems, MSc
Course coordinator
  • Weifang Wu - Department of Digitalisation
Main academic disciplines
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information technology
Teaching methods
  • Blended learning
Last updated on 04-04-2019

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Learning objectives
After this course, students shall have developed the knowledge, skills and competencies as following:
  • Understand the key elements in business model
  • Understand the typical business models in the sharing economy
  • Apply specific business model innovation frameworks and tools
  • Discuss the opportunities and barriers of business model innovation
  • Develop potential entrepreneurship ideas by applying business model and business model innovation knowledge, frameworks and tools.
Business Model Innovation in the Sharing Economy:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Oral exam based on written product

In order to participate in the oral exam, the written product must be handed in before the oral exam; by the set deadline. The grade is based on an overall assessment of the written product and the individual oral performance.
Individual or group exam Individual oral exam based on written group product
Number of people in the group 3-4
Size of written product Max. 15 pages
Assignment type Project
Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
20 min. per student, including examiners' discussion of grade, and informing plus explaining the grade
Grading scale 7-point grading scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and second internal examiner
Exam period Winter
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content, structure and pedagogical approach

The sharing economy, including giving someone a ride and having a guest in your spare room, is quite popular in the digital era. The key concept is that you are not helping a friend for free; You are providing these services with a stranger for money. This course will introduce this new way of organizing economic activity that can complement the traditional corporate-centered model. The key elements in business models will be presented, the typical patterns will be investigated, and the approaches to innovate the business models will be discussed. This course will train students in the related frameworks, theories, models and methodologies and tools in the sharing economy. Students will work with real cases and real data sets.

Description of the teaching methods
Both face-to-face and online teaching will be conducted.
Feedback during the teaching period
Continuous feedback in class
Student workload
Lectures 30 hours
Preparation and reflection for lectures 90 hours
Exam and preparation for exam 86 hours
Expected literature

The literature can be changed before the semester starts. Students are advised to find the  final literature on LEARN before they buy the books.

Last updated on 04-04-2019