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2022/2023  MA-MMBFO3000U  Digitalization

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Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 2 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Part Time Master
Duration One Quarter
Start time of the course Autumn
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for Full-Time MBA
Course coordinator
  • Rony Medaglia - Department of Digitalisation
Main academic disciplines
  • Information technology
  • Management
  • Organisation
Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face teaching
Last updated on 27-09-2022

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Learning objectives
  • Explain the transformative impacts of digitalization on industries and business models
  • Critically assess the potential of disruptive technologies
  • Evaluate the use of digital technologies in key business functions
  • Formulate innovative business strategies enabled by digitalization
Exam ECTS 2
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Size of written product Max. 10 pages
Assignment type Written assignment
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale 7-point grading scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and external examiner
Exam period Autumn
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content, structure and pedagogical approach

The increasing integration of digital technologies into the key functions of businesses is leading to a paradigm shift. The diffusion of digital technologies – such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, digital platforms, and blockchain – is not anymore simply about providing efficiency gains to traditional business processes, but has the potential of opening up for the creation of new services, new business models, and entire new industries.


This course focuses on the phenomenon of digitalization to demonstrate how managers can draw on the novel ways in which digitalization is transforming business. Students will be provided with the tools to understand the transformative nature of the digitalization phenomenon, and will draw on the analysis of practical cases to formulate successful strategies enabled by digitalization.

Description of the teaching methods
Students will learn through a combination of pedagogic methods.The course learning will consist of interactive lectures, classroom discussion, online content, case discussions, and Q&A sessions with experts from the business community. Students will be divided into study groups who are asked to give case presentations and structure dialogue with prominent experts from the business community.
Feedback during the teaching period
Students will receive feedback continuously throughout the course from both the teachers and their peers. During the interactive lectures, students will receive feedback on their learning progress through short quizzes. During the classroom discussions, students will receive feedback on their presentations.
The teacher will be available during office hours, which students can book in advance, to give feedback or answer questions from students. On request, students will be able to receive feedback after the examination day, also during the teachers’ office hours
Student workload
Participating in class 20 hours
Preparation 20 hours
Examination 10 hours
Last updated on 27-09-2022