The course focuses on how organizations can manage their digital transformation processes in order to benefit from digitalization. The course introduces and analyzes the ways in which digital transformation manifests itself in enhancements of organizations' products, services, processes, and structures. The course focuses on the distinct aspects of digital technology and how organizations can leverage these aspects in their innovation processes. The course explores key concepts in digital transformation research and relates them to broader digitalization challenges and opportunities. The course provides both theoretical and practical perspectives on digital transformation.
Prerequisites for the course are 90 ECTS in one of the following subjects; Informatics, Information Science, Computer Science, Cognitive Science or Informatics with focus on digital media production, or equivalent studies.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5 (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section).
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se.
Application deadline is
15 January 2019.