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Digital Innovation

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2022

About the course

This course examines how innovations in information technology (IT) and the digital properties they have can be used to develop business processes. The course addresses the development of organizational flexibility and how to stimulate IT-supported innovation of business processes. An important dimension in this context is to understand and anticipate trends and changes in both technology development and market development as well as knowledge of methods and tools to support organizational product and service innovation. Customers are particularly important to include in innovation processes as they can contribute both important insights and skills in development processes, which have important implications for business processes. During the course, key issues in innovation research will be addressed and related to digitalization. The course provides an overall picture of the debate about the nature of the innovation process and how IT and digitalization affect innovation processes.

Application and eligibility

Digital Innovation, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

The information below is only for exchange students

Starts

17 January 2022

Ends

17 February 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires 90 credits in informatics, computer science, business administration, media and communication studies, pedagogics, psychology, political science or sociology (or equivalent competence). Also required is English B/6.

 

Selection

Students applying for courses within a double degree exchange agreement, within the departments own agreements will be given first priority. Then will - in turn - candidates within the departments own agreements, faculty agreements, central exchange agreements and other departmental agreements be selected.

Application code

UMU-A2737

Application

This application round is only intended for nominated exchange students. Information about deadlines can be found in the e-mail instruction that nominated students receive. Notification of admission will be sent in mid-November.

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Course is given by
Department of Informatics
Contactperson for the course is:
Student Support Informatics