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Business Strategy in the Digital Economy -121424

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
In progress
6 ECTS

MODULE TYPE: SDG11


MODULE DESCRIPTION

The course is designed to help students gain the ability to understand and interpret the rationale of strategic decisions. It also provides students with the knowledge of patterns in strategy formation for start-ups with a specific focus on those in the digital economy. The course stems from the recall of basic strategy and innovation management concepts to move on and define what is a successful business models and how to perceive a sustainable business models innovation. Based on case studies and active participation of students in debates, the course sets the scene to apply a business model thinking to the analysis of firms and the design of new ventures. The course investigates platform business models and explores how platforms develop their strategies.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is designed to help students gain the ability to understand and interpret the rationale of strategic decisions. It also provides students with the knowledge of patterns in strategy formation for start-ups with a specific focus on those in the digital economy. The practice and theory of making decisions is a core ability for future managers. The critical analysis of both contents and process of decision making requires mastering the basic strategic management concepts as well as understanding how innovation impacts on the ability to succeed in a fast evolving environment.

Module level:  

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Online

SDG11 Theme: Circular Economy

ECTS: 6

Semester: Spring semester

Starting date: Late February 

Finishing date: Early June

Enrollment period: December 2020


The admission is currently possible for learners from ECIU partner universities.  Please fill this document and send it to the admission-contact person: mobility-ssh@unitn.it  

University

University of Trento

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