IV2010 Mobile Business 7.5 credits
This course has been cancelled.
The aim of the course is to give the students knowledge and understanding of the fundations and key characteristic features of mobile business and their implementation.
Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)D
Grade scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
The aim of the course is to give the students knowledge and understanding of the fundations and key characteristic features of mobile business and its implementation.On successful completion of this course students should have reached the following learning outcomes:- be able to describe and explain the structural migation from e-business to m-business- be able to explain and discuss the development of mobility as a new variable for business- be able to explain and discuss the major trends and drivers towards a mobile economy- be able to present different frameworks that is useful for understanding the mobile development- be able to give surgestions on strategical and practical cases of m-businesses
Course main content
The course deals with the structural migation that is taking place when Mobile Internet gives a possibility to connect an indefinite number of equipement with Information webs. The mobility has to do with full portability, real-time access to all information resourses and tools that earlier only could be reached by personal computers.
The combination of Internet, wireless technology and e-business creates new business opportunities. There are two fundamental drivers for the developement of Mobile Business. The first one is the possibility to control the way people want to communicate by giving them different equipement, solutions and tools to chose among. The second driver is that people is given an opportunity control an influence the time and the frequence for information gathering.
This is not a technical course about 3G broadband, mobile protocols and new programming languages but a course on businessuse and business benefits of mobile business.
Lectures, practical assignment, seminar
For "single course" students:
- Academic studies corresponding to 180 ECTS (hp) in Information Rechnology/Computer Science/Computer and Systems Sciences and
- documented proficiency in English A or equivalent.
Kornak, Teutloff, Welin-Berger: Enterprise Guide to Gaining Business Value from Mobile TechnologiesUpplaga : 1 ISBN 0-471-23762-0
- PRO1 - Assignments, 3.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
- TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
The course contains of a theoretical part based on the courselitterature and chosen articals, and a practical part consisting of a group assignment based on dfferent kinds of Mobile Business. The assignment should be documented in a report that is being presented and discussed at a seminar.
Requirements for final grade
The overall course grade is based on the results of the written exam and the project assignment that the student has to pass.
ICT/Systems Science (SU)
Anders Västberg <email@example.com>
The course is given in English
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 07.