DM2563 Managing Digital Transformation - project module 7.5 credits

Leda och hantera digital förändring - projektmodul

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Computer Science and Engineering
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Spring 19 for programme students

Spring 20 ledproj20 for programme students

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course, students should be able to:

1. Apply concepts and theories efficiently to solve composite current and future challenges in digital transformation context.

2. Apply the theoretical perspectives to analyse digital change issues in real cases, in order to facilitate decision-making in management issues, including choice of perspective and argumentation for why a perspective is appropriate in a certain analytical and management task.

3. Analyse an organisation and its current situation and create a synthesis of available external and internal information to develop feasible recommendations.

Course main content

The aim for the course is that the student should apply theories and knowledge from the course DM2562 Managing digital transformation in a real business project. By working in direct contact with relevant actors in the business world, the project module will give the students possibility to retrieve useful and efficient solutions for client companies that face complex strategic challenges in connection with some form of digital process of transformation.

The course focuses on two teaching and learning forms:

1. A business project where students in groups of 4-5 individuals are assigned a task to solve an important strategic question/problem, presented by a company and in close cooperation with the company. The aim of the business project is to create a strategic business plan with relevant recommendations for the client company. Companies will be assigned to each group, and group supervision will be provided throughout the whole module.

2. A series of guest lectures with leading individuals from different parts of the industry, from Tech start-ups to large companies, as well as media companies and entrepreneurs. These lectures intend to give the students knowledge of digital transformation in a number of different industries, and give them the possibility to discuss ongoing changes with experienced and inspired individuals

Eligibility

DM2562, Managing Digital Transformation

Literature

Will be announced at the beginning of the course

Examination

  • PRO1 - Project, 7.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

The course grade consists of three parts:

1. Business project, report and presentation (50%)

2. Self-reflecting essay (30%)

3. Participation in teaching (20%)

Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology

Contact

leif dahlberg (dahlberg@kth.se)

Examiner

Leif Dahlberg <dahlberg@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.