Credits: 6

Schedule: 25.02.2019 - 09.04.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Virpi Tuunainen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Professor  Virpi
Tuunainen

Virpi.tuunainen@aalto.fi

School of Business, Room V210

Office Hours on agreement via email

http://people.aalto.fi/virpi_tuunainen


Course assistant: 

Yong Ding 

yong.ding@aalto.fi


Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV Spring (2018-2019) Otaniemi campus

IV Spring (2019-2020) Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The objective of this course is to give the students an in-depth understanding of different issues related to digital economy. The main focus is on digital goods and services and platform mediated networks that enable or support the production and delivery of these. This integrating advanced level course is accomplished through readings and discussion, and independent studying is of great importance.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Digital Economy; Platform mediated networks

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

30% exam
70% assignments

Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 

1. Learning diaries based on the attended lectures and
class discussion (20%) with 50% mandatory lecture   attendance.

2. Written assignments (50%)

•      
20 % = 8 article reviews (individual work; 1-pagers) +
an extra assignment

•      
20% = 2 cases (group work)

•      
10% = 1 essay (individual work)

3. Final exam (30%)

This integrating advanced level course is accomplished
through readings and discussion, and independent studying is of great
importance.

Detailed instructions on the assignments can be found on
the course home pages in MyCourses.



Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 24h
independent work 133h
exam 3h
Total 160h (6 ECTS)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Reading list is published in the course website.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=37E00100

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Recommended prerequisites: 37C00100 Management Information Systems

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

via WebOodi

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 

DateTOPIC
25.2Introduction
27.2Platform Mediated Networks 1
4.3Platform Mediated Networks 2 
6.3Social Media and organizations 
11.3Changing landscape of online media (Dr. Noora Alanne)
13.3CASE1: Netflix
18.3Sharing economy platforms
20.3Open source and data business (Prof. Matti Rossi)
25.3CASE2: AirBnB, Etsy, Uber
27.3People-Driven ICT innovation (Prof. Wael Soliman, University of
Jyväskylä)
1.4Applications of Artificial Intelligence
3.4Blockchain and Digitalization of payments
9.4Course exam
27.5Exam

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