Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Student has ability to a) identify opportunities and threats of digital transformation from perspectives of an individual, company or society, b) recognize the role of technology and its potential in digital transformation, c) identify general challenges of privacy, regulation and security as well as responsibility of the society, companies and the individual, d) use knowledge, ideas or technologies to handle digital transformation and demands of managers in the digital era.

Credits: 1

Schedule: 01.02.2024 - 02.05.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Olli-Pekka Mutanen

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    This module aims at demystifying digital transformation and view it from a number of different perspectives such as general, technology, society level and company level perspectives. The videos include an informal discussion with experts who have extensive experience from the area both from an academic perspective as well as practitioners.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Scale: Pass / fail. Assessment is based on a quiz measuring students understanding of the online contents, and a written analysis reflecting course domain related phenomena.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course consists of two online content parts, both accompanied with a related assignment. The first part is composed of a series of videos on informal 'fireside chat' type of discussions with experts who have extensive experience from the domain area both from an academic and practical perspective. This part is concluded with a related quiz (test). In the second part we are combining some domain related theory with our own experiences by producing a reflective analysis on the phenomenon.


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Online contents.

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I

    2021-2022 Autumn I


    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.

    This course is not available to degree or exchange students.