The course TU-EV00013 Leading Innovation and Compatibility by Standardization will be postponed to 2022!
The course is under re-planning. Tentatively, I believe, we will provide this course in the form of hybrid video lectures and small research assignments on some specific topic related to standards and standardization.
For those of you who are interested in this opportunity, please let me know your interest by sending email to email@example.com
Furthermore, I would also like to hear your specific interests or questions in this area. This would help me to include all those aspects into the lectures.
I'm very happy to adjust the content according to your needs. My plan is to get the course ready to go by March 2022.
Leading Innovation and
Compatibility by Standardization provides exceptional visibility to the world of
standards and standardization with a focus on innovation leadership and
With the emerging data economy and platform-driven business models, the role of standardization and regulation is gaining importance as a tool to shape the market and speed up the development of services and products. This course will help you to have insight and understanding of the global collaboration and competition in several businesses subject to interoperability and network effects.
Furthermore, Standardization is an opportunity to achieve global recognition, like Technology Emmy reward 2019! Congratulations to a highly competitive and collaborative team developing Video coding formats, including strong contributions by the team in Finland.
Content The course gives practical knowledge on the most popular standardization organizations and projects, focusing on ICT-driven businesses. Case studies address business-critical issues in telecommunications, transportation, healthcare, power grid, and IOT as well as forward-looking views to the key future standards for data economy, such as digital identity, AI and blockchains, and 6G.
This seminar course provides an overview of ways to drive innovations in different types of ecosystems using standards and standardization as a tool. Furthermore, the course draws a scenario map to standardization in the context of the boundary conditions, such as regulations, equilibrium of competition and collaboration as well as diffusion of innovations. This is essential knowledge to people whose interests include market and technology strategies for emerging practical opportunities in global and regional platforms and data economy.
Level of the CourseMasters' level. The course is also intended for doctoral students and Aalto University alumni.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
The course consists of a combination of video lectures and related debate sessions. There will be about a dozen of video sessions based on earlier literature on compatibility pursuit and innovation, interoperability, and standards. Each video session The course includes six 3-hour sessions and case study research as homework. Mentoring and background material will be provided for the efficient execution of the case studies.
Assessment Methods and Criteria: A case study presentation of an individual or team effort focusing on a specific standardization topic with an optional individually written short article.
Video Lectures 12x xx minute sessions, each summarized in 250 word lecture note (12h). Personal research assignment including 1500 word report (36h) + optional (1 ECTS, 27h) short article assignment study and writing
PrerequisitesTU-E1010 Advanced Strategic Management and TU-E2111 Innovation in Operations and Services, or equivalent courses and expertise.
Status of the CourseElective course of the majors of Industrial Engineering and Management and Information Networks.
Language of instruction and studiesEnglish
ContactsThe teacher of the course is Executive in Residence Dr. Timo Ali-Vehmas (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The course assistant for the course is Riitta Rönnqvist, email: email@example.com