12 lectures + 10 workshops.
The course evolves over two parallel strands: one taking a global and general view on Internet as a battlefield for digital goods and services, and one exploring the opportunities and challenges in a specifically Danish context.
In the 12 lectures, a combination of lecture-mode instruction and case discussion will be used to enable students to identify and describe characteristics, concepts, models, and principles of digital competition and information economics.
In the 10 workshops, students will work danish side of digital competition, developing knowledge and skills in describing opportunities, challenges and consequences for danish companies. We will also work with the outlook for the fastly developing digital economy, and how these developments affect the business opportunities and challenges in the digital arena.
Students are expected to take active part in the development of workshops, in order to capture the most current trends and developments in the area. Developing, in groups, suitable exercises and content for one workshop is mandatory for course completion. There will also be 3 mandatory assignments in the application of concepts, models, and economic principles of information economics in a danish context, as well as description of (existing and future) opportunities and challenges for Danish companies in taking part of the digital competition and the internationalization of Internet-enabled firms.
During this course students will be required to hand in mandatory assignments (e.g. attendance, papers, exercises, presentations, productions), that need to be completed/approved before being eligible to register for the examination and e.g. being allowed to submit written work for examination. Failure to hand in these mandatory assignments on time will mean that the registration for examination is annulled.
These mandatory assignments are (Deadlines are posted seperatly, e.g. on the course blog):
- Up to 3 mandatory assignments
Assessment and grading will be made based on a take-home examination addressing the learning outcomes of the course. The date for hand-out of the assignment will be announced on the course blog.
In the take home exam students will be given questions and tasks related to identification, description and explanation of the course's concepts, models and principles as well as application of and reflection on these concepts, models and principles.