Technology Literacy and Digitalisation in Organisations

2020/2021

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Based on a fundamental technology understanding, the module illustrates the relationship between digital technologies and, for example, cognition, social relationships in the workplace, management, strategy, marketing and HRM. The module prepares the ground for diverse discussions of the opportunities and limitations of digital technologies. Particular attention is paid to digital business models and management of organisations that build on and/or use digital technologies.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the  necessary knowledge on

  • key theoretical and practical perspectives of technology and digitalisation.  
  • the opportunities and limitations of digitalisation.
  • the organisational and managerial consequences of digitalisation.

Skills

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:

  • analysing and evaluating the consequences of digitalisation and selecting methods, tools and theories in relation to key theoretical and practical issues of digitalisation.
  • clarifying and identifying key practice-oriented and theoretical issues of a greater or lesser degree of complexity in the development of new digital business models.

Competences

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:

  • translating knowledge and abilities within the area to concrete organisational and managerial areas.
  • independently being able to organise and carry out analyses of key issues in digitalisation.

Type of instruction

For information see § 17.

Exam

Exams

Name of examTechnology Literacy and Digitalisation in Organisations
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual examination.
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleTeknologiforståelse og digitalisering i organisationer
Module codeKAORS202011
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Business Economics
DepartmentDepartment of Business and Management
FacultyThe Faculty of Social Sciences