Innovation and Business Models


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge on theories regarding business development based on communication, media and information technologies, including network economics, information economics, transaction costs analysis, and business ecosystems
  • Must have an understanding of theories on innovation


  • Must be able to apply theories and methodological tools on specific company and technology cases
  • Must be able to evaluate the application of business models in different business areas


  • Must have the competencies to discuss the links between different design elements of business models: customer value, organisation, technology and financial issues
  • Must have acquired the knowledge and skills to explain the key linkages between the different theories of the course, and use these critically in an analysis of market trends and business models
  • Must have acquired the ability to combine knowledge on technological solutions with business development and business potential
  • Must master theories and methodological tools to analyse and suggest appropriate and innovative business models for companies, which are offering communication, media and information services and products and using these solutions in their business operations

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed at the start of §17; Structure and contents of the programme.



Name of examInnovation and Business Models
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
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 titleInnovation og forretningsmodeller
Module codeESNICTEK1K5N
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design