Technology Literacy and Digitalisation in Organisations


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


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.


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.


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.



Name of examTechnology Literacy and Digitalisation in Organisations
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual examination.
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
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAalborg University Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities