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Digital Transformation

level of course unit

Second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

• know important trends for companies based on digitalization
• know the potential of digital transformation for companies and are able to describe development paths
• know the challenges associated with digital transformation for traditional companies and know the importance of smart products as part of digitalization

prerequisites and co-requisites

According admission requirements

course contents

• Digital trends and change waves
• Difference between digital and traditional companies and their development paths
• Design levels, framework conditions and challenges of digital change
• Frameworks for evaluating digital maturity
• Smart products – development
• Ecosystem IoT and data
• Use cases of smart products and solutions

recommended or required reading

• Caudron, Van Peteghem (2016): Digital Transformation: A Model to Master Digital Disruption, BookBaby
• Rauser (2016): Digital Strategy: A Guide to Digital Business Transfor- mation, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

assessment methods and criteria


language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

1. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

not applicable

type of course unit


mode of delivery

in progress

work placement(s)

not applicable