Department of Informatics

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Designing Digitalisation Online


The course is offered on as a distance freestanding course.

Course description

There are few organisations today, private and public, that are not somehow affected by digitalisation. Most of today’s managerial work requires knowledge and toolsets to manage the different aspects of the omnipresent reshaping of the organisational landscape that is digitalisation.

Digitalisation, however, has different meanings for different stakeholders in any given organisation and it may span from automation to transformation of core processes. Digitalisation have the power to disrupt established business models and to create new, never before seen, business models.

This course aims to provide an insight into the technological and managerial landscape that information technologies are building today.

On completion of the course, students shall have achieved a thorough understanding of how digitalisation affects organisations.


The course focuses on the challenges that digitalisation poses in the modern organisation. To manage digitalisation, both managerial and technological aspects must be considered in conjunction. By studying theories on digitalisation and analysing cases, the course focuses on how information technology alters internal and external processes within and across organisations and society.

Course design

The teaching is given entirety on distance via an internet-based learning platform. It is assumed that the student participates in these conditions and has access to a computer with a network connection. Access to teachers for questions and guidance is provided via the internet-based learning platform.

course director

Nam Aghaee
Senior lecturer
Phone: +46 46 222 33 80
Room: EC2-239

Nam Aghaee

Avijit Chowdhury
Postdoctoral fellow
Phone: +46 46 222 48 86
Room: EC2-226

Avijit Chowdhury

Additional information

Course syllabus, in English
Course syllabus, in Swedish

Reading list Spring 2024

Advanced level A1N
Distance course
Teaching language: English
Offered: Spring semester
Study pace: 25% during full semester


Schedules for all our courses are published electronically in TimeEdit.

You find instructions how to search for your course schedule in the pdf-document TimeEdit - find your schedule.