Business Law in a Digital Context 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThis course introduces students to a broad set of legal rules governing the daily operations of a digital business. It also encourages development of competences necessary to effectively deal with legal matters when developing digital business activities that cross national borders. The course prepares students to deal with the legal challenges and opportunities the digital economy created for companies, individuals and countries.
Connection to Research and Practice
The course is essentially focused on digital intellectual property law and practice, data protection policy, principles of online contract formation, and questions of consumer protection.
The course aims to provide students with a solid foundation on how the law can affect digital business and on how to expand a physical business into the digital realm following all the relevant legal rules.
The practical connections brought into the course will consist in the study and analysis of successful digital business models as well as on cases in which failure to comply with legal standards has led to the failure of potentially successful business models.
PrerequisitesBachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Informatics or Economics (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university), 45 credits of master level studies in Business Administration and/or Informatics.
Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JBLR27
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School
Previous and ongoing course occasions
Type of courseProgram
SemesterAutumn 2023: Aug 21 - Jan 14
Rate of Study25%
Course coordinatorYuliya Khvatsik
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students15000kr