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Business Law in a Digital Context 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The aim of the course is to develop the competence necessary to effectively deal with legal matters when developing digital business activities that cross national borders. In particular, the course examines the different impacts of digital technology on the firms’ production system. The course prepares students to deal withthe 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 and principles of online contract formation connecting students
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.

Connection to Research and Practice
The course is focused on digital intellectual property law and practice, data protection policy and principles of online contract formation. The course contents connect to students’ personal experiences from e.g. real life uses of social media and online transactions.
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.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’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

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Distance
Number of required meetings
0
Semester
Autumn 2022: Aug 22 - Jan 15
Rate of Study
25%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Examiner
khvyul
Course coordinator
khvyul
Course coordinator
Anna Sellin
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15000kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-J2088
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