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Digital Business Modeling 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

This course provides an understanding of business model innovation for both new ventures and established companies. It focuses on identifying, designing, and assessing digital business models. Participants will learn how to use business modeling in a structured way to generate a digital business model, or modify an existing one.

Business modeling is important for startups as well as for established businesses which need to discover, defend or evolve their business models. How can organizations create and deliver value for their customers? How can they capture some of that value for the organization? The business model encompasses the product or service, your customers, and the economic engine that will enable it to meet profitability and growth objectives.
The topics covered include:
• The role of technologies for new business models generation and platform as business models
• The business model innovation process
• Value creation for key actors in the digital economy
• Developing digital business models that capture value and sustain their competitive advantage
• Prototyping business models
• Avoiding business model failure

Connection to Research and Practice

In this course, the student will learn about and with tools that are well-grounded in managerial practice to develop and innovate business models. The course will introduce the students to research-grounded tools with wide use in managerial practice, such as the triple-layered business model canvas, the strategic management toolbox for market and resource analysis or the underlying mechanics of specific business models. The course content is research-based, that is the student will learn about the newest research on digital business models and how it relates to business model innovation, in the form of both research-based lectures and a reading list capturing key academic pieces related to each course topic.


Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 30 credits in Business Administration and 30 credits in one (or a combination) of the following areas: business administration, economics, industrial engineering and management, business analytics, informatics, information technology, communication, commerce (or the equivalent) and taken the course Consulting: Processes and Skills, 7.5 credits (or the equivalent). Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JDBS25
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Upcoming course occasions

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Spring 2025: Mar 24 - Jun 01
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Sambit Lenka
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Sambit Lenka
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
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