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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 32 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Welcome to The Impact of Technology

Welcome to the course! We start with a short introduction module where you will get a general introduction, a description of the overall process we will follow, a historical example and an assignment. You will after this module have a good general overview of the course and knowledge about what you will learn and what to expect. ...
3 videos (Total 24 min), 1 quiz
3 videos
The full process8m
A historical example9m
3 hours to complete

Theory and models - practical use

Relevant theories will help us in estimating the impact of technology. In this module three key innovation theories are included and by the end a more broad perspective is introduced....
5 videos (Total 43 min), 2 quizzes
5 videos
Dynamics of innovation7m
Diffusion of innovation9m
Disruptive innovation9m
A wider perspective8m
1 practice exercise
Theory and models16m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Technology delta and barriers

When estimating the potential impact of a technology, it is essential to understand the technology delta: How much better is the new technology and is this delta significant enough to overcome the barriers to implementation and realise its full potential? We will in this module look at both the technology delta and the barriers to implementation. Supporting this analysis, the Gartner hype cycle, megatrends and industry transformation are given special attention....
6 videos (Total 45 min), 3 quizzes
6 videos
The tech delta8m
The hype cycle6m
Megatrends8m
Barriers to change and diffusion7m
Industry transformation8m
1 practice exercise
Technology delta and barriers16m
Week
3
9 hours to complete

Foresight

Foresight in general, and backcasting in particular, is included in this module. After a general overview this module is built around one interactive sequential backcasting case....
6 videos (Total 38 min), 5 quizzes
6 videos
Sequential backcasting8m
Sequential backcasting - Debrief 15m
Sequential backcasting case - Debrief 24m
Sequential backcasting case - Debrief 36m
Sequential backcasting - The complete picture4m
1 practice exercise
Foresight16m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Value networks

Technologies with a significant impact put existing value networks out of balance. New value networks are emerging around new technologies. This module covers value networks basics and let's you practice how to predict potential new value network roles and structures....
5 videos (Total 22 min), 3 quizzes
5 videos
Value networks - basics4m
Value network disruption4m
Relationship technology - need5m
Value network prediction3m
1 practice exercise
Value networks16m
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Top Reviews

By SSDec 13th 2018

It is an extremely well taught course, recommend more courses like this and on Technology Foresight

By FOOct 15th 2018

this is course that I can recommend for anybody, because it was embedded with knowledge

Instructor

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Martin Vendel

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Industrial Economics and Management

About EIT Digital

EIT Digital is a pan-European organization whose mission is to foster digital technology innovation and entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and quality of life. By linking education, research and business, EIT Digital empowers digital top talents for the future. EIT Digital provides online and blended Innovation and Entrepreneurship education to raise quality, increase diversity and availability of the top-level content provided by 20 leading technical universities around Europe. The universities deliver a unique blend of the best of technical excellence and entrepreneurial skills and mindset to digital engineers and entrepreneurs at all stages of their careers. The academic partners support Coursera’s bold vision to enable anyone, anywhere, to transform their lives by accessing the world’s best learning experience. This means that EIT Digital gradually shares parts of its entrepreneurial and academic education programmes to demonstrate its excellence and make it accessible to a much wider audience. EIT Digital’s online education portfolio can be used as part of blended education settings, in both Master and Doctorate programmes, and for professionals as a way to update their knowledge. EIT Digital offers an online programme in 'Internet of Things through Embedded Systems'. Achieving all certificates of the online courses and the specialization provides an opportunity to enroll in the on campus program and get a double degree. Please visit https://www.eitdigital.eu/eit-digital-academy/ ...

About the Value Creation Through Innovation Specialization

This specialization covers the basics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses in the EIT Digital Master Program. The program aims to educate students and deliver entrepreneurs with the right business skills and sense. UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and KTH Royal Institute of Technology are the academic partners in this Innovation and Entrepreneurship specialization....
Value Creation Through Innovation

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