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Hours to complete

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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

1.1

A Model and framework to help understand disruptive technologies...
Reading
4 videos (Total 25 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
1.1 Survivor Model12m
1.2 Sustaining and Disruptive Technologies4m
1.3 The Box Score7m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1.16m
Hours to complete
28 minutes to complete

1.2

Some examples of companies that were not able to survive disruptive technologies...
Reading
3 videos (Total 22 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
2.2 Kodak Disrupted9m
2.3 Kodak Today and the Future4m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1.26m
Week
2
Hours to complete
22 minutes to complete

2.1

A company that did not survive and its disruptor...
Reading
2 videos (Total 16 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
3.2 Netflix5m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2.16m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

2.2

Another story of disruption and a summary of our examples...
Reading
4 videos (Total 34 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
4.2 Amazon12m
4.3 Three Amigos11m
This is the case study for the mid-course examm
Quiz1 practice exercise
Mid Course exam on Uber20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

3.1

Newspapers are an important component of a democratic society; the Internet threatens them in a number of ways...
Reading
3 videos (Total 26 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
5.2 Newspaper data7m
5.3 Newspaper survival10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3.16m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

3.2

Social media has transformed the way people relate to each other, but it has a disruptive component that is worrying...
Reading
3 videos (Total 27 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
6.2 Publish or Perish9m
6.3 Social Media is Disruptive8m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3.26m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

4.1

Two companies in this module are private and are very successful; a quasi-public agency has a hard time competing with them and their technology...
Reading
4 videos (Total 30 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
7.2 FedEx6m
7.3 USPS9m
7.4 A Comparison5m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4.16m
Hours to complete
27 minutes to complete

13

Conclusions about disruption...
Reading
3 videos (Total 21 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
8.2 Disruption II6m
8.3 Disruption III7m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4.26m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

14

Suggestions for how to respond to a disruptive technology...
Reading
4 videos (Total 23 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
9.2 Summary I5m
9.3 Summary II3m
Final Exam Casem
Quiz1 practice exercise
Final exam quiz on GE Goes Digital20m
Hours to complete
12 minutes to complete

15

Survival in the physical world...
Reading
1 video (Total 12 min)
Video1 video

Instructor

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Hank C. Lucas

Robert H. Smith Professor of Information Systems
School of Business

About University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign. ...

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