Lifewide learning courses and programmes

Introduction to digital transformation

This course aims to demystify digital transformation and view it from a number of different perspectives such as general, technology, society level and company level perspectives.


Teaching time:



Information and communications technology

Form of learning:



Aalto University, FITech




1 By Aalto University (ECTS)


Free of charge

Application period:

7.11.2023 – 18.1.2024

Target group and prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Course description

The course videos include an informal discussion with experts who have extensive experience from the area both from an academic perspective as well as practitioners.

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student has ability to

  • identify opportunities and threats of digital transformation from perspectives of an individual, company or society
  • recognise the role of technology and its potential in digital transformation
  • identify general challenges of privacy, regulation and security as well as responsibility of the society, companies and the individual
  • use knowledge, ideas or technologies to handle digital transformation and demands of managers in the digital era.

Teaching schedule

No exam. No presence required. No particular schedule except for the weekly deadlines for exercises.

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