Checking date: 23/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Digital business
Study: Bachelor in Management and Technology (351)

Coordinating teacher: MARTINEZ ROS, ESTER

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
1. To understand the key concepts related to digital business and its application. 2. To understand the change in the paradigm that implies technological impact in the form to generate new business. 3. To identify the new concepts and tools needed to plan, do, act and control the new digital business. 4. To know the circumstances that led to the emergence of the digital economy; 5. Identify the typologies of different models used by digital businesses; 6. To understand the impact of new digital business models on existing market sectors; 7. To know and to analyze the emergence of new digital business sectors.
Description of contents: programme
Section I: Key Concepts for Digital Business 1. Introduction to DB. 2. A framework for DB. 3. E-environment. 4. Marketplace analysis. Section II: Implementation the Model for DB 5. DB Strategy 6. Effect of Internet in Business. 7. Effect of Internet in the Buyer Behavior. 8. Managing DB infrastructure. 9. Digital Marketing: channels and communications. 10. Developing Business Intelligence. 11. Extensions
Learning activities and methodology
The format of the weekly teaching sessions includes lectures, group discussion and individual presentations variable combined week by week. The main theoretical concepts will be presented by the lecturers throughout the course while students┬┐ participation is required in the discussion of selected (by the lecturers) cases and academic readings. Micro-case studies to be analyzed in class Case-study homework assignments to be presented and discussed in class Homework assignments to be solved discussed in class
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • Allen, Jonathan P.. Digital Entrepreneurship. Routledge. 2019
  • Chaffey, Dave.. Digital Business and E-Commerce Management. Pearson. 2015
  • Coupey, Eloise.. Digital Business: Concepts and strategies. Routledge. 2016

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.