Digital Business Master Class (47E00100) is a graduate-level online course (6 ECTS) focusing on digital technologies as tools for building businesses.

Challenge-based learning is an integral part of the course. Course projects are done in collaboration with partner companies, and students work in international and multidisciplinary teams. During Digital Business Master Class, students learn how companies transform their processes and systems by implementing digital technologies. Concepts covered include platforms and ecosystems, business design thinking, data-driven marketing, digital value creation, data-intensive business and agile project management methods. Many of the course participants come from partner schools of Aalto University, making the Master Class a great opportunity for building international connections. 

Course schedule

The course includes three phases: self-paced pre-work and post-work, two intensive weeks of lectures and project work in teams. 

1-12 June: Pre-work 

  • Self-paced course orientation
  • Individual research for the project

29 June - 10 July: Lectures & Project work

  • Online lectures (Mon-Fri at 13:00-16:00, GMT+3). Attendance is strongly recommended but the lectures will be also recorded.
  • Teamwork on a company project

11-17 July: Project work

  • Finishing the company project

by 7 August: Post-work

  • Individual course reflection

Registration for the course is open until 15.5.2020 through Webropol: (no Oodi registration). 

For more information, contact DBMC program manager Laura Kitinoja ( or visit the course website: