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Digital Economy

Digital Economy

Digital business and action fields are experiencing enormous growth. This growth is due to the online activities that take place among people, companies, and end devices, comprising several trillions of datapoints and processes each day. 

In this module/microcredential, you will receive a systematic overview of new business and action fields in the digital economy. This overview will improve your understanding of conceptual basics as well as drivers of digital transformation. The approaches toward entrepreneurial thinking that you learn in the course provide you with also have the necessary tools to implement them. In the final transfer project, you will have the chance to work on a specific example from your everyday work/company using the technologies presented.


  • Introduction to the Digital Economy Classification for digital technologies and the fields of action based on these
  • Company-wide view of digital value creation
  • Provision of digital services and business models in the company
  • Development of new business areas and business models in the digital economy
  • Case studies on strategic management

Dates and Deadlines

  • Registration deadline: 26 February 2024
  • Start date: 4 March 2024
  • Course dates:
    Online phase: can be completed as a MOOC as from 17.01.24
    Attendance phase: 08.04.24 – 10.04.24
    Transfer phase: 15.04.24 – 10.05.24




Application deadline: 26 February 2024

Documents required:

Send us your application documents by email or post to:

Graz University of Technology
Life Long Learning
c/o Dr. Helmut ASCHBACHER
Rechbauerstraße 12
8010 Graz

Quick Facts

  • Duration: approx. 10 weeks
  • ECTS credits: 5
  • Degree: Certificate from Graz University of Technology
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Participation fees: 1,500 euros (VAT-free), but these fees do not include travel, accommodation and catering costs.
  • Course location: TU Graz and online

Target group

This course has been designed for

  • Engineers
  • Managers
  • Business economists

The course is particularly suitable for specialists from the sectors

  • Industry, R&D
  • Consulting Services
  • Trade and logistics
  • Energy industry
  • Marketing & IT

No initial academic training is required to attend this course.


TU Graz Life Long Learning
Phone: +43 316 873 4943