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817608S Digital Service Innovation and Design, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 817608S  Validity 01.01.2012 - 30.11.2012
Name Digital Service Innovation and Design  Abbreviation Digital Service 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 

Tuure Tuunanen 

ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits/134 hours of work


Language of instruction 



1 st and 2 nd year of Master’s studies, spring semester, period 4

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, the student:


  • Will have good knowledge and understanding of research in the area of digital service innovation, co-creation, development, and design;
  • Can acquire knowledge and read critically relevant research articles in some of the leading academic journals and conference proceedings;
  • Can apply conceptual digital service development and design models and methods in practice;
  • Can produce a digital service specification and a project plan for development;
  • Can verbally present a business plan to a potential venture capital investor.
  1. Digital Service Innovation and Design Overview
  2. A contemporary selection of research themes, such as:
  • Service-dominant logic for digital services;
  • Service modularity and digital services;
  • Business models for digital services;
  • Digital service development;
  • Discovering digital service needs;
  • Digital service modelling;
  • Digital service co-creation.
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 1.5 ECTS credits (40.5h), class preparation 1 ECTS (26.7h), exercises 1.5 ECTS (40.5h), and final exam preparation 1 ECTS (26.7 h).

Recommended or required reading 

To be announced during the course implementation


Assessment methods and criteria 

Class Preparation:

Class Quizzes                                              15%



Group project Deliverable &                          20%


Individual Assignment                                  15%


Final Exam                                                                 50%




Person responsible 

Tuure Tuunanen

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

Course material can be found at OPTIMA e-learning environment.



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