CHALLENGING BUSINESS MODELS: SHAPING THE FUTURE OF WORK. Recent advances in technology such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and big data analytics are impacting the way that we live, communicate and conduct business, disrupting traditional business models and redefining the relationship between employees and employers. As these technologies continue to escalate at an exponential rate, it is becoming critical to understand their impact on contemporary work practices, and for businesses and individuals to understand how to design a secure future amidst this disruption. This course provides you with an applied and industry relevant learning opportunity. You will have access to current theory, case studies as well as advice from leaders in the field to assess challenging issues related to potential change in processes, people and automation that might impact the future of business as well as your own employment.
Class Participation: 20%, Final Essay: 80%