About this online course


Do you want to enhance your business model by creating a clear focus or implement your new business model innovation into your IT?

In this business and management course, we will discuss business model agility and how specific business model metrics will help you focus on the overall goals of our business.

You will also learn about advanced tools to help support the bridge between business model thinking and IT implementation.

What you'll learn:
  • How to combine and understand technical opportunities, consumer behaviour and agile Business Model design and Innovation.
  • How to use metrics to help you focus your business model.
  • Understand the different types of business model metrics.
  • How to implement business models in IT, either in a business eco-system or in your own Enterprise Architecture.

This course is part of the XSeries Business Model Innovation.


Course Syllabus

Week 1 & 2: Agile solutions

  • IT driven BMs and Agility
  • BM dynamics

Week 3 & 4: Metrics

  • KPIs versus metrics
  • BM metrics versus operational metrics

Week 5 & 6: BM and Business Processes in networked businesses

  • Value exchanges
  • Information and knowledge sharing
  • Inter-organizational Processes

Week 7 & 8: Enterprise Architecture (EA)

  • Introduction
  • Link BM and EA


This is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that runs on edX.


  • Secondary school; basic notions about business and/or practical business experience, some basic knowledge on enterprise architectures, business processes and IT.

  • Start date
    Anytime (Self-Paced)
  • Admission Deadline
  • Cost
  • Course length
  • Estimated effort
    2 - 4 hours per week / 8 weeks
  • Course code

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