ICT Digital Markets, Standards and Regulation

Објавено: June 28, 2022
1. Course Title ICT Digital Markets, Standards and Regulation
2. Code 4ФЕИТ10Л009
3. Study program ТКИИ
4. Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
5. Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
6. Academic year/semester IV/8 7. Number of ECTS credits 6
8. Lecturer D-r Aleksandar Risteski, D-r Toni Janevski, D-r Valentin Rakovikj, D-r Vladimir Atanasovski
9. Course Prerequisites
10. Course Goals (acquired competencies): The aim of the course is to cover the field of entrepreneurship and innovation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in order to digitize in all areas. Thus, the course is aimed at training the student to work in ICT digital markets based on standards and regulations, including technological, business and regulatory aspects.
11. Course Syllabus: Overview of ICT technologies and digital services / applications. Digital Single Market. The role of standardization in ICT (examples of standardization of ICT/telecom technologies). Organization of work of standardization bodies. Regulation and policies for the digital market and service providers (example: AEK as a telecom regulator). Frequency spectrum regulation for mobile and wireless telecommunication networks. Development of ICT innovation for digital market. Managing and financing startup companies in the ICT industry. Digital market analysis. Targeting a relevant digital market, business evaluation of a digital market. Benchmarking and comparative business analysis in the ICT field. Strategy for development of business model and business plan in the ICT field. Notion of lean and business canvas models. Modeling through appropriate examples. Self-evaluation of business opportunities in the ICT sector. Willingness to invest in the ICT field. Impact of the rise of ICT on trends in digital businesses and society.
12. Learning methods: The method of learning is based on theoretical lectures of students, supplemented with thematic auditory exercises, consultation with students, as well as seminar work or project assignment.
13. Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14. Distribution of course hours 180
15. Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 15
16. Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 50
16.2. Individual tasks 20
16.3. Homework and self-learning 50
17. Grading 17.1. Exams 0
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 40
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 50
18. Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points 5 (five) (F)
from 51to 60 points 6 (six) (E)
from 61to 70 points 7 (seven) (D)
from 71to 80 points 8 (eight) (C)
from 81to 90 points 9 (nine) (B)
from 91to 100 points 10 (ten) (A)
19. Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Completed all activities per subject, lectures, auditors and laboratory exercises.
20. Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester or a written exam in the scheduled exam sessions. The student will be able to optionally prepare a seminar paper and submit it by the end of the semester.
21. Language Macedonian and English
22. Method of monitoring of teaching quality Self-evaluation.
23. Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 ITU and The World Bank Digital Regulation Handbook ITU and The World Bank 2020