Archive for the ‘courses’ Category

e-service design

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

LinkedIn post by Laurent Oberholzer

“It was my first entrepreneurial project with François Briod, which we developed as part of a course on E-Service Design by Prof. Yves Pigneur at HEC Lausanne

This video was published ten years ago today …

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Online courses on BMGEN/VPDesign

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Two online courses developed by Strategyzer on BMGEN and VPDesign


Mastering Business Models (web)
An online course that will teach you how to map, design, assess, and test Business Models

Mastering Value Propositions (web)
An online course that will teach you how to better understand customers, and create value propositions that sell

new online course on BMGEN by strategyzer

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

The online course by strategyzer on BMGEN has been splitter in two courses; one on BMGEN and the other one on VPDesign

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Meet the Editors

Monday, December 5th, 2016

The objective of this workshop (web), coordinated by Frantz Rowe at FNEGE, is to support young information systems faculty members from France and all over Europe in their effort to publish their research in the most prestigious outlets within the information systems discipline. Over a period of four days, the editors of leading information systems journals will work together with the participants in an interactive way to provide hands-on advice on the research publication process (more)


My workshop, more iconoclast than the serious seminars by other experts and senior editors of major journals (MISQ, ISR, EJIS …), is entitled “Research must be for publication but publication must also be for impact”

Business Model Innovation & Design

Monday, September 26th, 2016

New semester for the “Business Model Innovation and Design” course

IMG_6754   drawings by Cornelia

The objectives of this MScIS course are threefold. The first objective is to be able to accurately describe changes in industry structures and situations of business model innovation in general. The second objective is to master the design of business models and value propositions using a design-thinking attitude and adopting the “Managing as designing” paradigm. The third objective is to explain why and how information systems research can complement its traditional focus on decision making, organizational design, and performance analysis with an additional new focus on the design, selection, and simulation of business models and similar strategic notions …

syllabus (Moodle)

Systèmes d’information & design

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Le cours de systèmes d’information & design en 2ème bachelor à HEC recommence …


Le cours présente les principes de la conception et la pensée « design » appliqués aux services en ligne. Le cours introduit progressivement les concepts, les modèles et les techniques pour concevoir de nouveaux services, les processus sous-jacents et les modèles d’affaires correspondants. Le cours illustre également les techniques, les processus et les outils du design: scénario, histoire racontée, analyse de la tâche, brainstorming, carte conceptuelle, script, prototype, esquisse, …



IS design

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Début du cours de SI qui présente les principes de la conception et la pensée « design » appliqués aux services en ligne. Le cours introduit progressivement les concepts, les modèles et les techniques pour concevoir de nouveaux services, les processus sous-jacents et les modèles d’affair correspondants. L’apprentissage passe par des cours, des exercices de conception, des études de cas, et des séances de co-design en groupe …


Descriptif du cours (ici) et syllabus (Moodle)

BMGEN videos for the Kauffman Founders School

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

“The Kauffman Foundation, in collaboration with the founders of Strategyzer – the makers of the best-selling book Business Model Generation and the inventors of the breakthrough Business Model Canvas methodology – developed the animated, short videos to boost executives’ and entrepreneurs’ chances of success in their search for a scalable and profitable business model.

“The video series teaches entrepreneurs how to go from having a business idea to pitching a validated business model and value proposition. You’ll learn about the Business Model Canvas: a tool that will help you design business models that have a competitive edge, leverage opportunities in your environment and test your ideas through experiments with customers.

kauffman   article in

best masters in IS

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Our master in Information Systems at HEC Lausanne is going well and is ranked 8th best master in IS by Eduniversal (web)

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Business model design

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

New edition of the course “Business Model Design” to the MScIS students at HEC Lausanne

Upon completion this course, the participants will have a general understanding of the current state and trends in the design of business models and value propositions. The course aims at (a) learning about and applying a practical visual language to describe, challenge, and design business models and value propositions, (b) appreciating powerful examples of business model innovation, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and social entrepreneurship ventures, and (c) exploring and prototyping business models using design thinking and customer development to boost future growth.