FSR/FCP Joint Annual Training on Competition & Regulation for the Digital Era

5 WEEK Online Course

Digital markets and new regulatory challenges

 

This 5-week training provides expert insight into the most recent competition and regulatory issues raised by the digital economy. The course begins with an analysis of disruptive innovation and business models, which represent a significant challenge to competition policy. Subsequent weeks cover such topics as digital platforms, algorithms, data as a source of market power and consumer protection. The most recent developments in competition law, with specific relevance to digital markets, will be given particular attention throughout the entire course.
 
The course provides a platform where participants can meet and learn from academics, outstanding in their fields. The training will take a multidisciplinary approach, allowing everyone to gain a combination of theoretical and practical skills, promoting brainstorming, teamwork and creative thinking.
 
Each module consists of dedicated reading materials, self-evaluation assessments, discussions, and an interactive live class to wrap-up the week. Recordings will be available shortly after each live class. Participants will work both individually and in groups on specific tasks, interacting with each other and the instructors.

 

Course director
Pier Luigi Parcu
REGISTER HERE
Share
  • Dates
    15 Jun 2020 - 19 Jul 2020
  • Level
    Specialised
  • Type
    Online
  • Workload
    5/6 hours per week
  • Register by
    12 Jun 2020
Webinar series

Participants are expected to attend a series of webinars on the impact of the coronavirus crisis on competition policy and regulation of digital markets in Europe. The webinars will take place every Friday at lunch time, via Zoom. Participation is free of charge. However, prior online registration is required for each webinar. Registrations open every Monday of the webinar’s week.

Course Structure

Welcome to the course
Live class: 15 June 2pm CET

Week 1: Digital Platforms
15 June – 21 June
Live class: 17 June 2pm CET

Week 2: Algorithms
22 June – 28 June
Live class: 24 June 2pm CET

Week 3: Data and Market Power
29 June – 5 July
Live class: 1 July 2pm CET

Week 4: Recent Developments in Competition Law Enforcement in Digital Markets
6 July – 12 July
Live class: 8 July 2pm CET

Week 5: Competition and Consumer Law Protection in the Digital Economy
13 July – 19 July
Live class: 15 July 2pm CET

Individual assignment delivery
2 August 2020

Feedback to individual assignment
First week of September

Audience and Levels

The course is designed for professionals interested in gaining in-depth knowledge over a short period of time, with a background in law or economics, including:

  • Officials from National Competition Authorities (NCAs), National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) and other public bodies
  • Professionals from firms active in the electronic communications sector, such as network operators and service providers, OTTs, cyber-security firms, platform operators
  • Policy and decision-makers
  • Academics
Certificates

At the end of the course, the participants can earn a certificate depending on their level of engagement and performance throughout the course.

Level 1: Certificate of Attendance
Awarded to participants

Level 2: Certificate of Excellence
Awarded to participants that complete the weekly assignments on time, take part in most of the live classes (3 out of 5) and deliver the final assignments by 2 August 2020

Course fees

Program fee: 1000 €

Discounted fee for donors, officials from National Competition Authorities (NCAs) and National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs): 700 €

Discounted fee for full-time PhD students: 300 €

Course Faculty

Any doubt?
Contact your course facilitator

Contact Silvia

Other FSR Courses

Regulation of the Power Sector
Registration open
Regulation of the Power Sector

All you need to know about the power sector and power systems around the world  Power system regulation is never at a rest, and this is particularly true for the…

Executive Course to master Electricity Markets
Registration open
Executive Course to master Electricity Markets

The Florence School of Regulation’s executive course to master Electricity Markets discusses the microeconomics of wholesale power markets and their implications for energy policies. The course gathers a group of…

Regulation for Sustainable Development Goal 7
Regulation for Sustainable Development Goal 7

Achieving equal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is one of the targets of the United Nation’s initiatives for a sustainable future (Sustainable Development Goal 7). According to…

FSR C&M/FCP Joint Online Course on 5G: Understanding Main Policy Challenges
FSR C&M/FCP Joint Online Course on 5G: Understanding Main Policy Challenges

The course is organised by The Florence School of Regulation, Communications and Media (FSR C&M) and by the Florence Competition Programme (FCP), two programmes based at the Robert Schuman Centre…

Summer School on Energy Systems: Sector Coupling and Energy Modelling
Summer School on Energy Systems: Sector Coupling and Energy Modelling

The Summer School on Energy Systems will focus on the economic, policy and regulatory aspects of sector coupling in the European Union and the possible ways to model and investigate…

Summer School on the Regulation of Energy Utilities (Ljubljana Edition)
Summer School on the Regulation of Energy Utilities (Ljubljana Edition)

The Summer School on the Regulation of Energy Utilities (Ljubljana Edition) dives into the policy and regulatory efforts that Europe has undertaken to integrate the energy markets across the block…

Fundamentals of Energy Regulation
Registration open
Fundamentals of Energy Regulation

The Florence School of Regulation (FSR) and the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) are proud to announce a unique joint course called “Introduction to Fundamentals of Energy Regulation”, to…

Power to the molecules
Power to the molecules

From technology to market uptake: power to molecules   The interactive 2-day training organised within the framework of the STORE&GO project will guide you through technical, economic, business, legal and regulatory aspects of Power-to-Gas…

Introduction to Climate Governance
Introduction to Climate Governance

Sharing the European experience on Climate Governance with policy-makers worldwide Facts about climate change are worrying citizens and policy-makers across the globe. Since Climate Change became a subject of international…

Join our community

To meet, discuss and learn in the channel that suits you best.

scroll

top

MENU