Innovation Management (WS 2017/18)


Course Number
040210

Field(s) of Study
Master

University Calendar

Learnweb Platform

Type
Lecture/Exercise

Course Language
englisch


Course schedule

Day Time Frequency Date Room
Tuesday 08:00- 10:00 weekly 28.11.2017- 30.01.2018 Juridicum, JUR 490
Tuesday 10:00- 12:00 weekly 28.11.2017- 30.01.2018 Juridicum, JUR 490

Notice

This course takes place in the second term of the winter semester.

Course grade: Group work (33 %) | Final exam (67 %) Please register at the examination office for the regular examination period.
Credit points: 6 ECTS (PO BWL 2010)

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Description

Background and relations to other courses:

This course teaches how to create value through products and services (value equity) by (technology-driven) innovation in both entrepreneurial and established firms. We examine innovation-based strategies as a source of competitive advantage and then examine how to build organizations that excel at identifying, building and commercializing technological innovations. The course examines how entrepreneurs can shape their firms so that they continuously build and commercialize valuable innovations. Many of the examples also focus on how established firms can become more entrepreneurial in their approach to innovation.

Main topics:

  • Innovation process
  • Creating an organizational environment that rewards innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Internal and external sources of innovation
  • Structuring entrepreneurial and established organizations for effective innovation

Course objective:

It is the objective of this course that students learn the main issues in innovation management in order to successfully create value through products and services (value equity) in both entrepreneurial and established firms.

Lecturers

  • Professor Dr. Thorsten Wiesel (responsible)
  • Jane Johne (accompanying)