MGT-423 / 4 credits

Teacher: Erden Özkol Zeynep

Language: English


Summary

In this course, you will learn state-of-the-art knowledge and best practices needed to successfully develop innovation-based growth and renewal strategies for organizations.

Content

Keywords

Innovation management, idea generation, open innovation, creativity, distruptive technologies

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Analyze innovation process
  • Identify the keys to successful innovation
  • Defend sustained and disruptive innovation
  • Assess / Evaluate the innovation ecosystem of a company and derive implications for its innovation strategy
  • Assess / Evaluate trade-offs when choosing innovation projects in order to build a balanced R&D portfolio
  • Advise how to create a corporate environment that fosters creativity

Transversal skills

  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Assess progress against the plan, and adapt the plan as appropriate.
  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Take responsibility for environmental impacts of her/ his actions and decisions.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking
  • Take feedback (critique) and respond in an appropriate manner.

Teaching methods

Lectures, case studies, project assignments, simulations, and external speakers.

 

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment combining:

50% Group deliverables

50% Exam during the semester

 

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation management
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation management
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation management
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation management
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation management
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14   ELD020 
14-15    
15-16    
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Thursday, 13h - 16h: Lecture ELD020

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