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Innovation Management

Учебный год
Обучение ведется на английском языке
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
4-й курс, 2 модуль


Course Syllabus


The course is devoted to strategic management of innovation. General purpose of this course is students’ acquaintance with fundamentals of Management of Innovation and studying its toolkit. The course is aimed mostly at corporate level of Management of Innovation, though other fields of this very important part of economic and social life are also considered.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • • Be able to define types and patterns of innovation
  • • Be able to search the sources of innovation and facilitate ideas generating
  • • Be able to define innovation-related strategic decisions within organizations
  • • To manage the processes of new product development
  • • To develope the paths of cooperation for innovation-based projects
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire experience of working in team on analysis in the areas of technology management and policy
  • Be able to critically assess various types of analyses in the area of innovation and actively take part in independent analysis
  • Learn major strategic issues involved in technology management at organisational level including in open and collaborative innovation
  • Learn to analyse, synthesize and critically use various indicators of technical change and innovation
  • Make students develop their data collection and analysis skills.
  • Learn the major patterns of dynamics of technical change and evaluate ongoing structural changes within that context
  • Learn the major models of technology diffusion and factors involved in their design
  • Be able to manage the processes of new product development
  • Be able to assess capacity to extrapolate from existing researchand scholarshiptoidentify new or revised approaches to policy and practicedevelopstudents ability to understand and analyse
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • The Theoretical Foundations of Innovation
  • Patterns of Innovation
  • Market Adoption and Technology Diffusion
  • Managing innovation within firms
  • Managing Organizational Knowledge
  • Capturing the Business Value of Innovation
  • Networks and Collaboration Strategies
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking In-class activity (case studies, tasks, discussions)
    An in-class activity is assessed according to the results of individual and/or group work in accordance with the educational technology used: problem solving, case studies, discussions. The final score of the in-class activity is calculated as the average score of all activities during the module (set in a 10-point scale).
  • non-blocking Quiz
    The test consists of 15 questions. Each question in the quiz is in multiple-choice or matching answer format. The quiz will be 25 minutes long.
  • non-blocking Group project
    Students in a group of 3-4 people should estimate a current level of firm`s innovation activity and its innovation potential. Based on the analysis, students have to provide some recommendations to boost firm` s innovation activity.
  • non-blocking Research Based Essay
    A research based essay should be written in a group of 2-3 people. The list of topics is provided by the teacher.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.3 * Group project + 0.2 * In-class activity (case studies, tasks, discussions) + 0.2 * Quiz + 0.3 * Research Based Essay


Recommended Core Bibliography

  • • Dodgson, M, et al. (2008) The Management of Technological Innovation : Strategy and Practice, Oxford University Press, Incorporated
  • Tidd, J., Bessant, J. R., & Pavitt, K. (2012). Managing innovation : integrating technological, market and organizational change. Chichester [Etc.].
  • Trott, P. (2017). Innovation Management and New Product Development (Vol. Sixth edition). Harlow, Enlgand: Pearson. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1419855

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Bogers, M., Chesbrough, H., Heaton, S., & Teece, D. J. (2019). Strategic Management of Open Innovation: A Dynamic Capabilities Perspective. California Management Review, 62(1), 77–94. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008125619885150
  • Daniel Marco-Stefan Kleber. (2018). Design Thinking for Creating an Increased Value Proposition to Improve Customer Experience. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.B1673540
  • Frank, S. J. (2006). Intellectual Property for Managers and Investors : A Guide to Evaluating, Protecting and Exploiting IP. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=148150
  • Phillips, J. J., & Phillips, P. P. (2018). Using Design-Thinking in Your Innovation Projects. Journal for Quality & Participation, 41(3), 12–15. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=bsu&AN=136243422
  • Reiter-Palmon R. Team Creativity and Innovation, 2017. Oxford Scholarship Online (available: HSE Electronic Resources / Oxford Scholarship online).DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190222093.001.0001
  • Schoemaker, P. J. H., Heaton, S., & Teece, D. (2018). Innovation, Dynamic Capabilities, and Leadership. California Management Review, 61(1), 15–42. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008125618790246
  • The Oxford handbook of group creativity and innovation. (2019). Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsnar&AN=edsnar.oai.pure.rug.nl.publications.c911f8c4.a6e2.428b.b7fa.81051607f066