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Cursus: NWI-FMT003E
NWI-FMT003E
Innovation Management
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CursusNWI-FMT003E
Studiepunten (ECTS)6
CategorieMA (Master)
VoertaalEngels
Aangeboden doorRadboud Universiteit; Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica; Institute for Science, Innovation and Society;
Docenten
Coördinator
dr. R.A.W. Kok
Overige cursussen docent
Contactpersoon van de cursus
dr. R.A.W. Kok
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Docent
dr. R.A.W. Kok
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Docent
dr. P.E.M. Ligthart
Overige cursussen docent
Docent
prof. dr. ir. E.J. Sol
Overige cursussen docent
Collegejaar2016
Periode
KW1  (29-08-2016 t/m 06-11-2016)
Aanvangsblok
KW1
Onderwijsvorm
voltijd
Opmerking-
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Inschrijven voor bijvakkersJa
VoorinschrijvingNee
WachtlijstNee
Plaatsingsprocedure-
Cursusdoelen

The purpose of the course is for students to:

  • Acquire knowledge in the field of innovation management including Research and Development and New Product Development with the emphasis on sustainable and technological innovations.
  • Apply this knowledge in theoretical cases on key sustainability themes of the SMI-master variant, in order to acquire sufficient knowledge to eventually apply this knowledge in ‘real life’ settings.
  • Recognize and interpret different theoretical perspectives on aspects of innovation management.
  • Acquire an understanding of the fundamental theories that describe the practices of management, strategy and marketing in which innovation management processes are embedded.
  • Assess the value of scientific knowledge in the field of innovation management.
  • Present and discuss this knowledge amongst groups of peers.
Inhoud
Innovation determines the dynamics of the economy. Organizations innovate to stay viable. This course focuses on issues of innovation from a management perspective. The main issues concern the dilemmas of innovation management and innovation enhancement: how and to what extent are these innovation processes manageable with the aim to improve them? In these processes various factors play an important role, such as creativity, entrepreneurship, structure, linkages, and a bit of luck.
This course offers the student knowledge about the structure and nature of the innovation process (product as well as process innovation). Furthermore, it offers the students instruments to cope with the different dilemmas of innovation management. In addition the course focuses on understanding the way innovation processes are embedded in the practices of management, strategy, and marketing.
The following themes will be treated:
  • Managing the firm and innovation
  • Innovation definition
  • Networks, partnership and alliances
  • Technological developments, innovation strategies and corporate strategies
  • Organizing innovation and R&D
  • Process of new product development
  • Sources and marketing of new products
  • Systems of innovation
Toetsinformatie
Group assignments, presentations, and individual written exam
Voorkennis
Master student of Faculty of Science Management & Technology-variant or Science, Management and Innovation-track
Literatuur
To be announced.
Werkvormen

• 84 hours individual study period
Extra information teaching methods:

• Lectures, seminars
• Group assignments
• Student presentations and discussions
Aanbevolen materiaal
Wordt nader bekendgemaakt
To be announced.
Werkvormen
Cursus
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Hoorcollege
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Presentatie
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Project
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Toetsen
Tentamen
Weging1
GelegenhedenBlok KW1, Blok KW2

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