Lecturer: Michael Filzmoser
• Fundamentals of Innovation
• Innovation systems and processes
• Innovation strategies
• Diffusion and limitations of innovations
• Critical factors for successful innovations and innovation management.
Objectives and competences:
In this course, a comprehensive introduction to innovation processes on the enterprise level, innovation strategies, diffusion of innovation, critical factors for successful innovations and innovation management is given. The course aims to establish a basic understanding of innovation management. Based on lectures of theoretical approaches and case studies, the instruments of innovation management are demonstrated. Further, this knowledge is applied and depend in individual and group exercises.
Intended learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding:
After completing this course, the students are understanding the concepts of innovation and can work with innovation systems and processes. Further, the students are aware of innovation strategies, the diffusions and limitations of innovations, and critical factors for successful innovations and innovation management.