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Course 2017-2018 a.y.

20456 - TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION STRATEGY - MODULE II (TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP)


EMIT
Department of Management and Technology

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 22

EMIT (10 credits - II sem. - OB  |  5 credits SECS-P/06  |  5 credits SECS-P/08)
Course Director:
CLAUDIO PANICO

Classes: 22 (II sem.)
Instructors:
Class 22: CLAUDIO PANICO


Course Objectives

The aim of this course is to provide students with analytical frameworks to assess innovation-based strategies. The course focuses on the development and application of conceptual models rooted in the main theoretical developments in the fields of strategy and economics. The course consists of traditional lectures, exercise sessions, data analysis sessions, and case study discussions, allowing students to understand the managerial implications of the theory and to develop the necessary analytical skills to assess the advantages and challenges of organizing the internal and external sources of innovation.


Intended Learning Outcomes
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Course Content Summary
Part I – Research collaborations and the management of innovation.
  • Intro to bargaining and strategic interaction.
  • Property rights economics.
  • The management of (open) innovation.
  • Value creation and value capture in strategic alliances.
Part II - Managing knowledge workers.
  • Intro to theory of incentives.
  • Autonomy and incentives.
  • The strategic management of human capital.
Part III – Taking decisions to create value from innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • How do managers/entrepreneurs take decisions?
  • Using theory and data to take decisions.
  • Testing theories about managerial actions.

Teaching methods
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Assessment methods
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Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
Written.

Textbooks
A selection of research articles, book chapters, readings, and business cases is made available to the students at the beginning of the course.

Prerequisites
A good knowledge of basic microeconomics and game theory is a pre-requisite for this course.
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