30154 - TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT
CLEF - BESS-CLES - WBB - BIEF - BIEM - BIG
Course taught in English
Students develop the ability to design innovation strategies that can successfully take advantage of innovation opportunities. They also learn how to evaluate different options, formulate and develop strategy and assess and resolve managerial challenges.
- What is innovation and why is it important? Sources, types and patterns of innovation.
- Innovation diffusion.
- Technology standards.
- Protecting innovation.
- Organizing for innovation.
- The management of R&D.
- Managing technogical discontinuity.
- Profiting from innovation.
- Markets for technology.
The final evaluation consists of
- A written exam (which includes essay questions and multiple-choice questions).
- Class participation.
- Team assignments.
For non attending students
The final evaluation consists of a written exam (which includes essay questions and multiple-choice questions) based exclusively on the textbook.
- Class material, slides, readings and cases complemented by some chapters from:
- M.A. SCHILLING, Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, McGraw-Hill, 5th edition.
- M.A. SCHILLING, Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, McGraw-Hill, 5th edition. Previous editions are also acceptable.