Innovation and Technology Management

Learning Outcomes

  1. Distinguish among discovery, invention and innovation
  2. Discuss different innovation models
  3. Review the process of introduction of new products and services to the market
  4. Discuss the process of new technology development
  5. Interpret scenario plans and technology roadmaps
  6. Apply Porter's five competitive forces model to analyze strategies of network economy and high-tech companies
  7. Distinguish among resources for bringing technology to market
  8. Identify technology policy stakeholders and processes

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Independent assignments

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Discovery; invention; innovation
  2. Innovation: innovation models; open and closed approaches
  3. Disruptive innovation; competitive dynamics of technological discontinuity
  4. New product/service introduction
  5. New product/service introduction
  6. Developing new technologies: technology management processes; intellectual property rights; valuation
  7. Scenario planning; technology roadmapping
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Strategy in new economy: Porter's five competitive forces; strategy in network economy; strategy in hi-tech companies
  10. Strategy in new economy: Porter's five competitive forces; strategy in network economy; strategy in hi-tech companies
  11. Resources for bringing technologies to market: "make" or "buy" decisions; partnerships
  12. Making money from new technologies: business models; investment
  13. Building competitive advantage on technology
  14. Disruptive innovation; competitive dynamics of technological discontinuity, Technology policy
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computing (study)
Transversal Courses (6. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Transversal Courses (6. semester)

Literature

(.), J. Fagerberg, D. C. Mowery, R. R. Nelson, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press, 2005,
(.), P. Trott, Innovation Management and New Product Development, Fifth Edidion, Prentice Hall, 2012,
(.), S. Conway, F. Steward, Managing and Shaping Innovation, Oxford University Press, 2009,
(.), M. E. Porter, Strategy and the Internet, Harvard Business Review, March 2001,

General

ID 183468
  Summer semester
2 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
0 Exercises
0 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory