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Course Catalog 2011-2012

TETA-5306 Management of Innovation, 4 cr

Additional information

Suitable for postgraduate studies

Person responsible

Olavi Uusitalo, Toni Mikkola

Lessons

Study type P1 P2 P3 P4 Summer Implementations Lecture times and places
Lectures

 
 24 h/per

 

 

 
TETA-5306 2011-01 Tuesday 14 - 16, F PIENI SALI 1
Thursday 10 - 12, F PIENI SALI 1
Tuesday 12 - 14, TB109

Requirements

Passed assignments and final exam. Attendance in lectures is compulsory.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Principles and baselines related to teaching and learning

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Learning outcomes

On completion of this course, students should be able to: have knowledge of sources of innovative opportunity; have a general understanding of the importance of the positioning of a new product; have ideas of a creative, innovative person and organization.

Content

Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Explain sources of innovative opportunity: unexpected, incongruities, process need, industry and market structures etc.  Explain the strategic role of product positioning. Compare technology push and demand pull approaches during product introduction.    
2. Complementary assets such as marketing channels, high quality manufacturing and complementary technologies.  Verify how important it is to know the industry when introducing a new product or in creation of dominant design.   
3. Entrepreneurial strategies in commercializing inventions for small and large businesses.  Compare different entrepreneurial strategies.   
4. Characteristics of inventor and entrepreneur.  Illustrate the impact of commitment and persistence in new product/process development and market entry.   

Evaluation criteria for the course

The course is graded based on three criteria: 1) Class participation 10%, 2) written case reports and literature synopsis 30%, and 3) examination 60% (in the exam 50% of the maximum is prerequisite). There will be a normal final examination reflecting the full scope and content of the course.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Study material

Type Name Author ISBN URL Edition, availability, ... Examination material Language
Book   Innovation and Entrepreneurship   Drucker, Peter F.       Edition 1985 or newer one.      English  
Other literature   Readings and cases   Several            English  

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Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
TETA-5306 Management of Innovation, 4 cr 2905040 Management of Innovation, 3 cu  

More precise information per implementation

Implementation Description Methods of instruction Implementation
TETA-5306 2011-01 On completion of this course, students should be able to: have knowledge of sources of innovative opportunity, a general understanding of the importance of the positioning of a new product and ideas of a creative, innovative person and organization.       Contact teaching: 40 %
Distance learning: 0 %
Self-directed learning: 60 %  

Last modified04.10.2011