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Course module: 194111500
194111500
Innovation and Technology Dynamics
Course infoSchedule
Course module194111500
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact personprof.dr. S. Kuhlmann
E-mails.kuhlmann@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
Contactperson for the course
prof.dr. S. Kuhlmann
Lecturer
prof.dr. S. Kuhlmann
Lecturer
dr.ir. K. Visscher
Academic year2014
Starting block
2A
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Learning goals
Upon completion of this course, the student
Has state-of-the art knowledge and understanding of theories and concepts in the fields of Technology Dynamics & Governance, and Innovation Management
Is able to critically reflect on with academic literature in the fields of Technology Dynamics & Governance, and Innovation Management.
Content
Aim:
The aim of this course is to provide students with in-depth knowledge on the dynamics and governance of technology, and the management of innovation in organizations.
Course description
The course is organized in interactive half-day workshops (attendance obligatory). During the first hour of each workshop, the main theoretical concepts and implications of the topic will be introduced. Topics to be addressed are: 1) Technological development and innovation as social processes; 2) Organizing for continuous innovation; 3) Organizing for discontinuous innovation; 4) Innovation and collaboration; 5) Innovation systems; 6) Innovation policy.
Subsequently, papers will be presented and discussed. Based on specific assignments, students will play an active role in the presentation and critical assessment of these papers.
Key words
Innovation management; technology dynamics; governance of innovation.
Assessment
-            Written exam (open questions; closed book, 100 %).
-            Group assignments. These should be sufficient. Bonus points can be earned for excellent assignments.
Contribution to the programme learning goals
This course provides core knowledge for students in the Innovation & Entrepreneurship track. It contributes to the development of academic competences, in particular the analysis of theories and models related to complex organizational problems, and to the development of generic competences, in particular collecting, assessing and analysing information, and presenting orally and in writing.  
Knowledge integration with other courses
This course extends and deepens knowledge from Management and Organization of Technological Innovation. The course is complementary to International Entrepreneurship.
 
Assumed previous knowledge
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Required materials
Blackboard
Articles made available via Blackboard
Recommended materials
Course material
Students are challenged and obliged to extend the set of readings through their own search within the academic journals electronically available via the UT library internetsite.
Instructional modes
Assignment
Presence dutyYes

Lecture
Presence dutyYes

Self study
Presence dutyYes

Tutorial
Presence dutyYes

Tests
Exam

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