Innovation and Change Management

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained on the 1st Semester of the Operations and Innovation Management programme.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Understand the role of technology, and various forms of innovation and change (including incremental/radical, business process redesign/continuous improvement, product/process/position/paradigm, business model) in established and emerging businesses
  • Understand the characteristics and drivers of innovation and change, as well as the practical means of handling them in a business context 
  • Understand the range, scope and complexity of challenges related to the management of technology, innovation and change
  • Understand organizing for and management/leadership of innovation and change, including aspects of culture, power and politics, enablers of and barriers to change, factors of innovation success and failure

Skills

  • Describe, analyze and redesign innovation and change management processes
  • Identify and analyze the field of innovation and change management including the value position of stakeholders; customers, suppliers and other network partners
  • Design, evaluate and audit the innovative and change capabilities of a business organization
  • Apply principles of business model innovation and risk management to suggest redesign and improvement of business models

Competences

  • Realize and implement innovation- and change management initiatives, including the design, implementation and execution (management/leadership) of innovation and change management projects in companies, supply chains and networks, as well as relating practical innovation and change management experiences to conceptual understanding of innovation leadership and change management

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examInnovation and Change Management
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleInnovations- og forandringsledelse
Module codeM-OIM-K2-1
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Industry and Global Business Development
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science