Operations, Innovation and Organizational Improvement: Implementation Models and Tools


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge obtained in 1st Semester in Operations, Innovation and Organizational Configuration

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Account for different process improvement methodologies and techniques in order to create efficient processes in the organization
  • Explain how an organization can deploy technologies in the improvement and innovation processes of the organization
  • Explain how to create, manage and implement technological and organizational changes within an organization including knowledge about how to manage technological change projects within an organization.
  • Understand the challenges involved in implementing technological changes in an organization taking the organizational context into consideration


  • Evaluate and assess the need for improvement in key business processes in the organization
  • Design or and re-design organizational and business processes in a manufacturing or service organization.
  • Analyze the multifaceted challenges in connection with implementing technological innovations and process changes in an organization
  • Design and plan efficient implementation processes of technological change in manufacturing or service organisations


  • Improve existing organizational and business processes using technologies and engineering methods in an manufacturing or service organization

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.



Name of examOperations, Innovation and Organizational Improvement: Implementation Models and Tools
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleForbedring af produktion, innovation og organisation: Implementeringsmodeller og –værktøjer
Module codeM-OME-K2-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science