Innovation and Change Management


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have gained knowledge and understanding of the role of technology, innovation, and change in businesses
  • Have gained knowledge about innovation and technology management in established businesses
  • Have gained knowledge about incremental innovation and continuous improvement
  • Have gained insight into disruptive and radical innovation
  • Have gained knowledge about entrepreneurship, including corporate entrepreneurship, corporate venturing, the pitching of a new idea and business planning
  • Have gained knowledge about organisational change strategies and process models
  • Have gained insight into organising for change (including aspects for culture, power and politics) 
  • Have gained knowledge about leading change
  • Have gained knowledge about enablers and disablers of change.


  • Be able to understand the characteristics and drivers of innovation and change, as well as the practical means of handling them in an engineering business context 
  • Be able to understand the range, scope and complexity of challenges related to the management of technology, innovation and change
  • Be able to describe, analyse and redesign innovation- and change management processes
  • Be able to identify and analyse the field of innovation and change management including the value position of stakeholders; customers, suppliers and other network partners
  • Be able to analyse and identify a variety of business models and models for innovation of business models
  • Be able to design, evaluate and audit the innovative capabilities and change management of a business organisation
  • Be able to apply principles of business model innovation and risk management to suggest redesign and improvement of business models.


  • Be able to design and evaluate innovation- and change management
  • Be able to realise and implement innovation- and change management initiatives, including the implementation and design innovation- and change management processes in projects, companies and networks of companies, 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.



Name of examInnovation and Change Management
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 titleInnovations- og forandringsledelse
Module codeM-OIM-KK2-4
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