Due to today’s intense competition in increasingly global markets, companies find themselves competing under ever-changing conditions. Those changes force companies to rethink, reorganise and innovate their business more frequently and fundamentally, in order to maintain their competitiveness.
Therefore, managing innovation has become a key challenge for firms. Managing the process of innovation is, however, difficult and the outcome is highly uncertain. Consequently, many efforts to create successful new products and services fail. This advanced module in innovation management facilitate the student to achieve an understanding, skills, and competences regarding the role of technology, innovation and change in business. The module combines an integrative approach to studies of innovation processes emphasising the integration of market, technological and organisational change. Emphasis is placed on frameworks and methods that are both theoretically sound and practically useful through various real-life examples, and cases taught and practiced in class.
During the exercises and in lectures, the student will be introduced to how to search for relevant literature and how to use indicators to assess the quality of the different findings. The student will also be introduced to different data sources on innovation data.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For information see § 17.
|Name of exam||Advanced Innovation Management|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectGroup examination with max. 6 students.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||AAU Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|