Facing intense competition, companies find themselves competing under ever-changing conditions. Those changes force companies to rethink, reorganize and innovate their business offerings and processes as well as change their business model in order to remain competitive. Therefore, management of technological innovation and applied business modelling has become a key challenge for firms.
The purpose of the module is to give the students an insight in technological innovation management and applied business modelling, both as a descriptive discipline for existing business, and an innovation discipline for new business. In doing so, this module addresses fundamental issues, and introduces new ideas and theoretical perspectives, both as a descriptive discipline for existing business, and an innovation discipline for new business. We will take a look at the foundations and dynamics of technological innovation and business modelling as well as the implications for firms.
This objective includes helping students in attaining better understanding, skills, and competences regarding the role of technology, innovation and change in business as well as the challenges available in, and solutions offered though, organizational transition and change processes. Throughout the module it is emphasised how an organisation, and changes in an organisation, can be understood in relationship with the context of business model innovation as well as technological innovation management.
In addition, the module will illustrate ways in which managers could deal with some of these technological innovation and business modelling challenges. Prominence attention is given for providing the students with frameworks and methods that are both theoretically sound and practically useful.
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||Management of Technological Innovation and Applied Business Modelling|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectGroup examination with max. 6 students. The student may also choose to write the project alone
|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|
|Danish title||Teknologisk innovationsledelse og anvendt forretningsmodellering|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||Aalborg University Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|