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N14G05 Innovation Management
(Last Updated:03 May 2017)

Year  11/12

Total Credits: 10

Level: Level 4

Target Students:  Joint MSc Entrepreneurship Programme Students and Business School MSc students meeting pre-requisites and subject to compliance with module choice requirements, as listed in the degree programme specification. In addition, other MA/MSc students meeting pre-requisites and subject to the discretion of the Director of MSc Programmes. There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.

Taught Semesters:

Spring Assessed by end of Spring Semester 

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  Introduction - What is Innovation Management?; Building an Innovation Organisation; Innovation and Family Firms; External Guest Speaker; Sources of Innovation and Networks; Innovation Strategy and Blue Ocean Strategy; Selecting the Right Idea; Implementing Ideas; Capturing Learning; Group Presentations - Appraisal of Innovation Management of an Innovative Firm.

Method and Frequency of Class:

ActivityNumber Of WeeksNumber of sessionsDuration of a session
Lecture 11 weeks1 per week3 hours

Activities may take place every teaching week of the Semester or only in specified weeks. It is usually specified above if an activity only takes place in some weeks of a Semester

Further Activity Details:
10 x 3 hour sessions (lectures and Seminars. Please note all non-lectures will be timetabled in the Business School

Method of Assessment: 

Assessment TypeWeightRequirements
Project 1 100 Individual Report (3,000 words) 

Dr H Noke

Education Aims:  To help students to understand the knowledge and skills required to manage innovation by considerating a number of different perspectives; industrial perspectives, innovation within an organisation, and finally innovation from a managerial perspective.

Learning Outcomes:  Knowledge and understanding
This module develops a knowledge and understanding of:

Intellectual skills
This module develops:Professional practical skills
This module develops:Transferable (key) skills
This module develops:

Offering School:  Business School

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