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This course introduces the theories and practices of innovation management. The course examines areas including the role of innovation for growth and wealth creation, effective innovation processes and the associated management issues, and the characteristics of innovative organisations.
Relationship to Other CoursesThis course is a core component of the B.Com major in Innovation and the B.Com major in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, as well as an option in other B.Com (and potentially other) undergraduate majors. It contributes to a B.Com degree by highlighting the centrality of innovative orientation to the well-being of business, organisations, and individuals.WorkloadThe estimated workload breakdown for MGMT223S2 is: Lectures 24 hoursWeekly course readings 30 hoursInnovation Project – weekly submissions 21 hoursInnovation Project – final report, video and Q&A 36 hoursOnline Simulation & reflection 9 hoursFinal Exam (including preparation) 30 hoursTotal 150 hours
Understand the role of innovation for growth and wealth creation.Demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of innovative organisations.Apply creativity models to assist the creative front end of innovation.Demonstrate a broad view of innovation including business models, disruptive innovation, open innovation, and innovation networks.Assemble and critique key elements of a business case for innovation.Outline what makes an effective innovation process.Debate approaches to managing knowledge and intellectual property in innovation.Integrate and apply their knowledge of innovation management to a practical innovation project.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
(1) MGMT100; and (2) A further 45 points
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Lectures for MGMT223-23S2 are recorded using the ECHO360 lecture recording system. However, lecture attendance is highly recommended as it provides a more engaging and interactive experience. Project groups may take the opportunity to meet and discuss submissions after the relevant classes.
Goffin, Keith , Mitchell, Rick;
Innovation management : effective strategy and implementation
Palgrave ; Macmillan Education, 2017.
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Domestic fee $868.00
International fee $4,075.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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