MGMT223-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Innovation Management

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


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 Courses
This 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.

The estimated workload breakdown for MGMT223S2 is:
Lectures 24 hours
Weekly course readings 30 hours
Innovation Project – weekly submissions 21 hours
Innovation Project – final report, video and Q&A 36 hours
Online Simulation & reflection 9 hours
Final Exam (including preparation) 30 hours
Total 150 hours

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      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.

      Globally aware

      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

Timetable Note

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.

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Paul Knott


Christian Walsh

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Goffin, Keith , Mitchell, Rick; Innovation management : effective strategy and implementation ; Third edition; Palgrave ; Macmillan Education, 2017.

Additional materials will be posted on Learn.

Indicative Fees

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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