Department of Business and Economics
Dean:Dr. Jón Þór Sturluson
Email:vd@ru.is
Website:http://www.ru.is/vd
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MSc in Innovation Management - 90 ECTS
Semesters:3
Years:1
ETCS:90
About majorMeistaranám í stjórnun nýsköpunar leggur áherslu á nýsköpun og frumkvöðlastarfssemi. Nemendur öðlast hæfni til að að stýra nýsköpunarstarfimismunandi skipulagsheilda við þróun á nýjum ferlum, vörum og þjónustu, ásamt því að nemendur geti leitt frumkvöðlastarf á breiðum grunni, þar á meðal til að stofna ný fyrirtæki. Námið eflir þekkingu og næmni nemenda fyrir nýjum tækifærum, þjálfar skapandi og lausnamiðaða nálgun og miðar að því að nemendur geti gert slíkar lausnir að veruleika.    
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Degree titleMSc in Innovation Management
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Vorönn/Spring 2024
More infoConsumer BehaviorElectiveV-712-COBEECTS 3,75
More infoInnovation ManagementCoreV-713-INNMECTS 7,5
Year
1. yearPrint
SemesterSpring 2024
Level of courseN/A
Type of courseElective
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites.
ScheduleNo schedule found.
Lecturer
Marina Candi
Content
 The course consists of three modules. The first module focuses on types of innovation, innovation ecosystems and traditional and more recent methods for managing innovation. The second module focuses on open innovation in its many forms and narrative methods. The third module consists of student presentations of their final assignments and critical analysis and discussion.
Learning outcome - Objectives
The student should be able to describe:
• Different types of innovation and innovation ecosystems
• Traditional and more recent methods for innovation management and the differences and similarities among these methods
• The concept of open innovation and its multiple manifestations
• The differences among, and relative strengths of, methods of presenting innovation ideas and solutions
The student should be able to ability to apply knowledge to:
• Assess the type(s) and core of specific innovations
• Identify and describe innovation ecosystems
• Distinguish among methods for innovation management and select appropriate methods for different innovation projects
• Critically evaluate open innovation options for innovation projects
• Frame the description of an innovation idea or solution as a story
The ability to apply knowledge and skills: The student should be able to
• Identify the position of an innovation within one or more ecosystems
• Organize and lead an innovation project using a variety of innovation methods
• Decide on the merits of open innovation approaches and implement them where appropriate
• Craft a narrative story describing a new innovation or innovation project
Course assessment
 Student grades will be based on three assignments to be completed during the course as well as class participation.
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No reading material found.
Teaching and learning activities
 Lectures, in-class exercises, discussions and assignments.
Language of instructionEnglish
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