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Course 2011-2012 a.y.

30154 - TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT


CLEF - BESS-CLES - BIEMF
Department of Management and Technology

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31

CLEF (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - BESS-CLES (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08) - BIEMF (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/08)
Course Director:
BORIS DURISIN

Classes: 31 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: BORIS DURISIN


Course Objectives

The course aims to provide a coherent framework to integrate the management of technological, market, organizational, and activities change. The course discusses various approaches that contribute to the successful management of innovative activities. The course highlights why and how managing innovation has to ensure systematically the creation of competitive advantages. Long-term company survival is grounded in the capability to continuously create new offerings and new ways to compete.
In addition, the course addresses the topics of operations management, which characterizes the modern industrial as well as service-oriented corporation. Operations management comprises all activities in terms of obtaining input supply, transformation of input to products/services to be marketed, the management of physical and information flows, and dealing with quality management.


Course Content Summary
  • Technology and innovation management: positions, paths, and processes
  • The operations management in industrial and service companies
  • Procurement management
  • Production Planning
  • Distribution management

Detailed Description of Assessment Methods

Attending students
The final evaluation consists of two written exams (1st partial exam and 2nd partial exam).

Non-attending students
The final evaluation consists of a written exam.


Textbooks

Attending students

  • Class material and hand-outs complemented by some excerpts from:
  • J. TIDD, J. BESSANT, K. PAVITT. Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market, and Organizational Change, Chichester, Wiley & Sons, 2009, 4rth ed.
  • N. SLACK; S., CHAMBERS; R. JOHNSTON, et al., Operations and Process Management - Principles and Practice for Strategic Impact, Prentice Hall, 2006.

Non-attending students

  • J. TIDD, J. BESSANT, K. PAVITT. Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market, and Organizational Change, Chichester, Wiley & Sons, 2009, 4th ed. (All chapters)
  • N. SLACK; S., CHAMBERS; R. JOHNSTON, et al., Operations and Process Management - Principles and Practice for Strategic Impact, Prentice Hall, 2006. (all book) 
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