AIMI - INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

Summer semester 2010/11, ERASMUS programme


 

Course objectives:

Introduce students to

Teacher: Jiří Vacek, HJ211, mail: vacekj@kpm.zcu.cz, phone: +420-377633619, mobile: +420-724003943


TIME SCHEDULE

HJ210, Monday, 14:50 - 17:00

 

 

Lectures

Seminars:

1

21.2.

Introduction, basic concepts

Course administration and requirements, term paper proposal

2

28.2.

Importance of innovations

Disruptive and open innovations

MOPP2005 (doc, ppt)

Examples of innovations

30 innovations in 30 years

Innovations of the future

3

7.3.

European innovation scoreboard 2008,  http://www.proinno-europe.eu/admin/uploaded_documents/EIS2008_Final_report-pv.pdf

Assessment of the company innovation potential – practice

4

14.3.

Structuring and valuing the new product development process (AEDS2006, AEDS2007, AEDS2008)

Front end of innovation

5

21.3.

Innovation impulses

Innovation management techniques -

http://www.inno-pro.com/aainn0.htm

http://www.innosupport.net

Innovation impulses  - discussion, examples

Innovation management techniques and skills

6

28.3.

Creativity – basics, techniques

Innovation programs and education

Term paper – progress report

Creativity: individual and group

Innovation and human resources

7 11.4.

Team work. Conflict resolution

Company innovation culture

Team performance. Conflict resolution – questionnaire

Belbin - questionnaire

8

18.4.

Decision making for managers

Decision making – computer support

9 25.4.

Knowledge management, Intellectual capital

 

Intellectual property rights

10   EASTER HOLIDAY

11

2.5.

Revision lesson

 

Term papers´ presentations

12

9.5.

Final test

Term papers´ presentations

13

16.5.

remaining presentations, recording grades, ...

 

 

 


 

REQUIREMENTS:

Submit term paper focused on innovation management (approx. 10 pages), prepare presentation and deliver it to the class at the seminar (15 min.).

Suggested topics:

Pass the written test (10 questions, 0-5 points each, grading see ECTS-grading).


 

RESOURCES

 

Presentation (ppt - 4 MB, pdf - 2,1 MB)

 

Recommended literature

 


 
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: Feb 15, 2011