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OPIM 622 Management of Technological Innovation Select Term:
This course focuses on the economics and management of technological innovation by examining how industries and firms are transformed by new technologies, how new industries are formed, and what factors affect innovation performance at the firm level. The aim is to develop an awareness of the range, scope, and complexity of the issues and problems related to the management of technological innovations. The course takes a systems perspective to develop insights into the conditions under which particular structural arrangements and systems are likely to facilitate technological innovation. The analysis includes a wide variety of factors associated with successful strategic innovation such as institutions, business and technology strategy, and industrial and organisational structures. The topics include a typology typology of innovations, patterns of product and process change, innovation and industry evolution, the capability to innovate, patterns of innovation, technology strategy, creating knowledge, learning and dynamic capability, and determinants of technical change.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 12
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -