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Course responsible: Elin Kubberød
Teachers: Rune Alexander Hansen, Nils Sanne, Siw Marita Fosstenløkken
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
Limits of class size:
Maximum 30 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2007H
Masters degree students in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
The course shall provide the students with basic knowledge about what innovation is and the importance of innovation for value creation of firms and society.
Introduction to innovation, definitions. Innovating team and the innovative orgaisation. Creativity and innovation. Innovation strategy. Sources of innovation. User driven innovation. Decision-making under uncertainty. Innovation network. Development of the innovation case.
The course is based on active participation of the students and focuses on knowledge building through individual problem solving,exercises, presentations and group work.
The course will focus on starting the team-work which will be continued in INN220.
The students will work out and sign a team contract which regulates the team assigment project that continues in INN220. This contract has to be approved by the course teachers. If the contract is violated the team has to arrange a meeting with their mentor and teacher. The teachers will decide further action with respect to further process and work.
Joe Tidd and John Bessant: Managing Innovation.5th Edition. Wiley Additional literature will be announced when the course starts.
Bachelor degree or equivalent.
The course is concluded with an oral examination based on the work the students have done during the course. Two written partial exams counts 15% of the final grade each. Oral examination counts 70 % of the final grade. No re-examination.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures, team work, excercises and written exams.
An external examiner will partcipate at the final oral examination.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått