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Research and Innovation Management

Module name (EN): Research and Innovation Management
Degree programme: Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020
Module code: MTM.FIM
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4SU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project, talk

[updated 24.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E2844 (P200-0035) Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Master, ASPO 01.04.2019, optional course, general subject
E1845 (P200-0035) Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2013, optional course, non-technical
KI832 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 2, optional course, non-technical
KIM-FUIM Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 2, optional course, non-technical
MTM.FIM Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020, optional course, non-technical
MAM.2.2.19 (P200-0035) Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 2, optional course, non-technical
PIM-WN43 (P200-0035) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 2, optional course, not informatics specific
PIM-FUIM (P200-0035) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 2, optional course, not informatics specific
MST.FIM (P200-0035) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011, optional course, non-technical
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Günter Schultes
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Günter Schultes

[updated 05.03.2021]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to
develop innovative ideas in a team using creative methods and to define a new product,
quantify its degree of innovation and differentiate it from the current state of the art or direct competitors,
select a product-specific development and production environment,
divide the work required to turn the idea into a marketable product into work packages, estimate the time and cost involved and identify financing options and
present their idea, its feasibility and the market opportunities in a joint presentation in a well-founded and convincing manner.

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Module content:
_        Definition and concept of the term innovation and the innovation process
_        Methods for finding new ideas
_        From the project idea to project management
_        Marketing I: developing strategic options
_        Marketing II: advertising, price, product features
_        Introduction to knowledge management
_        Intellectual capital as a management tool
_        State of the art, including property and patent rights
_        "Open innovation" strategic approach
_        Becoming an innovative company through organizational development

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Teaching methods/Media:
_        Workshops
_        Group work

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Walter Jakoby: _Projektmanagement für Ingenieure_, Springer Vieweg (2012)
_        Lothar Haberstock: _Kostenrechnung I_, Erich Schmidt Verlag

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