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Technology and Innovation Management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Technology and Innovation Management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: WiMb19IN119
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
conditions are fixed at the beginning of the lecture

[updated 26.01.2023]
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
The total student study time for this course is 150 hours.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):

[updated 31.10.2022]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
WiMb19IN112 Industry 4.0 & Hybrid Value Creation

[updated 31.10.2022]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Köhler
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Köhler

[updated 19.07.2021]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have received in-depth insight into the management of technologies and innovations. Students that have completed this module will:
... be aware of the sustainable importance of technologies and innovations.
... be familiar with the objectives, fields of activity and processes associated with strategic and tactical/operational technology and innovation management.
... be able to analyze technologies in a targeted manner, evaluate them on the basis of various factors and create application scenarios.
... be able to design and control innovation processes from initial ideas to diffusion, taking into account cultural and organizational influences.
... be able to apply selected innovation methodologies and tools (e.g. design thinking).

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Module content:
Overall principles:
• Basics of technology and innovation management
• Goals and tasks of strategic and tactical/operational technology management
Innovation Management:
• Initiating innovations
• Developing innovations
• Implementing innovations
• Innovation controlling
• Innovation organization & innovation culture
Technology Management:
• Life cycle models
• Process and methods of early technology detection
• Process and methods for planning technology
• Process and methods for developing technology
• Exploiting and protecting technology
• Assessing the impact of technology

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Teaching methods/Media:
• Lecture with exercises
• The innovation management section is accompanied by a practical design thinking short project.
• The technology management section will include case studies.

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Recommended or required reading:
• Corsten / Gössinger / Müller-Seitz / Schneider: Grundlagen des Technologie- und Innovationsmanagements. 2. Auflage, Vahlen, 2016
• Hauschildt / Salomo / Schultz / Kock: Innovationsmanagement, Vahlen, 2016
• Müller-Roterberg: Management-Handbuch Innovation. BoD, 2018
• Schuh / Klappert (Hrsg.): Handbuch Produktion und Management 2 – Technologiemanagement. 2. Auflage, Springer, 2011
• Vullings / Heleven: Not invented here - Cross-Industry-Innovation, Hanser, 2016
• Müller-Prothmann / Dörr: Innovationsmanagement - Strategien, Methoden und Werkzeuge für systematische Innovationsprozesse, Hanser, 2009
• Lewrick / Link / Leifer: Das Design Thinking Playbook, Vahlen, 2018

[updated 26.01.2023]
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