Search course

Use the search function to find more information about the study programmes and courses available at Chalmers. When there is a course homepage, a house symbol is shown that leads to this page.

Graduate courses

Departments' graduate courses for PhD-students.

​​​​
​​

Syllabus for

Academic year
TEK650 - Strategic management of technological innovation   
Strategisk ledning av teknisk innovation
 
Syllabus adopted 2020-02-11 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPHPC
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Pass with distinction (5), Pass with credit (4), Pass (3), Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Computer Science and Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS

The course is only available for students having the course in their program plan
Teaching language: English
Application code: 86117
Open for exchange students: No
Block schedule: D
Maximum participants: 70

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0120 Examination 7,5c Grading: TH   7,5c   29 Oct 2020 pm J   07 Jan 2021 pm L,  18 Aug 2021 am J

In programs

MPALG COMPUTER SCIENCE - ALGORITHMS, LANGUAGES AND LOGIC, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPALG COMPUTER SCIENCE - ALGORITHMS, LANGUAGES AND LOGIC, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPCSN COMPUTER SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPHPC HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPHPC HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory elective)
MPDSC DATA SCIENCE AND AI, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPDSC DATA SCIENCE AND AI, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)

Examiner:

Martin Wallin

  Go to Course Homepage


Eligibility

General entry requirements for Master's level (second cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

English 6 (or by other approved means with the equivalent proficiency level)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Aim

This course aims to prepare students for different types of management tasks related to technology and innovation. This is done by making students familiar with a set of theories and tools used for strategic management of technological innovation. Besides theoretical understanding, a major ambition of the course is to teach students how to analyze and deal with complex innovation-related challenges typically faced by managers.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

(a) Apply tools and theories of strategic management of technological innovation 
(b) Convey insights from the analysis of strategic management of technological innovation 
(c) Participate in decision-making linked to strategic management of technological innovation

Content

(a) Industry dynamics of technological innovation, e.g. sources of innovation and types and patterns of innovation
(b) Formulating technological innovation strategy, e.g. defining the organization’s strategic direction, collaboration strategies and protecting innovation (intellectual property rights)
(c) Implementing technological innovation strategy, e.g., organizing for innovation and managing the new product development process

Organisation

The course consists of lectures, case studies and class discussions focusing on the learning outcomes.

Literature

The course literature will be announced at the start of the course.

Examination including compulsory elements

The examination consists of (a) a written exam and (b) case studies that require attendance. Grading: U (Fail), 3, 4, 5.


Page manager Published: Thu 04 Feb 2021.