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TEK306 - Management of open innovation and network-based markets
 
Syllabus adopted 2015-02-18 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPBDP
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Industrial Engineering and Management
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: English
Open for exchange students
Block schedule: A

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0113 Laboratory 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c    

In programs

MPBDP ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS DESIGN, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPSCM SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPSCM SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPMEI MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)

Examiner:

Bitr professor  Mats Lundqvist
Professor  Ulf Petrusson



Eligibility:


In order to be eligible for a second cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme that owns the course. (If the second cycle course is owned by a first cycle programme, second cycle entry requirements apply.)
Exemption from the eligibility requirement: Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling these requirements.

Course specific prerequisites

In order to be eligible for this course the students must have passed one of the foundational courses on intellectual property, either CIP058 or TEK350 and be generally eligible to attend elective courses at Chalmers in their fourth year (fourth grade).

Aim

The purpose of the course is to give the student the skills and tools necessary to create and manage strategies for open innovation from both a research and development and commercialization perspective.

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

1.    Identify and demonstrate knowledge in the key components of open platforms for collaborative knowledge development (cf. patent pools, standards organizations, R&D consortia)
2.    Identify and demonstrate knowledge in the parameters of openness of collaborative development
3.    Demonstrated skills in assessing the level of openness in structured collaborative development
4.    Demonstrate knowledge in of the role of patents and other IPRs in open innovation in order to facilitate sustainable development
5.    Demonstrated skills in adapting patent portfolio management strategies to open innovation strategies
6.    Demonstrate knowledge in using open innovation to shape market dynamics and relations
7.    Demonstrate ability to identify and resolve regulatory challenges in relation to open innovation, including basic antitrust issues
8.    Demonstrated skills to design intellectual asset contributions and outcomes of collaborative development (background/foreground knowledge)
9.    Demonstrate knowledge of the role of university/industry collaboration as a source of open innovation in society

Content

The course highlights practical open innovation strategies in various industries and perspectives, including public value creation and private commercial development. The students are required to understand and balance the interests of multiple stakeholders in collaborative development and knowledge exchange. The course will focus on network-based markets and industries, particularly within ICT, but will also touch on other fields, such as biotechnology and industry-university collaboration. The course will include lectures, group and individual assignments, and at least one simulation exercise developed in collaboration with industry representatives.

Organisation

The course will consist of a number of lectures and assignments.

Literature

See separate list.

Examination

The students are graded on their performance in seminars and the assignments individually and in groups, in the form of written hand-ins and oral presentations. Mandatory attendance and active participation is required at the seminars.


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