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TEK306 - Management of open innovation and network-based markets  
Ledning av öppen innovation och nätverksbaserade marknader
 
Syllabus adopted 2020-02-18 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPBDP
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Pass with distinction (5), Pass with credit (4), Pass (3), Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Industrial Engineering and Management
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: English
Application code: 07112
Open for exchange students: Yes
Block schedule: A

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

In programs

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

Examiner:

Mats Lundqvist

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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.

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 and network-based markets from both a technology development and commercialization perspective.

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

- Define and explain the basic characteristics of open knowledge platforms and how they can contribute to establish and develop knowledge exchange.
- Explain and critically discuss how to establish, develop and manage controlled openness in collaboration.
- Explain and critically discuss how open innovation processes in public-private collaboration can generate societal values.
- Identify and implement de facto and formal standards as part of marketing and business strategies.
- On legal basis construct and manage intellectual property as building blocks for standards and open knowledge- and innovation platforms.
- Design and manage structural control of collaborative- and market structures based on open innovation processes and standards.
- Evaluate how open innovation models and strategies forms a basis for the creation, development and management of knowledge-based business and utilization processes

Content

The purpose of the course is to give students a theoretical and practical understanding to be able to define, establish and design business and utilization strategies for open innovation. The course focuses on the identification, development and distribution of knowledge as a key resource for value creation, as well as identifying various business logics and value creation models where individual and collective knowledge generates value and strong positions in network-based collaboration and network structures.

Organisation

The teaching is conducted through lectures and seminars with a focus on theoretical knowledge in combination with practical understanding, for example, case studies and exchange of experience with guest lecturers from relevant areas. The case studies are based on different models of open innovation processes and utilization processes in which students work in interdisciplinary study groups.

Literature

See separate list.

Examination including compulsory elements

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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