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Innovation and Intellectual Property Management (IIPM) Laboratory

All technology based organisations need to continually innovate in order to remain competitive. But, innovation by its very nature is high risk. This module explores the challenges, tools and principles involved in managing innovation and technology.

Module learning outcomes

On completion of the module students should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of:

  • The context of technology and innovation management
  • Innovation types and innovation processes
  • Strategic technology management
  • Technology management frameworks and processes
  • Technology and innovation management tools and techniques
  • The management of new product introduction (NPI)

On completion of the module students should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and critically analyse technology and innovation management issues
  • Evaluate technologies and innovations and select appropriate strategies to manage them
  • Apply tools and techniques to real business situations, cases and simulation

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