330.258 Innovation Theory
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

... describe zentral tasks and concepts of innovation management

... apply innovation management tools to solve problems and assignements

Subject of course

The course deals with innovation processes on the enterprise level, innovation strategies, diffusion of innovation, critical factors for successful innovations and innovation management. The aim of the course is to establish a basic understanding of innovation management. Based on lectures of theoretical approaches and case studies students learn the instruments of innovation management. This knowledge is applied and depend in individual and group exercises.

Teaching methods

lecture, discussions, assignments, case studies

Covid 19 - Winter term 2021/22:

  • Lectures will be provided via distant learning - slides + audio via TUWEL
  • Questions and exercises will be discussed in zoom meetings - links and dates via TUWEL (usually Monay 10-12 every second or thrid week)
  • Mandatory course discussion on Monday, Oct 4th 10-12 via zoom - link via TUWEL

Mode of examination


Additional information

course material in TUWEL. Attendance in the course discussion (first class) is obligatory for particpating in this course.



Course dates

Mon10:00 - 12:0004.10.2021 zoom course discussion (link in TUWEL)zoom course discussion (link in TUWEL)
Mon10:00 - 12:0018.10.2021 zoom (link in TUWEL)zoom discussion assignment 1 (link in TUWEL
Mon10:00 - 12:0008.11.2021 zoom (link in TUWEL)zoom discussion assignment 2 (link in TUWEL)
Mon10:00 - 12:0022.11.2021 zoom (link in TUWEL)zoom discussion assignment 3 (link in TUWEL)
Mon10:00 - 12:0006.12.2021 zoom (link in TUWEL)zoom discussion assignment 4 (link in TUWEL)
Mon09:00 - 17:0013.12.2021 take home exam

Examination modalities

active participation, assignments, exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2021 23:55 30.09.2021 23:55 18.10.2021 23:55

Registration modalities

Registration via TISS


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
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066 926 Business Informatics STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


No lecture notes are available.


  • Attendance Required!