Checking date: 27/01/2020

Course: 2021/2022

Innovation management
Study: Bachelor in Management and Technology (351)

Coordinating teacher: PALOMERAS VILCHES, NEUS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Understand the ecosystem of technological innovation Understand the benefits and challenges for firms to invest in R&D Identify the relevant variables that determine the appropriability of firms¿ R&D investment Identify the key elements of the intellectual property strategy in firms
Description of contents: programme
1. Innovation: Definition and basic concepts. 2. Innovation: A global perspective. 3. Sources of innovation. 4. Technology evolution. 5. Technology adoption and diffusion. 6. Appropriability of innovation: Legal mechanisms. 7. Appropriability of innovation: Strategic mechanisms.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Schilling, M.. Strategic Management of Technological Innovation. McGraw Hill.. 2010
Additional Bibliography
  • Shane, S.. Technology Strategy for Managers and Entrepreneurs.. Pearson.. 2009

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.