Checking date: 27/01/2020

Course: 2020/2021

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


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
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 and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.