COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Innovation Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
DM 410
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To introduce basic terms and concepts of innovation
To discuss the link between design and innovation
To explain how industrial design is positioned in new product or system organizations
To show students how to link certain concepts of innovation with real situations in industrial life and customer expectations
To teach important tools for innovation management and apply them at a conceptual level
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to describe the innovation process and explain the meaning of basic concept related to innovation.
  • Student will be able to explain the role of industrial design in innovation management and related processes.
  • Student will be able to explain various models regarding technology transfer.
  • Student will be able to explain the principal requirements and concepts related to innovation management.
  • Student will be able to describe the methods for intellectual property rights and their application areas.
Course Description This course aims to introduce some key elements of innovation management whereby students can better position design activities within the framework of the innovation process. Models of innovation, the role of technology transfer in innovation, knowledge management, innovation strategies, and product planning are some of the areas that will be covered. Management tools and techniques regarding R&D, design, new product development, and innovation will also be discussed. Projects will be guided for specific areas of interest of students.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction Trott Chapter 1
2 Introduction to Innovation Management Trott Chapter 1
3 Definitions, Types of Innovations, Models of Innovations Trott Chapter 1
4 Managing Innovation within Firms Trott Chapter 3
5 Managing Innovation within Firms Trott Chapter 3
6 New Product Development Trott Chapter 12
7 Managing the NPD Team Trott Chapter 16
8 Managing the NPD Process Trott Chapter 16
9 MIDTERM All subjects covered
10 The Role of Technology Transfer in Innovation Trott Chapter 10
11 Intellectual Property Trott Chapter 5
12 Design Management Borja de Mozota Chapters 3 & 4
13 Design Management Borja de Mozota Chapters 3 & 4
14 Case Study
15 Project Presentations Presentation preparation
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks Powerpoint presentations
Suggested Readings/Materials • Paul Trott, Innovation Management and New Product Development, Pearson Education, 4th ed. (2008) • J. Cagan, Creating Breakthrough Products: Innovation from Product Planning to Program Approval, FT Press (2001) • T. Kelley, J. Littman, The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO's Strategies for Defeating the Devil's Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization, Broadway Business (2005) • J. R. Bessant, M. Bruce, Design in Business: Strategic Innovation Through Design, Financal Times Management (2002) • K. T. Ulrich and S. D. Eppinger, Product Design and Development, McGrawHill, Boston MA (2003) • K. B. Kahn, ed., PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, PDMA, Wiley, Hoboken NJ (2005) M. D. Rosenau Jr. and J.J. Moran, Managing the Development of New Products, John Wiley&Sons, New York (1993)

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
5
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
1
25
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
35
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
65
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
8
1
8
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
6
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
6
Project
1
22
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
8
Final Exams
1
12
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial design, and to apply it to a variety of products, services and systems from conventional industries to urban scale with innovative and sustainable approaches

X
2

To be able to communicate design concepts and proposals for solutions, which are supported with quantitative and qualitative data, to specialists and non-specialists through visual, written, and oral means

3

To be able to equipped with the related theoretical and methodological knowledge of engineering, management, and visual communication that is required for interdisciplinary characteristic of industrial design; and to collaborate with other disciplines, organizations, or companies

X
4

To be able to equipped with the knowledge of history and theory of design, arts and crafts; and culture of industrial design

X
5

To be able to equipped with social, cultural, economic, environmental, legal, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of disciplinary information and to employ these values regarding different needs

X
6

To be able to develop contemporary approaches individually and as a team member to solve today’s problems in the practice of industrial design

X
7

To be able to define design problems within their contexts and circumstances, and to propose solutions for them within the discipline of industrial design considering materials, production technologies and ergonomics

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies, physical model making techniques and machinery, at an adequate level to the discipline of industrial design

9

To be able to employ design research and methods within the theory and practice of industrial design

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen specialization area within the industrial design field

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of industrial design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently

X
13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest