Innovation & Technology Management

Pusan National University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Innovation & Technology Management

  • Host University

    Pusan National University

  • Location

    Busan, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Information Technologies, Management of Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Objectives
    This course focuses on how companies foster ideas and apply knowledge in order to generate innovations that lead to business opportunities. The creation of something new that also has practical benefit has become one of the most important goals for companies; yet, attaining this goal is very challenging. In this course, students learn about management tools and strategies that are used by innovative companies. Weekly group activities and a teamwork assignment are used to help students acquire practical skills that can be transferred to the work environment.

    Course Description
    The topics are introduced in lectures, and key concepts and theories are then exercised with group assignments. These group assignments aim at building the skills for practical application of the material. Additionally, the students are asked to write a team report and prepare and conduct a team presentation related to the topics. The course concludes with a final exam that evaluates student assimilation of the material in a holistic way.

    Required Textbooks
    Innovation Management and New Product Development, by Paul Trott (chapter numbering below corresponds to the 5th edition, 2011)