INN3026 Project Management in Innovation Processes
Name of study programme
Project Management in Innovation Processes
This course deals with project management as a way of organizing and manage process in general and more specifically as an instrument or agent for innovation.
Specific topics dealt with, include:
Types, sources and models of project management
Project management in organizations as an instrument for innovation
Organizing for innovation processes using projects, the relation between temporary and permanent organization
Leading projects and working with project teams
Learning and developing competence during project
The complexity regarding projects in ways of organizing and managing
Collaborating and building trust in project
Understand the concepts of Project Management
Know about the fundamental elements in project organized innovation processes
Know how to organize and facilitate innovation processes as a project in organizations
Know about opportunities and barriers in Project Management
Can discuss varieties of project management theories Can identify, and analyze project management theories and relate it to practical cases and issues Can work in project teams in innovation processes
The candidate can participate as a team member or as a project manager in project focusing on innovation. Students can review relevant literatures, critique and debate key theoretical concepts and apply these in practice in projects.
Teaching and working methods
Discussion based lectures, case study seminars and use of cases to illustrate the theory.
Assessment, examination and grading
Mandatory tests and / or project work that must be graded as “passed” to gain admittance to the final exam. The detailed requirements about form, number and size of tests / project works are communicated at course start-up.