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Project Management in Innovation Processes

  • Duration: January-March
  • Spring semester , Exchange student
  • ECTS 7,5 ECTS
  • Application period Application deadline: 15 October

Project Management in Innovation Processes (INN3026) is a 7,5 ECTS course in the spring semester on Master level. A home exam finalizes the course. The course is only open to exchange students from our partner institutions. 

To view possible course combinations, view "About the course".

About the course

This course deals with project management as a way of organizing and managing processes 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 a project
  • The complexity regarding projects in ways of organizing and managing
  • Collaborating and building trust in a project


Possible course combinations

It is not possible to combine the course with other courses.

Important information

Plans for a new and additional 7,5 ECTS masters course for spring 2022 is currently underway.


Course schedule

The course schedule will be published after:

  • 01 December for the following spring semester



Project management


Course material

To view the course material for INN3026 Project Management in Innovation Processes, please search here. Do notice that the overview might not be available until a few weeks before the official semester start.

Practical information


On-campus housing is eligible for students applying for a full semester/academic year.

General information on accommodation at Campus Lillehammer

You will learn this


  • 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

General competence:

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.



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What does it cost?

Free for exchange students

Study start information

An Orientation Week is arranged in the first week of the spring semester. Most lectures are expected to begin the same week.

Would you like to apply?

The course is available only for students coming from our partner institutions. Contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to find out if you are eligible for exchange studies at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University). Please notice that applications can be submitted for one campus only.

Application procedure and documents

Any questions?