ST-Strategic Management of Technological Innovation

Innovation is one the major forces that enable organizations, regardless of industry (i.e. healthcare, finance, retail, etc.) to strategically gain and sustain competitive advantage.  The objective of this course is to equip you with relevant skills necessary to identify innovative ideas, effectively manage innovation and technological change, and to become a positive participant in an organization that is undergoing change.  Topics include: sources, types and patterns of innovation, standards and design dominance, timing of entry, collaboration strategies, protecting innovation, and managing new product development.   The course addresses issues such as managing innovation in small vs. large organizations, closed vs. open innovation, how to connect to the market and more. No technical background is required.
1 credit option: Mostly self-paced course in which you will complete assigned readings and videos, submit quizzes and short exercises and have the option of engaging with peers and the faculty via collaborative tools such as discussion forums. Part of the Isenberg MBA Program.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Accounting
Accounting and Finance
Business/Management
Casino Management
Finance
Finance and Operations Management
Number: 
SCH-MGMT 797IT
Semester: 
Winter 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to Thursday, December 29, 2016
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