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.
2 credit option:  In addition to materials and activities mentioned above students will have the opportunity to engage in activities to apply course materials to business challenges and opportunities.  Students will be encouraged to think out of the box in their solutions. 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: 
0
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to Thursday, December 29, 2016
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