Innledning

The course aims at providing insight into theoretical and practical aspects of innovation. Students will gain advanced knowledge of key concepts and theories of IT-supported innovation. They will acquire specialised problem-solving skills, being able to analyse innovation cases using different models. They shall take responsibility to conduct a review of the current state-of-the-art in innovation theory.

Central topics includes innovation theories and concepts, digital innovation, service innovation and innovation in organizations.

Læringsutbytte

Knowledge

The student... 

  • is able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of innovation theories, concepts and frameworks
  • is able to demonstrate advanced knowledge on the relationship between innovation and IT, at organizational and societal levels
  • is able to identify key characteristics and theories of digital innovation

Skills

The student...

  • is able to analyze and assess innovation cases in business, using an appropriate framework
  • is able to analyze and assess innovation cases in the public sector, using an appropriate framework

General Competence

The student...

  • is able to discuss the theoretical issues of IT-based innovation
  • is able to critically evaluate the current state-of-the-art in innovation theory

Emnet inngår i

Master of Information Systems: Management and Innovation

Læringsaktiviteter

The course is structured in block mode for four weeks. The first two weeks will be a combination of lectures and presentations in. The two last weeks are for self-study and essay writing.

Anbefalt tidsbruk

Lectures and student guidance: 36 hours

Self-study: 76 hours

Preparation for presentation/discussion in class: 10 hours

Exercise: 28 hours

Assessment 50 hours

Total: 200 hours

Eksamen

Exam type: Individual written home examination*

Duration: One week

Grading scale: Norwegian grading system using the graded scale A - F where A is the best grade, E is the lowest pass grade and F is fail 

Weighting: 75 % of the overall grade 

Support materials: All support materials are allowed

 

Exam type: Oral examination in groups (4 students)

Duration: 30 minutes

Grading scale: Norwegian grading system using the graded scale A - F where A is the best grade, E is the lowest pass grade and F is fail 

Weighting: 25 % of the overall grade 

Support materials: No support materials are allowed 

Kontinuasjon

*Resit examination: Individual written home examination with a new assignment and a duration of 2 weeks.

Læremidler

In addition to literature and other teaching material, scheduled teaching and other scheduled learning activities are always part of the syllabus.