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The New Zealand context, theory and practice of innovation and growth in new and established organisations.
Facing hyper-competition and increasing demands for growth, innovation is at the heart of all great companies, no matter their size or industry. MANT 301 is intended to provide a strategic and integrative perspective on entrepreneurial thinking, formulation and implementation of innovation strategies, and managing innovation to gain competitive advantage. It is designed to help students develop strong theoretical foundations and meet the needs of future entrepreneurs who must develop analytical skills to ensure effective business activities in order to respond to dynamic environments.
|Paper title||Managing Innovation and Growth|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$887.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- MANT 251 and 18 further 200-level points
- MANV 301
- Schedule C
- More information link
- Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Dr Annie Zhang
- Paper Structure
- Lectures, discussions and tutorials.
- Teaching Arrangements
- One 2-hour lecture per week, plus tutorials and meetings.
Required: Schilling, M. (2020) Strategic Management of technological innovation (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill Irwin.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will
- Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the range and complexity of strategic innovation, and the issues of innovation management
- Develop a strategic perspective to understand the characteristics, types and forms of innovation and how companies develop innovation capability to create and sustain competitive advantage
- Understand the sources of innovation and how companies use different sources of knowledge to pursue innovation
- Demonstrate an understanding of the reasons why innovation strategies and practices should be interrelated with elements of other business functions
- Understand different approaches to managing innovation and formulate a critical analysis of innovation by practically identifying drivers and barriers to innovation