The New Zealand context, theory and practice of innovation and growth in new and established organisations.
Upon successful completion of this paper, students will be able to undertake a strategic, thoughtful and non-prescriptive approach to the analysis, development and implementation of innovation strategies. The paper also provides students with the opportunity to draw together elements of other papers in a systematic way that will enable them to understand that innovation management is a key management activity within a complex system of interrelated parts.
|Paper title||Managing Innovation and Growth|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$846.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,073.10|
- MANT 251 and 18 further 200-level points
- MANV 301
- Schedule C
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- 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.
- To be advised.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- 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.