Short Title:Innovation
Full Title:Innovation
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:INNO H4003
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:ETHNA O CONNOR
Module Description:This module examines the strategic importance of innovation for sustaining growth in organisations. It uses a combination of theory concepts, application processes and case analysis to develop decision making processes and apply them to business situations. Specifically the module aims to address the contribution that technology makes to innovation, the sourcing of innovation opportunities at both macro and micro levels, new product /service design, development and commercialisation process, the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach to new product development and how innovation is managed within organisations on an ongoing basis.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the strategic importance of innovation to organisations and economic systems.
LO2 Critically evaluate and defend the ongoing theoretical ideas relating to innovation and demonstrate their relevance in practice.
LO3 Analyse the stages involved in the development and commerciaisation of new product and service development.
LO4 Evaluate the systems available to support and nurture corporate innovation and direct action to use these supports.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Students will have to submit an in depth report which critically evaluates an organisation's approach to stimulating and managing innovation. 1,2,3,4 40.00 Week 9
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Reading/Study 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time Reading /Study 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Joe Tidd and John Bessant 2014, Strategic Innovation Management, 1 Ed., Wiley USA [ISBN: 978-1-118-457]
  • Chris Dearmitt 2016, Innovation Abyss: An innovator's Solutions to Corporate Innovation Failure, 1 Ed., Createspace Independent Publishing USA [ISBN: 1533504121]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Articles on moodle :: Harvard Business Review & California Management Review
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BMNGT_B (1 year add-on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 7 Mandatory
TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 7 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 7 Elective
TA_BTECH_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in the Management of Innovation and Technology 7 Mandatory