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CS30A0952 Innovation and Technology Management: a Basic Course, 6 cr 
Code CS30A0952  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Innovation and Technology Management: a Basic Course  Abbreviation Innovation and 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Nina Tura 

Description by Study Guide

B.Sc. (Tech.) 1, B.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) 1



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

D. Sc. (Tech.) Nina Tura (modified 19.09.2018)


After completionof the course students will be able to

1. explainthe central concepts of innovation and technology management

2.analyze alternative innovation strategies and processes

3.explain the different phases and aspects of corporate innovation activitythrough lifecycle based reasoning

4. explainthe importance of networks and IPR in innovation and technology management

5. applyinnovation and technology management principles to a problem

6. understandinnovation activity as part of sustainable business practice.


Managing newproduct development projects. Comparing product and service development. Marketing aspects within innovation management. Product lifecycle managementand diffusion of innovations. Strategic management of innovation. Collaborativedevelopment in networks. Basics of IPR.
Complementary knowledge: Product platforms, work-related inventions, principleof open innovation, sustainable development within innovation. The course is related to sustainable development.

Teaching Methods 

3. period: Lectures 12 h, exercises 6 h, preparing for lectures, exercises, caseassignments and personal learning exercises 62 h.

4.period: Lectures 6 h, exercises 2 h, preparing for lectures, exercises, case assignments and personal learning exercises 27 h, group exam and preparing for exam 40 h.

Total 155 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0 - 5. Case assignments 40 %, exercises 20 % and group exam 40 %.

Course Materials 

Trott, P. Innovation Management and New Product Development, Prentice-Hall, 4. ed, 2008 or newer.
Other study materials announced at start of lectures.

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Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 15


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Innovation and Technology Management: a Basic Course  COURSE  Antero Kutvonen 
07.01.20 -17.04.20 -

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