autumn 2015

BED-3024 Design of technological innovations and markets - 10 stp

Last changed: 10.03.2015

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Campus

Tromsø |

Type of course

This course is for the Master's Degree Program in Business Creation and Entrepreneurship only.

Course contents

In this course, you will learn to master the complexity of creating and extracting financial value from technological innovations and markets by acquiring practical skills.  You will also learn to analyze the intellectual dimensions of technological innovations and markets and understand how value can be created in both a material and intellectual value chain, through varying value propositions built on physical products, virtual products, licenses, and services.  You will develop modern knowledge-based business skills and tools for creating and analyzing intellectual innovations and markets through an action-based pedagogy including mostly case studies, but also some lectures and exercises.

 

Objective of the course

The purpose of the course is to give you the practical and hands-on experiences as well as a theoretic knowledge on how to create and extract financial value through the creative design of technological innovations and markets in a knowledge economy.

Students who have successfully completed the course should have achieved the following learning outcomes:

  • Gained knowledge and comprehension of the intellectual dimension of technological innovations and their relation to markets.
  • Obtained the necessary skills to extract value in the material and intellectual value chain.
  • Acquired the competence to create and analyze intellectual innovations and markets.

 

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars.

Assessment

The exam consists of three parts:

 

  • A team DT & Marketing presentation (20%)
  • A team DT & Marketing portfolio (20%)
  • An individual reflection essay (60%)

 

A graded scale of five marks from A to E for pass and F for fail.

There is no re-sit examination.

Schedule

Recommended reading/syllabus

Literature will be announced in Fronter at the beginning of the term.
Lectures Autumn 2015
Info about the teaching schedule will be sent by email to BCE-students