Technology-enabled Innovation

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM760D05
Vaknaam Technology-enabled Innovation
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Technology-enabled Innovation: products, services and systems
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. understand the most important phases of product, service or system innovation, and relate these phases to the strategic, tactical and operational processes in a company, in particular in product, service or system development
2. understand & recognize potential technology-enabled innovations and translate these into several concepts for new products, services or systems
3. synthesize business, technical and organisational requirements of product, service or system development in order to select one concept
4. evaluate and improve the concept in order to transform it into a complete business case for further development and for launch
5. apply this knowledge and understanding in an actual product, service or system development activity, covering relevant business, technical and organizational aspects.
Omschrijving This course combines regular lectures with a team effort under pressure in which a concept for new products, services or systems is developed, in conjunction with a company. Teams are coached on their progress by the lecturers.
Lectures follow the course book, extended with selected subjects in service innovations and technological developments. Understanding will be tested in an individual written exam.
Teams will apply this knowledge and understanding in an actual product, service or system development activity, covering relevant business, technical and organizational aspects. Toll-gate reports and pitches are the deliverables of this team effort.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), presentatie(s), schriftelijk tentamen
(Team reports and presentations (50%), written exam (50%))
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. J.A.C. Bokhorst
Docent(en) dr. J.A.C. Bokhorst ,prof. dr. G.B. Huitema ,prof. dr. ir. J.C. Wortmann
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
New Products Management, 11th edition, Mc Graw Hill (an earlier version can also be used, but the 11th ed. is recommended) Crawford, DiBenedetto 9781259254345 ca. €  65,00
Selected papers Various
Entreevoorwaarden General knowledge of Innovation Management (Bachelor course Management of Product Innovation (EBB652B05) or similar)
Opmerkingen For students enrolled in the MSc Technology and Operations Management/TOM programme, the courses 'Facility Design and Planning' and 'Technology-enabled Innovation' together form option group A. As part of the core programme of the MSc TOM, these students are required to select one of the courses in option group A. Additionally, two elective courses need to be selected from the elective courses of MSc TOM and/or option group A. For MSc IEM students this course is exclusively open for those students following all courses in the Production Logistics Engineering specialisation within the Production Technology and Logistics track.
Secretary: room 5411-0634, phone +31(0)50 3637491, e-mail: secr.operations.feb@rug.nl
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc TOM – NUBS, Newcastle (1,5-jarig) 1 semester II a verplicht
MSc Industrial Engineering and Management  (Optional technical PTL modules) - semester II a elective PLE
MSc Technology and Operations Management/TOM  (basisprogramma MSc TOM) 1 semester II a keuzegroep