Core Module Information
Module title: Managing Innovation

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ENT11407
Module leader: Jacqueline Brodie
School The Business School
Subject area group: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Prerequisites

N/A

Timetables
Description of module content:

The module content can be divided into two main components. Firstly, a discussion of key concepts and why innovation management is crucial in most organisations. Secondly, an examination of the leading practical theory related to innovation management, in particular, this will include an in depth discussion of a conceptual model of innovation management. This model will outline the main contextual elements (e.g. innovation strategy, organisation structure, etc.) that affect the process of innovation management and also the process itself. This examination and discussion of innovation management will utilise materials (e.g. examples, cases, etc.) dealing with different kinds of innovation (e.g. product, service, internal systems and procedures, etc.) in a variety of organisations.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Explain and critically reflect on innovation and why it is crucial to competitive advantage and organisational success.
LO2: Conceptualise and critically explore the context and process of innovation management
LO3: Analyse the innovation management in a variety of organisations using examples from the world’s most innovative firms.
LO4: Critically evaluate innovation management and provide recommendations for change demonstrating appropriate judgement.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 1, Online, Edinburgh Napier University
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Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Online
Location of delivery: WORLDWIDE
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Jacqueline Brodie
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
You will be provided with responsive, engaging and interactive online learning materials which will include a general introduction to the topic, how to study the module online, together with core academic theory relating to the topic. You will also be directed to a variety of electronic sources including e-books, e-journals and other web-based resources, to support your learning. A mix of activities such as reflective exercises, case studies and self-assessment questions (with diagnostic feedback) for each unit will help to engage you in the learning process, and the online materials will encourage you to reflect on your own experiences and learning. You will also be encouraged to form your own independent groups and to interact via the VLE through discussion forums

Embedding of employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills

The online content will facilitate the development of key skills such as reflective learning and critical thinking. Scholarship skills are developed through completion of the assessment



Assessment

Self-assessment questions and Case Studies provide formative assessment. Summative assessment consist of End of Unit progress test; and formal coursework assessment.



Research / teaching linkages

Research skills are developed in the preparation of materials for the online discussions where you will be required to source, analyse and present information. This is reinforced through the summative assessments in which the report draws on your information retrieval and analysis skills

Supporting equality and diversity

Materials will be available through the VLE and you can format these in a style that best matches your needs. Where additional special needs support is required this will be organised on an individual basis with the student concerned.

Internationalisation

Materials reference international examples and case studies. Online discussion will draw upon the international perspectives from the diverse student body.



Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Practical classes and workshops 4
Independent Learning Guided independent study 196
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 10 ALL 1 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Report 90 2,3,4 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
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