Core Module Information
Module title: Managing Innovation

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

Module code: ENT11507
Module leader: Jacqueline Brodie
School The Business School
Subject area group: Entrepreneurship and Innovation


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
2023/4, Trimester 1, Online, Edinburgh Napier University
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:

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

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 10 ALL 2 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Report 90 ALL 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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