Core Module Information
Module title: Managing Innovation

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

Module code: ENT11927
Module leader: Paolo Gerli
School The Business School
Subject area group: Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Description of module content:

One of the most significant issues a manager faces when attempting to create a successful organisation in today’s fast changing technologically driven business environment is the management of innovation. This module is about the management of innovation and in this module you will learn how to manage it in a practical way. You will do this by examining, discussing and critically evaluating, in detail, both the theory and practice of innovation management in some of the world’s most innovative organisations. You will, during this learning process, in addition to honing your analytical skills, be encouraged to create an extensive ‘toolkit’ which you could use when managing innovation in your future career.

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 2, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: HONG KONG
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Paolo Gerli
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Lecture 15
Face To Face Tutorial 15
Independent Learning Guided independent study 170
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 40 1,2 6 HOURS= 00.00
Report 60 3,4 13 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 3500
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Managing Innovation - ENT11927