Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Innovation Management

Seminar, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

The thematic focus of this course is on familiarising students with the procedures and methods of professional innovation management, from the idea to successful product marketing. Key innovation steps are taught with a practical approach, including development of an innovation strategy, implementation steps, innovation controlling and trend topics such as open innovation or innovation networks.

Learning outcomes

This module provides the skills required for applications and company presentations, innovation management and occupational safety and enables students to make a successful appearance in addition to their high-level technical education. The English language training focuses on the topic of energy so that our graduates have profound and comprehensive language skills in the fields of energy, mobility and environment.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Mell: Erfolgreiche Karriereplanung, Springer Vieweg; Püttjer/Schnierda; 20 perfekte Bewerbungen mit Profil, campus; Vahs/Brem: Innovationsmanagement, Schäfer/Poeschel; Eversheim: Innovationsmanagement für technische Produkte, Springer; Schwarz-Hausmann/Tremel: Praxishandbuch Arbeitssicherheit, TÜV Austria; Campbell: English for the Energy Industry, Oxford; Dummett: Energy English, Summertown Publishing; Dubicka & O'Keefe: Market Leader, Longman Group; Ibbotson: Cambridge English for Engineers, Cambridge; Brieger & Pohl: Technical English - Vocabulary and Grammar, Summertown Publishing
Journals: Englisch: Newsweek, The Economist

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment with additional written/oral examinations