Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS
The course aims to provide an understanding of sustainable innovation processes that goes beyond individual product, service or process innovations.
The core contents include:
 Dimensions of the concept of innovation and basics of innovation management
 Transition management and innovation systems
 Sustainable Innovation
 Open Innovation
 Control of innovations
 Corporate culture vs. innovation culture
 Potential resistance to innovation
 Innovations as a management task
Graduates know the different concepts of sustainable innovations, are able to understand challenges in relation to innovations and are able to independently develop proposals for solutions, as well as to apply the contents of the course to concrete cases, work on them in a team and present them.
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools
References: Brost et al (2012): Corporate Banking: Zukunftsorientierte Strategien im Firmenkundengeschäft, Frankfurt School V. Doppler/Lauterburg (2008): Change Management - Den Unternehmenswandel gestalten, Campus. Fueglistaller (2012): Entrepreneurship, Modelle - Umsetzung - Perspektiven, Springer. Harvard Business Review (2011): HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management. Lauer (2010): Change Management, Grundlagen und Erfolgsfaktoren, Springer. Osterwalder et al (2011): Business Model Generation, Campus.
Academic journals: Harvard Business Review
Mode of delivery
3 ECTS Integrated Course
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Assessment methods and criteria
ILV: final exam, immanent assessment in the practice part