Insurance Management


Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

The course aims to provide an understanding of sustainable innovation processes that goes beyond individual product, service or process innovations.

The core contents include:
[1] Dimensions of the concept of innovation and basics of innovation management
[2] Transition management and innovation systems
[3] Sustainable Innovation
[4] Open Innovation
[5] Control of innovations
[6] Corporate culture vs. innovation culture
[7] Potential resistance to innovation
[8] Innovations as a management task

Learning outcomes

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