Economics and management of innovation - (5 cfu)

Prof. Alberto Ivo Dormio Tel. 0521 905853 - Fax. 0521 905705


Concepts of innovation management
Management of project


Part I: Industry Dynamics of Technological Innovation
o Sources of Innovation
o Types and Patterns of Innovation
o Standards Battles and Design Dominance
Timing of Entry

Part II: Formulating Technological Innovation Strategy
o Defining the Organization’s Strategic Direction
o Collaboration Strategies
o Protecting Innovation

Part III: Implementing Technological Innovation Strategy
o Organizing for Innovation
o Managing the New Product Development Process
o Managing New Product Development Teams
o Crafting a Deployment Strategy

Part IV: Project management
o Project management and organizational structure
o Project plannin and programming
o Gantt, Pert e CPM
o Slack time
o Network replanning
o Crash time
o Work breakdown structure
o Cost control

Attività d'esercitazione

The class will combine in-class explanation of the background material, problem-solving and case discussions.

Modalità d'esame

A written test covering the whole course program. Tests include both theory questions and exercises.

Testi consigliati

Schilling M., “Gestione dell’Innovazione”, ed. McGraw-Hill

Ultimo aggiornamento: 08-07-2007

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