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Kursusnavn (dansk):Organizing and Managing Process Innovation with Specialisation Project 
Kursusnavn (engelsk):Organizing and Managing Process Innovation with Specialisation Project 
Semester:Efterår 2015 
Udbydes under:cand.it., Digital Innovation & Management (dim) 
Omfang i ECTS:15,00 
Kursussprog:Engelsk 
Kursushjemmeside:https://learnit.itu.dk 
Min. antal deltagere:
Forventet antal deltagere:40 
Maks. antal deltagere:100 
Formelle forudsætninger:Please note that this course is only available for students enrolled in the programme Digital Innovation & Management and signed up for the 1st course of the specialisation Process Innovation and new Business Models.
 
Læringsmål:After the course the students should be able to:
1. Discuss theories and frameworks for process and service innovation focusing on:
a. How to organize process and service innovation initiatives
b. Leadership and governance issues related to multidisciplinary innovation initiatives
c. If/how to balance exploitation and exploration in specific settings
2. Reflect on how theories and frameworks covered in the two specialization courses may be applied in a specific empirical setting in order to analyses a specific topic and/or provide recommendations for a specific innovation initiative
3. Based on the project work, be able to describe and discuss a master thesis synopsis 
Fagligt indhold:Please note, that due to technical challenges, changes may occur before the start of the semester (week 35) – this applies to all sections of the course description.

The aim of the theoretical part of the course is to provide the students the ability to reflect on issues how to organize, govern and lead process and service innovation initiatives within an organization or inter-organizational networks. The course will cover classic and contemporary theories about process and service innovation, theories and frameworks about multidisciplinary innovation and finally theories about the innovation dilemma; balancing exploitation and exploration. Relevant research methods for empirical research will be covered considering the nature of the actual student projects. 
Læringsaktiviteter:

Most weeks the students have 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercises. Lectures will be a mix of regular lectures given by the course teachers, guest lectures and case based presentations held by the teachers. During the first half of the course, some lecutres will be replaced by workshops where the students work with a common live case (a firm, a government agency or a not for profit organization visiting ITU).

A few seminars will be conducted focusing on the students specialization project and the students will be offered supervision for their specialization projects.

As part of their thesis preparation, students must find a supervisor no later than November 13th. Students must meet with their supervisor at least twice during the semester and before December 11th.
Students must have an approved thesis project agreement before the start of next semester.

Deadline for approval of project agreement corrected October 6  

Obligatoriske aktivititer:Four mandatory assignments have to be handed in: a synopsis with a project plan and three assignment related to the workshops. 
Eksamensform og -beskrivelse:D2G Aflevering med mundtlig eksamen der supplerer projekt. Delt ansvar for projekt., (7-scale, external exam)

Hand-in for groups with following oral exam supplemented by the hand-in (D2G)

The hand-in is drafted by groups of one to four students. A report should be approximately 15 pages plus 2 pages per student (i.e. one student 17 pages, two students 19 pages etc.).

Duration of exam: 30 minutes per student incl. assessment and feedback.  

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Undervisere
Følgende personer underviser på kurset:
NavnStillingUndervisertypeIndsats (%)
Lene Pries-Heje Lektor(ITU) Kursusansvarlig 60
Mar Alaranta Lektor(ITU) Underviser 40
Louise Harder Fischer Undervisningsassistent(ITU) Underviser 0