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Technology, innovation and management

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Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This free course, Technology, innovation and management, will provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related concepts, ideas and debates. It adopts a broad definition of innovation and subscribes to the view that a fundamental feature of any innovation process is that it results in gaining value.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the issues around defining ‘technology’, ‘innovation’ and ‘innovation management’
  • recognise the diversity of types of innovation, innovators and innovation settings
  • understand the nature and extent of technological change and innovation
  • critically assess and explain key current issues in our understanding of innovation as a field of study.

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