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Introducing technology and innovation management
Introducing technology and innovation management

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Introducing technology and innovation management


This free course, Introducing technology and innovation management, will introduce you to technology and innovation management and should be of interest to all of you with an interest in technological innovation. You will learn about different types of product innovations (goods and services), process innovations and system innovations. You will learn about the process of innovation and how it can be managed and be diffused in markets and socioeconomic contexts to create value. We will consider some sceptical voices about the transformative and beneficial value of innovation. Finally, you will learn about innovation management and the importance of considering people, technology, organisational and contextual (PTOC) factors in effective management of innovation.

You do not need to have worked in a technology and innovation field or have any prior knowledge to be able to complete this course.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course TB801 Technology and Innovation Management [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]