GEIN 310 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Innovation in Technology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEIN 310
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives At the end of the course students will have knowledge about; concepts about innovation and technology, innovation process, product development, the steps to transfer different technologies to commercial area.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; define the fundamentals of innovation and technology explain the types and patterns of innovation analyze commercial potential for the innovation or new technology analyze the business opportunity and market potential analyze financial statements of innovation and the business present the transformation of innovation to commercialisation
Course Content Provide information on innovation and technology, innovation process, analyzing successful innovations, types of innovation, product development, translation of innovation and effective presentation

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to innovation and technology
2 Innovation Process, developing creative ideas, creative problem techniques Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part II Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press Chapter 4
3 The Evolution of Technology, Markets, and Industry Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc,West Sussex,England Chapter 1
4 The Development and Introduction of New Products Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part II
5 Market research (primary, secondary) and potential customer research Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part II Mullins, John, 2008, “The New Business Road Test”, Pearson Education Ltd. , Harlow Part 1
6 The Management and Organization of Innovation Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part III Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press Chapter 5
7 Innovation and entrepreneurship, Business model concept, analyzing and application of different business models Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part IV Alex Osterwalder, 2010, “Business Model Generations”, John Wiley and Sons Inc., New Jersey Chapter 1
8 Business models, elevator pitch, action planning Alex Osterwalder, 2010, “Business Model Generations”, John Wiley and Sons Inc., New Jersey Chapter 1
9 Innovation and Intellectual Property Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Chapter 10 Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press Chapter 10
10 Finance and Innovation Shane, Scott,‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc,West Sussex,England PartV Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press Chapter 9
11 Individual Collaborations, Strategic Alliances, Competition and Innovation Mullins, John, 2008, “The New Business Road Test”, Pearson Education Ltd. , Harlow Part 1 Shane, Scott,‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc,West Sussex,England Part IV
12 Effective presentation techniques
13 Presentations
14 Presentations
15 Review
16 Review

 

Course Textbooks
References

Kawasaki, Guy, 2004, “ The Art of  the Start “, Penguin Group, USA

Richards, Doug, 2013,  “How to Start A Creative Business”, David&Charles

Alex Osterwalder, 2010,  “Business Model Generations”, John Wiley and Sons Inc., New Jersey

Mullins, John, 2008, “The New Business Road Test”, Pearson Education Ltd. , Harlow

Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England

Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
1
20
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
4
100
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
1
20
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
22
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
1
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to scientifically examine concepts and ideas in the field of sociology; to be able to interpret and evaluate data.
2 To be able to define classical and contemporary theories in sociology; to be able to identify the differences and similarities among those theories and to be able to evaluate them.
3 To be able to critically use the knowledge acquired in the field of sociology
4 To be able to plan and conduct, individually or as a member of a team, an entire sociological research process with the knowledge of methodological requirements of the field.
5 To be able to identify and evaluate local, regional and global issues and problems.
6 To be able to share their ideas and solutions supplemented by qualitative and quantitative data in written and oral forms.
7 To be able to make use of other disciplines related to sociology and to have core knowledge related to those disciplines.
8 To be able to follow developments in sociology and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
9 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To have social and scholarly values and ethical principles during the collection and interpretation of data for implementation, publication, dissemination, and maintenance
12 To acquire life long learning abilities that will enable the socially responsible application of knowledge based on their field of study to their professional and everyday lives.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest