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Fall 2022  ›  Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration  ›  3rd Semester  ›  Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Innovation Management, Group A

Innovations are a prerequisite for sustained growth in many industries. The successful management of innovations requires new management techniques. This course provides a general overview about objectives and contents of innovation management.

Course Code:
Prof. Dr. Holger Ernst
Course Type:
BSc Course
Week Hours:
Fall 2022
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
Contents are e.g.: objectives and necessity of innovation management, opposition against innovations, champions of innovation, corporate culture and innovation, customer-oriented innovation management, interface management, innovation process management, corporate venturing, success factors of innovations. Guest speakers from firms will give presentations about selected topics of innovation management.
Thursday, 08/09/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Monday, 12/09/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Thursday, 22/09/2022
11:30 AM till 03:15 PM
Monday, 26/09/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Thursday, 06/10/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Tuesday, 11/10/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Deeper understanding of concepts and methods in innovation management
Selected articles from scientific journals (e.g. Journal of Product Innovation Management, California Management Review, Harvard Business Review etc.)
Lecture, case studies
Exam, case studies, class participation