After the great success in 2013, RWTH TIM Group offers the especially designed lecture: “Success Factors and Practice of Innovation and Technology Management“ again this year. Lectures will be held by Dr. Rolf-Christian Wentz and numerous great guest lecturers. For exact dates, locations and guest speakers please see the list below.
This course is based on practice (multiple case studies, various guest lectures) and theory. It (1) presents fundamental success factors of any innovation management and introduces the concept of the innovation management system. Issues referring to the management of innovations will be displayed from different perspectives and adequate solutions will be derived from the innovation management system. Second, it deals with the individual components (vision and objectives, strategy, culture, process, structure etc.) of the innovation management system in depth and explains critical decisions that had been made to ensure the success of a company as an innovator.
Detailed information after the break!
|21.10.2014||Module 1: Introduction in Innovation Management | Dr. Wentz||HKW 1|
|28.10.2014||Module 2: Vision, Objectives, Strategy | Dr. Wentz||HKW 1|
|04.11.2014||Module 3: Innovation Portfolio Strategy, Innovation Arena Strategy, Market Entry and Timing Strategy | Dr. Wentz||HKW 1|
|11.11.2014||Module 4: Product Architecture and Platform Strategy I | Dr. Wentz||HKW 1|
|18.11.2014||Module 5: Innovation Culture | Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker Mr. Oskar Berger, Managing Director W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH||HKW 1|
|25.11.2014||Module 6: Innovation Process I + Innovation Portfolio Management | Dr. Wentz + Guest Speakers Dr. Klaus P. Meier, CEO Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions, and Dr. Jörg Böcking, Chief Technology Officer Freudenberg Group||HKW 1|
|02.12.2014||Module 7: Innovation Process II | Dr. Wentz||HKW 1|
|09.12.2014||Module 8: Product Architecture and Platform Strategy II | Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker Mr. Peter Pape, Technology & Ideation Manager, 3M||HKW 1|
|16.12.2014||Module 9: Innovation Competencies | Dr. Wentz||HKW 1|
|13.01.2015||Module 10: Intellectual Property + Technology Management | Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker Dr. Christian Hahner, Head of Intellectual Property & Technology Management – Daimler AG||HKW 1|
|20.01.2015||Module 11: Innovation Structure + Systems I | Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker (tbd)||HKW 1|
|27.01.2015||Module 12: Innovation Structure + Systems II | Dr. Wentz||HKW 1|
|03.02.2015||Module 13: Course Wrap-Up | Dr. Wentz||HKW 1|
|18.02.2015||Written Exam (First Date)||Zuselab|
|25.03.2015||Written Exam (Second Date)||Tba|