Bochum, Germany

Innovation Management

when 23 August 2020 - 5 September 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 1800

Innovation – Creativity – Performance
The digital transformation has fundamentally fueled the acceleration of innovation cycles: What’s new today is already old tomorrow.

In order to stay in the game, corporations are investing in innovation management, sometimes in the form of freelance experts, sometimes by
even making an innovation manager part of their team.

As volatile and accidental innovation and creativity might seem, researchers have found strategies and factors to boost them, be it on an
individual, a team or a strategic level. Innovation management is the combination of all these strategies.

We want you to get to know those factors and apply them into your everyday life making this a big step on your future career ladder.

Learn everything about innovation management, strategies and teams. Why is innovation so important and which factors in a company drive innovation? Take part in the process and develp your own case study project within a team, that you will present at the end of the course.

Along with the focus on innovation management we will offer you multiple opportunities to get to know the area, meet students from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and to learn soemthing about German culture and history.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiß

Target group

This RUB Summer School is especially interesting for undergraduates of civil engineering, economics & sales, but a broad range of students will benefit from a topic this relevant.

Course aim

Understand how innovation can help businesses to thrive and how innovation management can implement an innovation process into the structure of a company.

Credits info

10 EC
Your school will have to make the final decision about how many credits they give. You will receive a certificate with detailed information about the curriculum.

Fee info

EUR 1800: The fee includes course material, public transport within Bochum, excursions, accomodation, breakfast and lunch