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Business Development & Innovation Management


Much of an organization's value creation - and certainly most of its competitive advantage - comes from innovation. Innovation can happen through changes in technology - how an organization does things - or in business models - how it gets paid. This course will explore theories and cases of innovation and technology evolution within a strategic context, as well as the more theoretical concepts of dynamic organizational capabilities.

Course content

  • Technology evolution and technology history
  • Disruptive and sustaining technologies/innovations
  • Entering new markets with technology
  • Linking strategy and innovation
  • Building strategic innovation capability
  • Technology market structure and evolution
  • Componentization and integration
  • Industry structures and competitive environments in eBusiness
  • Electronic markets and market facilitators
  • Technology implementation and institutionalization
  • The politics of technology and innovation


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