Course syllabus PIT - Innovation Management and Investment (FBE - SS 2013/2014)

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Course code: PIT
Course title in language of instruction: Investiční záměry a inovační management
Course title in Czech: Innovation Management and Investment
Course title in English: Innovation Management and Investment
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: SS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Ing. Martin Širůček, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:
Main goal is to define process of innovation in private sector. Subject cover basic tools of intelectual property enforcement and possible financial sources for innovation process
Course contents:
1.Definition of Technology, Innovation Typology, Innovation Process (allowance 5/1)
a.Theory of innovation
b.Barriers of innovation process

2.Intellectual Property -- Enforcement and Protection (allowance 5/1)
a.Intangible assets and its protection
b.The forms of intangible property - inventions, industrial designs, utility models, trade marks and know-how

3.Technology Transfer (allowance 3/3)
a.Organization of technology transfer
b.Status quo in the Czech Republic

4.The Economic Impact of Innovation Process (allowance 3/2)
a.Dynamic models
b.Macro and microeconomic approach

5.Financing the Innovation Process (allowance 4/2)
a.External and internal sources

6.Institution to Support the Innovation Process (allowance 5/2)
a.National and regional institutions: AIP, JIC, technology transfer offices

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information
-Spirit of enterprise

Specific competences:
-Ability of design and create of data and function of business IS
-Ability to use modern tools of financial management.
-The ability to prepare and evaluate investment projects and business.

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture26 h
     practice13 h
     consultation11 h
     preparation for exam15 h
     preparation of presentation15 h
     elaboration and execution of projects60 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
Teamwork based on Business plan and written exam.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQŠVEJDA, P.Inovační podnikání
REBESSANT, J. -- VENABLES, T.Creating Wealth From KnowledgeCheltenhamEdward Elgar Publishing2010978-1-84980-618-3
REROGERS, E.Diffusion of InnovationsNew YorkFree Press19950-02-926671-8
REMLÁDKOVÁ , L.Management znalostí v praxiPraha Professional Publishing 200480-86419-51-7
REHIROTAKA , T. -- IKUJIRO, N.The Knowledge Creating CompanyUSAOxford University Press19950-19-509269-4


Last modification made by Ing. Marcel Vytečka on 06/04/2014.

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