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Technology and Innovation Management
(dt. Technology and Innovation Management)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class,
180 hours (attendance: 44 hours preparation and follow-up: 68 hours exam preparation: 68 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Michael Stephan


The module Technology and Innovation Management is an introductory and fundamental course for the subject Technology and Innovation Management (TIM). The management of innovations requires different or at least modified instruments compared to traditional methods of business administration.

The following topics are covered:

  • Object and necessity of innovation management
  • Resistance, promoters, interface management
  • Strategic technology management
  • Innovation process and project management
  • Technology and innovation controlling
  • Success factors of innovations.

Qualification Goals

The aim is to convey the special tasks and contents of the management of innovations and technologies. The module also aims to clarify the relevance of technology and innovation management for strategic corporate management: Technology and innovation management is based on the key resource knowledge. In particular, students should develop an understanding of the opportunities and risks of innovation projects and be sensitized to the topic of innovation-related knowledge management.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying M.Sc. Computer Science, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Business Administration.

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