The Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation invites to the "Brown Bag Research Seminar on Innovation". This series invites researchers from MTEC and other universities to present recent work or working papers. The intention behind the series is to accelerate exchange and learning.
Brown Bag schedule for the autumn semester 2014 is in the planning process.
Weinbergstrasse 56-58 / 8092 Zürich
The exam will take place on Monday, December 9, 15:00 (3pm).
Examination room: HG F 3
The block course on open and user innovation is offered as an elective course at MTEC and extends courses on knowledge management and innovation as well as marketing. The students are introduced to the concept of open innovation as well as the long-standing tradition of actively involving users of technology and other knowledge-intensive products in the development and production process. Through own cases they develop an entrepreneurial understanding of product development under distributed, user-centered, or open innovation strategies. Theoretical underpinnings taught in the course include models of innovation and the structuration of technology.
The course includes both lectures and exercises alternately. The goal is to understand the opportunity of open and user innovation for management and develop strategies to harness the value of ideas and contributions coming outside of firms' and other organizations' boundaries.
The students actively participate in discussions during the lectures and contribute presentations of case studies during the exercises. The combination should allow to compare theory with practical cases from various industries.
The course presents and builds upon recent research and challenges the students to devise innovation strategies that take into account the availability of user expertise, free and public knowledge, and the interaction with communities that span beyond one organization.
Grading is based on the final exam, the class presentations as well as class participation. This page contains general information about the course including the lecture slides (last year's version; the changes to the current slides will be updated and uploaded before the day of the lecture) and the current reading assignments.
Location ML H43
Introduction: 19. September, 15-17:00 (ML J 37.1)
Module I: 20. November, 8-17:00
Module II: 21. November, 8-17:00
Module III: 22. November, 8-17:00
The 2012 lectures can be found at the Multimedia Portal. Reasons why certain lectures do not appear include intellectual property issues (since all podcasts are creative commons licensed and we sometimes use sensitive company data to illustrate teachings) and technological failure in the hands of the user (=lecturer).
September 19, 2013: Introductory course
Gilgen, Nick and Looser: Splitboards
Grob and Schmid: Gimbal systems
Münger, Huynh and Krishnakumar: Snowboard
Ebneter and Studer: Zoybar
Tata, Eigenmann and Davidson: 3D printing
Müller, Schmitt and Hobi: Kitesurfing
Kakirde: Liter of light
Solomon: Boosted boards
Soltamova, Papatheologos and Pincet: Local motors
Keidel, Eichenhofer and Müller: Multicopters
Paurat and Gunde Panga: Facebook
Gonzalez: P&G Connect + Develop
Kasics, Schnellmann and Flury: Coffee roaster
Riechert, Starmans and D’Aliessi: Xbox Kinect
Ehrle and Engler: The ''Jugaad'' way: The Mitti Cool Refrigerator
Cavelti, Näf and Yanes: GoProCamera
Duran Fernandez and Sinn: Counter-Strike
Lüthi, Marfurt and Sprock: Multitouch screens
Grancini and Savini: Lego
Andronikakis and Öznur: Android
Baschnagel and Haller: 2.4 GHz Transceiver Systems
To access the journal articles listed below, you have to be within the ETH domain.
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