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.
Tina Ambos (Sussex), Oct 15 2014
Xavier Castaner (HEC Lausanne), Nov 10 2014
Dan Raff (Wharton), Mar 11 2015
Dovev Lavie (Technion), Apr 8 2015
Dean Shepherd (Indiana), May 13 2015
Ann Majchrzak (USC), May 22 2015
Holger Patzelt (TUM), June 24 2015
Weinbergstrasse 56-58 / 8092 Zürich
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 and presentations from last year's course. The slides for present semester course and reading assignments will be uploaded soon.
Introduction: 18. September, 16-18:00 (ML F 40)
Module I: 26. November, 9-17:00 (HG E 23)
Module II: 27. November, 9-17:00 (HG E 23)
Module III: 28. November, 9-17:00 (HG E 23)
To access the journal articles listed below, you have to be within the ETH domain.
A Moodle for the course where you will be able to access all the course slides, communicate with other students and form groups for the presentation is active now. Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested to participate in the course and need the password for the moodle link.
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).
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
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