EXMBM532-23C (HAM)

Managing Innovation and Value Creation

15 Points

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The University of Waikato
Academic Divisions
Division of Management
School of Management and Marketing
Engagement and Executive Education

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: corlia.booysen@waikato.ac.nz
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What this paper is about

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This paper introduces a series of topics that prepares students to manage innovation and value creation in organisations. The tools introduced in the course enables students to create, test, refine, package, and deliver a business opportunity. The knowledge and skills developed in this course are important for all individuals and organisations alike. In the corporate world, these skills are vital for innovative thinking and managing innovation activities. For aspiring entrepreneurs, the course provides the tools of innovation that can be implemented to start an enterprise. It draws on prior learning in papers on strategic management and change management to provide a template for innovation management.

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How this paper will be taught

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This paper will be offered in a flexi format where students can participate online via Zoom synchronously or on­ campus in Hamilton.

Synchronous Attendance
We expect students to participate in all sessions synchronously as some assessments are scheduled at specific times.

Although all sessions are recorded, it is expected that students attend and participate in each session to get the maximum benefit from the learning activities. Attendance and participation is noted during each session. Students who cannot attend sessions for legitimate reasons must please notify the paper convenor ahead of time.

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Required Readings

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See reading list embedded in each weekly block in Moodle

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Illustrate an ability to connect innovation and value creation through business model innovation
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  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate different types of innovations and discover how they emerge and why they fail
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  • Evaluate idea quality and effectively pitch an innovative idea
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  • Identify customers needs and determine how demand for disruptive innovations is created
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Assessments

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How you will be assessed

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PLEASE NOTE: The University has zero-tolerance for Plagiarism.

All assessment must be submitted as a Word document or PDF, unless otherwise stated.

Please refer to Moodle for assessment details.
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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. 10 x Quizzes (Individual)
3 Feb 2024
No set time
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Design Thinking Pitch & Slides (Individual)
11 Dec 2023
10:00 AM
15
  • In Class: In Lecture
3. Design thinking proposal (Group)
19 Jan 2024
5:00 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Blue Ocean Innovation project (Group)
5 Feb 2024
5:00 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Blue Ocean thinking and personal reflection video (Individual)
9 Feb 2024
5:00 PM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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