Semesters 1 and 2 at The University of Strathclyde provide a strong foundation in the Innovation Management process, and essential practical experience of working within globally distributed teams and with industrial clients on product/service development briefs.
Semester 3 (Year 2) at Hamburg University of Technology looks at early and late phases of the innovation management process. It concentrates on market research for (radical) innovation, cross functional cooperation at the front end of the innovation process, managing innovation projects over geographical and functional/divisional boarders and preparing the market introduction of new products and services.
In semester 3 (Year 2) at Aalborg University, students undertake an industrial internship at a Danish company to gain relevant global innovation management work experience, and to consolidate the taught content delivered at the University of Strathclyde. Each internship will be designated to best reflect student’s interests within the available placements from a secured list of Danish companies.
In semester 3 (Year 2) at Swinburne University of Technology, students develop skills in entrepreneurship and innovation, and the practice of innovation leadership. The learning goals and objectives are based around assessing new ventures and opportunities, planning and managing rapid growth, integrating interdisciplinary approaches and applying innovating solutions. Interactive modules are delivered by academics who are also practitioners in the relevant areas.
In semester 4 all students undertake a thesis project at the institution where they spent the 3rd semester. The project is jointly supervised between the second year institution and one other partner.