Success Factors and Practice of Innovation and Technology Management

20.10., 27.10.,03.11., 10.11., 17.11., 24.11., 08.12., 15.12., 22.12., 12.01., 19.01., 26.01., 02.02

After the great success in 2013 and 2014, RWTH TIM Group offers the designed lecture: “Success Factors and Practice of Innovation and Technology Management” again this year. Lectures will be held by Dr. Rolf-Christian Wentz and numerous great guest lecturers (see below for details). For exact dates and location please see the list below.

This course is based on practice (multiple case studies, various guest lectures) and theory. It (1) presents fundamental success factors of any innovation management and introduces the concept of the innovation management system. Issues referring to the management of innovations will be displayed from different perspectives and adequate solutions will be derived from the innovation management system. Second, it deals with the individual components (vision and objectives, strategy, culture, process, structure etc.) of the innovation management system in depth and explains critical decisions that had been made to ensure the success of a company as an innovator.

If you have any questions concerning the course, feel free to contact Morgane Benade.

20.10.2015

Module 1: Introduction in Innovation Management

Dr. Wentz

HKW 5

27.10.2015

Module 2: Vision, Objectives, Strategy

Dr. Wentz

HKW 5

03.11.2015

Module 3: Innovation Portfolio Strategy, Innovation Arena Strategy, Market Entry and Timing Strategy

Dr. Wentz

HKW 5

10.11.2015

Module 4: Innovation Culture

Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker Mr. Daniel Attallah, CEO Pixum / Diginet GmbH & Co. KG, Köln

HKW 5

17.11.2015

Module 5: Product Architecture and Platform Strategy I

Dr. Wentz

 

HKW 5

24.11.2015

Module 6: Innovation Process I + Innovation Portfolio Management

Dr. Wentz

HKW 5

08.12.2015

Module 7: Product Architecture and Platform Strategy II

Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker Mr. Christoph Michel, Manufacturing Technology Manager – 3M

HKW 5

15.12.2015

Module 8: Innovation Process II

Dr. Wentz

HKW 5

22.12.2015

Module 9: Innovation Competencies

Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker Dr. Mattias Schmidt, Research Fellow - Victor Mills Society, Upstream Technology Development, Procter & Gamble

HKW 5

12.01.2016

Module 10: Intellectual Property + Technology Management

Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker Dr. Karim Nili,  Intellectual Property & Technology Management – Daimler AG

HKW 5

19.01.2016

Module 11: Innovation Structure + Systems I

Dr. Wentz + Guest Speaker Mr. Thomas Eisenbarth, Business Innovation - Daimler AG

HKW 5

26.01.2016

Module 12: Innovation Structure + Systems II

Dr. Wentz

HKW 5

02.02.2016

Module 13: Course Wrap-Up & Questions

Dr. Wentz

HKW 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

RWTH Aachen, Lehrstuhl für BWL, insb. Technologie und Innovationsmanagement
Kackertstraße 7, 52072 Aachen

Dr. Rolf-Christian Wentz

Teaching Assistant: Dipl.-Ing. Morgane Bénade

wentz@tim.rwth-aachen.de

benade@time.rwth-aachen.de

 

 

 

 

 

A personal consultation with Dr. Wentz or Ms. Bénade is always possible. Just write an e-mail to schedule a meeting or a telephone call!