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Course Details in 2021/22 Session

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Module Title LM Strategic Innovation Management
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Strategy and Int Business
Module Code 07 28807
Module Lead Camilla Rüdén
Level Masters Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Description This module provides students with a critical awareness of major issues associated with Strategic Innovation Management. The module starts by exploring key areas such as the origins and purpose of strategic management within various contexts such as military strategy, games of strategy and business strategy. It then develops the themes of how strategic management drives organisational performance, how strategic management theories models and frameworks are applied in practice, and their limitations.

Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the advantages and limitations of the key strategic management theories, models and frameworks
  • Critically evaluate how strategy drives organisational performance and competitiveness, and analyse and critique the strategies of a range of organisations
  • Explain key theoretical ideas about innovation and how innovation generates value, competitiveness, wealth, and wider social benefits.
  • Compare and contrast the academic research and theories on innovation with management practice and evaluate the effectiveness of innovation strategies for a variety of organisations
Assessment 28807-01 : Individual Assignment : Coursework (70%)
28807-02 : Group Assignment : Coursework (30%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments: Individual assignment (3,000 words) - 70%
Group assignment (3,000 words) - 30%

Reassessment: 3,000 word individual assignment - 100%
These assessment methods will be contextualised to meet the individual needs of the module.
Other None
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