IE 345 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Innovation in Technology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
IE 345
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives At the end of the course students will have knowledge about; concepts about innovation and technology, innovation process, product development, the steps to transfer different technologies to commercial area.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • explain the types and patterns of innovation
  • analyze commercial potential for the innovation or new technology
  • analyze the business opportunity and market potential
  • analyze financial statements of innovation and the business
  • present the transformation of innovation to commercialisation
  • define the fundamentals of innovation and technology
Course Content Provide information on innovation and technology, innovation process, analyzing successful innovations, types of innovation, product development, translation of innovation and effective presentation

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to innovation and technology
2 Innovation Process, developing creative ideas, creative problem techniques Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part II Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press Chapter 4
3 The Evolution of Technology, Markets, and Industry Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc,West Sussex,England Chapter 1
4 The Development and Introduction of New Products Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part II
5 Market research (primary, secondary) and potential customer research Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part II Mullins, John, 2008, “The New Business Road Test”, Pearson Education Ltd. , Harlow Part 1
6 The Management and Organization of Innovation Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part III Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press Chapter 5
7 Innovation and entrepreneurship, Business model concept, analyzing and application of different business models Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Part IV Alex Osterwalder, 2010, “Business Model Generations”, John Wiley and Sons Inc., New Jersey Chapter 1
8 Business models, elevator pitch, action planning Alex Osterwalder, 2010, “Business Model Generations”, John Wiley and Sons Inc., New Jersey Chapter 1
9 Innovation and Intellectual Property Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England Chapter 10 Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press Chapter 10
10 Finance and Innovation Shane, Scott,‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc,West Sussex,England PartV Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press Chapter 9
11 Individual Collaborations, Strategic Alliances, Competition and Innovation Mullins, John, 2008, “The New Business Road Test”, Pearson Education Ltd. , Harlow Part 1 Shane, Scott,‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc,West Sussex,England Part IV
12 Effective presentation techniques
13 Presentations
14 Presentations
15 Review
16 Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Kawasaki, Guy, 2004, “ The Art of  the Start “, Penguin Group, USA

Richards, Doug, 2013,  “How to Start A Creative Business”, David&Charles

Alex Osterwalder, 2010,  “Business Model Generations”, John Wiley and Sons Inc., New Jersey

Mullins, John, 2008, “The New Business Road Test”, Pearson Education Ltd. , Harlow

Shane, Scott. ‘Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management’, 2008, John Wiley and Sons Inc, West Sussex,England

Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Richard R. Nelson, 2005, The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
1
20
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
1
20
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
22
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
1
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exam
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering; to be able to use theoretical and applied information in these areas on complex engineering problems.

2

To be able to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; to be able to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

3

To be able to design, implement, verify, validate, document, measure and maintain a complex software system, process, or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the requirements; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose.

4

To be able to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analysis and solution of complex problems in software engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies effectively.

5

To be able to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex Software Engineering problems.

6

To be able to work effectively in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; to be able to work individually.

7

To be able to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; to be able to author and comprehend written reports, to be able to prepare design and implementation reports, to be able to present effectively, to be able to give and receive clear and comprehensible instructions.

8

To have knowledge about global and social impact of engineering practices and software applications on health, environment, and safety; to have knowledge about contemporary issues as they pertain to engineering; to be aware of the legal ramifications of Engineering and Software Engineering solutions.

9

To be aware of ethical behavior, professional and ethical responsibility; to have knowledge about standards utilized in engineering applications.

10

To have knowledge about industrial practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; to have awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; to have knowledge about sustainable development.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of Software Engineering, and to be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language.

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; to be able to access information, to be able to stay current with developments in science and technology; to be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to Software Engineering.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest