4308139: C15 Innovation Lab II

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Semester:SS 17
Scheduled in semester:2
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:32.0 L / 24.0 h
Self-directed study time:66.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2015)


Short description
In the second Innovation Lab, students engage in a competitive collaboration challenge to develop innovative solutions for a real-life business problem.


  • Innovation
  • Competition
  • Collaboration

Learning objectives
  • Students will recognize the complex nature of the management of innovation within organizations.
  • Students will apply innovation management frameworks, models and methods to the given task.
  • Students will develop a sustainable solution for the selected case study.
  • Students will evaluate the developed solution with appropriate methods regarding its advantages and constraints.

  • The module integrates theoretical knowledge and practical skills in a competitive setting between students.
  • A jury evaluates the students' solutions against innovativeness and usefulness and provides them with feedback and advice.
  • The e-learning platform Moodle will be used throughout the course for the dissemination of course material and discussions.

Compulsory reading
  • Trott, P. (2013). Innovation Management and New Product Development, 5th ed., Harlow: Pearson Education Limited.
  • Ahmed, P. K. & Shepherd, C. D. (2011). Innovation Management: Context, Strategies, Systems and Processes, Harlow: Pearson Education Limited.



  • PWW-MA_Innovation Lab II (SS 17, bewertet)