Contribution of the course to the overall degree programme goals
This course is one of the basic courses in the Master’s degree in Management, and more specifically in Innovation and Marketing and is aimed at offering students a critical perspective to the study of innovation and design issues. In the second part, the course will focus on subjects connected with the CCIs as a field of investigation and theoretical discussion to re-frame radical and disruptive innovation. Through the analysis of designers, creative and artists, the second module will deeply discuss how to re-design a creative organization.
Expected learning outcomes
After completing the course, students will acquire the following competences:
- understanding the topic of innovation through the adoption of the perspectives of technology, market, and design
- structured knowledge of the complex nature of managerial issues connected with the topic of innovation in different organisational contexts
- team working competencies through the adoption of a number od design thinking tools experienced both in class and on line
No pre-requisites are required even though the course is meant to come after Design and innovation management I
1. The design thinking process in details: stages, processes, tools
2. Users: how to investigate the market
3. How might we? how to develop a good idea
4. How to manage creativity and entrepreneurship
- M. Calcagno (2017). Interpreting Innovation. Design Creativity Art. Napoli: Editoriale Scientifica.
- further readings will be downloadable from the Moodle web page of the course.
for the A.Y. 2021/2022
for the A.Y. 2021/2022 attending students will have:
- written exam, with open-ended questions
- students will be given the opportunity to integrate the grade of the final exam with group-works.
Throughout the course (blended) intermediate tests will be given to students. These will contribute to the finale evaluation
Non attending students:
- written exam, with open-ended questions.
There will be a single exam at the end of this module
the course will be a blended course and it will include: lectures centred on theoretical issues, discussion of case studies, seminars from business representatives, experimentations, design thinking practices.
Accessibility, Disability and Inclusion
Accommodation and support services for students with disabilities and students with specific learning impairments
Ca’ Foscari abides by Italian Law (Law 17/1999; Law 170/2010) regarding support
services and accommodation available to students with disabilities. This includes students with
mobility, visual, hearing and other disabilities (Law 17/1999), and specific learning impairments (Law 170/2010). If you have a disability or impairment that requires accommodations (i.e., alternate testing, readers, note takers or interpreters) please contact the Disability and Accessibility Offices in Student Services: email@example.com.
Type of exam
written and oral
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals
This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Cities, infrastructure and social capital" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development
Last update of the programme: 30/07/2021
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