Start date: 12 September 2020
Duration: 1 Year
Location: Delivered via blended learning
Certificate: Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management
Cost: Members €1,185 Per Semester Non Members €1,975 Per Semester
The Diploma in Innovation Management provides students with the knowledge and skills to meet the needs of companies in their drive towards innovation and establishing an innovative business environment.
You will learn about innovation and change and how it effects business operations. You will seek to identify new process technologies that are appropriate to your industry and that will contribute to improving operational efficiency and competitiveness. The programme will also address how to manage new product innovation strategies and process technologies effectively, and identify appropriate business process improvements to facilitate the introduction of such technologies.
On completion of the programme students will be able to:
Identify and develop the skills necessary to manage innovation at both operational and strategic levels in their organisation
Familiarise themselves with business process improvement methods and simulation tools
Present a professional innovative idea to their peers with the potential to improve business within their organisation
The programme is worth 30 ECTs in total. There are four individual modules and a project to complete. Each module is worth five ECTs while the company project is worth ten ECTs .
Semester 1 Autumn
User Centred Design
Semester 2 Spring
Managing Technology Projects
Improving Business Processes