GEIN 310 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Innovation in Technology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEIN 310
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
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.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; define the fundamentals of innovation and technology 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
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 Textbooks
References

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 Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
1
20
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
4
100
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
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
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Civil Engineering solutions

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