This programme is designed to teach graduate students both from a business and non-business background how to manage innovation successfully. Whether you are an engineer, a scientist, a law or business graduate, this programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to manage the development of new products and services, the introduction of new change programmes, the integration of emerging technologies, or the redesign of your organisation business model.
The programme is aimed both at those who want a management education to prepare them to enter a business development or organisational change management role, and at those interested in continuing their studies with a PhD and pursuing an academic career in innovation or technology management and organisational change.
The programme aims to:
The programme is taught by specialist staff drawn primarily from specialist fields within the management discipline. Teaching staff have a wide range of research and practical experience, so that the programme focuses on combining academic rigour with practical relevance.
The MSc Management of Innovation degree is a 12 month full time ’conversion’ programme which takes students with a wide range of first degrees and prepares them for a career in the management profession.
The programme has several key strengths:
The Programme is based in the Business School and benefits from strong links with the finance and accounting, economics and property departments.
Precious Ogbomo graduated in 2009 and currently works as a business development strategist for Interkel Group in Nigeria. She also works as a part time Marketing Lecturer at the Simon Page Business School, Lagos, a Chartered Institute of Marketing UK study center.
The MIC programme helped stimulate my interests in business development and strategy. The entrepreneurial focus of the course challenged me to take on an innovation and value driven approach to business.
The details below are intended to give students a guide to the courses they would be studying on the MSc Management of Innovation programme. To read what each course is about, click on the course code. The credits shown are Aberdeen credits (30 Aberdeen credits = 15 ECTS). All courses are compulsory. The Programme Director is Dr Raluca Bunduchi.