Course Details

Course Code(s):
5 Weeks
University Certificate of Study
Faculty: Science and Engineering
Course Type: Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


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Brief Description

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Description Code Level ECTS Date  
Managing Innovation AU5081 8 6   Flyer Link 


Course commencement is subject to internal validation and approval

In today's fast-paced competitive environment, organisations both large and small face many challenges. Managing innovation is just one of the challenges that face organisations performance every day. With the introduction of new products many organisations often struggle with what they should be doing or implementing for business process improvement.

100% online -The module covers a broad range of topics that critically affect innovation capability in companies. It is designed to help students develop strong conceptual foundations for understanding and exploiting innovation and entrepreneurship. It aims to equip students with an understanding of the innovation life cycle and the key issues involved in entrepreneurship and new product creation. Topics covered include: Understanding Innovation, Dynamics of Innovation, Understanding Entrepreneurship, Opportunity Recognition, Intellectual Property Management, Project and People Management, Organisation Learning Strategies

A minimum Level 7 qualification.  Where an applicant does not meet the entry requirements, they can be evaluated under the UL RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) policy and may be interviewed to ascertain their suitability for the programme.

The fee for this programme is €1,000

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