New course - Idea Management2017-09-29
In the beginning of 2017, Karlstad University embarked on a project that aims to develop and offer cutting-edge international web-based courses at master’s level developed for professionals working with or having an interest in service, customer experiences and business development. AT, CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University, the course Idea Management has been developed.
The course Idea Management will give you a review of idea management practices, and teaches you how to manage the generation, refinement, and assessment of ideas for both product and service innovations.
During the course, you will learn from recent research, and facilitate idea management activities yourself in a learning-by-doing methodology. After the course you will: 1) know the main theories behind idea management, 2) be able to apply methods for idea generation, idea refinement, and assessment, 3) understand and critically reflect about the pros and cons of various methods, and 4) analyze an organization’s idea development process and be able to propose areas of improvement.
The course will be offered as a distance course and may be completed at your own pace. In total, the units are equivalent to 6 ECTS credits.
How to apply
The course will start in January 2018 and is open for registration until October 16, 2017.
Information and application - credit bearing course
Information and application - open networked learning course.
The course Idea Management is being designed by researchers at CTF in collaboration with the companies Pollen AB and Idea2innovation Sweden AB, and is part of the WISR project funded by the Knowledge Foundation during 2017-2019.