General Information about the Course:

The module Innovation Management for the Master of Science in Business Informatics program (module number 1039) consists of a lecture (course number 10391) and an exercise (course number 10392) with a total of 6 ECTS credits.

The module is always offered in the winter trimester and is recommended for the winter trimester in the 1st year of the Master's program.


Building on the definition of innovation and its role in the corporate context, the goals, tasks, and success factors of innovation management are covered. Subsequently, participants in innovation processes, interactions between companies, and the organizational aspects of innovation processes, including practical case studies, are discussed. These topics, along with methodological guidance for their term paper, are covered in the exercise.


Presentation lasting 20 to 40 minutes (graded certificate) with a preparation time of 5 to 10 weeks.