Budapest, Hungary

Innovation Management

when 17 July 2023 - 21 July 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 360

This course builds analytical insight into relationships between knowledge, innovation and competitiveness and into their implications for the management of innovation. The course introduces theories, concepts, and methods for the analysis of innovations at the levels of projects, firms and industries. The course also introduces a set of tools related to innovation practices of firms, as one of the ways in which the course bridges and integrates academic analysis of innovations with the practical issues of their management.

Course leader

Vivék Pundír is a growth strategy consultant, who helps companies achieve breakthrough growth, especially through innovation. He has advised of large multinationals, including The Coca-Cola Company, Deutsche Telekom, British Telecom as well as startups.

Target group

BSc and MSc students, recent graduates

Course aim

At the completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Account for the main terms and definitions central in economics and management of innovation
- Recognize how the economics and governance of different organizational types affect their behavior in innovation
- Analyze the characteristics of inter-organizational collaboration on innovation and recognize the skills required to handle them
- Integrate a number of factors, internal and external to the organization, in decision-related analysis
- Describe and assess the potential for formal and informal external knowledge sourcing and how it may help the organization to pursue innovations.

Fee info

EUR 360: Ordinary fee. It includes: participation in one course, evening talk, certificate of participation, transcript for ECTS transfer (if requested, Wifi on campus , welcome reception.
Fee does not include: accommodation, travel to Budapest, local transportation, health insurance.
EUR 270: Early bird fee until 31 May 2023.


No scholarship is available.