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ES956 - Innovation

  • Module code: ES956
  • Module name: Innovation
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module introduces a variety of concepts models and frameworks to enable participants to understand and critically evaluate the nature of creativity and innovation and how an appropriate strategy, organisational culture and individual approach can be established and maintained in order to facilitate an innovation in an organisation, within the context and environment in which they operate. The concepts and models discussed can be used to help those within manufacturing to understand and derive appropriate approaches to adopt creative and innovative thinking which aligns with and supports the strategic objectives and direction of the organisation as a whole. The module addresses the nature of creativity and innovation, the complexity of business and the importance of scenario planning and systems thinking in order to help derive strategies which foster an innovative environment. It also examines the nature and effect of leadership, organizational life cycle, team and individual dynamics to understand how these influence creativity.

Other essential notes

Part-Time MSc

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES956-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%
15 CATS (Module code: ES956-15)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Innovation and Entrepreneurship (H1Y2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Industrial Research and Technology Management (H7A7) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Yildiz Technical University) (H1Q1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Hong Kong) (H7BF) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (awarded jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic University) (H7BG) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Polymer Science (F1PW) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing (H1A4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (H1P2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) Warwick Award (H1P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (India) (H1PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Singapore) (H1PS) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Awarded Jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni) (H1PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (H1PU) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) (H1X0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management for Defence and Security (H1Y4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (H1Y8) - Year 1
  • Engineering Business Management (India) (H1ZJ) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Malaysia) (H1ZK) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Sustainable Automotive Engineering (H33K) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Yildiz Technical University) (H71A) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Singapore) (H7A1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Industry Business Management (H7A9) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Singapore) (H7B3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (Singapore) (H7B4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Hong Kong) (H7P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Process Business Management (H7P8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (HKPU) (H7PA) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Business Management (H7PB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Process Business Management (H7PC) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Home Fees) (H7PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Overseas and Self-Financing) (H7PE) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Russia) (H7PV) - Year 1