Inovāciju tehnoloģijas(English)(1),18/19-P

Innovation is a novelty in the activities of an enterprise if it is characterized by having positive economic or strategic result. The course covers different actual theoretical concepts about innovations in different real life situations. The course provides conceptual and technical skills required to manage innovation related issues and develops students’ understanding that creation of innovation friendly environment will facilitate establishment and development of innovative companies. Topics include: innovations in product life cycles, kinds of innovation, commercialization methods, corporate entrepreneurship process model or „Salmon model” and its comparison with open innovation concept, innovation support systems in Latvia and abroad, creative thinking techniques, financing innovation.