Technological Innovations

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Technological innovations
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ08Л015
  3.    Study program EAOIE, EES, EEUM, KHIE, KSIAR, KTI, TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/8   7.    Number of ECTS credits 3.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Hristina Spasevska
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Students will acquire basic knowledge for managing innovations, the process of patenting, the mechanisms for support and innovation in new technologies. By applying the methods of individual and team planning and interpretation, students will develop their innovative ideas, creative thinking and skills to implement innovative projects.

11.    Course Syllabus: Concept and definition of innovation and inventory. Innovation and creativity. Recognizing the opportunities and generating ideas. Types innovation. Innovation process. Managing the innovation process. Intellectual property in innovation. Patent process for patenting. License, franchise and trademark. Innovation strategies. Tools and mechanisms to support innovation and their commercialization. Innovative processes and technology. Technological innovations. Analysis of the industry and competitiveness. Technology transfer. Model triple helix. Evolution patterns of triple helix. Introduction to organizational models for technology transfer. Technology Park, accelerator, incubator, spin-off and start-up company.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, presentations, problem solving exercises
13.    Total number of course hours 2 + 1 + 0 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 90
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 30
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 15
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 15
16.2. Individual tasks 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 15
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 10
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 30
17.3. Activity and participation 20
17.4. Final exam 40
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 49 points     5 (five) (F)
from 50 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Regular attendance
20.   Forms of assessment Two partial written exams are provided during the semester, at the middle and at the end of the semester, with duration of 120 minutes; and test that are conducted during the classes. For students who have passed the partial exams, the exam is considered as passed. The other students take the final exam on the whole material, with duration of 120 minutes. Students make seminar works during the semester. The final grade is formed considering points from the partial exams/final exam, tests and seminar works
21.   Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluations and surveys
23.    Literature
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Peter F. Drucker  Innovation and Entrepreneurship  Harper & Row  2006
2  Melissa A. Schilling  Strategic Management of Technological Innovation  Mc Graw Hill Education  2016