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School of Science
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Course unit
ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION
SCP7080183, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
COMPUTER SCIENCE
SC1176, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION
Website of the academic structure http://informatica.scienze.unipd.it/2018/laurea_magistrale
Department of reference Department of Mathematics
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge FRANCESCA GAMBAROTTO SECS-P/06

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LE02122253 ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATION AND INNOVATION FRANCESCA GAMBAROTTO IF0315

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines ING-IND/35 Engineering and Management 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 a.a. 2018/2019 01/10/2018 27/02/2020 GAMBAROTTO FRANCESCA (Presidente)
RANZATO FRANCESCO (Membro Effettivo)
BALDAN PAOLO (Supplente)
BALLAN LAMBERTO (Supplente)
BRESOLIN DAVIDE (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No prerequisites,
Target skills and knowledge: Aim of the course is twofold: to analyse the role of innovation on economic process and to approach the management of innovation activities. Innovation plays a crucial role for economic growth and the development of economies. It drives the allocation of scarse resources opening new economic scenarios for organization and distribution of goods and services. The course structure refers to economic and management principles of innovation activities, to be considered input or output of market.
Particular attention will be paid to the role of digital technologies on production and consumption to discuss their impact on changing firm’ strategies and their socio-economic effects in western economies.
Examination methods: Written exam with closed and open questions.
Assessment criteria: Attendant students are evaluated on class topics and on active participation to a special topic presented at the beginning of class.

Non attendant students are evaluated on the comprehension of the recommended handbook.
Course unit contents: The course content concerns:

Innovation Economics: innovation sources, innovation and economic value, strategies of entrepreneurs, market dynamics, macroeconomic effects of technological innovation.

Innovation management: organization of innovation processes, business models, co-operation and ecosystems for innovation.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures and active participation to specific topics.
Use of the moodle platform as repository of materials.
Additional notes about suggested reading: For attendant students:

Teaching and supporting materials, selected handbook chapters.

For NON attendant students:

The complete handbook written by Schilling and Izzo.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Schilling M. A., F. Izzo, Gestione dell'innovazione. Milano: McGraw Hill Education, 2017. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Case study
  • Working in group

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Responsible Consumption and Production