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About

This Strategic Capabilities for Technological Innovation module at The Open University UK draws on material from the resource-based view of organisations and strategic and innovation management more generally to produce a multi-layered, practical, approach to the development and management of technological innovation.

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Overview

The need for ongoing technological innovation has become a strategic necessity for many organisations. Even in traditionally stable sectors, the option of maintaining the status quo is seldom viable. This creates challenges for how organisations acquire and manage the resources and capabilities necessary for effective approaches to innovation and create and maintain contexts that support strategic action.

What you will study

This Strategic Capabilities for Technological Innovation module at The Open University UK is relevant if you are involved or interested in the development and management of technological innovation in a wide variety of contexts and sectors as diverse and varied as:

  • IT/IS
  • telecommunications
  • computing
  • engineering
  • manufacturing
  • transport and logistics
  • retailing
  • energy production and supply
  • defence and security,
  • management and administration
  • any form of services, including health, welfare and leisure.

In all these fields, and more, the major theme of this module - the importance of strategically planning and managing a range of organisational resources and capabilities to deliver technological innovation - is central to the effective and successful operation of organisations of any size and purpose.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation capabilities
  • Innovation strategy
  • Business models for innovation
  • Innovation, culture and risk
  • Innovation, power and influence
  • Future capabilities for innovation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This is a masters-level module that can be taken either as a stand-alone module or as part of a postgraduate qualification. 

  • Relevant professional experience will provide you with a good foundation for studying this module. However, as it takes a multi-disciplinary view of technology strategy, you don’t need to have previously studied any of the topics covered in the module.
  • Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum overall score of 6 and minimum score of 5.5 in each of the four components: reading, writing, speaking and listening under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2075 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 2075 GBP for the full programme during 6 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2075 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2075 GBP for the full programme during 6 months.

Funding

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