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Management of Innovation   

Year Granted: 1993
Institute: Victoria University of Wellington
VUW credits 6
Assessment Internal Assessment
Course code MGMT 306
Grade B

The course will explore aspects of management and its relationship with science and technology. It will look at barriers and gateways to innovation and entrreneurship in New Zealand. The process of change and its impact on innovation and the adoption and diffusion of new technology will be explored. The course will also focus on important aspects of new venture development such as business plans and intellectual property. An appreciation will be gained for changing structure of scientific research and the consequences for management strategies for R&D. The history of, and recent developments in, the management of science in New Zealand will be studied. New Zealand case studies and a research project will form a significant part of the study programme.

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