Innovation Management

Learning goals

After having successfully completed the course, the students should

  • have sensitized for the importance of innovation activities
  • be able to evaluate and apply creativity techniques
  • be familiar with the creativity-process

Course contents

  • Introduction into the process of innovation
  • Organization of “Creativity-Meetings”
  • Requirements
  • Selected Techniques and Methods
  • Brainstorming
  • 6-3-5 method
  • Six thinking hats
  • Bionics
  • Bisoziation
  • Synektik
  • Exercises based on current examples



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Edwin Hettesheimer


3 Credit Points

Certification of credits:

Presentation and practical exercises