MBA 522: Innovation and Growth

The aim of this module is to provide a comprehensive and holistic understanding of the phenomenon of innovation. Innovation spans a number of fields within the social sciences (such as Management Studies and Economics to name a few) and is a topic of great practical and policy interest. There will be a particular focus on management and policy experience in the EU with regional technology diffusion and industrial modernization policies focused on small and medium sized enterprises and their linkages to large firms and the external environment. The course offers a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the Economics of Innovation.