Developing Innovative Ventures

llsms2042  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Developing Innovative Ventures
5 crédits
30.0 h
Gailly Benoît;
INGE1BA Bachelor ingénieur de gestion
LSMS 2040 Innovation management (LSMS2042 cannot be taken without LSMS2040)
Thèmes abordés
The development and financing of innovative ventures by corporations

A la fin de cette unité d’enseignement, l’étudiant est capable de :


Having regard to the LO of the programme X, this activity contributes to the development and acquisition of the following LO:

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge and reasoning
  • Project management
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Corporate citizenship

At the end of this course, the student will be able to :

  • master the key concepts, issues and managerial implications related
  • managing organizations in innovation-intensive environments.
  • Students will also understand which are the main sources and key success factors of innovation, which are the main characteristics of innovative people and teams and how to assess innovation opportunities (business planning).



La contribution de cette UE au développement et à la maîtrise des compétences et acquis du (des) programme(s) est accessible à la fin de cette fiche, dans la partie « Programmes/formations proposant cette unité d’enseignement (UE) ».
  • Innovation as a business
  • What is an innovation?
  • Where do you find them?
  • What makes some innovations more successful?
New ventures:
  • Entrepreneurs, teams and organizations
  • Entrepreneurial people
  • Innovative teams and ecosystems
  • Corporate venturing
  • Assessing and financing innovation
  • Evaluating, designing and protecting business models
  • Managing uncertainties and financing innovation
Méthodes d'enseignement
The pedagogical methods used are identical to LSMS2040 and include lectures, case study and testimonials, pre-readings  and student presentations
Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants
Continuous evaluation
  • Date: Week 2-5 - Last Week
  • Type of evaluation: Preparation of group readings - Group work
  • Comments:
Evaluation week
  • Oral: No
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Examination session
  • Oral: 3 Students/hour
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: Unavailable on the 5th, 6th, 13th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 23rd, 25th, 26th of January. Teacher-run schedule
Reference book :  Developing Innovative Organizations (Palgrave, 2011)
Recommended readings :
  • Tidd J., Bessant D. and Pavitt K. (2013) Managing Innovation, Wiley
  • Berkun, S (2007) The myths of innovation, O'Reilly
  • Schilling M.A. (2006) Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, McGraw-Hill
  • Robertson, D. (2014) Brick by brick: How Lego rewrote the rules of innovation, RH
Faculté ou entité
en charge

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Intitulé du programme
Master [120] en ingénieur de gestion

Master [120] en ingénieur de gestion