Innovation Policy and Ecosystems

llsms2043  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Innovation Policy and Ecosystems
5 crédits
30.0 h
Gailly Benoît;
INGE1BA Bachelor ingénieur de gestion
LSMS 2040 Innovation management
Thèmes abordés
The design and management of innovation ecosystems, both from a corporate networking and public policy viewpoints

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


Having regard to the LO of the programme, 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

  • understandhow the ecosystems surrounding an organization affect its ability to manage innovation.
  • Building upon what they learned in the LSMS2040 class, they will understand in particular the competitive importance of networking and collaborations as well as the role of public policies and innovation support systems.

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) ».
  • Competitive advantages from partnerships
  • Innovation networks: clusters and communities
  • Managing open innovation
  • Innovation ecosystems: Environment and strategies
  • The entrepreneurial state : rational for public intervention
  • Innovation support systems: strategies and key success factors
Méthodes d'enseignement
The pedagogical methods used 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
  • Mitra, Jay (2012) Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, Routledge
  • Mazzucato, M. (2013) The Entrepreneurial State, Anthem Press
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