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MARIH6 Research and Innovation Management 3 op
Organised by
MDP in Research and Innovation in Higher Education
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X X
2013–2014 X X
2014–2015 X X

General description

The course is offered at the Danube University Krems.

Learning outcomes

Students should be able to
- understand the fundamental principles of research and innovation management and projects;
- identify critical problems and apply different methods of analysis;
- set project objectives and goals;
- prepare activity schedule and project budget;
- devise project evaluation system;
- deal with complex issues; prepare project reports


- Basics of research and innovation management
- System analysis – approaches and tools
- Processes, projects and Instruments
- Process and project monitoring and evaluation
- Project selection and portfolio management
- Managing financial resources and book keeping
- Leadership and project management skills
- Teamwork and networking
- Lifecycle processes
- ICT in implementation
- Reporting project activities and results

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Group work
Independent work

Teaching methods:
Guided Readings, Lectures and workshops, Group work

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Project work   Participation in course work 
In English
Numeric 1-5. 

Readings 20 hours
Lectures, workshops 20 hours
Project work 35 hours
Total 75 hours

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Assessment methods: Class attendance (60 %) Project work (40%)

Study materials

Recommended reading

  • Shane, S., The Handbook of Technology and Innovation Management, Wiley-Blackwell, 2008
  • Goffin, K., Mitchell, R., Innovation Management: Strategy and Implementation using the Pentathlon Framework, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
  • Schwalbe, K., Introduction to Project Management, Course Technology (2nd ed.), 2008
  • Educating Managers Through Real World Projects (PB) (Research in Defillipi, R. and Ch. Wankel (eds.), Management Education and Development), Information Age Publishing, 2005
  • Bradbary, D., and D. Garrett, Herding Chickens: Innovative Techniques for Project Management, Jossey-Bass, 2005
  • Gray, C.F., E. Larson, Project Management, McGraw Hill Higher Education (3rd ed.), 2005
  • Baume, C., Managing Educational Development Projects: Effective Management for Maximum Impact (Staff and Educational Development Series), Routledge Falmer, 2002
  • Harvey, S., Education project management in the information age: the case of the Kimberley Thusanang Project [An article from: International Journal of Educational Development] [HTML] (e-edition)
  • Magnen, A., Education Projects: Elaboration, Financing and Management (Fundamentals of Educational Planning), UNESCO (2nd ed.) 1993


Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.