Innovation Management


Programme fact file

Programme title: Innovation Management
Qualification: Credits equivalent to 1 module of an MBA
Start date: 20-24 February 2017
Duration: 5 days
Maximum places available: 15
Fees: £1,950
Available on weekends/evenings: No

Programme overview

Course description

This highly interactive course uses a practical approach through case studies and discussions and participants will be provided with tools and techniques that can be immediately applied in the workplace.

The course is facilitated by Professor Simon Mosey and Dr Hannah Noke who have delivered a wide range of innovative courses and seminars to executives and managers based within multinational corporations, SMEs, local government, the health sector and academic institutions across Europe and Asia.


This course is aimed at managers and leaders of organisations; individuals responsible for product or service design and innovation within operations and marketing; and those in roles that impact innovation and strategy.


  • Enhance capabilities in strategic development and how to manage the innovation process to create and sustain competitive advantage
  • Develop an awareness of tools and techniques used in the innovation process
  • Understand how innovation can help you identify new opportunities and significantly improve services and products to serve new markets
  • Develop improvement strategies to create smarter ways to retain your customers
  • Improve ability to create an organisational culture that encourages innovation and creativity

Course tutors

Professor Simon Mosey
Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Director of MSc Cross Disciplinary Entrepreneurship Programme, Director of The Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HGI)

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Simon's research interests include the development of entrepreneurial skills and building a culture of innovation within organisations. He is co-author of the popular books, Ingenuity and Ingenuity in Practice and has published his research within leading academic journals and periodicals such as the Washington Post and the Financial Times.

He is investigating the development and diffusion of technology based innovations within different industry sectors internationally, including networks of firms within the biotechnology, telecommunications, sustainable energy and creative industries.


Dr Hannah Noke
Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (HGI)

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Research interests

Innovation; New Product Development, Dynamic capabilities; Strategic growth and development; SMEs and Strategic networks.


Journal Articles

Noke, H.; Chesney, T.(2014)., "Prior knowledge: the role of virtual worlds inventure creation", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol.21 (3), pp. 403-413.

Noke, H.; Radnor, Z.(2013)., "Conceptualising and Contextualising Public Sector Operations Management", Production Planning and Control, Vol.24 (10-11).

Mosey, S.; Noke, H.; Binks, M.(2012)., "The influence of human and social capital upon the entrepreneurial intentions and destinations of academics", Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol.24 (9), pp. 893-910



Programme detail

Course reading

Noke, H.; Radnor, Z.(2013)., "Conceptualising and Contextualising Public Sector Operations Management", Production Planning and Control, Vol.24 (10-11).

Wright, M.; Mosey, S.; Noke, H.(2012)., "Academic Entrepreneurship and Economic Competitiveness: Rethinking the Role of the Entrepreneur", Economics of Innovation and New Technology

, Vol.21 (5-6), pp. 429-444.

School details

Nottingham University Business School is an international leader in finance and management education and a research pioneer in entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability. We are ranked sixth out of 101 UK business and management institutions for the quality and volume of our research.


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