autumn 2021
TEK-3500 Innovation and Management - 5 ECTS

Last changed 26.11.2021

Application deadline

Applicants from countries within EU/EEA: June 1st for the autumn semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering program with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics, 7,5 credits physics

Application code: 9371

Course overlap

SAD6211 Innovation and Management 5 stp

Course content

The academic content will provide students with the knowledge and training in main concepts, models and tools within the field of management with a focus on management of innovative organizations.

Objectives of the course

After passing the course, students will have the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding:

Upon completing the course the candidate:

K1: Has basic knowledge in fields such as teams and team development

K2: Has basic knowledge of the central elements of management and leadership.

K2: Has basic knowledge of current ideas of what constitutes innovative organizations.


Upon completing the course the candidate:

S1: Develop concrete descriptions of specific elements within innovative organizations.

S2: Can analyze and perform assessment of organizations with respect to innovation momentum

S3: Build effective teams and analyze their performance.


Upon completing the course the candidate:

GK1: Understand importance of innovation and entrepreneurial behavior specifically within existing organizations.

GK2: Can form and manage teams expected to perform creatively and produce innovative results

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

A combination of theory through traditional lectures and instructor coached project work during two separate weeks.

At the end of each week, each project group (team) will present a project report.

The course will not be available as an online course. (No video recording of lectures)

Quality assurance:

Subject evaluation according to the faculty`s quality system.


Coursework / Course requirements

Students will be divided into groups, and each group will be expected to produce a report due to at the end of the second week of teaching. The assessment of this report represent 50% of the total assessment.

Each group are expected to do one oral presentation at the end of first and second week of teaching.

Examination and assessment

The assessment of the report represent 50% of the total assessment. A final written exam will count as the rest 50% of the total assessment.

A-F grading scale are given, where F is not passed

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course for the students who failed in the written exam. The project report does not have to be completed for the re-sit exam if already graded as passed for the ordinary exam.

Examination language

Written exam and written project report is accepted in both Norwegian and English


  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: TEK-3500