Course detail

Inovation management

FAST-DV74Acad. year: 2020/2021

The course deals with innovation and their importance for enhancing the competitiveness of organizations and businesses with a focus on construction. Gradually are discussed basic concepts of the discipline in relation to the legal documents of innovation policies at EU and CR. It is discussed in particular the theory of innovation, types of innovation, the innovation process, its resources and management innovation. Sequential there is discussed the issue of knowledge management and intellectual property in relation to research and development as a source of innovation. The models and forms of public-private partnerships for innovation are shown, including the issue of financial and nonfinancial support of the innovation process. Measurement and evaluation of innovation is included along with the value of innovation management in the final lessons. The part of course is the involvement of students in cooperation with selected institutions, innovation centers and organizations that participate in innovative projects.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Orientation in issues of innovation, focusing on construction.


Not applicable.


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Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Čada K.: Oceňování nehmotného majetku. VŠE, Oeconomia, Institut oceňování majetku 2009
Jáč I., Rydvalová P., Žižka M.: Inovace v malém a středním podnikání. Computer Press 2005
Kloudová J.: Kreativní ekonomika. Grada Publishing 2010
Košturiak J., Chal J.: Inovace-vaše konkurenční výhoda. C Press 2008
Pitra Z.: Management inovačních aktivit. Professional publishing 2006
Švejda P. a kol.: Inovační podnikání. Asociace inovačního podnikání 2007
Tidd J., Bessant J., Pavitt K: Řízení inovací. Computer Press 2007
Vlček R.: Management hodnotových inovací. Management Press 2008
Cosi P., Christofol H., Richir S., Samier H.: Innovation Engineering. ISTE ltd. 2006

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.Inovace. Theory of innovation. Types of innovation. Innovative space.
2.Documents in EU and CR for innovation.
3.Innovation management. Institutions and information system for innovation.
4.Knowledge management as a key to innovation.
5.Innovation process. Models of the innovation process. Phases of the innovation process.
6.Sources of innovation process. Human Resources. Intellectual
7.Research and development as a source of innovation.
8.Financial and nonfinancial of innovation process. Barriers
of innovation process.
9.Models and forms of public and private sector in
10.Value management as part of the management of innovation.
11.Value management as a methodological tool of management innovation.
12.Realization stages of the innovation process. Innovative organization. Innovation company.
13.Measurement and evaluation of innovation. Efficiency of innovation.


The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the importance of innovation in business and their impact on the competitiveness of enterprises and institutions associated with the building industry.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch MGS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch MGS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch MGS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch MGS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer