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Scheda Riassuntiva
Anno Accademico 2018/2019
Scuola Scuola del Design
Insegnamento 053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Docente Verganti Roberto
Cfu 6.00 Tipo insegnamento Monodisciplinare
Didattica innovativa L'insegnamento prevede  2.0  CFU erogati con Didattica Innovativa come segue:
  • Soft Skills

Corso di Studi Codice Piano di Studio preventivamente approvato Da (compreso) A (escluso) Nome Sezione Insegnamento
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1092) DESIGN DEGLI INTERNI - INTERIOR DESIGN***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1097) DESIGN FOR THE FASHION SYSTEM - DESIGN PER IL SISTEMA MODA***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1159) PRODUCT SERVICE SYSTEM DESIGN - DESIGN PER IL SISTEMA PRODOTTO SERVIZIO***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1160) DESIGN DEL PRODOTTO PER L'INNOVAZIONE***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1162) DESIGN DELLA COMUNICAZIONE***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1163) DESIGN PER IL SISTEMA MODA***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1164) PRODUCT SERVICE SYSTEM DESIGN***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1260) INTERIOR AND SPATIAL DESIGN***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1261) INTEGRATED PRODUCT DESIGN***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION
Des (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (1262) DIGITAL AND INTERACTION DESIGN***AZZZZ053436 - LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION

Obiettivi dell'insegnamento

The objective is to develop in students the skills for guiding organisations in very innovative environments, following a double perspective: how to become change agents and how to create and cultivate a leading organisation of change. Teaching unites theory and application through an educational approach that is based on experience.
This course is proposed by the School as an optional teaching group with innovative education characteristics that support students as they acquire and strengthen their transversal skills.


Risultati di apprendimento attesi

Students:
- know and understand the teamwork conduction methods;
- know how to operate in innovative contexts;
- know how to share and communicate the project choices made, developing attitudes for negotiation, team building, leadership and conflict handling.


Argomenti trattati

The key topics that will be covered in the course are the following, divided in the two main areas:

Innovation

In this module you will learn how to promote and mange innovation with a strategic perspective, as well a show to manage and lead an innovation process. The module focuses especially on the capabilities of leaders to create innovative visions and to catalyze the resources that are needed to make that vision come through and all the phases, activities and methodologies needed to transform and idea into a product-service solution to be launched in the market. The topics characterizing the module are the following:

o   What is innovation, what is its value and its challenges

o   The drivers and the timing of innovation

o   The innovation strategies and the creation of vision: innovation of meaning and design-driven innovation

o   Technology strategy: key technologies, dynamic capabilities, complementary assets, profiting from innovation

o   Collaborative and Open Innovation

o   Guiding principles and models for managing innovation processes

o   Users analysis and users integration in innovation processes

Leadership

In this module you will learn how to develop the capabilities to engage yourself and others in becoming innovative leaders and effectively managing change and innovation in organizational settings. The topics characterizing the module are the following ones:

o   What is leadership, what is the difference between leaders and managers

o   How to assess people and effectively communicate with collaborators

o   The motivational theories that help leaders to trigger others’ commitment

o   How to design and lead effective teams; teams roles and dynamics in innovation processes

o   Team dynamics: group behaviours, group decision making, conflicts and negotiation

o   How to effectively face change and lead innovation in complex organisational settings

 

The course adopts the following innovative teaching methods:

- development of soft skills

- projects co-developed with business companies

- flipped classroom


Prerequisiti

There are no pre-requisites for attendance.


Modalità di valutazione

Evaluation will be based on the two different options in which the course can be followed:

Team-based option:

o   Individual written exam

o   Project work: the goal is to understand how to design and implement innovation, working on a brief provided by a real company 

o   Optional - Leadership story: description of the profile and the journey of an innovative leader, her/his peculiar personality, capabilities, behaviors in different situations

Individual-based option:

o   Individual written exam

o   Individual assignments:

  • Leadership story: description of the profile and the journey of an innovative leader, her/his peculiar personality, capabilities, behaviors in different situations. The final output of the leadership story consist in a video and a written report
  • Critical analysis of a real case study: analysis of a real innovation case, in order to show the criticism capability throughout the application of leadership and innovation topics

Participation in the activities of the course will be evaluated as well in terms of contribution to the work of teams and to the discussions in class, through a bonus/malus mechanism. Students who will reach a specific threshold in the written exam will be allowed to take an optional oral exam to improve their grade.


Bibliografia
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaRoberto Verganti, Owercrowded: Designing meaningful products in a word awash with ideas, Editore: MIT Press, Anno edizione: 2017, ISBN: 9780262035361
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaMelissa Schilling, Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, Editore: McGraw-Hill, Anno edizione: 2010, ISBN: 978-0078029233
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaKreiter R., and Kinicki, A., Organizational behaviour (11th Edition), Editore: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, Anno edizione: 2013

Forme didattiche
Tipo Forma Didattica Ore di attività svolte in aula
(hh:mm)
Ore di studio autonome
(hh:mm)
Lezione
43:00
86:00
Esercitazione
7:00
14:00
Laboratorio Informatico
0:00
0:00
Laboratorio Sperimentale
0:00
0:00
Laboratorio Di Progetto
0:00
0:00
Totale 50:00 100:00

Informazioni in lingua inglese a supporto dell'internazionalizzazione
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Disponibilità di materiale didattico/slides in lingua inglese
Disponibilità di libri di testo/bibliografia in lingua inglese
Possibilità di sostenere l'esame in lingua inglese
Disponibilità di supporto didattico in lingua inglese

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22/05/2019