StudiumBachelor / Master Wirtschaftwissenschaft
Seminar: Innovation Research (379057)

Seminar: Innovation Research (379057)

Course Outline

General Characteristics
TitelSeminar: Innovation Research 
Course Number 379057   
Semester WiSe 2022/23
Course Frequency Infrequent 

This course provides advanced insights on selected phenomena of Innovation Economics and Management. In this term, the Seminar will focus on empirical research on social entrepreneurship.

The participants will have the opportunity to address a research question conceptually working with existing literature on the topic. In their seminar essay and presentation, students will present their research findings in written and oral form.    
Target Group    

Master Wirtschaftswissenschaften (PO 2018): Major / Minor Area Strategic Management
Master Wirtschaftsingenieur (PO 2018): Ökonomische Area Strategic Management    

Number of Participants 20
Language English
ScheduleBlock course

Preparation of Essay 

During first weeks of semester  
Requirements and Support
Course Objectives

After participating in the course, students will be able to

  1. distinctively identify a research question
  2. critically and systematically review literature related to that research question
  3. write and present a short research paper
  4. understand and critically assess empirical innovation research    
Required Pre-Qualifications

(1) Solid command of English
(2) Basic knowledge of Innovation Management
(3) Active participation during sessions
(4) Willingness to engage in comprehensive literature research    

Support Course Scientific Work None
Formal Guidelines  Template Seminar Essay    
General Literature

References to basic literature will be provided in the first session

Basic Literature Yes
Methodology The course is focused on conceptual work on the basis of empirical research in innovation management and innovation economics.
Software for Statistics None
Software for Writing    Word, Zotero
Essay Length     Up to 15 pages all in (title page; body of text, tables, figures, references)
Consultations One meeting minimum, up to three meetings
Examination Components  Seminar essay (70%), presentation (20%), discussion (10%)

Prof. Dr. Johann Nils Foege
Prof. Dr. Marina Schröder

Johann Nils Foege

Contact Prof. Dr. Johann Nils Foege
Prof. Dr. Marina Schröder
Group Work & Topic Assignment
Group WorkYes
Group Sizemax. 3
Group Arrangement Randomly assigned 
Topics Social entrepreneurship, details will follow  
Topic Assignment  Topics will be assigned by preference in the first session   
Type of Pre-Registration Online form (Link available from 1 September 2022 to 15 September 2022)
Topic Presentation Within the first two weeks of the term
Topic Assignment Within the first two weeks of the term
Binding Registration Within the first two weeks of the term
Start Working Phase Within the first two weeks of the term
Deadline Essay     28.01.2023
Deadline Presentation  Calendar Week 49
Presentation Calendar Week 50

Pre-Registration Form

Online form (Link available from 1 September 2022 to 15 September 2022)