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Innovation management for sustainable food systems

Innovation management, innovation theory, innovation processes applied on sustainable food systems

The course utilises different forms of teaching to promote student learning and discussions through: lectures, seminar, work individually and in group.

Besides these moments, there are theoretical pars regarding innovation processes and systems, project management and organization, as well as aspects on sustainable food systems. The course builds on active participation in workshops, seminars and project work that consists of tasks and projects associated with the topics of sustainable food systems.

The course focuses on the following general competencies

  • System thinking

  • Presentation techniques

  • Group dynamics

  • Process management

To pass the course presence in compulsory activities are required (seminars, workshops, presentations, supervision), pass on deliverables, written examination, and pass in project work (written and oral presentation)

Course evaluation

Additional course evaluations for LV0128

Academic year 2023/2024

Innovation management for sustainable food systems (LV0128-30291)

2024-01-15 - 2024-03-19

Syllabus and other information

Litterature list

  1. Trott (2021) Innovation management and new product development, 7th edition, Pearson (note. previous editions also works, but may have other chapter structure)

  2. Tonnquist (2021) Project management. Sanoma Utbildning

  3. Other literature will be made available on Canvas. See Canvas and the Schedule

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: The Master's Programme Sustainable Food Systems Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 38060 SEK Cycle: Master’s level (A1F)
Subject: Food Science
Course code: LV0128 Application code: SLU-30025 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of People and Society Pace: 100%