Course Details

Inovation management

DV74 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

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.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Alena Tichá, Ph.D.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.


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 instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.


3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

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.