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Change Management

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Course Unit Code639-3019/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
HOF0045Ing. Zdenka Hofbruckerová, Ph.D.
Summary
The aim of the subject is to provide knowledge about the possibilities of managing innovation processes in order to achieve the prosperity of the enterprise. This is done by mastering the theories of innovation and innovation management tools. The focus of the course is knowledge of value management and information on the possibility of applying methods for creating and solving innovative assignments. These are effective tools for managing changes, improving systems and processes. Part of the lesson is to get acquainted with the managerial skills needed to promote change and how to get colleagues for change. Students are preparing to manage changes in the organization that are indispensable to maintaining the competitiveness of the business.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim of the course is to provide students with broader theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of innovation, change management, value management and TRIZ methodology.

Gained knowledge:
- to be able to characterize the basic steps of the change process and to define the basic principles and procedures of innovation management,
- to formulate the meaning and use of value management,
- to be able to describe the basic principles of TRIZ.
Obtained skills:
- to be able to decide on the appropriateness of using the steps of change in change management,
- know and be able to use methods and tools to successfully innovation implementation,
- to be able to use their knowledge and apply the basic principles of value management,
- to be able to apply their theoretical knowledge to TRIZ in their future practice.

Course Contents
1. Change management. Perception and the need for innovation. Basic concepts and contexts.
2. Prerequisites for creating innovations. Innovation and entrepreneurship. Innovative organizations. Requirements of the business environment.
3. Innovation codes. Rothwell's five generations of innovative models.
4. Innovation cycle. Sources of innovation opportunities.
5. Identification and definition of the problem. Troubleshooting procedures. Choice of solution technique. Problem solving techniques.
6. Creativity - stage of the creative process, elements of creative activity. Creative work in organizations.
7. Eight steps of the change process by J. Kotter.
8. System approach, functional cost principle. Function definition principles, rules for functional description, functional characteristics and evaluation.
9. Value management - history and context. Successful applications of value management. Phase of the process of improvement by the methodology of value analysis and value engineering. Activities, basic logical flow of questions and results of individual phases.
10. Functional - cost analysis of technical systems. Improved by simplifying the structure. Improving the structure.
11. Creation and solution of innovative assignments - the TRIZ method. General approach to tackling innovative challenges. Altschule chart.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
HALFAROVÁ, P. Change Management: Study Supports. Ostrava: VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, 2015. http://katedry.fmmi.vsb.cz/Opory_FMMI_ENG/QM/Change%20Management.pdf.
KOTTER, J. P. KOTTER, J. P. a H. RATHGEBER. Our Iceberg is Melting. Pan Books, 2016. ISBN 1509830111 9781509830114.
JOHNSON, S. Who moved my cheese?: An amazing way to deal with change in your work and in your life. London: Vermilion, 2007. ISBN 0091816971 9780091816971.
KOTTER, J. P. a D. S. COHEN. The heart of change: real-life stories of how people change their organizations. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Review Press, 2012. ISBN 9781422187333.
GUPTA, P. a B. E. TRUSKO, ed. Global innovation science handbook. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, c2014. ISBN 978-0-07-179270-7.

HALFAROVÁ, P. Řízení změn. Ostrava: Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2012. ISBN 978-80-248-2582-3. Dostupné z: http://www.person.vsb.cz/archivcd/FMMI/CM/index.htm
KOTTER, J. P. a H. RATHGEBER. Náš ledovec se rozpouští. Hodkovičky [Praha]: Pragma, c2008. ISBN 978-80-7349-100-0.
JOHNSON, S. Kam se poděl můj sýr? Praha: Pragma, 2004. ISBN 80-720-5942-4.
KOTTER, J. P. a D. S. COHEN. Srdce změny: skutečné příběhy o tom, jak lidé mění své organizace. Praha: Management Press, 2003. ISBN 80-726-1095-3.
GUPTA, P. a B. E. TRUSKO, ed. Global innovation science handbook. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, c2014. ISBN 978-0-07-179270-7.

Recommended Reading:
REVELLE, J. B. Manufacturing handbook of best practices: an innovation, productivity, and quality focus. Boca Raton: St. Lucie Press, c2002. ISBN 15-744-4300-3.
TIDD, J. a J. BESSANT. Managing innovation: integrating technological, market, and organizational change. 4th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, c2009. ISBN 978-047-0998-106.
TROTT, P. a J. BESSANT. Innovation management and new product development: integrating technological, market, and organizational change. 5th ed. New York: Financial Times/Prentice Hall, c2012. ISBN 978-027-3736-561.
DAVILA, T., M. J. EPSTEIN a R. SHELTON. Making innovation work: how to manage it, measure it, and profit from it. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River: Wharton School Publishing, c2006. ISBN 01-314-9786-3.

VEBER, J. Management inovací. Praha: Managemetn Press, 2016. ISBN 978-80-7261-423-3.ČSN EN 12973:2000. Hodnotový management. Praha, ČNI, 2000.
KOTTER, J. P. Vedení procesu změny: osm kroků úspěšné transformace podniku v turbulentní ekonomice. 2. aktualizované vyd. Praha: Management Press, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7261-314-4.
VDA 4. Zajišťování kvality v oblasti procesů: 2, přepracované a rozšířené vydání, 2013.
VLČEK, R. Strategie hodnotových inovací: tvorba, rozvoj a měřitelnost inovací. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7431-048-5.
REVELLE, J. B. Manufacturing handbook of best practices: an innovation, productivity, and quality focus. Boca Raton: St. Lucie Press, c2002. ISBN 15-744-4300-3.
TIDD, J. a J. BESSANT. Managing innovation: integrating technological, market, and organizational change. 4th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, c2009. ISBN 978-047-0998-106.
TROTT, P. a J. BESSANT. Innovation management and new product development: integrating technological, market, and organizational change. 5th ed. New York: Financial Times/Prentice Hall, c2012. ISBN 978-027-3736-561.
DAVILA, T., M. J. EPSTEIN a R. SHELTON. Making innovation work: how to manage it, measure it, and profit from it. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River: Wharton School Publishing, c2006. ISBN 01-314-9786-3.
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