MGT-408 / 2 credits

Teacher: Foray Dominique

Language: English

Remark: Special schedule. See the MTE website: https://go.epfl.ch/mte


Summary

This course addresses the issue of designing innovation strategies and technology policies to support transitions towards sustainable development goals

Content

Keywords

Mission innovations

Rate and direction of technical changes

Productivity

Green growth

Innovation policies

Push and pull mechanisms to promote innovation

Externalities

Policy monitoring and evaluation

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Principles of microeconomics (A.Mack)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Define the key concepts of externalities
  • Choose appropriate policy tools
  • Assess / Evaluate national innovation policies
  • Develop a policy roadmap

Transversal skills

  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.

Teaching methods

formal lectures

interactive sessions - team work - student presentations

Expected student activities

preparation of oral presentation

writing a document

Assessment methods

continuous assesslent combining

25% indivdual work

75% final project

Resources

Bibliography

to be provided at the first session

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Transitions and technology policy
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Transitions and technology policy
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Transitions and technology policy
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Transitions and technology policy
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Transitions and technology policy
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Transitions and technology policy
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10    BS260
10-11    
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Friday, 9h - 12h: Lecture BS260