n.MA.PR.RSIP.22FS (Regenerative Strategies and Innovation Processes) 
Modul: Regenerative Strategies and Innovation Processes
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Regenerative Strategies and Innovation Processes


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Degree Program MSc in Preneurship for Regenerative Food Systems
Workload 90h
Module Coordinator Christina Marchand
Lecturers Christina Marchand and various lecturers
Entry Requirements Students should be able to:
  • explain the concept of sustainable and regenerative development in agro food systems.
  • view an agro food network as a system as well as identify and describe important stakeholders and their relationships.
  • understand the use and application of different innovation methods.
Learning Outcome and  Competences Students will be able to:
  • apply selected instruments and methods for the establishment and management of sustainable businesses.
  • use suitable qualitative and quantitative methods to examine markets, and critically interpret their findings.
  • understand the principles of lean startups, bootstrapping and MVP and apply them to practical examples.
  • implement innovation and design processes to develop business ideas, projects, products and services.
  • select and apply innovation methods and visualise them in a Sustainable Business Model Canvas.
  • integrate sustainability and impact assessment methods into innovation projects and understand impact targets as innovation potential.
  • formulate impact-oriented corporate and business field strategies.
  • reflect on innovation plans in terms of customer benefits.
Module Content In this module, normative and strategic corporate and management processes as well as marketing concepts are explored in detail.  This includes methods and instruments for calculating market potential, break even, market research, etc. The formulation of strategies, their evaluation using SWOT analyses or impact evaluations, and an understanding of leadership models offer an additional perspective.

Innovation ideas are developed on the basis of mini cases, using selected methods, such as co-creation based on customer benefit (user experience, pain points i.a.), and are visualised in a Sustainable Business Model Canvas. At the end of the module, the mini case will be presented in a pitch session. A document is designed targeted at possible investors.
Teaching / Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Group discussions
  • Group work and presentations
  • Analysis of practical examples
Assessment of Learning
Predicate (passed / failed) 100%:
  • Oral presentation of a mini case 50%
  • Written documentation of a mini case 50%

In case of failed evaluation, the following options are possible:
  1. The oral presentation can be repeated (new evaluation)
  2. The written documentation can be amended (first attempt) or repeated (counts as second attempt)
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Language English
Comments Follow-up Modules: Regenerative Business Models and Finance



Kurs: Regenerative Strategies and Innovation Processes
Regenerative Strategies and Innovation Processes


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