Innovation Managers 2.0: Which Competencies?

  • Andreas Riel
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 172)


This keynote paper investigates modern trends in Innovation Management in industrial companies with the ultimate objective to identify key competencies of Innovation Managers. It aims at pinpointing new innovation management challenges that have evolved in product development and manufacturing industries. As tackling these challenges successfully demands specific competencies, this article can serve as a guideline for establishing Innovation Manager competence specification, as well as training and certification programs. It can also help company executives design career paths of Innovation Managers.


Innovation Management Sustainable Innovation Open Innovation New Product Development Integrated Development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Riel
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  1. 1.G-SCOP UMR5272Grenoble Institute of Technology (Grenoble-INP)GrenobleFrance

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