This program looks at innovation in corporations and the public sector. It reviews the latest academic thinking on innovation, including Clay Christensen’s seminal thinking on disruptive technology and the proper response.
Further, it explores some of the internal responses to the need for creativity, including idea champions, idea incubators, new venture teams, and skunk works, and the process of moving from innovation to commercialization.
Finally, the course focuses on some of the more successful corporate innovators as a way of illustrating the principles of effective innovation in large organizations. It also explores the role of innovation in the public sector.
After completing this course, learners should be able to:
- Outline the key factors organizations that foster innovation share.
- Discuss the barriers to innovation.
- Explain the differences between incremental, semi-radical, and radical innovation.
- Describe internal innovation tools such as idea champions, idea incubators, new venture teams, and skunk works.
- Explain the process of moving from idea to commercialization.
- Discuss the issues surrounding innovation in the public sector.
This course is designed for adult learners interested in innovation tools that can help them balance value creation and creativity.
Estimated Hours to Complete
Pricing and Enrollment Information
$79.00 (US) per seat