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Innovation in Teams and Organizations

This self-paced online course addresses innovation skills.  The program is offered through MindEdge Online, our online training partner. 

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Course Overview

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.

Program Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Outline the key factors for an innovative organization.
  • 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 self-paced and online. After purchase, you will have access to this course for 30 days.