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19 reviews
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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours a week of study, including watching videos, doing the readings, and completing assessment...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

ManagementInnovationDisruptive InnovationInnovation Management
100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours a week of study, including watching videos, doing the readings, and completing assessment...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
Reading
2 videos (Total 6 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Reading6 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Description of Organizations and Brands10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

MODULE 1: Managing Innovation

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Reading
5 videos (Total 79 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video5 videos
Challenges in the Evolution of New Technologies and Markets21m
How Organizations Succeed and Fail as Markets Grow and Change16m
Ambidextrous Organizations22m
Leading Ambidextrous Organizations14m
Reading2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1: Practice Quiz6m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz6m
Lesson 1-3: Practice Quiz4m
Lesson 1-4 Practice Quiz4m
Module 1 Quiz24m
Week
2
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

MODULE 2: Understanding & Responding to Different Types of Innovations

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Reading
6 videos (Total 92 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
Video6 videos
Responding to Disruptive Technologies18m
Effective Management of Innovation Streams Part One16m
Effective Management of Innovation Streams Part Two14m
Corporate Entrepreneurship Part One9m
Corporate Entrepreneurship Part Two16m
Reading2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz8m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz8m
Lesson 2-3 Practice Quiz8m
Lesson 2-4 Practice Quiz8m
Module 2 Quiz32m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Module 3: Teams and Innovation

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Reading
6 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video6 videos
Product Development Teams, Including "Heavyweight" Teams Part Two12m
Focus on using "Heavyweight" Product Development Teams17m
Innovation through Partnerships between Dedicated Teams and Mainline Functional Groups16m
Building the Dedicated Team & Managing the Partnership Part One11m
Building the Dedicated Team & Managing the Partnership Part Two16m
Reading2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz8m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz6m
Lesson 3-3 Practice Quiz6m
Lesson 3-4 Practice Quiz6m
Module 3 Quiz32m
Week
4
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Module 4: Planning & Evaluation & Innovation Across Organizations

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Reading
5 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
Video5 videos
Planning and Evaluation for Innovation: The Importance of Experimentation and Learning Part One18m
Planning and Evaluation for Innovation: The Importance of Experimentation and Learning Part Two14m
Innovation Across Firm Boundaries: Virtual Firms & Open Innovation18m
Advice for Working Across Firm Boundaries: Case of Alliances and JVs12m
Reading2 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz8m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz6m
Lesson 4-3 Practice Quiz8m
Lesson 4-4 Practice Quiz8m
Module 4 Quiz30m
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Top Reviews

By VEDec 30th 2018

A very practical course which gives directions for implementation of Innovation. I have initiated some of the strategies in my own organization. Thank you!

By BDJul 19th 2018

Good instruction. Thorough and detailed explanation. A lot of content combined into the class compared to some of the other classes in the specialization.

Instructor

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E. Geoffrey Love

Associate Professor
Department of Business Administration, Gies College of Business
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About the Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship Specialization

In a world characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, leaders require innovation skills. Thinking flexibly and developing an entrepreneurial mindset are critical to thriving in uncertain business environments. This specialization addresses how to recognize and question assumptions and constraints so as to identify and capitalize on opportunities. Innovation is needed within existing organizations and to found new organizations. Learning to change the rules of the game by creating innovative value propositions and discovering new market positions for sustained competitive advantage are some of the actionable lessons in this specialization. This specialization will be of value to both aspiring and practicing entrepreneurs as well as employees in established firms who are interested in becoming innovative leaders in an interconnected world....
Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship

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