Developed by David Owens at Vanderbilt University and customized for the cultural sector with National Arts Strategies, this course will help arts and culture leaders create an environment where new ideas are constantly created, shared, evaluated and the best ones are successfully put to work.
Managing the innovation process is neither a scientific process nor a black art. We will explore a model for innovation.
In this Mentored Open Online Course, participants will acquire innovation skills, learn how to create solutions and apply the latest research to professional and personal life situations. They will work with peers and mentors in a collaborative online course and gain university credits.
UC's Innovation & Design Thinking MOOC is back by popular demand. Did you miss out on some of the Innovation & Design Thinking content last year? Do you have a friend or colleague that would enjoy this free course? You and your friends are in luck - registration is now open for the 2014 UC MOOC.
Responsible Innovation – exploring the interface of ethics, society and technological innovations.
Acquire the ability to help make innovation happen, using a rich mix of practical approaches & robust concepts.
Explore how to identify and develop great ideas into great companies. Learn how to identify opportunities based on real customer needs. Develop solid business models. Create successful companies.
Are you a professional interested in sustainable development? This course looks at integrating a sustainable development strategy.
Learn how to create profound innovation in a time of disruptive change by leading from the emerging future.
This course can empower you to develop your creative potential to improve, enhance and transform your professional career and your community through entrepreneurship.
In the course certain methods for idea generation will be explained. This will help participants develop and drive their own ideas.
Covers from human process of innovating to innovation ecosystems.
Practical course that teaches basic and universal entrepreneurship tools and skills that are applicable to any type of venture or business start-up.
Entrepreneurship is a way of thinking and a frame of mind that can be learnt and cultivated. It is not only about making money but more about making a difference and transforming the world.
Learn to think like a futurist! Futurism is not about predicting the future, but making informed decisions today that will impact future developments. The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends MOOC offered by the School of Library and Information Science at San José State University provides the planning skills and technology trends needed to create your personal and organization’s future. Knowing who and what to watch will keep you informed on the latest technology issues and trends that will impact the future.
This course deals directly with your ability for creativity which is a critical skill in any field. It focuses on divergent thinking, the ability to develop multiple ideas and concepts to solve problems. Through a series of creativity building exercises, short lectures, and readings, learners develop both an understanding of creativity and increase their own ability.
If you are interested in commercial innovation, how innovations emerge and, how ideas become reality this course is for you.
Improve your ability to manage creativity and to lead an innovation strategy in businesses, schools, hospitals, governments, and other complex organizations and institutions, by diagnosing likely innovation failures before they occur.
Lean for Social Change is an 8-week course inspired by the Lean Launchpad Class pioneered by Steve Blank. In this course you will learn how to test, validate, and adapt your vision of change to ensure you’re creating the greatest impact and investing your time in something that truly meets your stakeholder’s and customer’s needs..
This course focuses on the application of theoretical approaches to the strategic management of technology and innovation.
Here is your chance to change the course of history! In this eight-week experience, you will begin developing profitable social and technological innovations to tackle our pressing energy and climate obligations.
How will we feed an extra two billion people by the middle of this century?
This interdisciplinary course focuses on sustainable innovation, introducing entrepreneurial students to the realities of problem identification and solution design within the complex world of healthcare.
This course is tailored for everyone who is involved or interested in creating or managing successful innovation - you could be a student, a designer, a manager or an entrepreneur.