The capstone for the specialization will provide a learning experience that integrates across all the courses within it. It will involve analysis of a situation concerning a new enterprise – a venture of one’s own or within a larger organization – to develop the current business model and compare against alternative business models so as to identify potential opportunities and challenges.
Programa Especializado - Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship
Innovate in a Connected World. Learn about frameworks to manage and innovate in uncertainty
Sobre este Programa Especializado
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.
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Descripción general de los proyectos
- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Strategic Innovation: Building and Sustaining Innovative OrganizationsPróxima sesión: Aug 20
Acerca del CursoInnovation strategy is about creating unique value for consumers by delivering a great product that satisfies their needs and capturing value back from consumers. At the core of a successful innovation strategy is a great product concept. Product
Strategic Innovation: Managing Innovation InitiativesSesión actual: Aug 13
- 3-4 hours a week of study, including watching videos, doing the readings, and completing assessment
Acerca del CursoYou may have noticed that what is new often behaves differently than what has become accepted over time, whether it is in a market, or a technology, or involves people and firms. Much research supports these general ideas, and this course builds on th
Creativity Toolkit I: Changing PerspectivesPróxima sesión: Aug 22
Acerca del CursoThinking and doing the same things faster and better is not enough; we need creativity. Fortunately, creativity is a skill you can learn. This course will examine when, why, and how we can be creative. It examines the cues that trigger us to consider
Creativity Toolkit II: Creative CollaborationPróxima sesión: Aug 20
Acerca del CursoCreativity requires us to collaborate with others. This course is designed to make you a better creative collaborator. Creativity can require us to bring together knowledge from different areas, often known by different people. We need to foster effe
Entrepreneurship I: Laying the FoundationSesión actual: Aug 8
Acerca del CursoThis course will explore the earlier stages of the entrepreneurial venture process across four modules. The modules will examine the nature of growth and error in entrepreneurial settings and how to manage resources in those settings. In addition
Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for LaunchSesión actual: Aug 13
Acerca del CursoThis course builds on previous concepts and outlines strategies and tactics for forming, financing and launching a new venture. Topics to be addressed will include building the new venture’s initial management team, identifying and reaching out to
Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship CapstoneSesión actual: Aug 13
Acerca del CursoThe capstone for the specialization will provide a learning experience that integrates across all the courses within it. It will involve analysis of a situation concerning a new enterprise – a venture of one’s own or within a larger organization – to develo
Alan J. and Joyce D. Baltz Professor | Sr. Associate Dean for Strategic Innovation
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior
Thomas E. Parkinson
E. Geoffrey Love
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