Innovation in Teams and Organizations
Access Time: 30 Days
This course 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, and also explores the role of innovation in the public sector.
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
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Target Audience: This course is designed for adult learners interested in innovation tools that can help organizations more effectively balance creativity and value creation.
Level/Prerequisites: Introductory/No Prerequisites
Estimated time to complete: 4-6 hours
Ask the Expert: This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
Required Material: This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.
Successful Completion Requirement for IACET CEU: Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.
- Read all course materials and complete all course activities
- You must complete the course with all required test scores of 70% or greater