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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship Capstone

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Overview

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.

Syllabus

  • Module 1: Capstone Course Overview and Innovation Review
    • In this module you will become familiar with the Capstone course, your instructor, your classmates, and our learning environment. You will also use course concepts to complete a review quiz related to the two Innovation courses in the specialization; Strategic Innovation: Building and Sustaining Innovative Organizations, and Strategic Innovation: Innovation at the Frontier: An Exploration of Cutting-Edge Topics.
  • Module 2
    • In this module you will assume the perspective of a venture fund analyst working to understand company performance through the lens of core innovation principles.
  • Module 3
    • In this module you will reflect on the concepts from the two Creativity courses, Creativity Toolkit I: Changing Perspectives, and Creativity Toolkit II: Creative Collaboration.
  • Module 4
    • In this module you will assume the perspective of a venture fund analyst working to understand company performance through the lens of core creativity principles.
  • Module 5
    • In this module you will reflect on the concepts from the two Entrepreneurship courses; Entrepreneurship I: Principles and Concepts, and Entrepreneurship II: Practices and Approaches.
  • Module 6
    • In this module you will assume the perspective of a venture fund analyst working to understand company performance through the lens of core Entrepreneurship principles.

Taught by

Jeff Flesher

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