Develop skills for successful strategic innovation
Not all organisations innovate and those that do often find it difficult to initiate, develop, and deliver consistently. But managing innovation is crucial in leading valuable change.
This two-week course from the Leeds University Business School will show you how to manage innovation by exploring how the world’s most successful businesses use systematic processes to harness its power.
Discover how to tackle the challenges of disruptive innovation
Disruptive innovation can fundamentally change entire industries so businesses need to have an innovation strategy in place to stay ahead of the competition.
You’ll look into how to embed a culture that fosters innovation in order to find opportunities and protect your core business, before you move on to explore strategies to manage disruption.
Explore open and collaborative innovation methods
Collaborating with external partners may sound daunting but it can allow you to solve a multitude of innovation problems and reach a common goal much quicker.
This course will guide you through the types of open innovation that can be utilised at various stages of innovative strategy to create different dynamics.
Learn the design thinking process to manage innovation
Design thinking (DT) allows teams to structure and manage ideation, development, and, ultimately, innovation. You’ll learn about the key elements and principles behind the design thinking process. You’ll also learn insights, hints and tips for practically applying design thinking from one of the world’s leading industry practitioners.
Discover how to protect your innovations
A crucial aspect of innovation management is protecting the intellectual property (IP) of your innovations. You’ll learn strategies to minimise the risk of IP infringement to gain a competitive advantage.
This course is designed for anyone with an active interest in innovation who is looking to improve their skills or help to deliver innovation in their organisation.
Whether you work in the public or private sector, in a start-up or an established multinational, this course will give you the skills to successfully generate and implement innovative ideas.