Creating and Sustaining an Innovation Culture (edX)

Creating and Sustaining an Innovation Culture (edX)
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English writing/reading proficiency (required). General knowledge of business processes (recommended)
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Creating and Sustaining an Innovation Culture (edX)
Learn how to scale and drive innovation in your organization by creating a culture that can sustain and support it. Go beyond just an individual new product, service and/or business model initiative to build a culture of innovation.

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This course will help you identify the organizational barriers to innovation and provide you with the tools to assess your innovation readiness. You will learn new skills, capabilities and strategies that will help you to drive innovation in your team or organization. Through case studies and interactive exercises, you will develop skills in creating organizational cultures and structures that support innovation, build capacity and resources in your team and organization for innovation and examine your role as an innovation leader who empowers champions of innovation.




The course concludes by discussing the importance of ensuring that innovation is purposeful and that it creates economic and social value.

This course is part of the Corporate Innovation MicroMasters Program.


What you'll learn

- The components required to build innovation as a capability,

- How to set innovation strategy and build capacity and resources for innovation,

- Barriers to innovation/innovation readiness,

- How to manage organizational change resulting from innovation,

- Designing and managing organizational structures, cultures and leadership for innovation,

- How to ensure innovation is value based.


Course Syllabus


Week 1: Innovation capacity and capability

Introduce the core concepts and explain how they are applied by exceptional organizations


Week 2: Innovation enablers and barriers

Evaluate the barriers to innovation and discuss how organizations can get ready to innovate


Week 3: Building innovation capability in individuals

Introduce the concept of intrapreneurs and explain how organizations can motivate and reward them


Week 4: Institutional entrepreneurship

Introduce the concept of institutional entrepreneurs and explore the skills and processes needed to create change in institutions


Week 5: Innovating lean

Discuss how organizations can build lean and experimental approaches into their innovation architecture


Week 6: Structuring for innovation

Explore the different organizational structures and aspect of collaboration that support innovation processes


Week 7: Culture as strategic advantage

Creating and sustaining an innovation culture for strategic advantage


Week 8: Leading creative, problem-solving teams

Analyze the leadership styles needed to lead creative and problem-solving teams


Week 9: Innovation leadership for a changing world

Building the leadership capacity for connecting innovation with community wellbeing


Week 10: Vertical leadership development

Understand the personal and social change required to lead innovation in complex environments



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Course Auditing
207.00 EUR
English writing/reading proficiency (required). General knowledge of business processes (recommended)

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