oi361 | undergraduate

Innovation, Design, & Creativity For A Competitive Advantage

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This course will provide students with a solid foundation in innovation, design, and creativity.  Additionally, students will be prepared to apply relevant principles, tools, and techniques to promote and sustain organizational innovation for competitive advantage.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Creativity for innovative decision making

    • Compare and contrast the four styles of creative intelligence and their influence on organizational decision making.
    • Identify the four steps to changing mental models/mind sets. 
    • Analyze the mental models/mind sets that guide your decision making in the work place.

    Tools and techniques for innovation and creativity

    • Explain the tools and techniques used in new product development processes.
    • Identify the four basic phases of the “Phased Project Planning” process.
    • Explain how to evaluate the results of a creative/innovative process for continuous improvement

    Creating and sustaining an innovative organizational culture

    • Assess leadership’s role in creating, managing, and sustaining an innovative organization.
    • Differentiate between non-innovative and innovative organizations.

    Introduction to innovation, design, and creativity

    • Compare and contrast innovation, design, and creativity.
    • Analyze the benefits of innovation, design, and creative thinking in meeting organizational objectives.
    • Identify the internal and external drivers of innovation.

    Impact of innovation, design, and creativity on the organization

    • Evaluate the impact of innovation, design, and creativity on strategy.
    • Evaluate the impact of innovation on different industries
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