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Innovation
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powered by Innovation Engineering®

We believe “being innovative” isn’t a characteristic for a precious few.  It’s an essential life skill for every human on the planet.

Whether you are a leader, a student, a new employee, an entrepreneur or a seasoned professional – you can upgrade your innovation skills.  

INNOVATION FUNDAMENTAL

LEARN:  the most essential innovation skills and get started applying them to accelerate success in your work RIGHT NOW – no matter your skills, title, or experience.

Skills to Create Ideas

  1. How to recognize a meaningfully unique innovation
  2. How to 6X your creativity without brainstorming
  3. How to turbo-charge your creativity in any situation
  4. How to leverage diversity to create ideas

Skills to Communicate Ideas

  1. How to give purpose to your innovation work
  2. How to help others see your idea as you see it
  3. Simple ways to improve your concept writing
  4. How to build your innovation confidence using math

Problem-Solving Skills

  1. How to run fail fast, fail cheap cycles of learning
  2. Best practices for accelerating success through experimentation
  3. How to 10X your innovation decision making success with rapid research
  4. Learn how to make it real with fail fast, fail cheap prototyping

This on-demand online course is self-paced so you can begin immediately. And because every module has an application component, you’ll work on your own challenges throughout the course.

 

  • Instant Access
  • One-on-One Digital Coaching
  • 6 Months to Complete Certification

LEARN: advanced skills, systems, and tools for enabling a culture of innovation in your team or organization.

Skills to Create Ideas

  1. How to recognize a meaningfully unique innovation
  2. How to 6X your creativity without brainstorming
  3. How to turbo-charge your creativity in any situation
  4. How to Leverage Diversity to Create Ideas
  5. How to use Unrelated Stimulus to generate Dramatically Different ideas
  6. How to use Patent & Technology Stimulus to generate Ownable ideas
  7. How to use Insight Stimulus to generate ideas that create Customer Pull (Design Thinking)
  8. How to use Market Stimulus to generate Differentiated ideas
  9. How to shift-perspectives of fellow innovators
  10. How to use Future Stimulus to generate Proactive, Market-shifting ideas
  11. How to use Wisdom Stimulus to generate Behavior-changing ideas
  12. How to run “professional grade” ideation sessions

Skills to Communicate Ideas

  1. How to give purpose to your innovation work
  2. How to help others see your idea as you see it
  3. Simple ways to improve your concept writing
  4. How to build your innovation confidence using math
  5. How to optimize an innovation
  6. How to coach others to improve their innovation pitch
  7. How to communicate complex ideas
  8. How to add “oomph” to any idea
  9. How to win in technology translation (and get more value out of R&D discoveries)
  10. Tactics for increasing the meaningfulness of innovations
  11. How to communicate innovations “in the real world”
  12. How to proactively sell innovations

Problem-Solving Skills

  1. How to run fail fast, fail cheap cycles of learning
  2. Best practices for accelerating success through experimentation
  3. How to 10X your innovation decision making success with rapid research
  4. Learn how to make it real with fail fast, fail cheap
  5. How to 10X your innovation decision making success with rapid research
  6. How to reduce variation when running innovation forecasts
  7. How to do cost and price estimating on innovations (even without data)
  8. Best practices for innovation business models
  9. Best practices for proprietary protection of innovations
  10. Best practices for organizational design in innovation
  11. Best practices for pitch forms & formats to get funding
  12. How to make investment-grade decisions on innovations

And 12 additional Advanced Innovation Systems & Culture Skills

This online cohort course is a combination of video lessons, practice assignments, and virtual class meetups. Each week there will be between 2 – 4 hours of coursework related to a specific topic and collection of skills. You will follow this up with a 60 – 90 minute virtual class where you will interact with your classmates and instructors receiving live instruction and feedback. 

 

  • Virtual Kick-Off Meeting
  • One-on-One Digital Coaching
  • 6 Live Online Instructor Led Classes
  • 12 Months of Coaching to Complete Certification