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Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship

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Innovate in a Connected World

In a world characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, leaders require innovation skills. Thinking flexibly and developing an entrepreneurial mindset are critical to thriving in uncertain business environments. This specialization addresses how to recognize and question assumptions and constraints so as to identify and capitalize on opportunities. Innovation is needed within existing organizations and to found new organizations. Learning to change the rules of the game by creating innovative value propositions and discovering new market positions for sustained competitive advantage are some of the actionable lessons in this specialization. This specialization will be of value to both aspiring and practicing entrepreneurs as well as employees in established firms who are interested in becoming innovative leaders in an interconnected world.

From University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
Hours 153
Instructors Raj Echambadi, E. Geoffrey Love, Thomas E. Parkinson, Jeff Flesher, Jeffrey Loewenstein, Jack Goncalo, Patrick James Murphy
Language English
Subjects Business

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Oct
12

Strategic Innovation: Building and Sustaining Innovative Organizations

Innovation strategy is about creating unique value for consumers by delivering a great product that satisfies their needs and capturing value back from consumers. At the core of...

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Oct
5

Strategic Innovation: Managing Innovation Initiatives

You may have noticed that what is new often behaves differently than what has become accepted over time, whether it is in a market, or a technology, or involves people and firms. ...

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Oct
14

Creativity Toolkit I: Changing Perspectives (You were viewing this course)

Thinking and doing the same things faster and better is not enough; we need creativity. Fortunately, creativity is a skill you can learn. This course will examine when, why, and...

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Oct
12

Creativity Toolkit II: Creative Collaboration

Creativity requires us to collaborate with others. This course is designed to make you a better creative collaborator. Creativity can require us to bring together knowledge from...

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Aug
5

Entrepreneurship I: Laying the Foundation

This course will explore the earlier stages of the entrepreneurial venture process across four modules. The modules will examine the nature of growth and error in entrepreneurial...

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Sep
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Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch

This course builds on previous concepts and outlines strategies and tactics for forming, financing and launching a new venture. Topics to be addressed will include building the...

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Dec
14

Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship Capstone

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...

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From University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
Hours 153
Instructors Raj Echambadi, E. Geoffrey Love, Thomas E. Parkinson, Jeff Flesher, Jeffrey Loewenstein, Jack Goncalo, Patrick James Murphy
Language English
Subjects Business

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World Cruise Special Account Agent $44k

Communications and Digital Media Officer, Better World Campaign $46k

Solo World Backpacker/Photographer/Filmmaker/Blogger $58k

Online Instructional Coach for WIDE World Project $61k

Supervisor World Series of Poker - Cage Cashier $71k

Chairperson, World Languages $74k

World Languages and Cultures Teacher $74k

Chair, World Languages Department $93k

Product Specialist World of Tanks $94k

World Wide Sales Operations Manager $95k

Vice Senior President World Wide Email Marketing Manager $234k

Senior Global Product Manager (Girls World) $250k

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