This course looks at innovation in corporations and the public sector. It reviews the latest academic thinking on innovation, including Clay Christensen's seminal thinking on disruptive technology and the proper response to the disruption.
•Outline the key factors for an innovative organization
•Discuss the barriers to innovation
•Explain the differences between incremental, semi-radical, and radical innovation
•Describe internal innovation tools such as idea champions, idea incubators, new venture teams and skunk works
•Explain the process of moving from idea to commercialization
•Discuss the issues surrounding innovation in the public sector