Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship applies a focused approach toward sustainable healthcare innovation. Students will be introduced to definitions and concepts that include the innovation process, design thinking, “intrapreneurship,” entrepreneurship, six sigma principles of process improvement, regulatory issues, patent law, and the market forces that impact the healthcare innovation process. All students will gain confidence in the basic elements of the initial discovery phase in the healthcare innovation process, including
Students should have an appreciation for healthcare and its challenges, but otherwise there are no prerequisites for the course.
Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, Clayton Christensen. 2011. The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators Harvard Business Review Press (optional).
The class will consist of lecture videos, which are between 10 and 15 minutes in length. Standalone homework will be used to emphasize key points across one or more of the course units.
Yes. Students who successfully complete the class will receive a Statement of Accomplishment signed by the instructor.
You’ll discover your potential as an innovative entrepreneur.