Macquarie University

Creating Innovation

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15 hours (approximately)
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13 quizzes

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(58 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
15 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

Welcome to Course 3 of the specialisation! In this module we will look at what innovation is, in the broadest possible context, and how the innovations humans devise to solve complex problems are the continuation of a much bigger and more critical trend.

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6 videos12 readings2 quizzes

In this module we will look at the main drivers of human innovation and how they have shaped the entirety of human society and history.

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6 videos11 readings2 quizzes

In this module, we will examine the information networks that arose out of increasing human complexity, from the earliest such networks to the global network that fosters human innovation today.

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7 videos13 readings2 quizzes

This module will deal with top-down innovations, where large organisations shape their infrastructures to maximize the chances of discovering an innovative solution to a problem.

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8 videos15 readings2 quizzes

In this module we will examine bottom-up innovation, where the forces of supply and demand can under the right conditions foster innovation and increase the chances of them occurring.

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8 videos15 readings2 quizzes

In this module, we will look at the future of innovation and how we may cope with the complex problems that arise out of the Anthropocene.

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7 videos11 readings3 quizzes1 peer review

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4.1 (7 ratings)
A/Professor Iain Hay
Macquarie University
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