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Beginner Level
Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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This course is part of the 100% online Global Master of Public Health from Imperial College London. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

INNOVATION VS. INVENTION

7 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 14 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Innovation and invention: what is the difference?6m
What makes an innovation, an innovation?4m
8 readings
About Imperial College 5m
About the Global Health Innovations Team10m
How to be successful in this course?10m
Grading Policy10m
Glossary10m
What is an innovation?1h 30m
What are some ways to classify an innovation?1h
Should innovation always occur?45m
2 practice exercises
Is it an innovation or not?20m
Test your knowledge on innovation30m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

TYPES OF INNOVATION - DISRUPTIVE, FRUGAL AND REVERSE

6 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 31 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
The development of a frugal innovation - Arbutus Drill: Interview with Florin Gheorghe8m
An expert's views on the meaning of frugal innovation: Interview with Dr Yasser Bhatti 3m
Defining characteristics of frugal innovation: Interview with Dr Yasser Bhatti 4m
What is reverse innovation?4m
The challenge of reverse innovation4m
4 readings
Is Uber a disruptive innovation?45m
Are these disruptive innovations? - check your answers10m
Defining frugal innovation10m
The ten core competencies of frugal innovation1h 30m
4 practice exercises
Defining disruptive innovation20m
Are these frugal innovations? Part II20m
What is a reverse innovation?10m
Test your knowledge on disruptive, frugal and reverse innovation30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIALISATION

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 42 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Design thinking in healthcare: Interview with Matt Harrison14m
Challenges in design projects: Interview with Matt Harrison7m
The process of making an innovation available4m
Arbutus Drill going to market: Interview with Florin Gheorghe10m
2 readings
Design Thinking45m
Arbutus Drill - who’s involved in the enterprise?20m
1 practice exercise
Test your knowledge on product development and commercialisation30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

GETTING AN INNOVATION INTO PRACTICE

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 5 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Rogers' framework for the diffusion of innovation20m
Critiquing Rogers' framework30m
1 practice exercise
Test your knowledge on diffusion and scaling30m

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