Erasmus University Rotterdam

Innovation Management

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Jasmien Khattab
Dirk Deichmann
Daan Stam

Instructors: Jasmien Khattab


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No prior experience required
11 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
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There are 6 modules in this course

After this week’s studies and the associated exercise, you will understand the meaning of innovation and innovation management. Also, you will learn to identify and differentiate between various types of innovation. As a result, you will become acquainted with basic terminology that will help you to better process and understand the course content of the following weeks.

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6 videos1 quiz

You will learn to how to create and evaluate an innovation strategy. You will be able distinguish between creating and capturing value. The you will able to explain what innovation ecosystems are and why they are so important in today's world.

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10 videos1 quiz

Creativity is essential if an organization wants to gain a competitive advantage. All innovations begin with creating ideas. After this module you will understand what creativity is and how you, other people and groups become more creative. You will also get to know two creativity methods, brainstorming and design thinking.

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7 videos1 peer review

Organizations receive many new ideas from employees, suppliers, and customers. But they often do not realize the innovative potential of these ideas because they fail to properly manage them. By studying this module and doing the associated exercises, you will understand the basic principles of idea management. You will learn how to select and evaluate ideas and in which situations we are likely biased when selecting and evaluating.

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6 videos1 quiz

Implementation is about making sure that the ideas an organization has created and selected will be successfully executed and end up as a market-ready product or service. In this module, we compare two methods that are designed to improve the implementation process: stage-gate and lean. After the this module, you will be able to compare the two methods and determine which one would suit your company better.

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6 videos1 discussion prompt

Successful innovating starts and ends with the people involved. In this module, you will learn how to create an organization that enables employees to be innovative and who can support the innovation activities of the organization. First, you will learn about the principles of structuring teams and the organization. Second, you will understand how leadership and diversity and critical aspects for successful innovation.

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9 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review


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4.6 (508 ratings)
Jasmien Khattab
Erasmus University Rotterdam
1 Course113,030 learners
Dirk Deichmann
Erasmus University Rotterdam
1 Course113,030 learners
Daan Stam
Erasmus University Rotterdam
1 Course113,030 learners

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