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Approx. 21 hours to complete
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ManagementInnovationDisruptive InnovationInnovation Management
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Approx. 21 hours to complete
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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Orientation

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 readings
Syllabus10m
ePub10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Description of Organizations and Brands10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
4 hours to complete

MODULE 1: Managing Innovation

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 91 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Challenges in the Evolution of New Technologies and Markets21m
How Organizations Succeed and Fail as Markets Grow and Change16m
Ambidextrous Organizations22m
Leading Ambidextrous Organizations Part 114m
Leading Ambidextrous Organizations Part 211m
2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1: Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 1-3: Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 1-4 Practice Quiz4m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

MODULE 2: Understanding & Responding to Different Types of Innovations

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 92 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
Responding to Disruptive Technologies18m
Effective Management of Innovation Streams Part One16m
Effective Management of Innovation Streams Part Two14m
Corporate Entrepreneurship Part One9m
Corporate Entrepreneurship Part Two16m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2-3 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2-4 Practice Quiz30m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Module 3: Teams and Innovation

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Product Development Teams, Including "Heavyweight" Teams Part Two12m
Focus on using "Heavyweight" Product Development Teams17m
Innovation through Partnerships between Dedicated Teams and Mainline Functional Groups16m
Building the Dedicated Team & Managing the Partnership Part One11m
Building the Dedicated Team & Managing the Partnership Part Two16m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3-3 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3-4 Practice Quiz30m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Module 4: Planning & Evaluation & Innovation Across Organizations

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 76 min), 3 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
Planning and Evaluation for Innovation: The Importance of Experimentation and Learning Part One18m
Planning and Evaluation for Innovation: The Importance of Experimentation and Learning Part Two14m
Innovation Across Firm Boundaries: Virtual Firms & Open Innovation18m
Advice for Working Across Firm Boundaries: Case of Alliances and JVs12m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Congratulations!10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-3 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-4 Practice Quiz30m
Module 4 Quiz30m

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About the Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship Specialization

In a world characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, leaders require innovation skills. Thinking flexibly and developing an entrepreneurial mindset are critical to thriving in uncertain business environments. This specialization addresses how to recognize and question assumptions and constraints so as to identify and capitalize on opportunities. Innovation is needed within existing organizations and to found new organizations. Learning to change the rules of the game by creating innovative value propositions and discovering new market positions for sustained competitive advantage are some of the actionable lessons in this specialization. This specialization will be of value to both aspiring and practicing entrepreneurs as well as employees in established firms who are interested in becoming innovative leaders in an interconnected world....
Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship

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