About this Specialization

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Beginner Level

Approx. 6 months to complete

Suggested 6 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, French

What you will learn

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    Build your own prototype for a product, service, or business design

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    Develop a personal tool-box and managerial framework to effectively foster creativity in your organization

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    Lead strategic decision-making about innovation in order to compete

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    Learn how to design and govern a team, project, and organization

Skills you will gain

BrainstormingDesign thinking methodologyPrototypingCreative confidenceProblem Solving

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Approx. 6 months to complete

Suggested 6 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, French

How the Specialization Works

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Hands-on Project

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When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.

how it works

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Boosting Creativity for Innovation

4.8
stars
305 ratings
80 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Strategic Management of Innovation

4.7
stars
176 ratings
22 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Organizational Design and Management

4.7
stars
174 ratings
37 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Design Thinking

4.6
stars
92 ratings
20 reviews

Instructors

Image of instructor, Sihem Jouini

Sihem Jouini 

Associate Professor
Informations Systems and Operations Management
Image of instructor, Thomas ASTEBRO

Thomas ASTEBRO 

Academic Director MSIE, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Economics - Decision Science
Image of instructor, Anne-Laure SELLIER

Anne-Laure SELLIER 

Associate Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris
Marketing
Image of instructor, Giada Di Stefano

Giada Di Stefano 

Associate Professor
Strategy and Business Policy
Image of instructor, Tomasz Obloj

Tomasz Obloj 

Associate Professor
Strategy and Business Policy

About HEC Paris

HEC Paris, founded in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is one of France’s oldest elite higher education Grandes Ecoles. Throughout its 130-year history, HEC Paris has consistently attracted individuals highly capable and talented, innovative and entrepreneurial, ambitious and open-minded, capable of becoming architects of a responsible world. What makes HEC unique is its conviction shared by the HEC community: knowledge determines the freedom and entrepreneurship required for a better world....

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  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.

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