Idea Development: Create and Implement Innovative Ideas

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To create and bring to market innovative ideas, entrepreneurs invest substantial resources in their creation without being certain their idea will be successful. How do entrepreneurs manage this process? What strategies do they use? What role does the innovativeness of their ideas play in the strategies they adopt? How do they maintain motivation when faced with setbacks? By drawing on the case of Google Glass, their own experiences and ideas, students are encouraged to synthesize knowledge from each Module to gain an in-depth understanding of the complexity of innovation process.

Course Objectives:

  • How to come up with innovative ideas you are uniquely position to create and bring to market
  • Strategies for managing uncertainty in the creation and implementation of innovative ideas
  • How to learn from setbacks and maintain the motivation to persevere when experiencing them
  • How ideas and other forms of intellectual property can be protected.

Recommended Background

  • This course is for anyone who wants to foster entrepreneurial and innovative behaviors in themselves and others
  • making them well suited to leadership roles within innovation programs, and enhancing an organizations ability to rapidly respond to and survive market threats.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


The University of Queensland

Employee Type

Leadership, Change leaders

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

100 hrs


Audit Free

Certification is paid for $ 249.00 ; Full financial aid available for certification