Innovation: From Plan to Product

Provided by: edX

This course introduces an evidence-based approach to innovation management with the aim of providing students with the capability to understand the strategic value of information and the tools and techniques that can be used to analyze and use that information to improve decision-making. Students will learn how to apply the most effective tools in developing sustainable business models by exploiting viable, validated opportunities in rapidly changing environments where traditional strategic management approaches are less effective.

Course Objectives:

  • How design techniques can help businesses to develop market relevant ideas
  • How to use financial decision-making techniques to improve innovation outcomes
  • Adapt and apply strategic and operational management frameworks and tools necessary for innovation leadership
  • Overview of planning and problem solving methods
  • Relationship between and use of business models and business plans.

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