Innovation

 

The purpose of this course is to recognise the meaning and importance of innovation – not only for the success of a business, but for our economies and future generations. Participants will consider the typologies of innovation, explore the innovation frameworks of some leading authorities on the subject and look at the challenges and risks.



Learning outcomes

Certification

Duration

Upon completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Reflect critically on the importance of innovation for organisations, and analyse the critical factors for innovation success
  • Assess innovation management models and evaluate leading approaches to innovation, including frameworks and processes
  • Critically evaluate different methods for generating ideas and managing uncertainty in the innovation process
  • Evaluate core competencies and knowledge-based characteristics required to support innovation
  • Exploit strategic alliances and networks to create innovative ways of doing business
  • Compare and contrast innovation with research and development
  • Critically evaluate the innovative approaches used in product and service development
  • A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to all students who successfully submit and pass their assignments, and exams*
  • A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all students who successfully submit and pass their assignments
  • A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to students who attended the training session

*On successful completion of this short learning programme, the participant may be considered for exemption from the equivalent course in the respective qualification, provided that he or she meets qualification entrance criteria. Exemption fees may apply.

2-day course contact time including facilitation and group activities.

Our short courses are offered via classroom “contact learning”, but many are also offered as highly interactive online programmes especially for students who prefer the flexibility to study at their own pace. Please enquire for further information.

Course fee

Application Fee

R

Short description of what the fee includes. Short description of what the fee includes.

Register now

Learning outcomes

Upon completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Reflect critically on the importance of innovation for organisations, and analyse the critical factors for innovation success
  • Assess innovation management models and evaluate leading approaches to innovation, including frameworks and processes
  • Critically evaluate different methods for generating ideas and managing uncertainty in the innovation process
  • Evaluate core competencies and knowledge-based characteristics required to support innovation
  • Exploit strategic alliances and networks to create innovative ways of doing business
  • Compare and contrast innovation with research and development
  • Critically evaluate the innovative approaches used in product and service development

Certification

  • A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to all students who successfully submit and pass their assignments, and exams*
  • A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all students who successfully submit and pass their assignments
  • A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to students who attended the training session

*On successful completion of this short learning programme, the participant may be considered for exemption from the equivalent course in the respective qualification, provided that he or she meets qualification entrance criteria. Exemption fees may apply.

Duration

2-day course contact time including facilitation and group activities.

Our short courses are offered via classroom “contact learning”, but many are also offered as highly interactive online programmes especially for students who prefer the flexibility to study at their own pace. Please enquire for further information.

Faculty

Teaching

 

Add my testimonial to this course

Add to favoritesAdd testimonial

Add my testimonial