About this Course:
This course is designed to teach innovative thinking through theory, methods, and practice of innovation. The course incorporates Einstein's thinking, and Edison's method to establish the innovation process that can be applied in current business environment. Current economic conditions and global sourcing requires that innovation becomes a leading tool for developing a competitive edge. Innovation has been considered a competency of educated, design engineering, and a selected few employees that has become insufficient today. Corporations and organizations need innovation to develop customer-specific solutions in almost real time.
The required textbooks to this course were written by the instructor as indicated below
Stat Free Six Sigma (2007)by Gupta, Praveen and Srivastava, Arvind
Business Innovation in the 21st Century (2007) by Gupta, Praveen
Who Should Attend:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Understand Six Sigma and Process Thinking
- Know creative thinking processes
- Understand business innovation concepts
- Use the TEDOC (Target Explore Develop Optimize Commercialize) innovation methodology
- Apply presentation skills
Grading/CEU award for this course includes assignments, exams, projects, labs and paper.