Applying Innovation

Step by step guide to applying innovation within an established organization
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (3,008 ratings)
40,183 students
Applying Innovation
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (3,008 ratings)
40,183 students
Create and execute innovation portfolios
Develop strategic and operational plans
Define better performance goals
Generate ideas that achieve performance
Lead action plans that creates meaningful change
Lead and empower teams
Monitor and assess results of change

Requirements

Description

Develop the essential skills for planning and executing innovation within any established organization - large or small. These skills are guaranteed to increase performance and quality, make your organization a better place to work, and help you become a more successful manager. Learn how to build an innovation community capable of transforming your organisation into a great place to work. This course draws on best practice within world leading organizations to present you with a step by step approach for planning and executing effective change. Class projects will help you practice what you learn. Carefully designed templates will allow you to effortlessly create innovation plans within your own organization. Course includes access to an extensive library of reading notes, slides, case studies and sample Innovation Plans. This course is based on the popular book Applying Innovation by O'Sullivan and Dooley (SAGE Publications)

Who this course is for:
  • Managers at all levels in any organization
  • Team leaders and also team members
Course content
5 sections • 13 lectures • 3h 49m total length
  • Introduction
    20:26
  • Introduction
    4 questions
  • Defining Innovation
    17:27
  • Defining Innovation
    4 questions
  • Planning Innovation
    18:45
  • Planning Innovation
    4 questions
  • Understanding Requirements
    17:36
  • Understanding Requirements
    4 questions
  • Defining Objectives
    17:36
  • Defining Objectives
    4 questions
  • Measuring Performance
    18:29
  • Measuring Performance
    4 questions
  • Generating Ideas
    16:30
  • Generating Ideas
    4 questions
  • Managing Projects
    18:03
  • Managing Projects
    4 questions
  • Managing Portfolios
    13:01
  • Managing Portfolios
    4 questions
  • Leading Innovation
    17:38
  • Leading Change
    4 questions
  • Empowering Teams
    18:34
  • Empowering Teams
    4 questions
  • Monitoring Results
    17:24
  • Monitoring Results
    4 questions
  • Building Communities & Your Own Innovation Plan
    18:10
  • Building Communities
    4 questions

Instructors
Author and Researcher
David OSullivan
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 3,008 Reviews
  • 40,183 Students
  • 1 Course

David is author and professor at the National University of Ireland. He is also Director of Quality where he facilitates management teams with strategic and operational planning, quality management and performance and innovation management. David has also worked with industry on new ways of improving innovative capacity and projects have included IBM, Ingersoll-Rand, Fujisawa, Hewlett-Packard and Boston Scientific. He has also worked on projects with small to medium sized industries and service organizations including hospitals, local government and public services. David has over 100 publications including books – Applying Innovation (Sage); Manufacturing Outsourcing (Springer); Manufacturing Systems Redesign (Prentice-Hall); Reengineering the Enterprise (Chapman & Hall) and; The Handbook of IS Management (Auerbach).

Lawrence Dooley
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 3,008 Reviews
  • 40,183 Students
  • 1 Course

Lawrence is author and College Lecturer at Cork University Business School, UCC, Ireland. His core research interests focus on organisational innovation and issues related to inter-enterprise collaboration and value creation, especially within the SME community. Other related interests include organisational creativity and knowledge exchange.  He has worked on projects with multiple small to medium sized manufacturing and service-based organizations to enhance innovative capacity.  He has published widely over recent years including a book – Applying Innovation (Sage) and multiple, highly cited research articles in high ranked journals (Technovation, R&D Management, Journal of Management Inquiry, International Journal of Innovation Management).