What you'll learn
- Learn about some of the great innovations and great innovators
- Learn about techniques for idea generation and idea distillation
- Learn about techniques for brainstorming
- Learn about doing search related to your idea and refining it
- Learn about patents and patenting your idea
- Learn about creating the pitch for your idea
- Learn about future pathways
- Get ready for Design Thinking
Take a look around yourself as you are reading this. All the stuff that you see has elements of innovation in it. Even text that you are reading and the machine/device on which you are reading is outcome of series of innovations. Innovation is an inherent part of human evolution and will continue to remain so. Behind all these innovations are people. Look at some of the great innovators like James Watt, Edison, Micheal Jackson,Steve Jobs etc. They were faced with various problems, as we all do, what differentiated them was that they went around looking to solve that problem. It is an inherent part of you as well. All you got to do is unbox it further and unleash yourself and maybe you will come with something which will put you in the league of innovators just mentioned. Sometimes it just takes a little push to achieve that. This and more that I discovered on my journey of coming with various ideas and filing various patents and along the way enabling others as well.I have captured some of the learning in this course which I hope will be of value to you. The course will cover techniques for idea generation,idea distillation, idea research and refinement, brainstorming, prototyping, patenting and preparing pitch.Whether working on your own or pitching to an investor or going in for a contest or pitching inside your organization, or going the design thinking way, these techniques & tools will help you in your journey of innovation. This course will further sharpen your skills and take your innovative self and your organization to the next level.
Who this course is for:
- Startup and research teams looking for creativity, innovation and design thinking
Ganesh Sahai is B Tech from IIT Delhi (1993) and EGMP from IIM Lucknow (amongst the top technology and management institutes in the world). He has been founder, co-founder and founder team member of few start up companies and initiatives in the field of IT, Marketing and Academics. He Worked for Adobe since 1999 for around 12 yrs. He has led and setup many of the key testing teams from scratch for various Adobe products, like, Acrobat, Adobe Reader, AIR, CS, Tools etc. spanning desktops, handhelds (mob. phones etc.), hosted and enterprise area. He has worked as head of quality with one of the world's leading gaming technology company Aristocrat Technologies. Innovation is his passion and his innovative approach has got sixteen ideas approved for patents. Along the way he has supported and guided people in their innovative ideas. He is founder of “TestToBeBest" and “DoItvation" community of those interested in software testing and innovation respectively.