Lean Enterprise: Corporate Innovation Certification

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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

BECOME A THOUGHT LEADER IN THE MOVEMENT THAT IS CHANGING HOW CORPORATIONS INNOVATE.

23 LECTURES, 7 IN-DEPTH COMPREHENSION TESTS.

THE ONLY CERTIFICATION FOR APPLYING LEAN STARTUP TECHNIQUES IN AN ENTERPRISE ENVIRONMENT. FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BEST SELLING BOOK, THE LEAN ENTERPRISE.

Even in a tough economic climate, small startups have found ways to create innovative products in shockingly short timeframes. So why should larger, more established companies take notice? Because they have everything to gain when they examine and adopt the process, strategies, and mentality of high-growth startups. In this course you will learn the tools and methodologies large businesses need to compete with a new generation of highly-empowered startups.

  1. Essential course for innovation managers, directors, senior executives, and even board members of Fortune 2000 companies
  2. Explains the forces that stall innovation in large enterprises
  3. Offers a comprehensive approach for structuring innovation teams and maximizing the odds of success
  4. Includes quizzes designed to maximize understanding of difficult concepts

Don't be mystified by the success of startups. Master the methods of this new era and compete on a level playing field.

PRAISE FOR THE LEAN ENTERPRISE

"The Lean Enterprise presents a framework for companies to create an environment that empowers the greatest entrepreneurial talent to thrive inside the organization, retaining the great innovative minds and reaping the benefits of their greatest inventions."

- Brad Smith, Intuit President & CEO

"The Lean Enterprise provides savvy insights on the organizational structures, systems, and processes that will maximize success odds with corporate entrepreneurship."

- Professor Thomas Eisenmann, Harvard Business School

IMPORTANT!

For successful completion of this course, it's recommended you read the book, The Lean Enterprise: How Corporations Can Innovate Like Startups.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have a basic understanding of business, management, and finance
  • Students should have a desire to innovate disruptively within the enterprise
  • We also recommend purchasing a copy of the book The Lean Enterprise, but it is not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Develop a deep understanding of disruptive innovation and Lean Startup
  • Acquire the best tools for fostering an environment for innovation in a large organization
  • Gain perspective from case studies of innovation approaches at Intuit, General Electric, Qualcomm, and more
  • Arm yourself with knowledge of the right structures for bringing disruptive products to market

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for innovation managers, corporate executives, intrapreneurs, corporate venture capitalists, and anyone interested in disruptive innovation in large enterprises

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
04:10

Lean Enterprise Author, Trevor Owens, introduces the new economic forces facing corporations today.

How to Access Additional Resources Labeled +R
Article
8 questions

Let's review the forces driving the Lean Enterprise movement.

Section 2: Innovation in the Enterprise
06:20

Owens introduces the core idea of Lean Enterprise: corporations must develop a new kind of innovation capacity.

13 questions

Let's review the core idea behind the Lean Enterprise movement.

Article

Apply your new learnings.

Section 3: Understanding Disruptive Innovation
04:49

Owens explains why disruptive innovation is so foreign to what corporations are used to.

Article

A quick request from author Trevor Owens.

4 questions

Let's review the basic traits of Disruptive Innovation.

Section 4: Managing Disruptive Innovation
06:03

Owens introduces the principles of Lean Startup, a new kind of management for disruptive innovation.

06:23

Disruptive innovation is a roller coaster ride! Pivoting means where you start is irrelevant and that the only thing that matters is finding something the market needs.

06:23

Javelin Co-Founder, Grace Ng, introduces the Experimentation Process and how to use the Javelin Board (an improved version of the Validation Board seen in the last lecture).

13:08

Owens shows another case study, step-by-step, how to validate a new idea through experimentation.

03:37

Owens shows how Lean is applied after the initial validation phase to ensure that a product has greater market demand.

02:46

Owens shows how to go to market and develop MVPs for a software product.

25 questions

Let's review how to bring disruptive innovations to market.

Article

Apply your new learnings.

Section 5: Fostering an Environment for Disruptive Innovation
05:47

Owens introduces the three principles of Lean Enterprise for applying Lean Startup methods in the Enterprise.

Article

An interview with the VP of Intuit's Innovation Lab.

Article

An interview with the head of Qualcomm's Intrapreneur Program.

Article

An interview with the Head of Global Innovation initiatives at General Electric.

18 questions

Let's review the tools for managing disruptive innovation in an enterprise environment.

Practical Exercises III
Article
Section 6: Corporate Structure for Disruptive Innovation
Article

An interview with an intrapreneur who did everything right, yet was unjustly shut down by the corporate immune system.

07:31

Owens introduces the Innovation Colony concept.

Three Jobs of the Innovation Colony
66 pages
Article

More detailed description of the Innovation Colony concept.

04:01

Owens's second case study on Innovation Colonies. Harvard Study on Founder Motivations attached as a resource.

Article

An interview with the Co-President of Hearst Entertainment.

27 questions

Let's review the reasons why disruptive innovation needs a special structure.

Article

Apply your learning.

Section 7: Corporate Structure, Part 2
04:45

The third case study on Innovation Colonies and conclusion to Owens's keynote.

Article

Nuts of bolts of setting up your own Innovation Colony.

Article

In the conclusion to this course, we cover common objections to Lean Enterprise and a vision for the future of corporate innovation.

13 questions

Let's review the nuts and bolts of creating structures for disruptive innovation.

Article

Apply your learning.

01:29

We'd love you to be a part of the Lean Enterprise community (run by the creators of this course). It is a global network of corporate innovators who come together online and through events for peer to peer learning. You can learn more at our website: LeanEnterprise dot co.

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Instructor Biography

Trevor Owens, Author and Entrepreneur

Trevor is an entrepreneur and thought leader on Lean Startup methodologies. He's the Founder & CEO of Javelin, an enterprise software company that helps innovators test the viability of new product ideas. Today, Javelin has helped tens of thousands of startup founders and individuals from organizations including Google, Salesforce, News Corp, Intuit, and others, start thousands of new businesses across six continents.

Owens is author of The Lean Enterprise and a sought after international speaker. His work has been featured in national media outlets including Bloomberg, Forbes, Business Insider, Mashable, and American Express OPEN Forum, among others. He also volunteers as a coach for the White House's Innovation Fellows program and as a featured guest speaker at Princeton & Columbia University.

Instructor Biography

Michael Gold, Entrepreneur and Technologist

I've spent the last 10 years building communities in the innovation sector, founding startups, and advising companies such as Apple, LG, Starbucks, and Target on their technology and innovation strategy.

My course on innovation has taught hundreds of professionals the fundamentals of disruptive innovation used by unicorn startups and the world's smartest companies, and my work has been featured in Entrepreneur, Forbes, Mashable, Techcrunch, and others.

I have also launched events that have connected tens of thousands of innovators.

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