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Advanced Innovation Concepts & Principles


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Self Paced 30 Hours Digital Badge $990


Course Overview

Advanced Innovation Concepts & Principles is part of the Executive Certificate in Health Innovation Leadership focuses on the principles of innovation that reflect the components and elements, as well as the application of systems and complexity theory, and evidence-based processes directly related to the diffusion of innovation. It emphasizes developing competence in recognizing,  developing, and leading innovation processes.

This course will provide you with an overview of theory related to the process of innovation, the various methods of diffusion of innovation, as well as the associated leadership, creativity,  risk-taking, and vulnerability necessary to undertake the design and application of innovations. You will examine the essential elements of the application of innovation, identify the obstacles to innovation, and initiate strategies to overcome obstacles and facilitate success.  

What topics will be covered

  • Leading Innovation in an Age of Complexity
  • The Organizational Context for Innovation
  • Operationalizing Innovation
  • Framing the Issue
  • Eliciting Creativity
  • Implementing & Sustaining Innovation
  • Innovation & Effective Diffusion







Professor Janet Kerby

Janet Kerby applies her years of experience in Information Technology and business innovation to help individuals and organizations bring innovative solutions to life. Janet is recognized for her ability to synthesize and simplify information to communicate a common vision to influence business value creation. Janet is a subject matter expert on systemic innovation, and digital transformation in retail and healthcare. She is passionate about systems thinking, organizational development, and the creation of innovative teams. Over 21 year, Janet held a diversity of roles at Intel Corporation including marketing and program management with the Internet of Things (IoT) group, Information Technology, and Sales and Marketing Group.

Questions & Other Information 

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To earn the Executive certificate you must finish all four self-paced online courses with a finale score of 80% or greater. It provides approximately 30 hours of content. Participants have up to one year from the purchase date to complete this course.  This course is worth 3  continuing education credits.