Globalisation and digitalisation are changing the rules of the game; making it hard for established players to differentiate themselves in the market. Developing new and improved services and products is essential for companies in any industry.
Needless to say, your power to innovate is an important capacity to develop. We will grow your innovation capacity by introducing you to Design Thinking. A successful methodology to innovate.
At the end of this track you have developed an innovative mindset. You will master the necessary skills to apply a full design process, starting from business challenge to user-centric, innovation solutions to these business challenges. You will have expanded your toolbox and you will be fully equipped to innovate.
UMIO | Maastricht University
You can subscribe with your team to individual modules or to the complete track.
During each module you will learn in 3 different ways:
In our online learning platform you get access to the course material. Here you will have access to several videos, specifically recorded for the module. These videos you will need to watch before the start of each training topic. In addition you will get access to reading material specifically selected for the module and you will get assignments to perform before the start of the action based online sessions.
You will log in into our weekly online training sessions via zoom where you will meet up with the innovation trainer and the other participants. Our believe is that you learn best by doing! Therefore our online sessions will not just be regular online training sessions but action-based workshop sessions where you apply the theory to practice immediately. With your team you will work on your own case. You will be actively coached by the innovation trainer.
These online sessions will take 3 hours and will happen once per week. In each online session also time will be reserved for Questions & Answers and reflection on the week.
You can request additional coaching from the innovation trainer if needed.
You want to move forward, challenge the status quo, and constantly improve your business. You feel the urge to innovate, intrinsically, however you find yourself struggling because you:
Your work profile demands you to:
And you are looking for ways to improve your personal skills to do this in a more effective and efficient way. You want to upgrade your innovation design skills and want to be up to date with the newest methods and tools.
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