Managing the Innovation Process OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Graduate Level Class on Innovation Management

Published Jan 16, 2009

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'Managing the Innovation Process' is a graduate course designed for students earning master's degrees from MIT through the Sloan School of Management. MIT's OpenCourseWare program also makes 'Managing the Innovation Process' available globally to anyone with an Internet connection. 'Managing the Innovation Process' OpenCourseWare explores the question of why and how innovation succeeds or fails at the industry, organization, network, team and individual levels.

Managing the Innovation Process: Course Specifics

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Managing the Innovation Process: Course Description

'Managing the Innovation Process' was presented to graduate students in MIT's Sloan School of Management. The course explores innovation processes at the individual, team and network levels, and it also examines macro-innovation processes at the firm and industrial levels. Professor Jonathon Cummings taught 'Managing the Innovation Process' in MIT's Sloan School of Management. Specific areas addressed in 'Managing the Innovation Process' include geographic dispersion, intra- and inter-organizational networks, cross-functionality and industry variability. Professor Cummings employed a traditional lecture format to teach the original course.

'Managing the Innovation Process' OpenCourseWare contains a reading list, lecture notes and assignments from the original course. To find out more about 'Managing the Innovation Process' OpenCourseWare, check out the innovation management course page.

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