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Who should attend
- Executives responsible for managing and executing innovation in their organization
- Senior R&D staff and managers
- Senior information system managers
- Business development managers searching for sources of organic growth
- Anyone with “Open Innovation” in their job title or job description
- A group of colleagues or team who would like to advance their skills together
About the course
In this new two-day immersive program, executives will learn the major concepts behind one of the most exciting developments in innovation management over the past 20 years and put these concepts to work. Open innovation was originally created by Faculty Director, Henry Chesbrough, in 2003. Since then it has been widely adopted in mid to large size companies, spreading from Silicon Valley to around the globe. This program gives you the opportunity to master these ideas from the 'Father of Innovation'.
Identify New Opportunities, Save Time and Money, and Share Innovation Risks
Learn how to use open innovation to enable inflows and outflows of knowledge across the organization.
Eliminate the “Not Invented Here” Syndrome from Your Organization
Learn techniques to develop open innovation practices at your organization and enlighten your technical staff on the benefits of open innovation.
Sustain Growth Over Time
Master a mindset to follow open innovation principles and keep your company ahead of competitors.
Anticipate Potential Sources of Resistance in Your Organization
Thoughtfully plan and anticipate potential sources of resistance to change in your organization like employees and system processes.
The Open Innovation for Leaders program curriculum covers the following topics:
- TOPIC 1 | The business case for open innovation
- TOPIC 2 | How to organize and manage open innovation
- TOPIC 3 | Examples of open innovation in practice
- TOPIC 4 | Sources of Friction and Failure in open innovation
- TOPIC 5 | The role of intellectual property
- TOPIC 6 | How to manage innovation in the next recession
- TOPIC 7 | How to plan to manage/improve open innovation in your organization
Education PhD, Business Administration and Public Policy, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley MBA, Stanford University, with Highest Honors BA, Economics, Yale University, Summa Cum Laude Positions Held At Haas since 2003 2005 – present, Adjunct Professor, Haas School of Business 2...
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