Innovative organizations foster an imaginative, efficient, and measured risk-taking environment yielding high-value products that resonate with customers. Those leading these efforts harness creativity and translate ideas into reality. This new certificate program provides technical and professional skills development along with a roadmap for technology-oriented organizations and professionals to drive innovation through teams and enabling technologies in a global marketplace experiencing unprecedented change in a post-COVID world. Designed with guidance from a group of advisors from a broad set of industries, the program focuses on: driving innovation through technology and meaning, efficient and globally shared design processes, product knowledge capture and re-use, individual innovation, leading technical teams and building and maintaining an innovative organization.
Students will also investigate a wide range of breakthrough technologies and innovations, along with solutions to people, process and tools challenges facing today’s technology-oriented organizations. These skills acquired in this program provide individual contributors, management and leadership with the ability to effectively drive market-driven, technical and team-based innovation throughout their organizations.
Who Should Enroll
This program is designed for both technical and non-technical managers, leaders and individual contributors who work in an organization whose products or services have a technical component. This includes products and services in almost every industry including aerospace and defense, automotive, medical equipment, software, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, utilities, technology hardware, communications, energy, transportation, financial technology, and IT departments at any organization. The program is also ideal for technical professionals who are considering management positions as a part of their career aspirations.
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(Highly experienced workers can earn up to $183k)