"No matter who you are, most of the smartest peoplework for someone else” Bill Joy
This quote by Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy sums up beautifully the appeal of open innovation.
The concept, pioneered by Innocentive almost a decade ago, has really taken off in the past 18 months, with a whole host of commercial and scientific challenges solved by the crowd.
Despite the popularity of open innovation however, delivering a successful outcome remains a challenge.
This course exists to help you. Here are some of the things you'll learn by taking this course:
Why you should attend this class
This is a practical exploration of open innovation, with each module guiding you through a crucial part of the open innovation process.
At the end of the course you will have a well thought out and thorough plan that you can then use to deliver a successful open innovation challenge.
I write and consult on social business and innovation. You can see my writing at sites such as Social Business News, Social Media Today and Work.com. I also have a book available on social collaboration, which will be published on Amazon in February 2014.
Classes revolve around completing a project and collaborating with fellow students to give and get feedback on your work. Use Video Lessons and the Project Guide designed by your teacher to complete your class project.
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