How to generate innovative ideas and how to make them work

ByChristian Friedl


How to generate innovative ideas and how to make them work

  • Do you want to create a start-up?
  • Do you need new ideas to improve your Company?
  • How to sharpen your idea in order to make it feasible for funding?

First, you need to have an innovative idea, develop and present it. This MOOC focus on the very beginning of idea creation providing you the required tools to generate, develop, protect and present innovative ideas in order to make them boost.

The content of this MOOC is centred around generating innovative ideas and making them work. Along with the main aim of teaching idea generation strategies and tools to exploit them, it will also teach you relevant skills such as critical thinking and problem solving.

Over the course of the six weeks, you will learn about idea generation and innovation. The course is split into six sessions of five hours each. Each session will contain both learning and assessment sections, with an opportunity to present an innovative idea at the end. Participants will be invited to generate their own innovative idea and share them in online collaborating teams.

What will you learn about in this MOOC?

After finishing this course you should be able to:

  • understand creativity as a human innate capacity
  • stimulate the deployment of your creative potential
  • work with a range of different techniques to generate ideas
  • apply strategies and techniques for effective problem solving
  • learn from failure
  • define approaches and criteria for evaluating and selecting ideas

How much time do I need?

The second edition of the course starts on February 12th, 2018. It lasts 6 weeks, with approximately 5 hours of study time each week.

Anything else?

On completion, you will receive a free Statement of Participation.

Registration is open. To enrol, please go to: Register here: