Emeritus Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation & Design Thinking

General

Read more about this program on the school's website

Program Description

In collaboration with:

MIT Sloan

Columbia Business School Executive Education

Tuck School of Business At Dartmouth

Why is the PG Diploma in Innovation & Design Thinking right for you?

From governments and organizations to industries and businesses, our world is changing more rapidly now than perhaps ever before, making staying ahead of the innovation curve even more critical. Through this comprehensive program, you’ll get the tools necessary to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success with design thinking, systematic inventive thinking, and strategy that will enable you to build products and services that drive your organization forward.

What You Will Learn

  • Innovation strategy
  • Box 3 Ideation
  • Innovation Execution
  • Product Development using the SIT framework
  • Business impact
  • Journey-mapping
  • Product-market fit
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Disruptive business model
  • Human-centered design
  • Design thinking
  • Innovation-led growth
  • Design for environment
  • Design of Services

Modules

Module 1: Innovation of Products and Services: MIT's Approach to Design Thinking

  • Design Thinking Skills
  • Identifying Customer Needs
  • Applied Creativity
  • Design of Services
  • Financial Analysis
  • Environmental Sustainability

Module 2: Breakthrough Innovation Through Systematic Inventive Thinking

  • Introduction to Creativity
  • Changing Your Mindset: An Introduction to Fixedness
  • Tools for Generating Innovative Ideas
  • Researching Creative Ideas to Turn Patterns Into Tools and Using the Function Follows Form Approach
  • Using the Subtraction Template
  • Using the Task Division Template
  • Using the Multiplication Template
  • Using the Task Unification Template
  • Using the Attribute Dependency Template

Module 3: Strategy is Innovation: How the Leaders of Tomorrow Create the Future

  • Strategy is Innovation
  • Strategic Intent and Core Competencies
  • Box 3 Ideation
  • Innovation Execution

Module 4: Capstone Project

Past Participant Profile

129931_ScreenShot2020-01-26at4.11.16PM.png 

©Emeritus Institute of Management

EMERITUS Network Benefits

On successful completion of this program, join a community of over 7400 learners on the EMERITUS Network. The EMERITUS Network is your platform to connect to a global network of individuals. Benefits of the EMERITUS Network include:

  • Tuition Assistance
  • Global Network that includes over 400 CEOs, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors, Founders, and Managing Directors
  • Invitation to Global Events
  • Start-up Corner to help connect, collaborate, raise capital, invest or identify talent
  • Extended Course Access and
  • Access to EMERITUS Groups

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a verified digital diploma by the Emeritus Institute of Management, in collaboration with MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School Executive Education & Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

Our values define who we are, the people who we work with and the way we collaborate. They also encapsulate the behavior we seek in our students and alumni.

Our values define who we are, the people who we work with and the way we collaborate. They also encapsulate the behavior we seek in our students and alumni. Read less