Course curriculum

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    Day 1

    • 0. Workshop Introduction

    • 1. The Innovation Professional – World Changers of the Business World

    • 2. Fundamentals of Innovation – Getting to Know Business Innovation

    • 3. The Three Phases of Innovation Project Work

    • 4. Innovation's Design Outputs – The Many Forms of “What's New”

    • 5. The Effective Innovator

    • 6. Creativity & Creativity Methods – Tapping into Innovation's Source of Life

    • 7. Ideation & Brainstorming – Bringing New Ideas to Life

    • 8. The Breakthrough Innovation Method – Oblique Examination Put to Work

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    Day 2

    • 9.1. Getting Innovation Done – Running Innovation Projects in the Business – Part 1 – Overview

    • 9.2. Getting Innovation Done – Running Innovation Projects in the Business – Part 2 – The Front End of Innovation

    • 9.3. Getting Innovation Done – Running Innovation Projects in the Business – Part 3 – The Mid Zone of Innovation

    • 9.4. Getting Innovation Done – Running Innovation Projects in the Business – Part 4 – The Back End of Innovation

    • 9.5. Getting Innovation Done – Running Innovation Projects in the Business – Part 5 – Final Thoughts

    • 10.1. The Big Dig – The Role of Research in Innovation – Part 1 – Core Concepts

    • 10.2. The Big Dig - The Role of Research in Innovation – Part 2 – People Research

    • 10.3. The Big Dig - The Role of Research in Innovation – Part 3 – Market Research

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    Day 3

    • 10.4 The Big Dig - The Role of Research in Innovation – Part 4 – Forward-Looking Research Methods

    • 10.5. The Big Dig - The Role of Research in Innovation – Part 5 – Hard Research

    • 10.6. The Big Dig - The Role of Research in Innovation – Part 6 – Opportunity Scouting & Needfinding Research

    • 10.7. The Big Dig - The Role of Research in Innovation – Part 7 – The Insights Plan

    • 11. Design Thinking & Human-Centered Design

    • 12. The Innovation Manager – Grand Masters of the New

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    Day 4

    • 13. Leading & Building Core Innovation Teams

    • 14. The Innovation Manager as Project Leader – Driving Focused Innovation

    • 15. The Innovation Management Process – Driving Innovation Throughput in the Business

    • 16. Storytelling – How to Spark the Imagination & Turn Ships

    • 17. Selecting the Winning Ideas – My Innovation is Better Than Your Innovation

    • 18. Integration – Pulling This All Together

    • 19. About the CInP® Exam

    • 23. Useful Resources for the Innovation Professional