Online Courses to Grease the Gears of your Brain

Destination Innovation

I have now created a number of online courses to help you acquire skills in these areas. Please take a look at these courses. You can go through each course from your home or office at your own pace. The courses consist of a series of short lectures and a few exercises. They should be fun and you will learn useful methods you can put to immediate use. My offer to you – a 30% discount on any of the courses using the link above or the code TW30.

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How Asking Works: A Crash Course in Customer Discovery Questions

Grasshopper Herder

Learning how questions actually work can give you fresh insight into the customer discovery process. The post How Asking Works: A Crash Course in Customer Discovery Questions appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Interviewing strangers is a science as much as an art. Customer Development Lean Startup Generative Market Research Interview lean startup

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Improve Leadership Skills Today with Supervisor Courses [Online and Offline]

CMOE

Although it is difficult to replace the value of live, facilitator-led supervisor-development programs, digital or online supervisor training courses and blended solutions are good alternatives that can equip supervisors with the vital skills and knowledge they need so they feel confident in their ability to lead others and maximize the potential of the workforce. In some situations, online supervisor training courses can be more cost-effective for an organization.

A light-bulb moment in Innovation Learning

Paul Hobcraft

Over the past few weeks, or is it months or is it even years, I have been constantly thinking through how we are learning in our innovation understanding. I was reading an article by Josh Bersin, called “ the disruption of digital learning: ten things we have learned” Josh is the founder of Bersin by Deloitte and this article was on one of his LinkedIn Pulse views. ” It is a “way of learning” not a “type of learning.”

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this session, Paul takes us through examples of successful open innovation programs to explore the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

Understanding Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

Daniel Burrus

While several companies are on course to use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and deep learning (DL), others hardly understand the fundamental differences between these powerful technologies. Before the meeting began, I heard discussions regarding what some were doing with deep learning, and others were talking about the results they received from machine learning. Machine Learning ? Deep Learning.

Help Us Prototype our Newest Course: Testing by Strategyzer

Strategyzer Innovation

Testing by Strategyzer, our newest online course, will walk you through the process of reducing risk and uncertainty around any new business idea. We are in the midst of developing the course, and we wanted to offer you a unique opportunity to co-create the course with the makers of the Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Design. We have a limited number of licenses for the first 300 users that take us up on our offer to beta test the course.

Grading Crash Course: Green Belt + Black Belt – Stockholm

Innovation 360

Special occasion: Green Belt grading merged with Black Belt grading in a 3-day “crash course” from early mornings to evenings (boot camp) in Stockholm. Learn how to use InnovationIQ. Ready for a lifelong learning journey. Insights and learnings. Supporting the learning journey. The post Grading Crash Course: Green Belt + Black Belt – Stockholm appeared first on Home of Innovation.

Now’s the perfect time to plot a course for the future

Innovation 360 Group

Learning Capabilities). Learn from the world’s top innovators. The post Now’s the perfect time to plot a course for the future appeared first on Innovation Consultant | Innovation 360 | Home Of Innovation. While there is limited good news in the current COVID-19 crisis and the mobility limitations that it represents, there is an upside – it gives you time to think about your path forward. Innovation Management is not something that just happens.

GFi Innovation Public Training Course

Gregg Fraley

Course Description: Innovation Intensive is a one day, deep dive, into fundamental and advanced concepts in innovation. Participants learn classic pitfalls and how to avoid them using best practices and emerging advanced practices. Innovation team leaders and project managers learn what it takes to keep cycles spinning from year to year. This course covers a great deal of ground — even experienced innovation professionals will learn new methods, tools, and concepts.

When to pull the plug and learn from failure

Innovation Excellence

Creating a new venture, championing a new process or offering a new course or program is exciting. Innovation Business Failures failure LearningHowever, statistically, it is more likely you will fail than succeed and there is a fine line between determination and pig-headed optimism. You might not have the skills to do what you love. At some point, you will have.

Grading Crash Course: Green Belt + Black Belt – Washington D.C.

Innovation 360

Special occasion: Green Belt grading merged with Black Belt grading in a 3-day “crash course” from early mornings to evenings (boot camp) at a Conference center in Tysons corner, VA close to both Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan International airport. Learn how to use InnovationIQ. Ready for a lifelong learning journey. Insights and learnings. Supporting the learning journey. The post Grading Crash Course: Green Belt + Black Belt – Washington D.C.

A Crash Course on Leadership

Idea Champions

Indeed, you will need to learn a lot if you expect to succeed in your leadership role. The simplest way to learn is to listen. Here's pretty much everything you need to know about being a good leader -- whether you are the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or the Director of a 5-person non-profit. Ready? Connect: If you want to lead people, you will need to begin by connecting with them, as in develop some kind of trusting relationship.

Top 10 short-term online innovation management courses

hackerearth

Why take a course on innovation? What they learned was to be problem solvers, not innovators. This gap can be bridged by learning. List of courses. This is a round-up of short-term online courses for decision-makers who oversee driving innovation in their respective organizations. Learn during your free time from the comfort of your home and upgrade your knowledge and skill. Course duration : 9 weeks. Course highlights. Course highlights.

What We Can Learn About Government Innovation from DARPA

IdeaScale

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has already changed the course of history. Here’s what we can all learn from DARPA’s approach to innovation management and product design strategy. The post What We Can Learn About Government Innovation from DARPA appeared first on IdeaScale. DARPA was where the internet, the graphical user interface, the voice assistant, and GPS were pioneered, changing how we work, play, and live.

Developing continuous learning

ImagineNation

In the same way, new platforms, products and services, business models and other emerging creative surprises are, disrupting the learning game. To promote this “sold out” event, The Churchill Cub shared “keeping up with our changing world of work requires access to continuous learning and micro credentials to attain the bite sized chunks of knowledge we need. To also develop the skills required to surmount future challenges, so what then, is the role of continuous learning?

Top 10 short-term online innovation management courses

hackerearth

Why take a course on innovation? What they learned was to be problem solvers, not innovators. This gap can be bridged by learning. List of courses. This is a round-up of short-term online courses for decision-makers who oversee driving innovation in their respective organizations. Learn during your free time from the comfort of your home and upgrade your knowledge and skill. Course duration : 9 weeks. Course highlights. Course highlights.

If You Want To Learn Problem Solving, Learn From Designers

Game-Changer

He wanted to know my thoughts on the best way to learn how to solve problems. My response: If you want to learn about problem solving, learn from designers. This is why I believe you should learn from designers if you want to learn problem solving. But, concerned that I wasn’t using a wider lens and experimenting with other problem solving methods, in 2012 I was looking for a physical design course; so I looked for one in Coursera.

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Those that learn to frame the Strategic Innovation discussion are the big winners

Paul Hobcraft

Of course, those that go and build their own, based on their different needs of innovation create something unique and more valuable to “gather around” ** This post was adapted but first published on the Hype Innovation Blog site.

Overcome Fears and Learn to Delegate in the Workplace

CMOE

All great managers must learn to delegate in the workplace. Many workers today are eager to learn new skills to make themselves more valuable as employees and enhance their professional skills. And, of course, you’re giving yourself more time to be the most effective leader you can be.

Idea Management: Learning When and How to Say “Enough”

IdeaScale

Learn to Separate Projects from Egos (Including Your Own). How much better things would be if, upon realizing that an idea has flaws, teams corrected course instead of riding a sinking ship to the bottom of the ocean. Find Ways to Pivot Based on Lessons Learned. There are always lessons that can be learned, many of which can deliver commercial or operational benefit.

When to Pull the Plug… and LEARN

Innovation Excellence

Creating a new venture, championing a new process or offering a new course or program is exciting. However, statistically, it is more likely you will fail than succeed and there is a fine line between determination and pig-headed optimism. You might not have the skills to do what you love. At some point, you will have. Innovation

10 Strategies: How to Learn Advanced Concepts Fast

Game-Changer

In this environment, people and companies that survive and thrive are those who know how to learn ; fast. Notice I said “who know how to learn”, this is key because you can’t adjust course based on your own point of view if you don’t. Simply learning isn’t enough, because learning time doesn’t just happen in the classroom or in training; it happens all the time in every moment of your day. How do you learn how to learn?

What Apple Can Learn From Tires

Matthew May

Amazon, which of course owns Zappos, obviously see the value. So, note to Apple: you may build great high tech gadgets, but you can learn a thing or two from tires and shoes on how to help people buy them, without needing a Genius. I am happy to see more and more companies providing product information in a form that is actually meaningful to people.

Learning from our scars

The Future Shapers

Far too often, we only base success around project launches or delivery, i.e. the outcome, and fail to recognise the importance of learning along the way. Importantly, we also need to recognise where we have failed and the challenges we continue to face; after all, we only learn from our scars. The only possible way we could start was to simply get moving and course correct where needed. The post Learning from our scars appeared first on The Future Shapers.

Accelerate Innovation — With Experiential Learning

Gregg Fraley

Experiential Learning Accelerates Innovation. New Study: Drawing is the Fastest, Most Effective Way to Learn. I read with interest an article stating that drawing accelerates learning. Using experiential learning tools like drawing isn’t really new in innovation process. Sunni Brown , Dave Gray , Dan Roam, and yours truly all use experiential learning tools in innovation projects. They don’t know how to scaffold a learning experience.

Design Thinking New Ways of Learning & Working

InnovationTraining.org

Since then, I’ve seen many people that I learn from about working and innovating virtually post some of their favorite tools to use. New Learning & Development. I learned a lot from working to apply design thinking for myself in response to the new COVID-19 challenges. I’m starting with learning a software from the top tools list above that I’ve never used before…and then teaching it to others. Learn a New Software. Keep learning.

Think Your Company’s Pursuit of Innovation has Run its Course? Think Again…

Qmarkets

If there’s anything we’ve learned from the last 10 years of technological advancements, it’s that humanity’s potential for enhancement, modification, deviation, and then reinvention, is categorically unfathomable. Of course, we’ve developed new materials and designs, but the mechanical structure has remained the same – until now. For several years now, the pursuit of innovation has been established as one of the top priorities for senior leaders at large organizations.

A Minimum Viable Product is an Object for Learning

Tim Kastelle

From the name, people often think of it as a prototype, but really, it’s a learning object. The Lean Startup approach is based on the Build-Measure-Learn loop. When you combine hypothesis testing with low-fidelity MVPs, you get into the Build-Measure-Learn loop very early in the process. It’s a great way to learn if you’re really delivering value for your customers. The best way to think of an MVP is an object for learning.

Finding knowledge and research to help you learn and adapt

Paul Hobcraft

As part of my job, advising others on all things swirling around innovation, I invest significant time in researching, learning and applying what I feel is important to others, so as to understand or at least to raise their awareness to changing practices, thinking or approaches. As this is being published in more open ways, it is not just the client that is benefiting from this research or learning but the wider community. It looks at connected learning and the network approach.

Method Mondays: Never stop learning

Boxes and Arrows

Benjamin Franklin once said: “Tell me and I forget; teach me and I may remember; involve me and I learn.”. In the course of time, the topic areas have developed: We have not only tested creativity methods or tools, but also storytelling techniques, warm-ups, sketching, or psychology theories for group dynamics. It helps us to test and validate new methods, to make mistakes and learn from them. Learning From Others Process and Methods

Convert your ordinary training into life-based learning

Values Centered Innovation

If you enjoy delving into research that stimulates deeper thinking about your talent development programs, this mini-course is for you! In this course, Debra Miller presents a summary of research conducted in Australia focused on Learning and Development in the Knowledge Era.

Think Your Company’s Pursuit of Innovation has Run its Course? Think Again…

Qmarkets

If there’s anything we’ve learned from the last 10 years of technological advancements, it’s that humanity’s potential for enhancement, modification, deviation, and then reinvention, is categorically unfathomable. Of course, we’ve developed new materials and designs, but the mechanical structure has remained the same – until now. For several years now, the pursuit of innovation has been established as one of the top priorities for senior leaders at large organizations.

Elements of Learning Experience Design

Boxes and Arrows

The purpose of an experience and the platform on which the experience takes place will vary: purchasing a plane ticket on a tablet to vacation, enjoying a musical performance in a theater, or learning to code in a classroom. While Garrett’s “elements” are most relevant to digital product design, I’ve been able to use them as a roadmap for developing learning experiences for adults. Elements of learning experience design. Imagine you’re learning how to drive.

How Transformational Leaders Learn To Overcome Failure

Innovation Excellence

The difference, I have found, between truly transformational leaders and those that fail isn’t so much innate talent or even ambition, but their ability to learn along the way. It was, in fact, what he learned from the earlier failure that helped make the Salt March such a remarkable success. Learning To Overthrow A Dictator. They had learned that if they could mobilize the public that they could beat Miloševi?

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

CMOE

If your team is to be truly ready to respond to the ever-changing needs of your customers and the ever-changing conditions of the market, then your organization must cultivate a culture of continuous learning.

How To Drive and Sustain Innovation With Learning and Development Training

IdeaScale

Recent research suggests that some key learning and development (L&D) strategies hold the answers you’ve been searching for. If you’re just beginning to explore what innovation means for your company, business innovation training courses will help you get a firm grasp on your organization’s innovative needs, and transfer the right knowledge to your employees to help your business’ innovation grow.

A platform providing innovation learning.

Guide 4 Innovating

What we do see is that we seem to change the people constantly involved in innovation but we so often lose their learning when they move on or move out. We somehow miss constantly the chances to create the collective memory and necessary reference points of past learning. Of course, we are facing more complexity when it comes to innovating. We lack a platform of learning on innovation. What should we place in this platform of learning?

Testing New Business Ideas: Learnings from OWLET [Part 1]

Strategyzer Innovation

What can we learn from Owlet on testing new business ideas? First, we apologize to team members in advance, telling them that a group of innovation professionals like themselves with access to corporate knowledge and a wealth of resources will probably not learn much from a group of inexperienced students, but we show them the video anyway. Of course, this is a set-up as there is so much to learn in this 10 minute video!

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A platform providing innovation learning.

Guide 4 Innovating

What we do see is that we seem to change the people constantly involved in innovation but we so often lose their learning when they move on or move out. We somehow miss constantly the chances to create the collective memory and necessary reference points of past learning. Of course, we are facing more complexity when it comes to innovating. We lack a platform of learning on innovation. What should we place in this platform of learning?

There's gold in the data - but have we learned the lessons?

Jeffrey Phillips

One breed of miner - the hardhat wearing, coal digging, heavy equipment manager is leaving the scene, being replaced by large equipment, robots, issues with safety and the environment and of course greenhouse gas concerns. Of course we can mine our current databases - the CRM and ERP databases that contain so many transactions. Few companies have good consistent data, and even fewer have the patience necessary to allow a lot of experiments and learning in the data.

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Learning How to Master the Art of Your Career

Daniel Burrus

Learn the art of your career from the artists in your field to become exceptional. Even in the creative fields, you still learn both the science and the art of your craft in order to find professional success in it. Writers must learn grammatical and syntactical convention, but they also have to learn how to write something everyone must read. The post Learning How to Master the Art of Your Career appeared first on Daniel Burrus.

90 Quotes on Education & Learning

Idea Champions

Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each." - Plato. Learn as if you were to live forever." - Mahatma Gandhi. I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn." - Albert Einstein 6. Learning is making it possible for yourself." - Paulo Coelho. That is what learning is.