Module 5 – Driving Innovation
Design Thinking for Business Information
Building upon the IT module in Module 4, examines the digital economy in Silicon Valley. Analyzes real-life case studies of industries that have been transformed by technological advances and offers insights on evaluating the competitive landscape, challenging incumbents and identifying opportunities for newcomers.
Analyzes creative problem-solving and the implementation of innovative initiatives. Explore the role of leaders to both innovate and foster a climate of innovation.
This course offers a frontline view of how new companies are created in Silicon Valley and the role that venture capitalists play in this process. Real-life examples will shed light on how entrepreneurs and venture capitalist work together in order to create and grow companies.