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Certificate of Achievement

Vincent VAUBAN

has completed the following course:

Investigating Innovation

Deakin University and Coventry University

Innovation is a key element of entrepreneurial success and growth for any organisation. Being innovative gives a business a competitive advantage and helps shape a positive future. In this course, you investigated why you should innovate and how innovation can be part of your everyday life. You learnt about different types and popular misconceptions of innovation and applied innovation to a real-life example to enhance your understanding.

2 weeks, 3 hours per week

Matt Mount

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Innovation

Deakin University

Joan Lockyer

Deputy Director, International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship

Coventry University

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Learning outcomes

  • Explain the different types and outcomes of innovation
  • Identify and distinguish between ideation, development and commercialisation stages of the innovation process
  • Apply innovation as a combination of the classifications (type, process, outcome) to a real life example and examine what innovation means for you
  • Evaluate and challenge the traditional ‘go it alone’ approach of the innovation process


  • Different manifestations and types of innovation
  • Different stages of the innovation process
  • Information required to critically evaluate real life examples of innovation and what impacts they have
  • How to challenge the notions of innovation

Issued on 5th July 2020

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Free online course:

Investigating Innovation

Deakin University