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Organising for Innovation

How does the social context impact innovation? Explore how cultures, eco-systems and sectors of the economy influence innovation.

Organising for Innovation
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

The value chain concept has importance for designing value and adding innovation processes inside organisations.

On this course evaluate the differences between value chain and value network components of innovation as internal and external drivers of innovation respectively.

You will discuss the role of ecosystems as a key driver of innovation in the contemporary environmental context.

What topics will you cover?

  • Understanding a value proposition
  • Exploring business models
  • The value network
  • Innovation ecosystems
  • Understanding the complexities of interdependence and emergence for innovation
  • Understanding of ecosystems mapping

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Evaluate the difference between value chain and value network components of innovation
  • Explore and understand ecosystems mapping
  • Assess and use transdisciplinary perspectives for value creation and positive social impact

Who is the course for?

For students undertaking the graduate/ postgraduate certificate, jointly delivered by Coventry University and Deakin University.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Matt Mount (Ph.D) is Assistant Professor of Strategy and Innovation at Deakin Business School. He is an expert in the area of strategy and innovation processes.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry