Innovation for Global Cities

Free

Why take this cred?

Are you an innovator? At the end of the day, most people tend to accept the status quo; true innovators and problem solvers are rare which is why employers value them so highly. This credential gives you the opportunity to show your skills.

Over two days, you and your team will tackle a real-world challenge facing your city. You'll do real research, come up with innovative solutions and present your findings to a panel of experts and city leaders giving you the opportunity to make your plan a reality.

Skills

  1. Work in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
  2. Work with competing demands in complex situations and systems.
  3. Identify the conditions required for innovation to occur.
  4. Apply innovation strategies to a global issue.

Concepts

  • The innovation process
  • Background reading
  • Stakeholder interviews
  • Working in teams
  • Pitching a proposal

How do I get this cred?

On completion of the module the student will have self-identified strategies for developing and maintaining innovation strategies to solve a global challenge.

The outputs are proposals developed as a part of team activities which are pitched to city leaders.