• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 5 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Managing Innovation and Design Thinking specialization gives you the opportunity to try out a course in a Master’s degree to get a feel for the full experience. If you complete the course, it can potentially count towards credit if you enroll to the MSc in MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Go beyond general management with structured models and techniques used by successful entrepreneurs and CEOs. You will learn how to drive innovation at any stage of business development — from developing an idea to leading a company.

Taught by award-winning faculty from HEC Paris, one of Europe’s leading business schools, the curriculum provides structured models and techniques that teach you to be an innovator and change-maker in any industry.

Take an online course from a full Master’s degree for less than $100

This Managing Innovation and Design Thinking offered by Coursera in partnership with HEC Paris is part of the HEC Paris MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree program.

What you will learn:

  • Build your own prototype for a product, service, or business design
  • Develop a personal tool-box and managerial framework to effectively foster creativity in your organization
  • Lead strategic decision-making about innovation in order to compete
  • Learn how to design and govern a team, project, and organization

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 5 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 5 months to complete
      • Suggested 6 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Boosting Creativity for Innovation
  • Strategic Management of Innovation
  • Organizational Design and Management
  • Design Thinking

More Details on Coursera Plus:

  • Learn Anything: Explore any interest or trending topic, take prerequisites, and advance your skills
  • Save money: Spend less money on your learning if you plan to take multiple courses this year
  • Flexible Learning: Learn at your own pace, move between multiple courses, or switch to a different course
  • Unlimited Certificates: Earn a certificate for every learning program that you complete at no additional cost

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. 

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