The concept of innovation

The concept of innovation

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 3 hours study time

  • Business, consulting and management

  • Free

  • Level 2

About this course

This free course examines the issues surrounding the concept of innovation. The difference between innovation and invention? How are organisations affected by innovation: are all of the outcomes positive? You will learn how to analyse this concept and its impact on resources, capabilities and competencies.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand why and how innovation is important.
  2. Recognise the benefits which innovation can confer on an innovating organisation.