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Wharton Online Course: Driving Strategic Innovation: Leading Complex Initiatives for Impact

  • January 22, 2024
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • April 05, 2024
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • 100% self-paced virtual learning (suggested time commitment is 4-6 hours per week)

Course Description

This course attempts to demystify how to compete in rapidly changing and complex environments where innovation and change are the key driving factors for success. The course topics include how to link innovators with assets and teams to drive strategies that create innovation. 

From creating organizational efficiencies and commercializing technology to building innovation ecosystems and fostering open-source innovation, this course offers best practices for managing complex projects and partnerships by using real-world examples.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss strategies for driving initiatives within organizations. 
  • Explain balancing exploration and exploitation as part of an organizational strategy.
  • Evaluate the commercialization of technological innovation through partnerships.
  • Describe innovation ecosystems and how to manage them successfully.
  • Discuss open innovation models and applications.
  • Examine large-scale innovation implementation and management within organizations. 

Course Dates

Course Materials available from January 22 - April 5, 2024

100% self-paced virtual learning (suggested time commitment is 4-6 hours per week)

Bonus: Two Live Q&A Sessions with Professor Singh for course participants

Thursday, February 22 10–11 a.m. ET

Thursday, March 21 12–1 p.m. ET

Registration Information

  • Registration Deadline is February 26, 2024
  • Registration Fee: $25
  • Course participants will receive access login information within 3 business days via the email that is used to register.