In times of a more disruptive, complex and dynamic world than ever experienced before, innovation is no longer a luxury, but the precondition of business survival. Forward-thinking, established companies are turning innovation challenges into opportunities and are teaming up with fast, creative startups to disrupt jointly whole industries. The competition to survive is replaced by collaboration to thrive – to thrive in this new, exciting ecosystem of opportunities.
However, this is only true for selected actors – the majority is not making use of this collaboration potential. This course will guide you how to prepare, plan and implement a mutually beneficial collaboration, regardless if you are a startup, a corporate or generally interested to reap the potentials.
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After week 4, the fast track ends. Here, the real experience starts and you are invited to continue with two extra weeks in cross-sectoral teams to work on real-life challenges with dedicated tools.
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This course has been developed under the umbrella of the CORSHIP project, which is co-funded by the European Commission.
The developing team consists of experts from universities (FH Joanneum, Austria; Cracow University of Economics, Poland; Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany), businesses (AVL List GmbH, Austria; Beta-i, Portugal), and the European Startup Network, who have teamed up to offer you an innovative course experience to the topic of Corporate Entrepreneurship.
The learning journey includes a mix of lightening talks, informative articles, quizzes, discussions and engaging activities to bring the different actors together. Two course tracks – a fast track and a full track – are there to cater individual learning needs.
Along the course, we will introduce dedicated toolbox to support you in your journey, with the „Co-Innovation Builder“ in its center. On top, this MOOC carries the opportunity to qualify for the Co-Innovation Masterclass – a MicroCredential limited to 30 participants with co-innovation bootcamps in Potsdam and Cracow, starting in 2021. Get more information here.
The course starts on 22nd of April 2020 and runs over a period of 6 weeks (4 weeks of content and 2 additional weeks of practical transfer of the content learned). Approximately 6 hours of work per week. It is designed to allow flexibility and has the possibility to do more or less, depending on your time availability and topic preferences and interests.
Participation at the MOOC and all types of credentials are for free. No fees will be charged at any part of this course.
The main course language is English.
This course is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
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