Introduction to Innovation

Introduction to Innovation

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Is innovation only about creating something brand-new, or is there more to this evergreen word?

Learning Objectives

  • Who coined the definition of innovation?
  • What is imitation and its relation to innovation?
  • Is innovation always powered by tech?
  • Broader concept of innovation
  • Intended and unintended consequences of innovation.
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15 minutes

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4th Feb 21

End Date

4th Feb 22

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Course Description

Innovation is a buzzword that you see plastered everywhere in the news these days. But what makes innovation, an innovation?

Did you know that the first Macintosh by Apple was not a brand-new idea? That in fact, it was a copy of PARC, a computer made by Xerox? Still, the Macintosh is hailed as one of the greatest innovations ever. So, what exactly is innovation?

Is it always a novel idea, always driven by technology, and always funded by VCs? This episode will take you on a learning journey on the origin of innovation and what impact it leaves on the world.

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Shruti Suresh

Partner

SkillUp

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Course Type
Course Duration

15 minutes

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Start Date

4th Feb 21

End Date

4th Feb 22

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SLX is a learning exchange platform that integrates the best of Swiss classroom based learning with an opportunity to interact with global markets through first hand travel. At SLX, we believe that lifelong learning is paramount. Therefore, we invest in a myriad of online-learning tools, collaborate with accredited lecturers with extensive industry experience, and cultivate an authentic experience into the archetype of conducting business internationally. With expansive networks to India, Brazil, China and South Africa, the world is truly your oyster with SLX.Throughout history, the world has benefitted greatly from ideas developed in different corners of the world that have gradually diffused from one place to another. On many occasions, ideas have taken root in places different from where they were born and have gone on to rewrite world history. In a hyper-connected world, this takes on an entirely new dimension, transforming traditional models of education in its wake. SLX believes in this transformative power of the exchange of people and ideas that drive global innovation. Transforming and accelerating this life long learning journey for learners of all ages is the core mission of SLX.Our vision is to help societies adapt to rapid and complex transformation driven 
by the forces of technology and markets to create a sustainable future for all. Follow us if you want to re-skill and teach/learn through
 our methods which blend in different approaches to learning. With expansive networks to India, Brazil, China and South Africa,
 the world is truly your oyster with SLX

SLX is a learning exchange platform that integrates the best of Swiss classroom based learning with an opportunity to interact with global markets through first hand travel. At SLX, we believe that lifelong learning is paramount. Therefore, we invest in a myriad of online-learning tools, collaborate with accredited lecturers with extensive industry experience, and cultivate an authentic experience into the archetype of conducting business internationally. With expansive networks to India, Brazil, China and South Africa, the world is truly your oyster with SLX.Throughout history, the world has benefitted greatly from ideas developed in different corners of the world that have gradually diffused from one place to another. On many occasions, ideas have taken root in places different from where they were born and have gone on to rewrite world history. In a hyper-connected world, this takes on an entirely new dimension, transforming traditional models of education in its wake. SLX believes in this transformative power of the exchange of people and ideas that drive global innovation. Transforming and accelerating this life long learning journey for learners of all ages is the core mission of SLX.Our vision is to help societies adapt to rapid and complex transformation driven 
by the forces of technology and markets to create a sustainable future for all. Follow us if you want to re-skill and teach/learn through
 our methods which blend in different approaches to learning. With expansive networks to India, Brazil, China and South Africa,
 the world is truly your oyster with SLX

Our vision is to help societies adapt to rapid and complex transformation driven by the forces of technology and markets to create a sustainable future for all. Follow us if you want to re-skill and teach/learn through our methods which blend in different approaches to learning. With expansive networks to India, Brazil, China and South Africa, the world is truly your oyster with SLX