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The concept of innovation

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The concept of innovation

Just what is innovation? This free course examines the issues surrounding the concept of innovation. What is 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.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand why and how innovation is important
  • recognise the benefits which innovation can confer on an innovating organisation.

First Published: 08/08/2012

Updated: 22/05/2019

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