Structured Innovation is a collaborative effort designed to deconstruct and re-engineer technological systems. In doing so, Structured Innovation analyzes a particular situation to reveal hidden problems and problems perceived to be impossible to solve. Going beyond analysis, processes are used to generate a comprehensive set of ideas, develop concepts and inventively solve problems in such a manner as to ensure that expectations are met and often exceeded.
This course helps participants learn how structured approaches to innovation can be used to leverage subject matter experts' expertise and knowledge of their company, customers, suppliers, processes. Furthermore, participants will learn to analyze and synthesize information to solve intractable problems and mitigate risks associated with implementation. Structured Innovation can be used to deliver practical solutions that range from incremental improvement to a radical re-invention of technological systems.
Learning Objective: Develop an understanding of a structured process and tools for solving complex problems found in manufacturing, product development and R&D.