Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-196-145 055835 Workplace Innovation
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-196-145 WORKPLACE INNOVATION ...use of inventive thinking techniques and innovative methods to improve work processes in multiple workplace environments; research and analyze the use of technology in businesses to promote innovation in the workplace; develop an innovative, entrepreneurial, and intrepreneurial mindset.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Portfolio
Course Competencies
  1. Analyze the necessary components of developing and maintaining an organization culture of innovation
  2. Interpret the internal organizational "generators" which drive innovation
  3. Apply a multiphase "cycle" of innovation to a work environment situation
  4. Examine the internal forces that enable or hinder innovation
  5. Assess innovation projects from multiple points-of-view
  6. Develop a creative thinking mindset
  7. Practice the techniques of systematic inventive thinking
  8. Explore various technologies that promote collaboration and innovation
  9. Develop a strategy or utilizing technologies that promote collaboration and innovation
  10. Develop intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial skills
  11. Scan current and future innovative trends in various business sectors