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Innovation and Design Thinking

"Innovation is not a gift that you’re born with. It’s a skill that anyone can learn." - Drew Boyd

The second offering of UC's highly popular MOOC on Innovation and Design Thinking has now ended. The course was available from October 16 - December 14, 2014.

If you were unable to enroll in this MOOC and are interested in being notified the next time it is offered, please complete the inquiry form below. If you have questions about a prior MOOC you have taken at UC, please contact BJ Zirger, Associate Dean of Online Education in the Lindner College of Business.

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In this FREE seven-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), students will master the tools necessary to generate new ideas and quickly transform those concepts into viable new products and services.

Participants who successfully complete the course and enroll as a new student at the University of Cincinnati will receive graduate credits that can be applied toward either an MBA degree from the Lindner College of Business or a Master of Engineering degree through the College of Engineering and Applied Science.*

The UC MOOC is team taught by Professors Drew Boyd and Jim Tappel. Drew Boyd founded the acclaimed Marketing & Mastery Program at Johnson and Johnson and recently co-authored the book Inside the Box: A Proven System of Creativity for Breakthrough Results. Jim Tappel has spent more than 25 years of his life focusing on design thinking work, including a ten-year stint at renowned innovator IDEO.

Innovation at its finest

  • No tuition fees – this course is FREE
  • No admissions process – this class is open to anyone
  • Earn University of Cincinnati graduate-level credits*
  • Learn from leading University of Cincinnati faculty members
  • Learn on your own schedule at your own pace – course content is available 24/7
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