Open Enrollment Courses
INNOVATION METHODS CERTIFICATION
Become an Innovation Catalyst Starting on Thursday, May 16, this intense program provides both depth and breadth to your innovation capacity
BUSINESS STUDIO SERIES
FLOW; Sponsored by the i6 Proof of Concept Center One-day class; Thursday, April 11
The Process of Innovation; Sponsored by MMTC-West One-day class; Friday, May 10
Innovation Tools Part 2; Sponsored by Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce One-day class; Friday, May 17
Effective Brainstorming; Sponsored by MMTC-West One-day class; Friday, September 15
The Art of the Presentation; Sponsored by MMTC-West One-day class; Friday, November 8
2012 IQ Survey Reveals Traits of Innovators
Organizations that make a deliberate choice to build and nourish innovation can earn a significant payoff for their efforts.
The Innovation Quotient (IQ) identifies four tiers of innovators who demonstrate how organizations can move up the innovation ladder and improve their financial results by adopting the proven practices of innovation-driven companies.
NewNorth’s innovation principles and processes can also be customized to meet the specific needs and vocabulary of individual organizations. If there is a business or project challenge, curriculum can be designed to maximize activity and results.
The organization focuses on teaching the design-thinking process to help facilitate innovation within large corporations, small businesses, and entrepreneurial startups.
“I found myself immersed in an educational experience that was beyond my expectations.”
Entrepreneurs and small businesses can now apply for a range of subsidized business support and chemical production scale-up services from the MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Mich.