Learn the relevant skills to steer your organization towards Innovation!

An Innovation framework is a strategic approach to act on new ideas. It acts as a scalable platform for harnessing the talents of the employees while conforming to the norms of the organization's corporate strategy.

What will you learn?

  • Understand the concept of Innovation
  • Types of Innovation based on the impact the innovation creates
  • Differences between radical and Disruptive innovation
  • Best Practices of recognized innovative companies
  • ROI of Innovation


No prerequisites are required for taking this course. Although, this course will be useful especially for the business leaders and managers.


Innovation frameworks are recognized by most successful organizations as an essential skill that enhances the leadership capabilities of employees as well as the business potential for the organization. A person with the knowledge of innovative frameworks can become a problem solver and thereby find solutions to problems including customer problems. This skill will enable you to better appreciate the customer’s needs and hence create better solutions for the same.

The course guides you through the process of innovation, the best practices followed by the most recognized innovative organizations. Knowing and following these best practices helps your steer your organization towards being more innovative.

The course offered by the Institute of Product Leadership is a tailored fit if you are aiming to hone your skills and create an impact in your organization.

Your Instructor

Dr. Pavan Soni

Dr. Pavan Soni is an Innovation Evangelist by profession and a teacher by passion. He has consulted with leading organizations on innovation and creativity. Pavan works closely with the Karnataka Knowledge Commission, FICCI, NHRD, Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, CII, and European Business Group, among other industry bodies towards shaping their innovation activities. 

Pavan is author of over a dozen papers and articles published in national and international journals, and has contributed to three books on innovation and creativity. He is a Gold Medalist from MBM Engineering College Jodhpur, and did his PGDIE from NITIE Mumbai. Currently, Pavan completed his Doctoral Studies from IIM Bangalore in the domain of innovation

Course curriculum

  • 3

    Types of Innovation

    • Learning Outcomes
    • Different types of Innovation
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 4

    Process of Innovation

    • Learning Outcomes
    • Processes of Innovation
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 5

    Practices at Innovative Companies

    • Learning Outcomes
    • Various practices at Innovative Companies
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 6

    Returns of Innovation

    • Learning Outcomes
    • Tangible and Intangible Returns
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 7


    • Course Summary
  • 8

    Final Certification Exam

    • Final Exam