Creating Innovation

A ruthlessly practical online course to learn and apply the essential tools, techniques and processes of innovation.

About the course

Discover how to put innovation into practice

Innovation is one of the most common business buzzwords of the last decade. It is often said that innovation is crucial for companies to survive. But what does the word really mean? And more importantly, how do you do innovation?

This course covers the fundamental foundations that enable you to create innovation in your organisation. We believe innovation is all about unlocking and applying creativity to solve problems that matter. In other words, developing new ideas that create value and tackle important challenges. You will learn the tools, techniques and processes that allow innovation to flourish and create value for you, your organisation and your customers or stakeholders. From understanding users to generating ideas, crafting creative concepts and testing prototypes, you will leave this course ready to lead innovation in any team.

Get a new mindset

adc视频在线观看Get beyond the jargon and discover simple, practical ways to think about innovation and how to bring it into your business context. Learn from case studies and course peers.

Learn the innovator's toolkit

adc视频在线观看Learn a range of practical methods. Everything from framing the problem, to doing user research, collaborative ideation, prototyping and more.

Show real-time results

adc视频在线观看Get support to apply new tools and frameworks in your own business, with feedback and coaching from peers and pros.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn

By the time you finish this course you should have acquired knowledge and skills that you’ll be able to use right away in your work or add to your resume.


  • Understand how to do innovation and how you can successfully implement it 
  • Understand the tools, techniques and processes that can enable innovation 
  • Understand the theory and practice of innovation processes, from conducting research to gaining traction for new ideas
  •  Get to know case studies of how innovation has been successfully (and not successfully) implemented


  • Ability to design and run collaborative innovation processes using a wide range of approaches
  • Select and apply appropriate tools, methods and processes to enable innovative ideas to be developed and implemented 
  • Develop an innovation mindset
  • The capacity to integrate innovation into an organisation
  • Build confidence in your ability to lead innovation and bring new ideas to life

Seven areas of study

Demystifying Innovation

Explore innovation frameworks, consider how you currently innovate and ways you can apply the course to your workplace to achieve results.

Opportunities to Innovate

Learn simple, practical research methods to gather data, extract the most relevant insights and frame your innovation challenge in a clear and compelling way.

Ideation & Concepting

adc视频在线观看Lead creative processes that harness the power of teams to get beyond the obvious, generate new ideas and create early stage concepts.

Prototyping & Testing

adc视频在线观看How to bring your ideas to life quickly through prototypes. Build, test, iterate and measure your impact to continuously drive toward success.

Building the MVP

adc视频在线观看Launch your minimum viable product (MVP) and learn methods to strategically evolve it to prove it’s value and market fit.

Gaining Traction

Tell the story of your solution and integrate it within your context. You will explore ways to propel your solution forward and engage supporters along the way.

Continuous Innovation

Cultivate an environment in which innovation can continue to flourish. Embed the mindset for innovation within your ecosystem to support continuous innovation long after the course.


How you will learn 

The Hyper Island approach is different from a traditional online course. We combine hands-on learning in your workplace with a fast-paced online environment to create a powerful experience that truly pays off. 

Learning kit 

Every Sunday, the weekly module is introduced. You will receive a Learning kit consisting of original content and insights to maximize your knowledge. The course content is available for you to go through at any time you choose during the week.

Join live sessions 

The one-hour online webinar session is scheduled on Tuesdays 15:00-16:00 CET and held by industry experts and course facilitators. They will dig deeper into the weekly module content and discussing questions and challenges. You can join it live or watch the recording in your own time.

Weekly challenges 

Every week, there will be tasks and challenges to solve. They are designed to integrate with your work to build your competence. The deadline for sharing your results from your challenges and reflection on the process will be on Sundays.

Peer learning and perspective

We find that much of the learning comes through interactions and discussion from your peers on the course. As part of your journey you will read other participant ́s work and share your perspective to create an interactive participatory experience. 

Time commitment 

This course is designed to be flexible to your schedule. The time commitment is individual, however you are expected to spend approximately 5-7 hours per week on your learning.


Ask us anything

I work with "innovation" formally in my job. Can I still take this course?
What is the level is this course? Beginner, intermediate or expert?
I work full-time, can I still attend this course?
Do I get a certificate?
Are there specific dates and times that I need to be available?
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
How is my team involved via my participation in the course?
I want my employer to pay for it. How will it be valuable for my company?
Who takes this course

Your peers on the course 

This course is for people who are interested in or already working with innovation. It is suitable for beginners to those at intermediate level.

You might work with developing new products or services, or focus on internal processes and ways of working. You could have an innovation challenge or want to bring a new kind of thinking and mindset shift into your organisation.

Our typical participants are from diverse roles and industries including people such as CEO’s, Heads of Departments,  Product Leads, Consultants, Designers, Strategists, Creatives, Engineers, Project Managers, Start-up Founders and Entrepreneurs.

Why take this course

Challenges we've heard from previous participants

These are some of the common challenges we’ve heard from past participants. Do you recognize these sentiments in yourself or your colleagues?

  • I keep hearing that ‘we need to innovate’ but I don’t know where to start…

  • Me and my team have been working with innovation but we need some fresh new tools…

  • I’m tired of TED Talks and blog posts about innovation. I want to get hands-on and DO it…

  • I’m totally new to innovation and curious to learn about how I can apply it…

Companies we have worked with