Dernière mise à jour : 07 Aug 2016

Idea Generation Methods


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  • Modules’ titles and Contents:

Chapter 1 - Introduction:

The sketch in your head! Strategic Innovation Management, Idea Generation Process, Innovation Process and fuzzy front end

Chapter 2 - Design Factors:

What's in your picture? Design Aspects, Methods, Sources

Chapter 3 - Defining your Search Space:

Landscape or portrait? Context Definition, Agenda Setting, Problem Representation

Chapter 4 - Scenario:

What's my perspective? Definition of Scenario Topic, STEEP / PESTEL Analysis, Influence Factors and Descriptors

Chapter 5 - Future Assumptions:

Using watercolour or oil? Present Situation and Future Assumptions, Bundling Projection, Interpretation of Scenario, Wild Cards, SWOT, Proposals for Action

Chapter 6 - Scenario-based Roadmapping:

What to draw when? Definition of a Roadmapping Topic, Needs Analysis, Analysis of Potentials

Chapter 7 - Establishing your roadmap:

Sketching your picture! Establishing a Roadmap, Consistency Analysis and Evaluation

  • Name of the teache Dr. Daniel Jeffrey Koch; background information is available on the course site.
  • Would you suggest following the entire MOOC or just some modules? entire

Learning outcomes


“Participants will be able to understand and apply certain methods of idea generation on any self-chosen topic. For example, participants will understand and will be able to apply methods like Mindmapping & Clustering, 6-3-5, World Cafe & DeBono Hats, Concept Mapping, Scenario Techniques ( e.g. STEEP), Roadmapping and many more in a structured process.”

Teaching-Learning methodology

xMOOC (videos, quizzes, forum)


Is there a final certification? Yes. A Statement of Participation Learning outcomes are evaluated by questionnaireWhen: during the course after a video session

  • Soft skills Analytical Skills, Creativity and innovation
  • Language English
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  • Duration suggested course length is about 7 weeks
  • Level of commitment required workload of 3-4 hours per week
  • Cost MOOC Gratuit, Certification payante * Détails sur la plateforme
  • Providing institution KIC InnoEnergy SE, the netherlands
  • Mooc Platform Iversity (
  • Target group Open for all persons
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  • Level of assistance offered Availability of teachersHow to contact themForum / discussion groups
  • Keywords Analytical skills, Creativity and innovation, Business