Free Online Innovation and Product Development Courses from Top Universities

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Product development has become a complex, fast moving network. These free courses can teach interested product developers to manage the innovation process as an individual or with a team. They can also learn the ins and outs of the organizations, industries and networks that affect product creation.
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Free Innovation and Product Development Courses

Online innovation and product development courses are offered for free by top universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Open University.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

MIT has a few courses in product innovation and development. In Product Design and Development, learn how to prototype a product. In the grad-level Managing Innovation: Emerging Trends course, explore innovation distribution and open source information.

The Open University

The Open University has a brief course called The Concept of Innovation. This course is an investigation of organizations' innovations and their importance.

Free Online Innovation and Product Development Courses at a Glance

Course & SchoolProgram LevelFormatAssignmentsQuizzes & ExamsDownloadable
Managing the Innovation Process course from MITGraduateText LessonsYesNoYes
Product Design and Development course from MITGraduateText LessonsYesNoYes
Managing Innovation: Emerging Trends course from MITGraduateText LessonsYesNoYes
The Concept of Innovation course from Open UniversityIntermediateText LessonsYesNoYes

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Winthrop University

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Indiana Wesleyan University

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  • A.S. General Studies - Fine Arts

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma

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Southern New Hampshire University

  • BA in Graphic Design

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