Teaching Innovation Program

Teaching Innovation Program

May 31-June 4, 2020

Program Cost: $3,250

Faculty from all disciplines will benefit from Babson's approach to developing deep expertise in teaching innovation concepts as applied to medium and large enterprises.

In the Teaching Innovation Program you will be exposed to the concepts, methods and tools that medium and large enterprises use to gain an understanding of the challenges they face in their innovation journeys which connect strategy, innovation, culture, and entrepreneurial leadership.

This action-based program provides you with the tools to develop, update or reimagine your innovation curriculum, which can be applied to any discipline. Prepare your students for working in or leading innovation in the global marketplace. Bring best practices back to your institution and become a designer of innovation programs and learning facilitator to all levels of learners. 


Enrich Yourself, Your Curriculum & Your University

You will encounter:

  • Concepts, methods, tools and how to teach various types of innovation:
    – Corporate Entrepreneurship
    – Radical Innovation
    – Reimagining Business Models
    – Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Teacher as a facilitator and leader of innovation
  • Online simulation for practicing innovation with students

 We continually update program content to best serve participants needs. Subject to change.

Questions? Email Babson Academy

Dr. Jay Rao teaches innovation to MBA students and to companies around the world. His executive teaching and consulting is in the areas of innovation, implementation of innovation, initiatives within forms, corporate entrepreneurship and customer experience innovation. His research has appeared in the Sloan Management Review, Journal of Innovative Management, The European Business Review, The European Financial Review, Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly and others. He is the author of the book, "The Discipline and Culture of Innovation". Read more»

When is the program held? Sunday Evening, May 31 - Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Welcome Reception Sunday, May 31 at 6:00pm).

Who should attend? Faculty from all disciplines - strategy, operations, IT, HR, leadership. engineering, etc. - who are teaching or planning to teach innovation courses, or include concepts, methods and tools into their own curricula. Faculty who wish to lead programs in innovation at all levels.

What does the cost of the program cover? The cost includes program materials, accommodations, and meals at the award winning Babson Executive Conference Center from Sunday May 31, after 4pm through Thursday, June 4 at 12:30pm. Program begins on Monday, June 1 at 8:30am and ends on Thursday, June 4 at 12:30pm followed by lunch. There will be a Welcome Reception on Sunday, May 31 at 6pm. Babson Executive Conference Center is located at One Synder Drive, Wellesley, MA 02457, +1 781-239-4000.