Karan Girotra is a professor of operations, technology, and information management at Cornell Tech and Cornell University. He collaborates with companies building new business models in the areas of urban living, smart transportation, and e-commerce, helping them design rigorous, research-based solutions. Professor Girotra’s research team has been recognized by many awards, including the prestigious Wickham Skinner Early Career Research Award and multiple best paper awards. He has also won awards for his teaching on entrepreneurship and new business models, and was featured in the Poets & Quants Best 40 Under 40 business professors list. In addition to his academic work, Professor Girotra is one of the founders of TerraPass Inc., which the New York Times identified as one of the most noteworthy ideas of 2005. Since then, TerraPass has helped businesses and individuals reduce over 100 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions. Professor Girotra holds Ph.D. and A.M. degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
In this course, you will learn best practices to quickly generate multiple ideas for new ventures. You will flex your creative muscles by using tools and activities daily to expand your list of ideas. Then, you will apply your best practices to a number of product and service design, business model transformation, and sales transformation templates to devise ideas for new products and services. By the end of this course, you will have over 100 ideas for new products or services that you can begin to refine.
You are required to have completed the following course or have equivalent experience before taking this course:
- Preparing for Digital Transformation
Key Course Takeaways
- Generate ideas for new products and services
- Use digital transformation and new marketplace templates to generate new ideas
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3-5 hours per week
100% online, instructor-led
Professor of Operations, Technology, and Information Management, Cornell Tech
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- Business leaders
- Technology leaders including CTOs
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