This course examines a proven process of innovation and how it applies to private, public and nonprofit organizations; leading to entrepreneurship. The course identifies how organizational culture can have a positive or negative effect on innovation. The role of the leader will be discussed. Determining the right strategy for effective innovation and how to structure organizations to innovate best is explored. Students describe how to implement management systems to assess ongoing innovation, using metrics throughout the process, and determine how to incentivize innovation in work teams. Using the 7 rules of innovation, students assess a selected organization on its degree of innovation and propose a plan for integrating innovation.