Center for Innovation Strategies

Building Innovation Proficiency

Executive Education

CIS collaborates with Fisher's Executive Education program to offer the Innovation Practice program. This unique program is designed especially for executives and senior managers who are responsible for driving innovation throughout their organization, and for business leaders who want to better understand how to drive sustainable, profitable growth.

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Design thinking, creativity and ideation


IDEO Design Thinking Toolkit


Creative Confidence

Creative Confidence
Tom and David Kelley


Creating Great Choices

Creating Great Choices
Jennifer Riel, Roger Martin

Innovation Process, Culture and Execution


Innovator's Method book

The Innovator's Method
Nathan Furr and Jeff Dyer


The Startup Way book

The Startup Way
Eric Ries


Other Side of Innovation

The Other Side of Innovation
Govindarajan and Trimble

Fisher Forefront: Business-Ready Insights

Fisher Forefront, a new research-specific resource, is connecting the university community, Ohio State alumni, partners and friends with business-ready insights from Fisher College of Business faculty. Forefront provides access to a comprehensive collection of research translations and media and news items highlighting the world-class academic work being conducted across Fisher’s academic departments and its centers of excellence.

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