Learn To Lead Through Disruptive Innovation

Unfortunately, as of 2/1/2022, the Disruptive Leadership Certificate Program at Stetson University is no longer an active program. If you have any questions in regards to the former Disruptive Leadership program, please feel free to contact [email protected]

Disruptive Leadership Certificate Program at Stetson University is a challenging interdisciplinary curriculum. Our program prepares you to analyze, manage and build experiences that are unique and valuable in the marketplace. Whether you are a high-potential employee seeking to move up within your organization, or a seasoned executive with desire to increase your understanding of the latest technologies and business models, Disruptive Leadership will get you there. Once you've completed this 8 module program, you'll receive a full Stetson Certificate, suitable for framing.

Module 1 - The History of Disruption

  • Lighting a Fire: How to Create a Sense of Urgency
  • Four Industrial Revolutions Accelerating Disruption

Module 2 - Big Company Challenges

  • Defending Against Disruption​
  • IBM EBO Case Study
  • IBM Red Hat Case Study
  • P&G Connect and Develop Case Study
  • GE Case Study 

Module 3 - Creating a Fertile Culture for Innovation

  • Mission, Purpose, Values, and Culture
  • Employee Engagement
  • Allocated Time
  • Lean Teams
  • Open Innovation
  • Innovation Tournaments

Module 4 - Innovation Processes

  • Design Thinking
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Lean Startup
  • Agile Methodology​

Module 5 - Collaborating with the Innovation Ecosystem

  • Customer Co-Creation
  • Funding Projects Through NRE
  • Accelerators
  • VC Funds
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Enterprise Crowdfunding
  • Open Source Community
  • University Research Labs
  • IP Lawyers
  • M&A

Module 6 - Digital Transformation

  • Development Operations
  • Low-Code Development Platforms
  • Containers and Microservices
  • Composable Agile Infrastructure
  • Virtual Collaboration Tools

Module 7 - Innovation Tools to Automate Processes

  • Idea Management
  • Insight Engines 

Module 8 - Innovation in Regulated Industries

  • Innovation in Non-Regulated Industries
  • Putting Innovation into Practice
  • Making It Happen: First Steps When Returning to Work

Capstone Portfolio

Throughout the program, you'll develop your own customized templates and practices you can employ immediately at your organization. Your professional portfolio will help bring you distinctive and measurable ​outcomes.

Registration Information

Online Program 

Cost: $4,995.00

Rolling Admission

Portfolio and All Course Materials
8 Weeks of Mentoring
Interactive Projects
Group Discussions

No longer accepting registrations