Karan Girotra is a Professor at Cornell Tech and in the Johnson School at Cornell University. Karan collaborates with companies building new business models in the areas of urban living, smart transportation and e-commerce, helping them build rigorous research based solutions. Karan’s research team has been recognized by multiple awards including the prestigious Wickham Skinner Early Career Research Award and multiple best paper awards. He has also won teaching awards for his teaching on entrepreneurship and new business models and was featured in the Poets and Quant’s Best 40 under 40 business professors lists. In addition to his academic work, Karan was 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 hundred million tons of carbon dioxide emissions. Karan holds PhD and AM degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor 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.
How It Works
3-5 hours per week
100% online, instructor-led
Who Should Enroll
- Business leaders
- Technology leaders including CTOs