MIT 15.356 How to Develop Breakthrough Products & Services

Firms must develop major innovations to prosper, but they don't know how to. However, recent research into the innovation process has made it possible to develop breakthroughs systematically. Created by MIT OpenCourseWare.

Average Course Length

5 hours

Skill Level


Pick a lesson

1: The Paradigm Shift from Producer to User Innovation
2: Basing New Commercial Products on "Lead User" Innovations
3: Users Working Together in Communities Are Powerful Innovators
4: Toolkits to Support Product Development by Customers