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This course provides an overview of how to measure and analyze several aspects of innovation. This course includes slides as well as a simple Monte Carlo spreadsheet that can be used to model or value innovation. If you have not yet purchased or enrolled in this course, please click here.

Course Syllabus


Learn how some common measurement fallacies could be impacting your innovation investments as well as how advanced statistical methods can be used to improve how you manage and forecast innovation. 




  • Live 2 Hour Online Webinar
  • 1 Online Review Quiz

Materials Provided

  • Monte Carlo Tool and Spreadsheet for Measuring the Value of Innovation
  • PDF copy of PowerPoint slides

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Douglas Hubbard is the inventor of the Applied Information Economics (AIE) method and founder of Hubbard Decision Research (HDR). He is the author of How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in BusinessThe Failure of Risk Management: Why It’s Broken and How to Fix It, Pulse: The New Science of Harnessing Internet Buzz to Track Threats and Opportunities and his latest book, How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk (Wiley, 2016). He has sold over 100,000 copies of his books in eight different languages.  Two of his books are required reading for the Society of Actuaries exam prep.  In addition to his books, Mr. Hubbard has been published in several periodicals including Nature, The IBM Journal of Research and Development, OR/MS Today, Analytics, CIO, Information Week, and Architecture Boston.

Please download the following spreadsheet and slide deck to follow along in the course examples and to answer review questions.

Power tools Innovation Solar Example

PDF Slides for HTMA in Innovation