Applied Innovation Leadership

Certificate
Innovation Students

About this program

With a certificate in Applied Innovation, you’ll harness a proven system for idea generation. The need for innovation transcends industry and has the power to infuse new energy into old ways of doing things. This professional certificate program offers the core courses in the innovation leadership sequence and provides the theory, concepts, and hands-on activities that foster and develop the skills and abilities that support the creative process.

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Only College in PA to Offer Innovation Engineering Black Belt Credential

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24x

Innovation Engineering Black Belt Holders Run 24X More Projects

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#1

According to LinkedIn, Creativity is the #1 Most In Demand Soft Skill

Careers

  • Lead product/process development teams
  • Prototype models quickly and inexpensively
  • Apply the patent process to new ideas
  • Communicate about the innovation process and results
Courses

At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, inspires collaboration, and encourages exploration of arts, history, and science.

​​Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and apply major-specific concepts, skills, and methods.

  • Principles of Innovation (INV201)
  • Create Innovation (INV310)
  • Communicate Innovation (INV330)
  • Commercialize Innovation (INV430)
  • Systems of Innovation (INV440)
Facilities

Woodlands Bank Innovation Lab

Collaborate with classmates across all majors in our technology centric innovation lab where creative ideas run free.

Student Experience

“Innovation is a new way of thinking. It really took me out of my original thinking box. It threw the box away and made me think in completely different way.”

Stevie Petrison

Business Administration: Sport & Event Management Concentration

Industry Partners

Work with experts to become an expert

Penn College's strong partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, to career placement (oftentimes before graduation) and beyond.

Woodlands Bank
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Innovation Engineering Logo
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Student Life

Lead and put your skills to the test

Penn College Business Club

Network with business leaders and work with like-minded students as you explore the business profession. 

Student Organizations at Penn College

Your college experience is about more than the classroom. Join one of 65+ clubs and organizations, or create your own.

News
05.30.2019

Innovation Lab named for corporate partner, alumna

A collaborative learning lab at Pennsylvania College of Technology will bear the name of a financial institution that partners ...

12.18.2018

Papers to be published in Journal of Business Leadership

Two papers presented by Pennsylvania College of Technology employees at the annual conference of the Applied Business and ...

10.08.2018

Insightful alum urges students to stoke passions, make connections

Pennsylvania College of Technology alumnus Keith L. Jeffcoat recently returned to his roots to share advice and industry ...

Study Abroad

Gain global experience

See the world via Williamsport. Take your education abroad and get hands-on experience learning about your industry on a global scale.

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More Information

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Alternative Credit refers to academic credits earned through means other than traditional college course completion, including: credit by exam, articulation, proof of competency gained in high school, work/life experience, and advanced placement.

Visit the Alternative Credit Options page in our Course Catalog for general requirements and procedures and for information on credit through Advanced Placement.