As a child, I was taught to take risks and color outside the lines. Later, I discovered a love of organizations, particularly visionary companies, and what makes them successful. Creativity, innovation and bringing products to market are not linear processes. It’s messy, complex, exhilarating, frustrating—and it can be done successfully when everything falls into place.Laura B. Cardinal, Ph.D., SmartState® Endowed Chair + Director, Center for Innovation + Commercialization
Our Focus Is Providing South Carolina with a Strategic Innovation Toolkit So Growing and Established Organizations Flourish.
The Insider’s Guide to the Strategic Innovation Certificate
When it comes to deciding what’s next in their career path, many students at the University of South Carolina from all walks of life and from all across campus are opting… (continued)
Fall 2022 SMTI Cohort Has Largest Enrollment to Date as the Strategic Innovation Certificate Celebrates Its First Successful Year
The MGMT 733 Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (SMTI) course at the Darla Moore School of Business has kicked off the 2022-23 school year with a bang! Fueled in… (continued)
Summer 2022 Cohort Partners with SAGE SmartState Center to Deliver Hands-on Interdisciplinary Experience for Students
Students participating in the MGMT 775 Competitive Strategy Analysis course at the University of South Carolina embarked on exceptional real-world experiences to hone their interests and apply their creativity within… (continued)