Define-Innovation-and-its-Impact

Instructions

Throughout the course you will be focusing on a company and industry. If appropriate it should be your company and industry. If this is not appropriate you should choose a company/industry with which you are familiar or perhaps one in which you would like to work.

Reflect on the readings and the videos. Then develop a PPT presentation in which you explain what innovation is and why it is important.

The purpose of the presentation is to persuade and inform the senior management of your Company about innovation. The presentation should include:

What innovation is and what it is not

The need for innovation and its impact

Incorporate appropriate animations, transitions, and graphics as well as “speaker notes” for each slide.

The speaker notes may be comprised of brief paragraphs or bulleted lists. Support your presentation with at least three (3) scholarly resources published in the last five years. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources may be included.

Length: 10-12 slides (not including the title and separate reference slide)

Notes Length: 150-200 words for each slide

Be sure to include citations for quotations and paraphrases with references in APA format and style.

Save the file as PPT with the correct course code information.

Your response should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.

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Grading Rubric

Criteria

Content (8points)

Points

1

Persuaded and informed the senior management of your Company about innovation with appropriate examples

1

2

Explained what innovation is

2

3

Explained what innovation is not

1

4

Described the need for innovation

2

5

Explained the impact of innovation

2

Organization (2 points)

1

Presentation is 10- 12 slides in length and includes speaker notes for each slide that are 150 – 200 words (with correct spelling, sentence structure and organization), animations, transitions, and graphics. Included a minimum of three scholarly references published in the last five years, with appropriate APA formatting applied to citations and paraphrasing.

2

Total

10