In this series we will learn what community innovation is, how it has changed the way we look at community change and how you can apply different innovation methods and lenses to your work in a meaningful way.
We'll be exploring how the practice of Community Innovation can help you create effective community change, how the practice of Community Innovation relates to other community change practices, and some of the most common Community Innovation methods.
Through short videos and thoughtful reflection activities, you'll equip yourself to:
Throughout this course, we'll be looking at a variety of principles, tools, and sources for inspiration. As we look at each, we'll ask
Lesson 1: This is Community Innovation
In our first session we ask what is and why we use Community Innovation. We will explore local expertise, innovation methods and review three Community Innovation methods.
Lesson 2: Putting people at the centre of innovation
Lesson 3: Creating spaces and places for experimentation
In our third session we analyze Social Labs, how they have made an impact, and how they can be utilized in your Community Change work.
Lesson 4: Small changes for big impact
The fourth session introduces us to Behavioral Insights/Behavioral Economics and identifies how we can use these methods in our Community Change work.
Lesson 5: Building your innovation toolkit
Perspectives, Mindsets, and Strategy
In the final session we will be exploring the nuances of Community Innovation and discussing how best to use these lessons in your work going forward.
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