Foster Center for Student Innovation

Minor

Innovation Engineering® is a new program open to any student interested in learning a systematic approach to creativity. These classes are designed to help you develop, refine, communicate and successfully implement new ideas. Whether you plan on working for an established organization or want strike out on your own, the skills learned in Innovation Engineering® will be invaluable to your career.

Click here to download the requirements for getting a minor in Innovation Engineering.

UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

Imagine Your First Interview

First InterviewPotential employer: I see you majored in Art History with a minor in Innovation Engineering.. what does that mean?

You: It means that I know how to create, communicate and commercialize meaningfully unique ideas in the field of Art History. For my final project I developed a whole new system for....

INV 180: Create
Innovation Engineering® I

INV 282: Communicate
Innovation Engineering® II

INV 392: Commercialize
Innovation Engineering® III

INV 401: Experience
Innovation Engineering® IV

INV 405 : Project
Innovation Engineering® V

INV 406: Make it Real
Innovation Engineering® VI

INV 470: Special Topics in Applied Innovation

INV 480: Internship in Innovation

INV 490: Independent Study in Innovation

GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

INV 510: Innovation Engineering Accelerated

INV 511: Case Study

INV 590: Innovation Engineering Proposal & Project

Classes available Spring 2014 at UMaine

INV 180: Create
Section 1: Monday & Wednesday 2:10 PM to 3:25 PM, CRN # 42056
Section 2: Tuesday & Thursday 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM, CRN # 41912
Section 3: Tuesday & Thursday 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM, CRN # 49478

INV 282: Communicate
Section 1: Tuesday & Thursday 12:30 to 1:45 PM, CRN # 41228

INV 392: Commercialize
Section 1: Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 to 12:15 PM, CRN # 42059

INV 401: Experience
Section 1: Monday 3:30 to 6:00 PM, CRN # 41704

INV 405 : Project: Innovation Engineering V 
Section 1: TBD, CRN # 41719

INV 406: Make it Real: Innovation Engineering VI
Section 1: TBD, CRN # 41720

INV 470: Special Topics in Applied Innovation
Section 1: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00-3:15 PM, CRN #41907

INV 480: Internship in Innovation
Section 1: TBD, CRN # 42057

INV 490: Independent Study in Innovation
Section 1: TBD, CRN # 42058

INV 511: Experience: Innovation Engineering Case Study
Section 1: Monday, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, CRN # 41721

INV 590: Innovation Engineering Proposal & Project
Independent Study, CRN # 41924