BECOMING A PUBLIC ENTREPRENEUR

INNOVATION SKILLS ACCELERATOR



Welcome to the New Jersey State Innovation Skills Accelerator. The Innovation Skills Accelerator is a free, online program to train public entrepreneurs to use innovative methods, including design thinking, evidence-based decisionmaking and collective intelligence, to solve public problems. Each module includes video instruction, interviews with leading public sector innovators from around the world, readings and self-assessments.
Explore below to get started today!

EXPLORE ALL MODULES

A MESSAGE FROM GOVERNOR PHIL MURPHY

WHAT IS THE INNOVATION SKILLS ACCELERATOR?

EXPLORE THE MODULES

MODULE 1

INTRODUCTION TO
NEW TECHNOLOGIES

MODULE 2

INNOVATION
MINDSET

MODULE 3

INTRODUCTION TO
PROBLEM DEFINITION

MODULE 4

HUMAN-CENTERED
DESIGN

MODULE 5
(Part 1 and 2)

DATA ANALYTICAL
THINKING

MODULE 6

INTRODUCTION TO
OPEN DATA

MODULE 7
(COMING SOON)

DATA
COLLABORATIVES

MODULE 8
(COMING SOON)

PEOPLE-LED
INNOVATION

MODULE 9
(COMING SOON)

DEVELOPING EXPERIMENTS
FOR CHANGE

MODULE 10
(COMING SOON)

COALITIONS
FOR CHANGE

LEARN FROM GLOBAL EXPERTS


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ALEX "SANDY" PENTLAND
MIT PROFESSOR
DIRECTOR CONNECTION SCIENCE AND HUMAN DYNAMICS LABS


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MIKE BRACKEN
FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL, UK GOVERNMENT


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ALPH BINGHAM
PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
INNOCENTIVE INC


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STEPHANIE WADE
LEAD, INNOVATION PROGRAMS, BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES


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CAROLE JOHNSON
COMMISSIONER, NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES


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ZACHARY FEDER
OPEN DATA MANAGER, NYC MAYOR'S OFFICE OF DATA ANALYTICS

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