Innovation Management Courses

How can your healthcare organisation benefit from Innovation Management?

With these Healthcare Transformation Academy (HTA) courses, you will be able to deepen your innovation management skills on a strategic as well as operational level. The courses are hands-on and developed to equip healthcare staff with the skills needed to transform healthcare from within.

The Karolinska University Hospital (KUH) hosts these courses in Innovation Management, drawing from its extensive expertise within the field.

Enrolment for the advanced courses is currently closed but you can still access its introductory e-course here.

Why get involved

How it works

Innovation introductory e-course

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Online - Less than 1 hour
Get insights about innovation by acquiring a general overview on innovation lingo as well as setting aside hinders for innovation

Enroll to the advanced courses

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Around 30 - 40 hours
Transform healthcare from within by attending the innovation management programme; with its blended theoretical and hands-on courses, it will equip you with innovation skills

Get your certification

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Get a European certification from EIT Health

Join the Community of Practice

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Get continuous learning among healthcare professionals and create networks to exchange best practices and experiences to transform healthcare with this powerful academy tool

Introductory e-course

Get insights about innovation by acquiring a general overview on innovation lingo as well as setting aside hinders for innovation.


  • Pre-recorded videos and/or content-based to follow at your own pace


  • Free for all learners

Attending and completing the introductory course is mandatory for all learners that want to apply for the rest of the courses across the track.

Access the e-course here 

Innovation Ambassadors Course

Systematic innovation training where you will solve your own case by applying the insights you learn from the course with the support from a facilitator of your institution.


  • What is innovation and how can it be applied in a healthcare context?
  • Individual case problem identification
  • User involvement regarding needs identification
  • Idea generation with and without stakeholder involvement
  • Prototyping/testing – including user involvement


  • Online sessions to follow at your own pace and some live sessions offered by experts on the field
  • Hands-on work in teams, guided by a facilitator of your organisation, to put in practice the theoretical contents into the real scenario

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Apply in teams of 2-5 from your own institution
  • Attended and completed the introductory e-course


Innovation for Leaders Course

As a healthcare leader you’ll learn to establish prerequisites for innovation and how to support others in doing so, as well as acquiring leadership skills.



  • Prerequisites for innovation – system perspective
  • Innovation methodology in relation to the course participants context – method perspective)
  • The course participant’s ability as a leader in innovation work – leadership perspective


  • Theoretical and practical live sessions
  • Brief online sessions to follow at your own pace

Eligibility Requirements:


Who should enrol?

These courses are aimed for healthcare professionals within the following groups:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Engineers
  • Management
  • Administration

Ready to enrol?

Enrolment for this course is currently closed. Check out more of our EIT Health programmes and find the right fit for you.


HTA Innovation Management team

Partners and facilitating organisations