Technovate Thinking for Business Professionals

Darren Menabney

Technovate Thinking for Business Professionals

Darren Menabney
$80 $20 with GLOBIS promotional coupon
Three hours of video and exercises
Available on demand
Unlimited access
Hosted by Udemy (content by GLOBIS)


Are you prepared to lead in the digital era? Entire industries are being disrupted by digital transformation. Drastic digital change is no longer limited to the technology sector. Regardless of their industry, modern business leaders need to not only understand technology, but leverage it to create and execute business strategies.

Are you ready to become a Technovate Thinker? Technovate is a combination of "technology" and "innovation," which summarizes the new role of business leaders in the 21st century, who must combine technological capability with an innovative mindset. Technovate Thinkers utilize computational power to solve business challenges in the digital era.

This course is aimed at business professionals with no prior programming or computer science knowledge.

Lecturer Darren Menabney walks students through the fundamentals of key technologies as well as applied, real-world examples. This course is divided into four main sections:

  • Algorithms: Learn how computer processes are driving serious business results
  • Data Structures: Explore key methods for organizing information and making better decisions
  • Applied Technovate Thinking: Examine tricky business problems and solve them with technology
  • AI, Big Data, and IoT: Discover opportunities new technologies present for a competitive advantage

Note: This course is developed by GLOBIS and hosted by Udemy. If you do not have an account with Udemy, you will need to create one prior to enrollment.

What Will I Learn?

  • Leverage Technovate Thinking to unlock new ways of solving problems
  • Choose the right algorithms to increase the speed and effectiveness of your business
  • Utilize data structures to tackle real-world business issues
  • Discover new business opportunities created by advances in AI, big data, and IoT



Darren Menabney

Darren Menabney leads global organizational development initiatives at Ricoh Company Limited, strengthening employee engagement and building a stronger global culture among Ricoh’s 100,000 employees. He teaches courses in Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills at GLOBIS University, and Business Writing at the New York University (NYU) School of Professional Studies.

Before moving to Tokyo, Mr. Menabney spent over 20 years working for the Canadian federal government, running programs to boost the innovation ecosystem. He is a contributing writer for Fast Company, a TEDx speaker, and has been a Design Thinking and Storytelling coach with IDEO U.

Mr. Menabney graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Astrophysics and received an MBA from the Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University in Tokyo.

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